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How Can the Healthcare System Manage the Constant Flow of Patient Data Technology Now Allows?

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There is no doubt that all of the technology tools we're creating are also creating this enormous amount of data that somebody is going to manage or needs to manage or can cause the physicians in the hospital systems to just sort of put their hands up and say no more, I don't know what to do.

And that's sort of the immediate reaction but at the end of the day what you are able to do with all that is empower the individual and ultimately there needs to be shift of look, even though I'm 100 pounds overweight take care of me, to know I got to be responsible for that to the extent that I can be.

And so that shift has to occur at the same time and so the empowered individual is ultimately the shift that's got to occur. Eric Topol wrote a book called The Creative Destruction of Medicine which is sort of becoming the bible of what's going on. It's not going to be driven by the healthcare system, it's not going to be driven by the FDA.

It's going to be driven by the engaged patient who is unwilling to take the current way medicine is practiced any longer. He has access to too much of the information, wants to be more responsible for his health. I think we're just seeing the tip of the tip of the iceberg. The genetic testing coming down we're going to know if we have a predisposition for a heart attack, or colon cancer, or diabetes.

And I want to start management this for me and my kids at a younger age. And we'll do that because I love my kids, and I love my wife and I think that's where the hope comes but it does require we break through some barriers to cause that to happen. So our little company Legacy Health strategy is committed to working with device companies, pharma companies to bring their products to there in the marketplace, that last mile, they get patients to use it.

It's built around the power that comes from connecting with someone that has been there. Story tellers I believe storytellers are incredibly powerful.