Video: Greg Simon on Data Sharing and the Biden Cancer Initiative

Ryan Black
AUGUST 09, 2017

The President of the Biden Cancer Initiative, formerly the Cancer Moonshot, recently spoke about the Initiative’s work as well as the "sails in the water" holding back the fight against cancer, including the lack of interoperability. Here, he also discusses the authority and credibility a figure like Joe Biden can bring to such a complex imperative.

Later, at the MedCity CONVERGE meeting in Philadelphia, he would echo many of these sentiments in a speech peppered with wisecracks and allusions to the former Vice President’s interactions with EHR companies. His remedy to those resistant to better data sharing? “Brute force.”

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