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Hospitals' Historic Moment & the New Data Rules

Episode Summary

with @julesyoo @vmocherla @smc90 It's been a historic week for healthcare, for more than one reason; we cover the latest HHS rules to provide patients more control of their data and how that fits into what's going on in hospitals right now with the novel coronavirus; what the rules are; and implications for patients, providers, payers, startups, and incumbents.

Episode Notes

This episode of 16 Minutes on the News covers the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' "historic rules" to provide patients more control of their data. They've been a long time coming, and despite recent fights over them, the final rules are now finally here as of this week.

So in this short but deep dive, a16z bio experts -- general partner Julie Yoo and Venkat Mocherla in market development (in conversation with Sonal Chokshi) -- go into: