In his most recent Forbes post, HX360 CEO Roy Smythe takes a look at what it means when technological innovations such as ultra-fast and easy-to-use blood analysis machines and diagnostic paper that can determine the normality of liver function make their way into day-to-day patient care.
Whether currently embraced or not, the days of “pay at the front desk on your way out” for less complex problems are likely to be a thing of the past relatively soon.
Anderson also extends the argument beyond the billable doctor visit - “lab tests in the future will be home-based, and this will be both more convenient, and much cheaper than the current model”.
Read the full post here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/roysmythe/2015/02/27/embracing-less-to-get-more-in-health-care/
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