Storytelling Archive

Selling my health data? CUT. ME. IN. BITCHES.

Remember when American taxpayers spent over $25B(that’s billion) on digitizing medical records? If you don’t … well, we did. The last time you went to the doctor, how easy was it for you to see your aftercare instructions online, or follow up on your prescriptions, or get your lab results in the online patient portal? My guess [&hellip

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When it comes to healthcare policy, I’m “Occupation: Foole”

From HX Refactored in Boston in June 2017, this – “Jeopardy Meets The Price Is Right, Healthcare Edition” HXR 2017: Casey Quinlan: Jeopardy + The Price Is Right: Health Care Mashup Edition from HxRefactored on Vimeo

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Democratization of knowledge, healthcare edition

I was lucky enough to be asked to write the foreword to the 3rd edition of Shared Decision Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice, from Oxford University Press. Here’s the text of that forward. We are at what appears to be a Copernican moment in healthcare, where everything that learned minds thought was [&hellip

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Primary + People/Patients = Winning?

I’ve been all over ever’where so far this year, invited to participate in a number of events that, taken together, seem to indicate there’s some progress being made on “healthcare system transformation,” even if it’s still happening at a glacial pace. One of these events was the Starfield Summit, put together by the Robert Graham [&hellip

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Help us, IBM-Dell-Apple. You’re our only hope.

I’ve been on the road a lot over the last six months, getting the chance to interact with (and, I hope, influence), audiences in health tech and health policy. There’s so much desire for change, search for innovation, and just straight up “desperately seeking [something]” out there, it’s almost hilarious that no real change/shift/what-have-you has yet [&hellip

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