Author: Akhil Saklecha

I am a partner of Artiman Ventures and I focus on early-stage investments with an interest towards medical technology. I have led investments in CellMax Life, DMS Networks and HomeUnion. Prior to joining Artiman in 2010, I was Medical Director of a 750 bed hospital's regional transfer program, and was President and CEO of Canton Aultman Emergency Physicians, a professional services firm that provides physicians, mid-level providers, and coding expertise to multiple hospitals and urgent care centers. I am an Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine at Northeastern Ohio University's College of Medicine and continue to practice on a part time basis at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose where I remain connected to clinical medicine, patients, and physicians.

Blogs by the author

Taming the Wild West of mobile healthcare

By February 21, 2018
Medical Economics – February 21, 2018 – Within the past decade, over 165,000 mobile health apps have launched, with thousands more on the way. Health insurance companies have begun recommending apps...

Technology is finally eliminating geography as a barrier to real estate investing

By April 23, 2016
Real estate investing has long elicited a variety of emotions, running the gamut from excitement to anxiety. When dealing with significant sums of capital, feelings of apprehension tend to creep...

Launching a healthcare startup in Asia: Challenges and opportunities

By April 14, 2016
By Meghana Keshavan – MedCityNews – April 14, 2016 Dr. Akhil Saklecha of Artiman Ventures spoke on camera at this week’s INVESTconference in Chicago about the healthcare business opportunities in...

Fireside Chat with a VC

By May 18, 2015
Dr. Akhil Saklecha, a practicing physician and Venture Capitalist discusses his advice for entrepreneurs and views on start-up investments with Aloke Bhandia, Editor-in-Chief of TiE SV’s monthly newsletter, Entrepreneur’s Edge. 1....

Will Doctors Finally Accept Technology? Yes. Here’s How.

By February 20, 2014
In 1968, the American health economist Victor R. Fuchs wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine: “Medical tradition emphasizes giving the best care that is technically possible; the only...