Columbus Startup Week: Technology’s slow slog in health care to unplug the fax

Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.

Written by Carrie Ghose.

A single ubiquitous piece of equipment in health care is the most enticing target for a disruptive technology and yet a frustrating obstacle to change: The fax machine.

Tony Matessa, director of innovation solutions at Cardinal Health Inc.’s (NYSE:CAH) software and app development division, Fuse, said he once was asked at a health IT conference how to innovate the fax machine.

“I said, ‘unplug it,’” he said at the final session of Columbus Startup Week.

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Originally published May 15, 2017.

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