With the digitization of health care records, you’d kind of expect that electronic medical records could talk to one another. Alas, the US healthcare system is still a veritable tower of Babel. It’s a real mess for patients, doctors, hospitals, labs, etc. trying to share information. And the pandemic has made things worse as people get testing and care in different places than they’re used to. Thanks to healthcare, the fax machine is still alive and well in the third decade of the 21st century.
But people like Drew Ivan haven’t given up. They’re working nonstop to turn the promise of healthcare interoperability into reality. As Chief Product and Strategy Officer of Lyniate, Drew is building digital connections throughout the healthcare ecosystem.
For your reading pleasure, he recommends Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts by Annie Duke and the sequel, How to Decide: Simple Tools for Making Better Choices.
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December 3, 2020