What Is a Smart Health Consumer?

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A smart health consumer ought to be somebody that's very empowered to actually take control of their health. Historically, we've had patients and doctors in their relationships such that it was really the pairs and the doctors that were taking control of their health. The bias has always been that the patient is sort of let the doctors be managing whatever they need.

In the future we really need an empowered patient who has all the access to all the value of health care, which is the finest quality in cost. Right now the information around quality and cost is very slim, and so in a powered patient is one that would be a good consumer and be able to manage their health better.