How Technology Will Disrupt Your Doctor’s Monopoly

monopolyDr. Alan Pitt, neuroradiologist at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, breaks down the monopoly that is your doctor and the impact of technology driven telemedicine and telehealth services.

Over the last two decades technology has now evolved to support all forms of clinical services. Particularly for specialty services, the best care is often not the local care. And, with virtual clinic visits as close as the PDA in your pocket, I expect some of the same trends in radiology to occur for healthcare overall.

Read his complete article that outlines these 3 steps:

  1. Consolidation
  2. Specialization
  3. Commoditization and Globalization

 

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