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Big Tech's Healthcare Takeover

Companies Like Google, IBM, And Salesforce Are Bringing Innovation That Incumbent Vendors Aren't

February 13, 2017

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  • By Kate McCarthy
  • with Alex Cullen,
  • Alex Kramer,
  • Sam Bartlett

Why Read This Brief

Health information technology (HIT) companies have long been the backbone of clinical, financial, and operational workflows for US payers and providers. But as healthcare customers begin to demand more, payers and providers are looking outside the traditional players and solutions to advance their business technology (BT) and engage customers. Big tech companies are bringing their success from other industries to healthcare with capital investment, acquisition, and development of new platforms.

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