Wait Until You See How Apple, Samsung & Amazon Are Making Smart Hospitals A Reality

By: Guest Author | Posted on: Jun 22, 2017

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Smart hospitals becoming a reality, Apple’s next step into EHR integration, Samsung into biosimilars, Amazon takes big stakes in healthcare, a hyperloop-hotel and a drone faster than an ambulance ? Big shifts in healthcare and retail, in the end they will merge IMHO. A small recap of the news lately :

The last few years has seen an exponential increase in the capacity and capability of new health technologies heralding the prospect of a very different model of healthcare. By 2020 the Smart Hospital will be a reality — Future Health Index

South Korea’s Samsung Bioepis Co Ltd is developing a lower-cost copy of Roche Holding AG’s eye drug Lucentis, a U.S. filing showed, revealing a previously undisclosed product in the biosimilar maker’s pipeline. S.Korea’s Samsung Bioepis developing biosimilar of Roche’s Lucentis| Reuters

Apple wants the iPhone to become the central bank for health information. It is looking to host clinical information, such as labs and allergy lists, and not just wellness data. To that end, it is talking with hospitals, researching potential acquisitions and attending health IT industry meetings. Apple plots medical record integration with iPhone

Amazon is on the healthcare industry’s doorstep. The e-commerce giant continues to transform virtually every segment of the economy as it leverages its massive distribution network to deliver logistical harmony. The e-commerce giant will shake up the medical supplies industry as it builds out its business-to-business platform, healthcare experts said. Amazon poised to deliver disruption in medical supply industry — Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events 

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