New blog post: “Tech and healthcare: What move should Apple make next?”
On Jan. 15, Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s “Mad Money,” suggested Apple purchase Epic Systems in order to strengthen its standing in the healthcare arena. Responding to intense feedback (which included the point that Epic founder Judy Faulkner intends to keep the company privately held), Cramer followed up on Jan. 23 to say Apple could instead purchase Cerner.
The real question here is not which EMR vendor Apple should purchase, but: Why would Apple purchase one of these vendors now? Tom Hallisey, HANYS’ director, health information technology, explores this question in our latest blog post.