Impacting Diabetes and Patient Healthy Lifestyles:
Pops’ CEO & co-founder, Lonny Stormo, has spent 34 years in the healthcare industry primarily at Medtronic, the largest medical device in the world. At Medtronic, he served in a large variety of roles including leading the Medtronic Therapy Delivery business. In the last four years, Lonny has successfully led the founding and growth of Pops, a leader in creating full virtual care, the next stage of healthcare. Lonny is passionate about consumer experience, changing healthcare to focus on benefiting individuals across the globe and serving as a leader of the most inspired teams. Lonny is on the local American Diabetes Association and Rotary International boards. He holds a BSEE degree from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and an MBA from Arizona State University.
Quote: Do. Or do not. There is no try.” ~ Yoda
Top 3 Hot Point Takeaways:
US Healthcare is a broken system and flipping it on its head.
10:00 - I think we all have the passion in terms of trying to say, you know, healthcare has got to be done differently. We keep having this public policy debate and all these other things. There's some reality to that. But what we saw the real passion around was, as I mentioned earlier, flipping healthcare on its head. Instead of saying, why do we have to have people take care of people as patients, and disempower them, when what we can do is use this technology to empower people to actually self-manage their own condition. I mean, that's what you see people wanting to do.
20:00 - So we think we are unique in that AI space. Absolutely. I won't be as bold as saying we're the only one because I'm sure there's some other app out there. I've never heard of. Yeah, but in terms of the people that we're talking to employers with and and the competitors are out there trying to do the same thing. We think we're very unique and having meetup as your light AI coach.