Welcome to Inc.'s Founders Project With Alexa Von Tobel podcast--where we bring you stories of the entrepreneurs building the future. Listen to the tales of guts, inspiration, and drive that define the people and companies at the forefront of technology. Each week, we dig into a founder's professional playbook--and uncover what makes them tick. On this week's episode:

How to Approach a Complex Space, with Andrew Hines of Canvas Medical

After watching his wife--a nurse practitioner--struggle to keep up with patient notes, Andrew Hines had an idea: What if he could apply his engineering training to design a better EMR (electronic medical record) to power our healthcare system? In 2015, he started Canvas Medical to shift the paradigm of what an EMR can and should be. Designed to empower clinicians and administrators, and even software developers building the next generation of healthcare platforms, Canvas is a simple solution to a complex problem.