This episode finds our intrepid pocast duo getting down and geeky in the name of healthcare innovation. Trigger warning: APIs will be discussed!
athenahealth CMO Kevin Ban, M.D., and athenaInsight editor-in-chief John Fox check in with Robert Van Tuyl, who, as chief innovation officer at Easterseals Bay Area, relishes his role as a Silicon Valley veteran bringing an outsider's perspective to the venerable California healthcare institution.
Van Tuyl talks about his experience at Easterseals integrating best-in-breed systems through APIs (that's "application programming interface" for you landlubbers) and the potential for creating consumer-grade experiences for providers and patients alike. The trio finishes up by spitballing how and whether Big Tech's moves into healthcare will spur innovation.
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