The latest posts from Zain Ismail

A forward to direct primary care

A forward to direct primary care

I was sitting in my office in Leamington, Ontario, Canada, when I received an email from Nicole Mangis, founder of Brut Detroit and a well-known member of Detroit’s entrepreneurial and startup community. The email was a “request to connect with” type of email (my favorite kind)– this was my first introduction to Dr. Paul Thomas and Plum Heath.

Shifting Points

Shifting Points

In January, I attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada for my second time. I spent most of my time gravitating towards CES's health and wellness offerings, and I attended the Digital Health Summit conference track. The Digital Health Summit...

‘Global Perspectives in Health Systems Innovation’ – Post-Conference Reflections

‘Global Perspectives in Health Systems Innovation’ – Post-Conference Reflections

Approximately 120 participants including doctors, private and public hospital leadership, academics, industry, state officials, entrepreneurs, students, and the US and Canadian consulate gathered in the ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Andares for this inaugural event. The event focused on rallying healthcare innovation stakeholders and encouraging collaboration in the Mexican State of Jalisco.