Tag Archives: Healthcare

Is The Casper Of Healthcare Just What Private Equity Ordered?

PE firms look to healthcare digitally native vertical brands in categories like telemedicine for… [+] investment opportunities. Photo credit: Getty The New York Times recently reported that mattress seller Casper, a digitally native vertical brand, or DNVB, was trying to expand its customer base by, among other things, adding an array of wellness offerings. Casper’s attempt… Read More »

Why data integrity is key to achieving value in healthcare

Value is extremely hard to define when it comes to healthcare, according to University of Washington computer science professor Ankur Teredesai, co-founder and chief technology officer of Seattle-based KenSci, a company that provides a risk prediction platform powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning. Teredesai, who co-chaired this year’s Association for Computing Machinery’s KDD Conference,… Read More »