The Most Valuable Health Care Companies of Tomorrow Will Be Technology Companies

Christopher H. Loo, MD-PhD
7 min readDec 7, 2022

by: Christopher H. Loo, MD-PhD

Photo by ThisIsEngineering

Note: my views. Not advice. Original article can be found here.

I’ve always been curious about the top 0.1 percent.

Their mindsets, backgrounds, upbringing, perceptions, skills, and behavioral traits that got them there.

After living through the Dot-com bubble, 9/11, Enron-WorldCom, the 2008 financial crisis, the meteoric rise of technology (search, e-commerce, social media, sharing economy), and the rise of a new class of billionaires, I intuitively sensed that there was a disconnect between what was going on in the real world, and what we were taught to follow in school.

An interesting read that I came across in 2017 was that the biggest existential threats to humanity include: climate change, food-water shortages, pandemics, nuclear war, tyrannical dictators, artificial intelligence, and an asteroid collision. Intriguing.

Over the years, I’ve talked with many people with different viewpoints and applied their observations, insights, and learnings to my company and professional career with the goal of developing financial, mental, physical, and emotional fitness and resiliency.

Since 2009 I’ve been extremely passionate about the intersection of culture, media, finance, and technology and how it impacts health care and the workforce.

I’m a student of trends — spotting and identifying them, preparing, and putting myself and my clients in a position to capitalize on them.

I’m also a student of risk. I’ve studied what it encompasses and how best to decrease the downside while maintaining the upside.

Here are a few of my observations over the last two decades:

1. We can’t depend upon governments, politicians, social security, pensions, or jobs anymore. The traditional path is no longer en vogue.

2. Our educational system is behind. Countries including China, India, Korea, and Japan are “eating” our talent for lunch. There is an exodus of talent moving from traditional fields into more innovative and meaningful ones. The best and brightest are leaving the United States for better…

Christopher H. Loo, MD-PhD

Passionate about the role that Web3, NFT, crypto and the metaverse will play in the future creative economy