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Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and an early investor in Facebook, said the US’ inefficient health care system is a problem Silicon Valley technologists and data scientists are positioned to solve.

“It is my view that the health care system could be dramatically better,” he said at a conference for doctors on Friday. “The intersection of computer science and information technology in health care, and some kind of automation, has to be the obvious next step.” Read more