a16z Podcast

Baumol’s Cost Disease, in Healthcare… and Where We Go Next

Marc Andreessen and Vijay Pande

Posted January 6, 2021

If software’s eating the world — and more specifically, bringing costs down and increasing productivity through entire industries — why have some industries, like healthcare, been so resistant? And what could the future look like once technology really gets in?

With a16z co-founder — and author of the now nearly decade-old thesis of “software eating the world” — Marc Andreessen, in conversation with a16z bio general partner Vijay Pande. This episode originally ran on our show Bio Eats World, but we’re sharing it here in the new year as it’s very relevant for ANYone interested in, well, the future of software eating the world;)