Technology at the Turning point of Healthcare Innovations

In this episode of Friends of Project Healthcare…

Host Eric Thrailkill, Chairman of Project Healthcare, sits down with guest Chase Spurlock to discuss his experiences and insights in the healthcare industry.

Chase is a healthcare entrepreneur who has been in the industry for well over a decade. He is the Cofounder-CEO of Decode Health, a company serving pharma, diagnostics, and health technology companies accelerating speed to value at the intersection of science and data science.

In this episode, Chase highlights:

  1. Recent announcements from Quest Diagnostics and BD
  2. The unique culture of the Nashville healthcare ecosystem
  3. Paths to building the ecosystem necessary for a personalized approach to diagnosis and treatment of complex illnesses, including multiple sclerosis. 

Chase believes that the healthcare industry is at a turning point and that there is a need for innovation and collaboration to address the challenges facing the industry.

Overall, this interview provides valuable insights into the healthcare industry and the steps that can be taken to improve the system for both patients and providers. Chase’s passion for the industry and his drive to make a positive impact is inspiring, and his thoughts and ideas are definitely worth considering for anyone interested in the future of healthcare.  The conversation was captured at the recent HLTH event in Las Vegas. Chase and the Decode Health team will have a presence at the upcoming ViVE event in Nashville, from March 26-29.

About Chase Spurlock: Chase Spurlock, PhD, is Co-Founder and CEO of Decode Health, a healthcare AI company that powers an ecosystem of industry-leading diagnostic, pharmaceutical and technology companies to advance precision medicine. Decode is his second start-up focused on AI/ML in the healthcare sector.

Dr. Spurlock’s work has received continuous funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH/NIAID) and is widely published. He has earned numerous accolades, including Entrepreneur of the Year in the Nashville Business Journal’s 2021 Health Care Innovation Awards. Decode was recognized as the 2022 Emerging Healthcare NEXT Awards Winner by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center.

He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from The University of the South and received his PhD in microbiology and immunology from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Spurlock is a founding member of DataRobot’s healthcare advisory board and serves as an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt and NYU.

For more information on Decode Health visit

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