Healthcare is the most intermediated business in the history of the world. There’s always someone, and usually several someones, in between the clinician and the patient. Similarly, while most of us working on the business of healthcare will enthusiastically agree that we do this for the patients, we spend very little time talking about them.
How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. That may be the best advice I can give the healthcare industry at this point. On this episode, we talk with Dave Marotz, Director of Directory Services at Surescripts, to break down the Provider Directory concept into its component parts… “capability style”. We go
This week’s guest is Martin Dunn, CEO of Gaine Healthcare. Martin frames up the current state of provider data and directory issues quite well with this quote: It doesn’t matter how much you regulate the docs, It doesn’t matter how much you’ve threatened the docs. It doesn’t matter how much you incent the docs to
Friedrich Nietzsche argued that there are no facts, only interpretations. It seems that this idea holds true for provider data too. Today’s guest is Andrew Kobylinski, Head of Platform at BetterDoctor. Andrew tells us that the provider directory issue is first and foremost a data quality issue. At the heart of data quality, he says,
Life can be hard for entrepreneur’s in healthcare. Sure, we’ve seen an increase in Digital Health investment over the past few years, but it remains exceedingly difficult for new companies to prove their value, align with complex reimbursement models and get that first customer. That’s where Digital Health Accelerators like Startupbootcamp Miami come in. They’re in
On this episode, the fourth in our ongoing Provider Directory Series, we continue to unravel the “why” behind provider directory inaccuracies. One major theme that’s emerged is that we have a context gap between health plans and providers. That is, even when we’re asking the right people at the right time, we might be asking