Blab the Blockchain: Healthcare Implications?

by Gregg A. Masters, MPH Yesterday, April 27th 2016 I joined twitter colleagues and principal co-moderators and my ‘go-to Blab experts James Legan, MD (@jimmie_vanagon) and Charles “Chuck” Webster, MD (@wareflo) for a ‘Blab‘ on ‘blockchain implications in the heathcare space‘ (both delivery and finance). Our featured expert du jour Jeff Brandt was a no-show, so we […]

Must listen JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Webcasts: Teladoc

by Gregg A. Masters MPH NOTE: This is one in a series of ‘Must listen’ webcasts produced at JP Morgan’s 34th Annual Healthcare Conference; for background and details, see ‘If It’s January, It’s JP Morgan Healthcare Conference‘. Remaining companies to detail as they represent important ‘bell weather’ insights relative to their respective sectors, include: Aetna, […]

Farzad Mostashari MD Unbundles the ‘Healthcare Borg’ at Engage

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH I have been following the career of Dr. Mostshari since his tenure at ONC as Director of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Upon learning of his launch of the startup ACO management company Aledade, we posted some thoughts here and here. Yesterday at MedCity Media’s […]

ACOs, Accountable Care and the Digital Health ‘App Market’

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH So much of the innovation metabolism witnessed today via social media and seeping into mainstream consideration, seems to be sucked up in the many, perhaps oversupplied and under utilized consumer facing ‘digital health apps’ market. We have yet to see these app driven forces of nature materially unleashed in the healthcare […]

Healthcare Unbound: San Francisco July 19th & 20th 2012

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH Later this month amidst the mix of keynotes, panels and breakout sessions one will find relevant content specific to ACOs, accountable care and the pursuit of the triple aim. For complete conference details click here. Two sessions of interest, include: The keynote address: The Future of Platforms and Healthcare Unbound (aka […]