Your network is everything. If you don’t have a kick butt genuine network both personally and professionally, you can only provide a fraction of your value to your friends, family, and clients. Traditional healthcare networks are financial networks. They’re long lists of random doctors who have contracts with the insurer or the hospital group. That’s it. There’s no effort put into creating networks of doctors … Continue reading Healthcare networks, reimagined.
When there is any type of solution out there, there’s a problem that’s been defined and some designer then created a solution to solve that problem. And when people have that problem, they hire the solution to solve that for them. So, what is the job we’re hiring heath insurance to solve for us? What’s the problem to be solved? I think the problem Americans … Continue reading There’s a 3 minute wait for an Uber right now and a 3 week wait to see my PCP
Making a doctor’s care affordable has been a dream of mine for the last 10 years. And I strongly believe that redesigning how healthcare is delivered and injecting some technology into that process will make healthcare more affordable over time. Today, a visit to a primary care doctor costs a little over $200 (co-pay + the bill you get later) and an urgent care center … Continue reading In an era of skyrocketing healthcare costs, how do you make care more affordable?
One thing’s for sure — deductibles are on the rise. Just like when you get into a car accident, you’ve got to spend your deductible and then your car insurance starts covering the repairs. Except, when you’re getting your car fixed, you can get multiple estimates and shop around based on price and quality. In healthcare, it’s nearly impossible to get a cost estimate up-front for … Continue reading Health Insurance Companies Should Stop Stifling Innovation