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Bob Kocher      

Partner at Venrock; Healthcare IT Expert

Bob Kocher is a Partner at Venrock and focuses on health tech and services investments. He currently serves on the Boards of Devoted Health, Virta Health, Aledade, Lyra Health, Need, Sitka, Accompany Health, and Premera Blue Cross. He is a Board Observer at SmithRx, Stride, Suki, and The Public Health Company.

Additionally, he is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow and Advisory Board Member at the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at USC. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the National Institute of Healthcare Management (NIHCM).

Prior to Venrock, Kocher served in the Obama Administration as Special Assistant to the President for Healthcare and Economic Policy on the National Economic Council, as a Partner at McKinsey & Company.

Kocher received an undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and a medical degree from George Washington University. He completed a research fellowship with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the National Institutes of Health, and went on to complete his internal medicine residency training at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard Medical School.

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Click-and-mortar is a better model for healthcare | TechCrunch
May 18, 2021 ... Bob Kocher, M.D., is a partner at Venrock and co-founder of Lyra Health. Until COVID-19, healthcare was either all in-person or all virtual.
What Medicare Could Learn From Netflix - WSJ
Bob Kocher. Feb. 20, 2018 6:21 p.m. ET. Matters that seem arcane are often vitally important, because they can be worth tens of billions of dollars. Such is the  ...

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