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What’s Quality in Health Care? Giving Patients Back their Time
Clinical, Health Care Transformation
Apr 12, 2017

What’s Quality in Health Care? Giving Patients Back their Time

Battling two rare diseases, Jess Jacobs knew she’d spent a lot of time trying to access health care. Waiting rooms, doctor’s appointments, ER visits and hospital stays: tick-tock, tick-tock. But how much of her time was usefully spent and how much was wasted? Jess, a former innovation director at Aetna, wanted to know. ... Read More

Hey Doc … Zip It: Can you be a good doctor with bad communication skills?
Clinical, Health Care Transformation
Mar 28, 2017

Hey Doc … Zip It: Can you be a good doctor with bad communication skills?

Eight seconds. It’s the length of time that a rodeo cowboy must stay atop a bucking bull to earn a score. Eight ticks on the clock is also how long it takes, on average, before your doctor cuts you off in the middle of your story about where it hurts and when it started. The story you’ve been practicing under your breath in the car on your way to an appointment that’s been circled on your calendar for six weeks. ... Read More

How to speed the journey from discovery to cure: Make a science out of science
Clinical, Research, Health Care Transformation
Dec 09, 2016

How to speed the journey from discovery to cure: Make a science out of science

Precision medicine has a commitment problem. There’s no question that understanding the biology behind disease can lead to tailored treatments. Take the cancer drug crizotinib, for example. It can extend the life of some of the 7 percent of lung cancer patients who have an abnormality in a particular gene. But right now, there aren’t nearly enough targeteted drugs like it. ... Read More

The Ethical Quandary of Precision Medicine: Who Gets Left Out?
Research, Clinical, Health Care Transformation
Dec 06, 2016

The Ethical Quandary of Precision Medicine: Who Gets Left Out?

Whether you’re a family doctor weary of one-size-fits-all approaches to treating your patients, a science junkie, or the parent of a child with a mysterious, undiagnosed disease, it’s easy to get excited about the budding promise of precision medicine.... Read More

Research, Health Care Transformation, Clinical
Dec 05, 2016

In cancer treatment, is precision medicine more expensive than it’s worth?

Cancer is expensive. And precisely targeted cancer is even more costly. With specialized oncology drugs now the driving force behind spiking pharmaceutical prices across U.S. health care, cancer treatment highlights the Catch-22 of precision medicine: its life-changing genetic discoveries paired with (at-times) astronomical costs.... Read More

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