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Amazon and Alexa - Disruption on the Horizon

Amazon and Alexa - Disruption on the Horizon

 Amazon has been almost constantly innovating in different areas for years. Now they have set their sights on healthcare. Read about how our Disruption Junction Palooza session this summer took on scenarios for this giant - and how health plans and hospitals are rating patient comfort levels with Alexa’s new Skills Kit.

Disruption Junction: The coming storm in healthcare

Disruption Junction: The coming storm in healthcare

The healthcare industry is ripe for disruption. Many healthcare execs are focusing on incremental initiatives rather than a big picture strategy; all the while, tech industry giants Amazon, Microsoft, Apple and Google are heavily investing in healthcare. We can address this new and different threat, but it requires stepping back and re-visioning our every day in healthcare.

Both Sides: Coming Back to Work as a Healthcare Insider after a Patient’s Journey

Helping my husband navigate his diagnoses, treatment, and ultimate death from pancreatic cancer has been the most humbling and shattering experience of my life. I’m back at my desk after this odyssey, and though still with grief as my companion, I find that my approach to my work is informed and refueled with purpose and perspective.