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About Dave Brown

Entrepreneur. Sportsman. Father. Adventurer. Friend.
Begin with the end in mind.

Healthtech Built for… People Who Care

Before I started on the QiiQ path, I was warned that achieving traction in healthtech is VERY difficult and takes a lot of patience. One savvy veteran warned that it will inevitably be a "long slog." At QiiQ, we're all of the mind that the work we do now to aim the ship, the greater the probability we'll be successful with our efforts. A common generalization: there are primarily 2 markets for the value we're seeking to build: 1) clinicians 2) administrators [...]

2019-11-18T08:42:49-08:00By |Design, Startup|

My Personal Sepsis Journey

Irony can be fun, but it wasn't in my case. On March 11 2016, my family and I jumped on a plane for San Francisco - for a week of visiting friends and fave sites in Silicon Valley.  As the plane lifted off, we were all excited and full of anticipation.  But by the time we had our rental car and were settling in for sleep in San Mateo, I knew something was wrong... I had a pain in my [...]

2019-11-18T08:42:00-08:00By |General|

The Brutality of Sepsis

Between the Sepsis Alliance and the Center for Disease Control, a lot has been published about the impact of sepsis on the US healthcare system.  The dramatic figures in the USA reflect an even more grim picture when one examines what's been happening in less developed countries where healthcare technology and methods are not as advanced. Impact on OUTCOMES The Sepsis Alliance asserts that every minute counts. Administration of antibiotics and fluids saves lives and reduces morbidities. The CDC says [...]

2019-11-18T08:42:17-08:00By |Clinical, General|

Measuring Performance in the Hospital

QiiQ was borne from a pivot - of another company called PlanetECG. We were working on a new strategy for impacting clinical competency. We were exercising some clever innovations in the training domain, yet in the process of creating our solution, we found that the market was over-saturated. And about as chaotic as could be imagined. Despite the importance of the field of clinical training, and it's relevance for the future, we had to accept that the fight to win [...]

2019-11-18T08:42:31-08:00By |Startup|
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