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Why Big Tech Companies Won’t Solve Healthcare’s Biggest Challenges

December 16, 2019

Via: Forbes

With a combined market cap of more than $2 trillion, technology giants Google and Apple are placing big bets on disrupting the $3.6 trillion healthcare industry.

Earlier in the year, Apple CEO Tim Cook repeated a claim that “there will be a day we look back and say Apple’s greatest contribution to mankind has been in healthcare.” Meanwhile, Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian wrote in September that “we can transform healthcare and improve lives.”

Based on their past innovations (and earnings), there are very few things Apple and Google can’t do. One of those things, I predict, will be transforming healthcare.

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