Quick look at highlighted startups, including Zocdoc, Oscar, and SolvHealth, from Mary Meeker’s latest report — all of which are changing some aspect of healthcare, whether it’s how we pay for it (Oscar) or how we get an appointment (Nurx).
Apple Health now makes it easy to get our health data. It’s a good start, but we have a long way to go to catch up with the data tools now commonly available for personal finance. Luckily, those tools give us clear examples of how to provide “effortless insight” in our personal data, whether for money or for health.
Jim Cramer of CNBC thinks Apple should buy leading electronic health record provider Epic Systems in order to boost investment enthusiasm, and to allow Apple to integrate all of our health records across institutions. But buying a teeny-tiny EHR company won’t build excitement, and Apple’s already making moves to get us to health record nirvana. Here’s why Jim’s wrong.