In my view the more compelling question is how can the internet transform industry? All of the initiatives mentioned will be haphazard and destined to be incomplete solutions without a rethinking of how data is organized on the web. That process (commonly known as the semantic web, or web 3.0) is well under way in the EU and the USA needs to get on board.
Healthcare data is a prime example. Without well-considered standards for interoperability and machine-readability, the zetabytes of data in the cloud is destined to continue as an unconnected mishmash where expediently finding highly relevant data and trends is akin to finding a needle in a stack of needles. This transformation is long past due and I'm shocked it wasn't mentioned.
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