From Healthcare

What If Healthcare Could Start With Technology?

Kaiser Permanente is unique to many medical service providers in that they “control the entire $1” for a patient — from hospital stay to ongoing wellness visits. This aligns incentives in ways that are not possible with most current healthcare providers and participants.

Virtuwell by HealthPartners

Virtuwell is a 24/7 online medical clinic. They treat more than 50 common conditions like sinus infections, bladder infections, pink eye and acne. Certified nurse practitioners make a diagnosis, create a personalized treatment plan and send a prescription if needed.

Flip the Clinic

Flip the Clinic is an open experiment to transform the patient-clinician experience. It is where patients and health practitioners improve medical care, together.

What if our healthcare system kept us healthy?

Rebecca Onie, TED. Image: Health Leads USA. Rebecca Onie asks audacious questions: What if waiting rooms were a place to improve daily health care? What if doctors could prescribe food, housing and heat in the winter? At TEDMED she describes Health Leads, an organization that does just that — and does it by building a volunteer base as elite and dedicated as a college sports team.