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Andrey Ostrovsky
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Physician, social entrepreneur
Physician, social entrepreneur

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Please vote for our SXSW panel - Millennials in Medicine: Good or Bad for Health?
Please vote by clicking here or going directly to http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/50902 .
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Incite Health Talk 5-12-15
Incite Health Talk 5-12-15
Incite Health Talk 5-12-15
disrupthealthcare.org
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Case study: "Minimum Effective Dose" applied to world of physician-led entrepreneurship
Tim Ferriss describes the concept of Minimum Effective Dose (MED) as the smallest input needed to produce a desired outcome. For example, if you want to boil water, the MED is 100 C. Increasing the temperature above 100 C will not produce a better result, i...
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The Future will see you now: HITs impact on health and healing
Join the discussion at the IHI Forum Crowdsourcing, comprehensive online self-diagnosis, embedded chips, wearable devices, an Internet-connected community—all spell the end of the traditional health care system as revolutionary technology brings permanent c...
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Vote for our SXSW Panel: Big Data breaks down Doctor monopoly over sickcare
Patient care is provided by the entire care team. And that team includes first and foremost the patient and their family, followed by all of the providers and supports around them. Among those providers are physicians. And to date physicians have been drivi...
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Patient Satisfaction vs Patient Experience: the difference between consumerism and clinical practice?
I am frequently corrected by my colleagues and mentors when I allude patient satisfaction in the context of the Triple Aim. [Berwick] They promptly remind me that the Triple Aim refers to patient experience, which is an appropriate correction. Although prec...
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The Dollars and Sense of Medicaid Expansion and the Opportunity for Entrepreneurial Innovation
Medically vulnerable populations, such as dually eligible patients, are also predisposed to income disparities and have a limited purchasing power. [ Jacobson et al ] The lack of purchasing power poses a challenge for expanding entrepreneurial innovations t...
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Simple Math with Scary Implications for Hospitals: What Value-Based Purchasing means for hospitals’ bottom lines
I spend a lot of my time exploring the drivers of top and bottom-line growth for payers. As a physician, I had a nagging curiosity to learn about what the economics look like for my (part-time) workplace. So I explored one of the biggest changes in hospital...
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Health Information Exchanges for Startups: Leapfroging the glacial pace of interoperability among providers
There is a emerging transition from fee-for-service to capitated and episode based reimbursement models. With the fastest growing cost driver in healthcare being post-acute care, there is a lot of attention being paid on how to curb that growth in cost. One...
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