How data innovation can save the healthcare system

Earlier this year I went to the South by Southwest tech conference to connect with colleagues across health and consumer media. Mainly I wanted to validate assumptions around changes in healthcare that I thought could yield new opportunities. I was truly amazed by the amount of energy I found in the healthcare sector both from … Continue reading How data innovation can save the healthcare system

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House of Cards is for Netflix what the Sopranos was for HBO

If you are in the business of media and you haven't seen House of Cards yet, you're missing out. Not because it's the best show "on TV" right now (although it might be) but because it is a great symbol of some of the massive shifts happening in TV economics. Why? It makes the Netflix … Continue reading House of Cards is for Netflix what the Sopranos was for HBO

8 things I saw at SXSW that could transform healthcare

South by Southwest can be a cacophony of sights, demos, and buzzwords. Not to mention music, booze and mayhem. In between all that there are insights. In digital health, I managed to find inspiration in many places. Here's a few of them that I think imply trends with the potential for transformative impact on the … Continue reading 8 things I saw at SXSW that could transform healthcare

Netflix: Qwickster? Really??!

I am baffled by the latest move of Netflix to separate their business into a DVD only business called "Qwickster" and a streaming business. They must have some incredible customer research they have done to support this, but I think it's a terrible idea.  Why? They built there entire brand on the success of an … Continue reading Netflix: Qwickster? Really??!