Mark Tobias

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What health care should learn from the NSA

Revelations about the National Security Agency (NSA) gaining access to email, social media posts and other digital data unleashed outrage and set off a sea change in how we think about digital relationships and data. Many ask what it will mean for health care, where intensely personal data resides. While the security of personal data […]


Why TurboTax and online dating web sites should be the model for healthcare

What can online dating web sites teach health care? Plenty if we’re serious about putting information about health care performance to work for patients. Imagine giving patients the ability to find their physician or surgicenter “match” based on factors they choose, like a specific health condition, location and performance ratings. Just as online dating success […]