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by John Moore | September 17, 2021

Lots Can Happen When on Vacation

Thoughts on the Google Health Dissolution and Cerner's New CEO For me, vacation is a time to get away – to completely disconnect and go off-the-grid. This year, that involved a trip to my home state of Colorado and backpacking into the wilderness. What a release – to simply be

by John Moore | June 09, 2021

Patient Engagement Begins with Respect

Health systems nationwide are setting themselves up for a patient privacy revolt. It doesn’t have to be this way; far from it. But their blundering, patronizing, holier-than-thou attitude regarding secondary uses of patient data is frankly infuriating. Now, don’t get me wrong, I am a very strong advocate of using

by John Moore | April 13, 2018

What’s All the Fuss – Some Thoughts on Recent News

At times it can be challenging to draft commentary on all that is happening across this industry sector. Rather than write short posts for each, I have created an amalgamation of commentary to some of the more newsworthy announcements. Roche Acquires Flatiron Wow, whoever knew that data could be such

by Brian Murphy | September 22, 2015

Salesforce Enters the Fray: Will They Succeed Where Others Have Failed?

Chilmark Bight After several years of circling the healthcare market, Salesforce finally announced its intent to formally enter the market this week with the announcement of Salesforce Health Cloud. Unlike other enterprise vendors who have jumped into this market, with Blue Ribbon advisory panels (Google Health), or series of acquisitions

by Brian Eastwood | July 13, 2015

With Wristband, Google Entering Consumer Health on Its Own Terms

It’s not every day that health-related news from Google gets buried, but recent headlines about the Supreme Court upholding a key provision of the Affordable Care Act and the nation’s largest insurers playing matchmaker seem to have relegated Google’s planned health-tracking wristband to the proverbial back page of the Internet.

by Naveen Rao | July 28, 2014

Consumer Health Data Plays: Vision? Yes. Value? Maybe…

Challenges & Opportunity In an otherwise slow summer, health IT got caught up in a whirl of excitement last month when Apple, Samsung, Google, and a few smaller players announced their own forays into the digital consumer health space. Each of the three tech titans presented its own unique offering

by ndrao | June 11, 2014

Can Apple Keep the Doctor Away?

“His treatment was fragmented rather than integrated. Each of his myriad maladies was being treated by different specialists – oncologists, pain specialists, nutritionists, hepatologists, and hematologists - but they were not being coordinated in a cohesive approach.” – Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson (p. 549) As you’ve undoubtedly heard, Apple

by John Moore lll | February 12, 2014

Free February 2014

Readers that have been with us for a few years may recall that February is a very special month for our family. It is our Founder and Managing Director, John Moore Jr’s birthday on the 11th, my birthday on the 15th, and my sisters’ birthdays on the 22nd and 28th. Not
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