Dave Vockell

  • Dave Vockell, a computer programmer, talked to senior citizens at the I-Hop to hone his health start-up. Photo by Flickr user Ula
    June 16, 2014   BY Eric Whitney, Kaiser Health News 

    A computer programmer and a kid in a Batman suit walk into a pancake house…it sounds like a joke, but it really happened, and now the programmer, Dave Vockell, has a new product to bring to market. It’s an app to help seniors talk to their doctors about medical care.

    “Like all great health care breakthroughs, it happened at the International House of Pancakes,” he says, half-jokingly. Continue reading