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Helping Patients Lead Opioid-Free Lives with Ankit Gupta

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Helping Patients Lead Opioid-Free Lives with Ankit Gupta

February 8, 2021
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Helping Patients Lead Opioid-Free Lives with Ankit Gupta

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Over the past several years, more healthcare leaders understand and admit the opioid epidemic has impacted all walks of life in every corner of our country. 

Because of this reckoning, more healthcare innovation leaders are applying their brilliance and passion for helping others by building game-changing innovations to empower patients experiencing opioid dependence and addiction. 

During this episode, Ankit Gupta joins us for a powerful and meaningful conversation. Ankit is the CEO of Bicycle Health and has dedicated his company to help patients lead fulfilling and opioid-free lives. 

While together, Ankit outlines why he began building his startup and the positive results his technology is producing in the marketplace. Additionally, Ankit shares the personal joy he receives from hearing the real-life patient stories of triumph his team is helping to achieve.  

Join us for this inspiring conversation as we continue to work together to help move our nation’s health forward! 

Episode Highlights:

  • Ankit’s journey of building and selling his company to LinkedIn
  • How Ankit got into the healthcare industry by first visiting India
  • Ankit’s business model to fight against the opioid crisis
  • Where Ankit sees his platform making an impact in the future

About our Guest: 

Ankit Gupta is the Founder and CEO of Bicycle Health. Ankit is passionate about the power of technology to create patient-centric experiences that can deliver high-quality outcomes at scale.

Before Bicycle Health, Ankit was the Co-Founder and CTO of Pulse News. With over 30 million users and a shoutout by ex-Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Pulse was acquired by LinkedIn and has now become the LinkedIn Newsfeed. He graduated from IIT Bombay with a bachelor’s and Stanford University with a masters in Computer Science (specializing in Machine Learning).

In his spare time, Ankit volunteers for his non-profit Docs and Hackers which aims to bridge the gap between the technology and healthcare worlds. He also enjoys a good cup of coffee, a hike and a good brew, ideally in that order.

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