The coming revolution in health care — from by Adam Bluestein
To understand how the American health-care system is about to change, forget Washington. Look to the innovative companies hard at work on the future.

Excerpts/BIG IDEAS:

  • Medicine is a marketplace
    With new software, the doctor will see you now, not in three weeks.
  • The consumer is king
    How to get good data into the hands of patients.
  • The digital health record is here
    A cure for chronic paperwork.
  • Health care is social
    Is the crowd smarter than your doctor? Just possibly.
  • The house call makes a comeback
    A computer screen becomes an exam room.
  • The algorithm is in
    Why smart software means better diagnoses.
  • Your doctor is watching you
    How a simple text message can make you healthier.


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