MedPage Today March 10, 2021
Joyce Frieden

— Iora Health and its care teams are changing the way primary care is delivered

Many startup companies in healthcare are entrepreneurial or innovative, but true disruptors in the field are harder to come by. These are the companies that are actually shaking the pillars of an established system. MedPage Today Editor-in-Chief Marty Makary, MD, MPH, of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, selected several companies that fit the profile of a real disruptor; we’re profiling them in an ongoing series.

It’s the Holy Grail of healthcare: improving quality while cutting costs. But how to do it?

Rushika Fernandopulle, MD, co-founder and CEO of Boston-based Iora Health, thinks he knows the answer — double down on primary care.

The healthcare system...

 
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2021-03-10T17:42:24-05:00