IT was supposed to usher in unprecedented levels of innovation, efficiency, and consumerism. Little did they know that IT vulnerabilities could also torpedo their company’s brands, spawn sovereign criminal gangs, compromise consumers’ personal privacy, hollow out their middle class customer-base, lead to a silicon-based robber baron class and propagate Baumol’s cost disease.
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Most recently we chatted with Lucian Iancovici, MD, investment manager forQualcomm Ventures Fund, who led the investment in @PracticeFusion, co-led @FitBit and participated in both @Clear_Careand @TelCare rounds.
Healthcare today is a wide open canvas, and technology continues to open doors for entrepreneurs, the tech-savvy young and old from any industry, and those whose immediate need for a solution is far greater than any competing agenda
We launched HealthInnovation Media at HiMSS 2013 in New Orleans as an ‘association of independent media’ including bloggers, twitter evangelists and other social media journalists focused on digital health innovation as an alternative to traditional media or ‘pay-to-play’ PR outlets. As I pack for Las Vegas this morning, and following the CES hashtag, I caught the stream from TPN the ‘tech podcast network‘ who describe themselves as an initiative of similar DNA and mission. So below is their live feed, which we happily syndicate for those of you who may not be attending CES this year!
Dr. Pat Salber aka @docweighsin chats with seasoned healthcare executive Steve Lieber who serves as the President and CEO of HIMSS Wordwide.
One of the first keynote speakers scheduled on stage at mHealth Summit TV was the Danish Minister for Health and Prevention, Astrid Krag aka @astridkrag. Her gentle voice did not mask an exceptional grasp of the mhealth industry nor profoundly on point commentary on the relevance of the Danish experience to both global and U.S. markets seeking sustainability or as locally branded the triple aim.