Disruption in healthcare comes in many forms, but the often when talking about outside threats to the industry, healthcare professionals often focus on technology companies as the most disruptive. And specifically, the three major tech companies looking to disrupt our industry are Google, Facebook and Amazon. In this episode, hosts Chris Boyer and Reed Smith discuss some of the recent news of these three companies, and share how they are seeking to disrupt healthcare. From artificial intelligence, to modifying our well-being to changing the way to insure our employees, hear how the disruptive trifecta can potentially impact healthcare delivery in the future. Featuring an expert interview with Lance Lunsford from the Texas Hospital Association.
Mentions from the Show:
- Why Health Care Is Ripe for Digital Disruption
- Customers, Tech Drive Health Care Disruption
- Google is developing its own prescription for U.S. health-care costs: smarter artificial intelligence
- Alphabet’s five-year plan to map the entire journey of human health
- Facebook Says Its Update Will Make It ‘Better’ for Your Mental Health.
- Turn Off Messenger Kids, Health Experts Plead to Facebook
- Facebook Users Press Privacy Claims Over Tracking At Health Sites
- Here’s How Amazon Could Disrupt Health Care (Part 1)
- Amazon in healthcare: disruption in motion or a nothing-burger?
- Lance Lunsford on LinkedIn