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Fundamentally, the answers to our challenges in healthcare relies in engaging and empowering the individual. ---->>>

What I really want out of life is to discover something new: something mankind didn't know was possible to do. ---->>>

We know more about our credit cards than we know about our bodies. ---->>>

Anywhere from 40% to 60% of people, when they're given a requisition by a doctor to go get tested, don't, because they're scared of needles or the locations are inconvenient or the cost is too high. And if you're not even getting tested, how is it possible that we're going to move toward an era of preventive medicine? ---->>>

I think a lot of young people have incredible ideas and incredible insights, but sometimes they wait before they go give their life to something. What I did was just to start a little earlier. ---->>>

It drives me crazy when people talk about the scale as an indicator of health, because your weight doesn't tell you what's going on at a biochemical level. ---->>>

At a relatively early age, I began to believe that building a business was perhaps the greatest opportunity for making an impact, because it's a tool for making a change in the world.

At a relatively early age, I began to believe that building a business was perhaps the greatest opportunity for making an impact, because it's a tool for making a change in the world.

I definitely am afraid of needles. It's the only thing that actually scares me. ---->>>

Patients are empowered by having better access to their own health information, and then by owning their own data. ---->>>

The right to protect the health and well-being of every person, of those we love, is a basic human right. ---->>>

Thernos 1.0 is an external point-of-care BlackBerry. ---->>>

Today, blood work and science are able to provide more of a movie of your health, identifying trends before they become an issue. ---->>>

With some diseases, like type 2 diabetes, if people get alerted early, they can take steps to avert getting sick. ---->>>

I really believe that if we were from another planet, and we sat down to put our heads together on torture experiments, the concept of sticking a needle into someone and sucking their blood out would probably qualify as a pretty good one. ---->>>

No one thinks of the lab-testing experience as positive. It should be! One way to create that is to help people engage with the data once their physicians release it. You can't do that if you don't really understand why you're getting certain tests done and when you don't know what the results mean when you get them back. ---->>>

The art of phlebotomy originated with bloodletting in 1400 B.C., and the modern clinical lab emerged in the 1960s - and it has not fundamentally evolved since then. You go in, sit down, they put a tourniquet on your arm, stick you with a needle, take these tubes and tubes of blood. ---->>>

When I thought about having the greatest impact with my life, I thought about all the times people lose loved ones because diseases weren't detected early enough. I thought, 'I can play a role there.' ---->>>

I love adventures. ---->>>

My father did a lot of disaster relief work, and he was always in places where there was a lot of pain. ---->>>

Too often you see someone fall, break a rib, go in to the doctor and discover a tumor. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 1984
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., US
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Occupation: Businessman
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Elizabeth Anne Holmes (born February 3, 1984) is an American entrepreneur and inventor. She is the founder and CEO of Theranos, a privately-held blood test company based in Palo Alto, California. In 2015, Forbes named Holmes as the youngest self-made female billionaire in the world due to a $9 billion valuation of Theranos (wikipedia)