Big High Tech Is Big on Reimagining Health Care

Article 0 Comments Apple Inc.’s new watch is the latest proof: Big Tech is trying to remake health care in its own image. The device, introduced at a splashy launch event this week, can call for help after a fall. It can monitor heartbeats for dangerous conditions. It can do […]

Comcast Executive Joins Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan Health Startup as COO

Article 0 Comments The newly formed healthcare venture of Amazon.com Inc, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. on Tuesday hired Jack Stoddard as chief operating officer. Stoddard was previously general manager for digital health at Comcast Corp. His appointment is effective Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the venture said […]

Surgery, Not Pharma, Is Biggest Healthcare Cost Worry: Gawande

Article 0 Comments Dr. Atul Gawande, a surgeon who was named this week to head the company being formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to trim employee healthcare costs, on Thursday cited surgery as the single biggest U.S. healthcare cost and said there are ways to both cut […]