Epocrates, the startup whose mobile apps provide drug reference advice to more than half of American health care providers, is being acquired by Athenahealth, the data management platform for doctors--a marriage of two Most Innovative Companies.
Health care has long been ripe for disruption. Now, an emerging group of hot startups and savvy execs are going all-in on building bigger, smarter, and--yes--sexier health care technologies. Is change finally coming? Jonathan Bush and Dr. Kyra Bobinet explain.