Case Study on Disruption/Disintermediation in health care (10 posts)

Please feel free to use this case study, with attribution, and pass it onto others as well and…your feedback would be appreciated jonathanmetsch@gmail.com 1. August 23, 2017 | UBER HEALTH Inc., WALMART HOSPITALS NFP, AMAZONrx (Ireland), MicrosoftCare LLC. UBER HEALTH Inc., WALMART HOSPITALS NFP, AMAZONrx (Ireland), MicrosoftCare LLC. 2. November 3, 2017 | Is “Silicon

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The power of artificial intelligence in disrupting health care

“Speaking at the Federation of American Hospitals convention in D.C., Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar laid out a series of actions the administration will take that are aimed at lowering health care costs, and warned that it wouldn’t be deterred by powerful special interests. “Today is an opportunity to let everyone know

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AMAZON: Health Care DISRUPTION by DISINTERMEDIATION. (what the heck is that?)

“Hospitals are disappearing. While they may never completely go away, they will continue to shrink in number and importance….” (A) “What do Ashton Kutcher(Airbnb), Donald Trump and Travis Kalanick (Uber) have in common? They recognized an opportunity and used it to their advantage. That trend: disintermediation—the opportunity to deliver a product or service to a

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health care DISRUPTERS like Amazon “have a strong self-interest in keeping hospital leadership on edge…”

“Rising costs, growing consumerism and heightened government scrutiny have created a cocktail of forces that leave the healthcare industry “ripe for disruption,” according to a new S&P Global Ratings report. Amazon, which last year upended the supermarket industry with its purchase of Whole Foods Market, could seize market share from medical supplies distributors such as

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Amazon is openly DISRUPTING health care as well as quietly under-the-radar

“Three corporate behemoths — Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase — announced…that they would form an independent health care company for their employees in the United States. The alliance was a sign of just how frustrated American businesses are with the state of the nation’s health care system and the rapidly spiraling cost of medical

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Health care “disruption” doesn’t have any rules!

Novel strategies often “appear” full blown. Sometimes they appear to be counterintuitive. Often there seem to be conflicting ideas out there. New players enter the competition. There is no continuum within which to place different initiatives. So DOCTOR is taking a break to try to learn more and perhaps might come back “disruptively”! Here are

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