A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it. Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Amazon, together with Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase, just announced the establishment of a new joint venture said to focus on technological solutions to lower healthcare costs for their employees. How do these announcements relate to each other and to other developments in the healthcare arena?

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it. Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Amazon, together with Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase, just announced the establishment of a new joint venture said to focus on technological solutions to lower healthcare costs for their employees. How do these announcements relate to each other and to other developments in the healthcare arena?