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Health investors weigh in on Obamacare’s winners and losers

A few hours before Obamacare’s health insurance exchanges opened up, a group of health care investors gathered at a restaurant in downtown San Francisco to discuss how information technology can play a role in combating escalating health care costs. The general mood was optimistic, given that a key piece of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) would soon come into effect. Farzad Mostashari, the recently departed head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, was the special guest in attendance.