I was at the meeting recently with a machine learning (ML) data product company at a conference and as we chatted about the benefits of partnering, I realized what little knowledge there is about data management and strategy when it comes to new product development.
Covid -19 has changed the data privacy paradigm. What used to be controversial with regards to accessing and mining large data sets with Business Associate Agreements (BAA), due to ensuing consumer privacy backlash is beginning to become more acceptable. While we are still at baby
The JP Morgan Health Conference was a great week in regards to meetings in the digital health and biotech ecosystem. As mentioned in Modern Healthcare, it’s the week where one can make enough contacts to hold over for a year! Well, that’s a bit of
We learned not long ago that Google is acquiring Fitbit. It’s easy to see why. Data and users may sound like the main consideration for this deal, but there is more at play. Hardware meets software Over the last several years, Google has shown its
Much is talked about health care distribution channels such as payers here in the US. Yet just across the atlantic, there is a payer that is just as important especially when it comes to testing new AI ideas – the UK National Health Service (NHS).
Livongo and Health Catalyst made the public markets late last month, showcasing how the market in terms of VC and customer acquisition for B2B healthcare and the wider tech industry will likely adapt. On the surface both companies may look like healthcare companies but on
Digital health investments continues to grow. Funding reached an impressive $8.1B in 2018, an increase of 42% from 2017 according to a Rock Health year end report with average deal size at $21.9M. While that is the case, what is particularly interesting is the new
A recent study led by researchers at Harvard Medical School analyzed claims data from Optum plan data over the last few years, concluding that telemedicine adoption has still yet to take off – in rural areas. The tip here is the assumption that telemedicine was
UnitedHealth Group said revenues will hit between $243 billion and $245 billion in 2019. Year-to-date, profits are up 29 percent to $8.9 billion when compared to the first nine months of 2017. Excerpt pulled from the this Becker Hospital Review article. That’s the magnitude of the health
Nokia is selling its Withings digital health business back to the original founder. Withings famous for its connected health devices such as WiFi enabled body scales, fitness trackers and baby monitors has only been part of Nokia for 2 years. According to the Verge, Withings