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‘That complexity has a tendency to eat you alive:’ Technology companies face a massive challenge as they move into healthcare





Cerner President Zane Burke

  • The lines around healthcare are being redrawn, with mergers that combine pharmacies with insurers and doctors with health plans. At the same time, big technology companies have started taking a greater interest in healthcare.
  • Cerner’s confronting those changes by finding technology partners, which Cerner President Zane Burke believes is a better strategy than technology companies trying to go it alone.
  • “That complexity has a tendency to eat you alive,” Burke said, referring to tech companies that don’t truly undestand healthcare data.

The lines around what defines a healthcare company are getting blurred.

For one, companies are merging like crazy: Pharmacies read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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