The hospital in Amazon’s back yard has a plan to disrupt itself before being disrupted by big tech companies

The hospital in Amazon’s back yard has a plan to disrupt itself before being disrupted by big tech companies

SEATTLE — On the 11th floor of an office building at the corner of 5th and Columbia in downtown Seattle, there isn’t a cubicle in sight. Engineers are gathered for a Monday-morning meeting. Their colleagues working remotely are beamed in on a screen. There are sticky notes. There’s a ping-pong room. It’s not a scene…

The $23 billion hospital in Amazon’s back yard just hired a new chief information officer from Microsoft

The $23 billion hospital in Amazon’s back yard just hired a new chief information officer from Microsoft

B.J. Moore had a decision to make. After 25 years at Microsoft, Moore had made his way up to the role of vice president, enterprise commerce and compliance, cloud and artificial intelligence. He then found himself thinking of what he wanted to be doing for the next 5 to 10 years. One option was to…

China hospital ship docks in Venezuela

China hospital ship docks in Venezuela

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Traditional Venezuelan dancers welcomed the hospital ship when it arrived on Saturday A Chinese hospital ship has docked in Venezuela, where for the next week it will provide free health care to local patients. Venezuela’s Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino López, went to the port of La Guaira to welcome the…

Canada hospital bills foreign mother $1m

Canada hospital bills foreign mother $1m

Image copyright Getty Images A Canadian hospital is suing a non-resident mother for C$1.2m ($930,000, £690,000) because she allegedly ducked her bill after giving birth. Vancouver Health Authority claims the woman, Yan Xia, gave birth in Richmond Hospital in 2012 and never paid. The lawsuit was filed in April, but neither Ms Yan nor her…

Kate Middleton just left the hospital with royal baby number 3, and it’s eerily similar to her last 2 baby reveals

Kate Middleton just left the hospital with royal baby number 3, and it’s eerily similar to her last 2 baby reveals

Royal baby number three has arrived. Henry Nicholls/Reuters Despite reports that Kate Middleton was considering a home birth for a little more privacy, she had her third child on Monday at the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital in London — the same place where Prince George and Princess Charlotte were born. Royal superfans and…