Tag: uber

Posted on March 2, 2016

Uber’s DISRUPTIVE Message for Health Care; Allan S. Detsky, M.D., Ph.D., and Alan M. Garber, M.D., Ph.D. New Engl J Med 2016; 374:806-809   March 3, 2016

Unreliable service, inconvenience, uncomfortable surroundings, and high prices make customers unhappy, and given the opportunity, they will go elsewhere. Uber, Silicon Valley’s response to the shortcomings of urban taxi and limousine services, has managed to upend an established industry by offering an appealing alternative. Uber’s technology-enabled incursion into a highly regulated market suggests that if […] Read More

Posted on December 9, 2015

HOW PHARMA CAN WIN IN THE DIGITAL WORLD: McKinsey- David Champagne (London), Amy Hung (New Jersey) & Olivier Leclerc (California)

The digital revolution continues to transform healthcare fundamentally, and many people believe that a tipping point is finally within reach. In 2014, digital health investments topped $6.5 billion, compared with $2.9 billion a year earlier.1 The critical question now for pharmaceutical companies is how to stay ahead of these changes. To answer it, we sought […] Read More

Posted on August 30, 2015


Uber is changing my experience with taxis. I have used Co-op taxis for about 20 years. The wait was usually 10 to 30 minutes. The service was spotty. The dispatcher sometimes got it wrong. The cabs would show up and wait.  Not the greatest experience. However, things have changed. Uber is a major threat to […] Read More