A few years ago I read a quote that said something like “people are the CEO of their health, and doctors are just consultants.” I believe that wholeheartedly. That concept is now front and center in Sherpaa. Our doctors have a plan for you, but you’re the one who needs to believe in it and make it happen. Today, Sherpaa launched a new version of … Continue reading
Patient complaints in healthcare often stem from the concept of time. It takes months to get an appointment with a renowned specialist. I spent two hours in the waiting room until I was finally called in to see my primary care doctor. Why is time so warped in healthcare? Two main reasons. First, there is a supply and demand mismatch. There is a finite amount … Continue reading
Imagine popping a cipro for your UTI, sitting down in the lazy boy and watching some tv, and as you got up to grab some Cinnamon Toast Crunch, your achilles tendon snapped. Ooof. Once a drug is approved by the FDA and makes it to market, it is deemed safe and there’s no passive, simple way for the FDA to collect ongoing data about side … Continue reading
Imagine sitting with an author of a novel that has 15 chapters. She tells you to pick her book up and read chapter 4 and then put it down. It’s such an awkward place to start, but the chapter was interesting and you want to know more. So you start peppering her with questions about the first 3 chapters. After 6 or 7 minutes, time’s … Continue reading Video visits are poor quality, unsafe, siloed, and irresponsible care.