#CareTalk – April 2018: The Facebook Effect on Health Data

In this month’s episode of #CareTalk, David Williams (Health Business Group) and John Driscoll (CareCentrix) discuss how the healthcare industry can learn from Facebook’s recent data security woes.

Overview:

(0:17) Did we learn more from Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony than Congress did?
(2:27) Is it a good idea for Wal-Mart to acquire Humana?
(3:50) Thoughts on Trump appointing his own physician, Ronny Jackson, as the new Veterans Affairs Secretary.
(5:43) The Administration has been stripping away regulations and enforcement throughout the economy. Is that good or bad for healthcare?

Lightning Round:

(7:15) Will Obamacare be a winning issue for the democrats in the midterm elections?
(7:32) Two-thirds of Americans over 65 take vitamin supplements (despite little evidence that they work)? Is that good or bad?
(8:06) As immigrants are pushed out, what area of healthcare will be hit hardest?
(8:32) Major League Baseball is underway. Who’s going to win the World Series?

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