The Venture Studio Model Impact on the Healthcare Industry

In this episode of Friends of Project Healthcare…

Chris Poole, Head of Studio at 25m Health, shares how the venture studio model is positively impacting the healthcare industry. With over 15 years of experience in healthcare startups, Chris highlights the significance of rapid ideation and validation for early stage entrepreneurs. He explains how the 25madison incubator platform has created the infrastructure process and alignment to drive speed. 

25m Health is a venture studio with a pulse on health tech, working to bridge the gap between two different mindsets: operations and entrepreneurship, to be mutually productive.  Lifepoint Health and Apollo have partnered with 25madison to create 25m Health – located in Brentwood, TN.

In this episode, Chris discusses:

  1. 25madison’s partnership with Lifepoint Health leadership and hospitals
  2. The importance of establishing workflow in a venture before tech integration
  3. Advantages of a platform approach in new venture startups
  4. 25m Health companies and upcoming projects
  5. Nashville as a dynamic city for talent and knowledge in service with a bright future for partnerships in tech 

This episode was captured at the HLTH conference in Las Vegas in November 2022 where Chris Poole sat down with Friends of Project Healthcare host Eric Thrailkill, chairman of Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s Project Healthcare.

About Chris Poole Chris has spent more than 15 years operating and investing in healthcare startups. Prior to being named Head of Studio for 25m Health, he was CEO of ThriveAP, a nurse education and training startup. Beforehand, Chris served as Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer at MetaPhy Health, a provider of virtual care services to patients of gastroenterology practices, and as Principal at Solidus Company, LP, where he sourced and qualified venture investments and served on the board of several portfolio companies.

For more information about 25m Health and their Healthtech Venture Studio, follow the link below.

25m Healthtech Venture Studio

Community Ecosystem Chris previews the ViVE event at the Music City Center in Nashville that will take place from March 26th to March 29th. Both 25m Health and Nashville Entrepreneur Center will be participating in this event. ViVE is a great event to collaborate with diverse perspectives within the healthcare industry.


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