Apple Watch: Not a Digital Health Breakthrough – Yet
Business
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Business
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Apple Watch: Not a Digital Health Breakthrough – Yet

Kenneth Walz - September 12, 2014

As a surprise to no one, Apple announced a smartwatch at the company’s event yesterday in San Francisco. Apple has been under mild pressure to introduce such…

Michael Little Offers Insights on FDA’s 2014 Regulations for LDTs
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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Michael Little Offers Insights on FDA’s 2014 Regulations for LDTs

Kenneth Walz - August 19, 2014

On July 31, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its plans for regulation aimed at ensuring that certain tests used by healthcare professionals provide accurate,…

Q&A Part Two: Technology & Healthcare Efficiency—Not Always the Perfect Match
Cardiology
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Cardiology
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Q&A Part Two: Technology & Healthcare Efficiency—Not Always the Perfect Match

Kenneth Walz - June 26, 2014

David Lee Scher, M.D., is a cardiac electrophysiologist and a pioneer in remote patient monitoring, adopting such devices to his medical practice more than 13 years ago.…

Technology and Healthcare Efficiency: Not Always the Perfect Match
eHealth
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eHealth
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Technology and Healthcare Efficiency: Not Always the Perfect Match

Kenneth Walz - June 21, 2014

David Lee Scher, M.D., is a cardiac electrophysiologist and a pioneer in remote patient monitoring, adopting such devices to his medical practice more than 13 years ago.…

Q & A Part One: Technology and Healthcare Efficiency—Not Always the Perfect Match
Business
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Business
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Q & A Part One: Technology and Healthcare Efficiency—Not Always the Perfect Match

Kenneth Walz - May 30, 2014

David Lee Scher, M.D., is a cardiac electrophysiologist and a pioneer in remote patient monitoring, adopting such devices to his medical practice more than 13 years ago.…

Technology
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#CES2014 and #JPM2014: Disparate Meetings Addressing Healthcare’s Future

Kenneth Walz - February 2, 2014

The 32nd annual JP Morgan Healthcare conference, held in San Francisco’s Westin St. Francis Hotel from January 13-16, was a posh affair by industry standards, with only…

Final Steps in Creating Strategic Partnerships: Contacting and Contracting
Business
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Business
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Final Steps in Creating Strategic Partnerships: Contacting and Contracting

Kenneth Walz - November 20, 2013

This is Part 4 and the last in a series of blog posts on best partnering practices for life sciences and health tech companies. This is Part…

Interview: Seamless Medical’s David Perez Is Giving the Physician Waiting Room a 2.0 Update
eHealth
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eHealth
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Interview: Seamless Medical’s David Perez Is Giving the Physician Waiting Room a 2.0 Update

Kenneth Walz - October 16, 2013

David Perez is the founder and CEO of Seamless Medical Systems, a New Mexico-based company that developed cloud-based patient-engagement platforms that integrate electronic medical records (EMRs) and other health…

Is Digital Health the Key to Bringing Control to Drug Costs?
Finance
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Finance
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Is Digital Health the Key to Bringing Control to Drug Costs?

Kenneth Walz - October 3, 2013

A recent article in Forbes by Matthew Herper points to one of the most significant opportunities for innovation in medicine – drug development costs. A recent article in Forbes by Matthew…

New WellPoint Plan Increases Healthcare Consumer’s Level of “Skin in the Game”
Business
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Business
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New WellPoint Plan Increases Healthcare Consumer’s Level of “Skin in the Game”

Kenneth Walz - July 10, 2013

When Warren Buffett used the phrase “skin in the game,” he referred to company managers investing in their own companies. In healthcare, we’ve discussed how equally important…