The truth is, no one relies more than pharmas on a network of intermediaries to keep profits high. And digital health technologies are poised to be powerful disintermediators.
Creating a “chief mobile healthcare officer” slot is as important to the future of healthcare delivery as chief medical information officers are to today’s digital healthcare. In fact, I’d argue that healthcare organizations that don’t do this may lose the battle to transform, disrupt and right-size care over the next five to 10 years.
Digital health technologies are growing to be much cheaper and simpler, so much so that we’re almost smothered in innovations leveraging cheap, ubiquitous wireless and broadband Internet connections.
Exploding #telemedicine market splitting into new businesses Technology gurus have known for many years that telemedicine was possible, at least in theory. But a couple of decades ago, when thinkers first began to pilot-test virtual consults, the technology for delivering private video was extremely pricey. Most video communications took place in the corporate C-suite across […]
How #digitalhealth is changing doctor-patient relationships A few days ago, I was skimming my Twitter feed when I saw a post from a major academic medical center. The post, which showed off a group of the center’s specialists, featured five forty-something men and women, grouped in a “C” and dressed so casually that they looked […]
Apple has partnered with Epic Systems on HealthKit, which gave it an immediate marketing boost but says little about the scalability and robustness of the platform.