Kaiser Health News: I don’t think Elizabeth Holmes is a con artist

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FILE – In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco. Just six years ago, Holmes seemed destined to fulfill her dream of becoming Silicon Valley’s next superstar. Now she is about to head into a San Jose, Calif., courtroom to defend herself against criminal allegations depicting her as the devious mastermind of a fraud that duped wealthy investors, former U.S. government officials and patients whose lives were endangered by a blood-testing technology that never came close to fulfilling her bold promises. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Kaiser Health News Editor-in-Chief Elisabeth Rosenthal joins John Williams to share her thoughts on the fallout of Elizabeth Holmes’ $700 million biological screening company, Theranos. Holmes is on trial for false promises to her investors, about a blood scan mechanism that didn’t work.

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