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Microsoft poaches Samsung’s chief medical officer to join its growing health team

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the Digital-Life-Design conference in Munich, Germany, on January 16, 2017. Tobias Hase | dpa | Getty Images Microsoft has snapped up David Rhew from Samsung Electronics, where he worked as a chief medical officer overseeing the company’s health efforts in the U.S. Rhew will be Microsoft’s new chief medical… Read More »

Kaiser Permanente names first Chief Digital Officer

Kaiser Permanente has created a new organizational role, aimed at driving innovation in its enterprise digital strategy. It will be filled by Prat Vemana who’s tasked with working across Kaiser’s internal health plans, hospitals, and medical groups. WHY IT MATTERSAs chief digital officer for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Vemana will report to Kaiser… Read More »

Despite Youth On Farm, Abbott Ventures Chief Avoids Spreading Manure

By MICHAEL MILLENSON  Abbott Ventures chief Evan Norton may have spent part of his youth on a farm, but there’s no manure in his manner when speaking of the medical device and diagnostics market landscape. The key, he says, is to avoid being blindsided by the transformational power of digital data. “We’ve been competing against Medtronic and J&J,… Read More »