Category Archives: As I See It

Patients are fed up with portals, EHRs

KEY TAKEAWAY: Despite the fact that close to 90 percent of providers participating in meaningful use offer their patients online access, only about one-third of patients actually log in to see their data, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office. Why? Because providers like Atenahealth offer a lousy user experience. Continue reading

The relationship between high pay and the problems of the health care system

KEY SUMMARY: According to Axios “the CEOs of 70 of the largest U.S. health care companies cumulatively have earned $9.8 billion in the seven years since the Affordable Care Act was passed, and their earnings have grown faster than most Americans’ during that time, according to an Axios analysis of federal financial documents. Continue reading

Pharma’s real problems with digital marketing

KEY TAKEAWAY: According to Sloan Management Review “employees and executives are highly inclined to jump ship if they feel they don’t have opportunities to develop digital skills”.  While there are some digital pioneers trying to push the boundaries of digital marketing the industry continues to bleed talent. Continue reading