Bringing Agile Innovation to Healthcare

Today's healthcare environment continues to be an industry in the throes of massive transformation. Value-based care may be a buzzword, but no one can argue it's having disruptive impact on healthcare organizations across the country. Paying for care based on actual outcomes is a huge shift in the business model for healthcare, and requires faster … Continue reading Bringing Agile Innovation to Healthcare

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A Storm of Personal Data is Coming to Healthcare…Are You Ready?

[Expanded from my Jan 14, 2014 post for ePharma Summit, where I am speaking next week on Feb 12th, 2014.]At CES 2014, 40 percent more floor space has been dedicated to digital health exhibitors this year than in 2013. This includes many sensor tech companies that are acquiring data that describes our digital selves. For example, … Continue reading A Storm of Personal Data is Coming to Healthcare…Are You Ready?

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

Can Netflix turn itself around?

I'm a huge fan of NetFlix. Really. It completely changed the game for the home rental business, and for the next generation it's a killer app. In fact, my 3 year old recognizes the logo from across the room as her "go to" source for kids content. But unless something big changes at that firm … Continue reading Can Netflix turn itself around?