Becker's Healthcare August 12, 2022
Laura Dyrda

Rick Shumway, president and CEO of Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare in Pleasanton, Calif., joined the Becker’s Healthcare podcast to talk about disruptors in healthcare, and how successful Silicon Valley can be in care delivery.

Healthcare is a trillion-dollar industry that makes up a fifth of the U.S. economy. It’s too big of an opportunity for innovators to ignore, Mr. Shumway said. In Silicon Valley, new disruptors are emerging on a daily basis to claim a piece of the healthcare sector market share.

“The history of healthcare innovation is really littered with the remains of a lot of well-intentioned attempts. You look at the Haven initiative, or the original managed care models in the 1990s, or Theranos, and I think...

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