Pratap Khedkar co-wrote this blog post, the third in a series on ZS’s 2018 AI in Healthcare study, with Paul Darling.
Each time you visit the doctor, it’s the same scenario: You rattle off a bunch of information like medical history, lifestyle behaviors and choices, and current complaints, while she pounds away at a keyboard. You might have access to a portion of your medical record through a web-based patient portal, but otherwise that content is under the provider’s lock and key (unless you’re a New Hampshire resident). Don’t you wonder what your full electronic health record holds? Stakeholders throughout the healthcare ecosystem do, too.
Paul Darling co-wrote this blog post with Pratap Khedkar.
This is the second post in a two-part series on the recently announced Berkshire Hathaway/Amazon/JPMorgan Chase healthcare venture.
The U.S. healthcare system is broken. Most healthcare stakeholders now are willing to admit that, and many are actively trying to fix it—or at least starting to talk about what it would take to do so. Many of the recent consolidations and vertical integrations are the involved parties’ attempts at solving for links in the healthcare chain that they previously had no access to, or influence over. Now three giants from corporate America are looking to wade deeper into healthcare delivery to see if they can make some fixes for their employees—and for themselves.