How Does Technology Empower the Healthcare Provider?

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The interesting thing is the healthcare provider often is the laggard. I would say even if you look at Gate's book I guess it was is the 90s now. Business at the Speed of Thought. He said that the health care was the last and he felt looking that as the frontier and that's frankly before and Bill and Melinda Gates foundation and spend as much as they have in global health.But I think the health provider continues to be go to an office in the United States and you still receive the paper, the files they are the last unevenly electronic health record which is computer based in many cases.

They don't want to believe that a lot of what they do can be put down to a check list, and the work of a tool for one day Harvard has taken a whole checklist for safe surgery and shown that there have not been safe surgeries in the United States and even replacement of St. Helena capital, central lines they've eliminated 20, 000 infections and deaths.

Over a number of years by just positions and following a simple checklist. Now I say that because I think the checklist simplifies medicine in a way physicians don't always want, and if you read Gawande's book on the Checklist Manifesto they talk about how surgeons didn't want to believe it.

Didn't want to believe that they weren't doing that anyway, so I'm not speaking negatively of the medical profession, obviously it's both an art and a science but there's a lot of it that we can take down to a science-based checklist simple approach that people could follow and doctors could almost have information prescription.

Get this app, answer these questions, do these things in the checklist before you see me, and it would triage people away from maybe the physicians office but at the same time it would also make that encounter that much more valuable.