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Learning from CVS – When is telemedicine disruptive, and when is it just…cool technology?

By REBECCA FOGG  The Theory of Disruptive Innovation, defined by Harvard Business School (HBS) Professor Clayton Christensen in 1997, explains the process by which simple, convenient and affordable solutions become the norm in industries historically characterized by expensive and complicated ones. Examples of disruption include TurboTax tax preparation software, which disrupted accountants, and Netflix, which… Read More »

How telemedicine can be improved to better capitalize on efficiencies

It’s commonly accepted by now that telemedicine holds the potential to improve both access for patients and efficiency for providers. But as with any emergent technology, it isn’t perfect. Occasionally, patients receive care that isn’t quite on par with what they would get face-to-face in terms of quality and consistency. Speaking at HIMSS19 on Tuesday,… Read More »