Tech Giants Could Finally Win In Healthcare Because They're Sticking To What They Know

Article written by: Christina Farr, CNBC, July 6, 2018

Health care is notoriously complicated. But it's also a mega-market rife with waste and inefficiencies. That makes it hard for big tech companies to ignore.

In the past five years, Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft and Salesforce have all made big moves into the sector, as evidenced by a string of recent hires, product announcements and acquisitions. Apple CEO Tim Cook summed up big tech's attitude to health care in a recent interview when asked about whether the company's focus on health stemmed from altruism, capitalism or both: "We’re extremely interested in this area — and yes, it is a business opportunity." ... Read the full article here.


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