July 23, Matthew Holt
I lay down the definitive explanation for what’s going on in health tech, using the IPOs this week to explain the last decade of health tech evolution. Hint: these IPOs demonstrate a significant shift in the health care ecosystem, telling us about the major problems in the industry today. So the real question that emerges is what is the future of health care delivery? And who is in charge?
July 23, Deven McGraw and Vince Kuraitis
The buzz around federal privacy legislation continues, but as of yet there appear to be no proposals or bills that have emerged as the lead bills. In the first installment of THCB’s new series, “The Health Data Goldilocks Dilemma: Privacy? Sharing? Both
?”, Deven McGraw and Vince Kuraitis give an update on federal privacy legislation, breaking it down into comprehensive and focused bills.
July 19, Joe Grace
With Amazon’s buying power, scale, and capabilities, the e-commerce giant could create a health payer offering that could render the need for a single payer system moot. Bernie Sanders may be right when he argues that access to quality health care is a basic human right. But given all the roadblocks, lobbying and politics blocking the way to a government single payer system, it just may be delivered by Jeff Bezos rather than Uncle Sam.