"All of these VCs are now starting to put money into the space. And as we start getting some big wins, we’re going to see this accelerate. The smartest minds of our generation shouldn’t be working on getting us more addicted to Facebook or Twitter; they should be working on helping us get—and stay—healthy." Aza Raskin, cofounder, Massive Health
"McKinsey & Co. estimates that in the U.S., we have a $300 billion productivity opportunity in health care if we can find a way to improve quality and lower costs. Americans spend more per person in health care than any other industrialized nation, but our health care outcomes are not number one in key areas. We have a great system, generally, but we can be more productive." Aneesh Chopra, former CTO of the United States
[Illustrations by Joel Kimmel]
A version of this article appeared in the November 2012 issue of Fast Company magazine.