The Health Care Blog: "The Innovator's Prescription": Christensen's Book Offers Insightful Dx, Unrealistic Rx: "The authors present many insightful ways to analyze and understand the dysfunction of the U.S. health care system. A few that we found particularly useful include:
* Describing the two major enablers of disruptive opportunities in health care — 1) technologies enabling less skilled individuals to do tasks that previously required specialized expertise, and 2) business models allowing care to move from centralized locations (hospitals and doctors offices) to distributed environments (home, work and community). See slide 8 here for a helpful visual presentation.
* Explaining the critical role of standardized personal electronic health records
* Introducing a new terminology around intuitive medicine, empirical medicine, and precision medicine
* Describing three key elements for DI: technological enabler, business model innovation, and value network"