Stefan Behrens, Founder and CEO of GYANT, is back for another episode of Health Care Rounds! Today, John and Stefan discuss some of the recent changes in health care delivery, as well as what GYANT is doing to better assist patients amid this pandemic. Stefan recognizes the prominence of virtual care becoming our new reality, along with the ongoing, rising demand for the adaptation of newer digital solutions in health systems.
Stefan Behrens the CEO and co-founder of GYANT. GYANT creates digital assistant for healthcare – the software helps triage, navigate, and inform patients along the continuum of care. Prior to GYANT, Stefan has had great success as an entrepreneur. As Co-Founder and COO of Invincible Brands, he oversaw the launch and development of two lifestyle brands (Natural Mojo and Hello Body) in the healthy living space. Stefan also spent a decade in strategy consulting, driving large-scale transformation programs for international telco companies. Stefan guided multiplayer gaming company Aeria Games from humble beginnings to acquisition by ProSiebenSat.1, Europe's leading media company.
John Marchica, CEO, Darwin Research Group
John Marchica is a veteran health care strategist and CEO of Darwin Research Group, a health care market intelligence firm specializing in health care delivery systems. He’s a two-time health care entrepreneur, and his first company, FaxWatch, was listed twice on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing American companies. John is the author of The Accountable Organization and has advised senior management on strategy and organizational change for more than a decade.
John did his undergraduate work in economics at Knox College, has an MBA and M.A. in public policy from the University of Chicago, and completed his Ph.D. coursework at The Dartmouth Institute. He is a faculty associate in the W.P. Carey School of Business and the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University and is an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
About Darwin Research Group
Darwin Research Group Inc. provides advanced market intelligence and in-depth customer insights to health care executives, with a strategic focus on health care delivery systems and the global shift toward value-based care. Darwin’s client list includes forward-thinking biopharmaceutical and medical device companies, as well as health care providers, private equity, and venture capital firms. The company was founded in 2010 as Darwin Advisory Partners, LLC and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz. with a satellite office in Princeton, N.J.