Philipson to join CEA

The WSJ reports: President Donald Trump named Tomas Philipson, an economist at the University of Chicago who has specialized in health-care policy, to the three-member Council of Economic Advisers on Monday. More information is in this White House press release.  Dr. Philipson is one of the founders of my current employer, Precision Health Economics.   I…

Amazon to dive into health care?

The answer is yes according to CNBC. Amazon has started a secret skunkworks lab dedicated to opportunities in health care, including new areas such as electronic medical records and telemedicine. Amazon has dubbed this stealth team 1492… Amazon has become increasingly interested in exploring new business in healthcare. For example, Amazon has another unit exploring…