Now is the Right Time for a US Healthcare Moonshot

| Health Care

American ingenuity working with the US military turned radar into a decisive practical navigational system that helped the Allies win WWII. American ingenuity working with NASA created the Apollo moonshot telemetry guidance system that became the foundation of our digital economy today. There is a long tradition of private sector innovation and the US Government …

How Former Apple CEO John Sculley Reinvented Himself In Health Care

| Health Care

Whatever happened to John Sculley? He’s now a health care entrepreneur who wants to make the industry more efficient. Let’s consider the curious legacy of John Sculley. He’s known best for something that happened 31 years ago, when Sculley, then CEO of Apple, sidelined Steve Jobs, which led to Jobs’s exit from the company he …

Former Apple CEO John Sculley on the ‘transformative opportunity’ in ACOs, analytics and machine learning

| Health Care

Sculley, currently chairman of the board at RxAdvance, discusses the future of risk-based care and how cloud computing services can help. While the future of the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, is quite uncertain, parts of the famous healthcare reform act likely will have a lasting impact. “The transformative opportunity here is all …

How Former Apple CEO John Sculley Reinvented Himself In Health Care

| Health Care

Let’s consider the curious legacy of John Sculley. He’s known best for something that happened 31 years ago, when Sculley, then CEO of Apple, sidelined Steve Jobs, leading to Jobs’s exit from the company he founded. Sculley himself left Apple in 1993, when he was fired by the board of directors and replaced by Michael …

Former Apple CEO: Health care industry needs more innovation

| Health Care, Technology

Health care companies must focus more on innovation and technology if they want to gain control of the unsustainable cost structure in the $2.5 trillion industry, according to former Apple CEO John Sculley. Sculley, also a former Pepsi Cola president, told IL that he got involved in the health care industry about a decade ago …

Former Apple CEO: Better health through tech

| Health Care, Technology

When former Apple CEO John Sculley first joined that seminal company, he was struck by co-founder Steve Jobs’ vision of changing the world through the “noble cause” of personal computing. Now, he said, he’s “totally excited and passionate about” a new noble cause – using high-level technology to transform health care. Sculley, 76, of Palm Beach, Fla., …

Digital health to follow path of PC revolution, says former Apple boss

| Health Care

Digital health is on the cusp of a revolution similar to that witnessed when the personal computer went mainstream, according to the former chief executive of Apple and Pepsi-Cola. John Sculley, the marketing maven who famously clashed with the legendary Apple founder Steve Jobs, who died in 2011, says the use of technology in medicine …