The Future of Healthcare: “We need to increase research funding for specific diseases” with Scott Kim of Neofect USA

Christina Diane Warner
Authority Magazine
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11 min readOct 6, 2019

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… we need to increase research funding for specific diseases. For example, there’s so little known about Alzheimer’s that it’s hard to treat the root cause, meaning we’re more reactive than proactive. By understanding more about each disease and condition, we’ll better serve patients.

As a part of my interview series with leaders in healthcare, I had the pleasure to interview Scott Kim. Scott is the co-founder and CEO of Neofect USA, a rehabilitation technology company. Scott was born with spinal bifida, so he understands the arduous process of rehabilitation. His prior experience in the gaming software industry — including GREE, Z2Live (now Activision Blizzard), and 505 Games — contributed to his ability to create the games and software for Neofect’s home-based and clinical solutions.

Thank you so much for doing this with us Scott! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path?

I met my business partner, Hoyoung Ban, in business school and quickly connected over our personal…

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