Microsoft CEO calls for rebirth of healthcare, with IT at center

Not telecare/telehealth directly, but a message for everyone involved in the field:

“The number of opportunities to create brilliant, genius, amazing ideas, the number of interesting things that we see people doing, it continues to be stunning,” Ballmer said. “So there’s not going to be any shortage of real possibilities. And so the question is, will you have the patience, and the tenacity, and the interest to really start something that’s important. If you’ve got the right idea, you will get some funding.”

Ballmer reminded the crowd that both Microsoft and Apple were started during “a kind of recessionary period.” General Electric,  he said, was started right after the great de-leveraging of 1873.

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