Government austerity, delivery costs, aging populations, rampant chronic disease and patient demands are combining to challenge health and social care systems around the world. Observers describe the situation as a ‘perfect storm’ of crisis, but also of opportunity.

RecapHealth invests and actively supports world class opportunities and is fortunate to work with partners that include healthcare entrepreneurs, executives, providers, private payers, non profits and governments alike.

"Gentlemen, We have run out of money. It's time to start thinking"


Ernest Rutherford quoted by Health Minister Deb Matthews in 2014

Vision

To deliver sector leading financial returns and meaningful social impact.

Fill a funding gap for entrepreneurs pursuing sector focused, value added capital

To catalyze capital across the return spectrum (commercial to philanthropic) to improve the heath care ecosystem

Support the scaling of innovative solutions to global challenges

Meet the team

Richard started the predecessor firm to RecapHealth Ventures in 2011 to make investments supporting the significant number of high potential innovations originating from existing health care organizations as well as from groups or entrepreneurs new to the system. While both groups were producing great technology or service offerings; commercialization experience, scaling resources and access to value added capital were often cited as significant barriers to success. Discussions with individuals across the sector lamented the relative lack of financial partners with health care sector focus, particularly from those with knowledge of the Canadian market.

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    Canadian Advisory board members
  • Kip Woodward - Chair Vancouver Coastal Health Authority

  • Graham Whitmarsh - BC Deputy Health and Finance Minister

  • Dale Tiessen - GM, GE Healthcare

  • Ida Goodreau - ex CEO LifeLabs, ex CEO Vancouver Coastal

  • John DeHart - CEO NurseNextDoor

  • Alexandra Greenhill - ex Pres. BCMA

  • James Tansey - ED ISIS at UBC

  • Bob Wilson - Founder/CEO Wilson Banwell (EAP)

  • Alex Kroon - Ex CEO CMN/EuropAssist

  • Prateek Dwivedi - MARS Health Lead and ex CIO Mt Sinai Hospital

  • Steve Johnson - CRO, Hootsuite

    US Advisory board members
  • Nicola Bridges - SVP Sharecare

  • Graham Brooks - Partner .406 Ventures

  • Steve Curd - CEO CareinSync, ex-CIO United Healthcare

  • John Danaher - President, Education, Elsevier at Reed Elsevier

  • Dave Dickey - Founder Redbrick

  • Larry Logan - Ex VP Marketing WebMD

  • Robin Palley - SVP Digitas

  • Rebecca Palm - Founder Co Patient SVP M&A AthenaHealth

  • Geoffrey Rutledge - CMO Healthtap, former SVP WEBMD

  • Paul Sonnenschein - SVP at Healthline Networks, Inc.

  • Bruce Springer - CEO OneHealth

  • Gary Stuart - EVP Emdeon

  • Karl Zachar - SVP Epocrates, SVP AthenaHealth, Goldman Sachs

Portfolio

Medeo is a communications platform that allows patients, via secure video on computer, iphone or iPad, to see a licensed physician using their existing medical services coverage.

News

3 ways customer intelligence can help drive revenue
28 July 2014, 10:51am

According to the 2013 IBM C-Suite study, only 34% of organizations today have an in-depth understanding of their customers. However, by 2017, IBM projects that...

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How to turn customer intelligence into competitive advantage
25 July 2014, 2:00pm

The customer revolution has changed the way companies interact with customers. In fact, no industry is immune—even nonprofits. That’s why both for-profit and...

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7 habits of customer-obsessed companies
24 July 2014, 11:00am

\"Customer centricity” is one of the hottest buzz phrases of our time. Ever since Forrester proclaimed in 2011 that we’re now in the age of the customer,...

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How one retailer is succeeding in the age of Amazon
23 July 2014, 11:00am

Tomorrow’s business students and bloggers may well look back on June 2014 as a key month in the history of modern retailing. Amazon launched its Fire Phone—...

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4 moments of truth that lead to meaningful customer experiences [webinar featuring Brian Solis]
21 July 2014, 6:01pm

If you’re in marketing, you know that today’s connected, mobile, social world has transformed business as we know it. Your customers are in charge—meaning,...

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Contact

RecapHealth Ventures

Address

Suite 300 128 W. Hastings
Vancouver BC V6B 1G8


E-mail

kaitlyn@recaphealthventures.com

Telephone

604.683.8999