Health executives see tech firms like Alphabet remaking industry


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  • Wednesday, 17 May 2017

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Healthcare executives expect counterparts at tech companies like Alphabet Inc, Google’s parent company, to transform their industry over three to five years, according to a Lazard Ltd survey. 

“We’re seeing significant pricing pressure in the industry, and the response to that pricing pressure will be innovation,” David Gluckman, co-head of Lazard’s global healthcare group, said by phone. “It’s not only scientific and technological innovation, but maybe even more importantly, new business models.”

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