Oliver Wyman Health & Life Sciences Partner Sukanya Soderland was a featured panelist at this year's SXSW Conference. Drawing on her experience advising health organizations on digital strategy, she shed light on what (still) stands in the way of a consumer-friendly, data-rich health experience.
ABOUT THE PANEL | Health Data: WTF? We’ve Been to the Moon, But…!
In 1969 man landed on the moon. In 2017 try to obtain your complete medical record. In an automated world, why does healthcare lag? $30+ billion in federal incentives, countless billions in infrastructure yet health data largely remains siloed. Dr. Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health IT (HHS – Obama), Charles Huang, and Sukanya Soderland participated in a panel discussion on the market dynamics of health data. Brian Baum, CEO of vitaTrackr moderated the discussion and outlined a market-based alternative being implemented in Austin to unlock the flow of health data based on consumer direction.
- Dr. Karen DeSalvo – National Coordinator for Health IT (Obama administration), Acting Assistant Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- Sukanya Soderland – Partner, Oliver Wyman, an expert in disruptive innovation
- Charles Huang – Founder, CEO, Lynchpin, a health entrepreneur, investor and startup mentor
- Brian Baum – CEO, vitaTrackr (moderator)
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