AWS Health Innovation Podcast

AWS Health Innovation Podcast

Amazon Web Services showcases startups that are advancing healthcare & life science by leveraging cloud computing technology.

#63, World-Class Customer Service in Healthcare: Guillaume de Zwirek of Artera

Discover how Artera is making healthcare the best industry for customer service. Alex Merwin from AWS welcomes Guillaume de Zwirek, Co-Founder & CEO of Artera, to the show.
September 26, 2023

#62, Healthcare’s AI Revolution, Insights from 10 Top Startups

Did you know AI can reduce echocardiography wait times from 12 months to just 6 weeks? Learn more on the latest episode of the AWS Health Innovation Podcast. We've compiled insights from 10 leading startups for a 360-degree tour of Health AI innovation. Covering a broad range of use cases, from genomics to dentistry and musculoskeletal to cardiology, this is a must listen for anyone interested in how AI can improve healthcare.
September 19, 2023

#61, AI, Cardiology & Next-Gen Echocardiograms with James Hare & Dr. Carolyn Lam of

Dr. Terence Tan from AWS sits down with Dr. Carolyn Lam and James Hare of who are democratizing echocardiograms through AI. Learn about their regulatory & technical strategy, global impact, and advice for founders.
August 29, 2023

#60, Revolutionizing Dentistry with AI, Ophir Tanz from Pearl

How is AI shaping the future of dental care? Ophir Tanz of Pearl shares his vision and journey on the AWS Health Innovation Podcast.
August 23, 2023

#59, Bridging health data silos in Europe with Dali Kilani, CTO of LIfen

Discover how Lifen is unlocking the potential of health data in Europe. Join Guy Spigelman from AWS and Dali Kilani from Lifen as they discuss data interoperability, clinician empowerment, and the future of health innovation.
August 15, 2023

#58, Using AI to Transform Medical Documentation, DeepScribe’s Akilesh Bapu

Akilesh Bapu, Co-Founder & CEO of DeepScribe, joins Alex Merwin on the AWS Health Innovation Podcast to discuss how AI is reshaping medical documentation, the importance of having humans in the loop to improve model accuracy, and their fundraising journey.
August 8, 2023
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AWS Health Innovation Podcast

The AWS Health Innovation Podcast is the first and only Amazon/AWS podcast featuring healthcare and life science startups and investors. We showcase innovative teams and people, providing a view into how they operate and drive progress. Our goal is to tell the stories behind health innovators, not just talk about technology. The intended audience are health innovators, investors and employees from healthcare & life sciences startups.


Alex Merwin

Alex Merwin

Alex Merwin is an operations executive with over ten years of experience building and scaling high-performance teams at startups and global tech companies. He is passionate about helping healthcare innovators apply digital technologies to make their solutions more customer-centric, cost-efficient, and effective. He studied at the University of Colorado Boulder, earning a Bachelors in Marketing with an International Business Certificate. He also attended executive development courses at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He works at Amazon Web Services as Head of Growth for their Healthcare & Life Sciences Startups business.

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