Fintech Healthcare Technology Giants

It’s not just Google: Amazon, Microsoft, IBM get hospital data, too (Rachel Kraus, mashable.com)

Big data has become big business in healthcare.  The public freaked out in November 2019 at the Wall Street Journal’s revelations that Google was taking in non-anonymous healthcare information from hospital network Ascension. Now, a new report from the Journal shows that the tech giant is far from alone: Microsoft, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and IBM also have data-sharing agreements with hospitals. The scope […]

Fintech Healthcare

What Fintech Can Do For Healthcare (William A. Haseltine, Forbes.com)

In most countries, the process of paying for health coverage is not just costly, but complicated, stressful, and time consuming. It also prohibits people from accessing care. If exorbitant prescription drug prices and out of pocket expenses were not already enough, healthcare consumers must also navigate payment systems known for their obscurity and susceptibility to […]