Lonny Reisman is a physician who came up with what he believes is a way to improve medical care and patient outcomes by tracking data and feeding it back to practitioners in close to real time. Aetna liked the idea so much they bought the company, Active Health Management, for $400m big ones last year. More importantly, it might be one way that population care management can become real in the continuing absence of the EMR.
Here’s the podcast.
It’s really interesting stuff and rather better sound quality than some of the recent ones–there’ll be a transcript up soon.