MedPage Today September 23, 2020
Elizabeth Hlavinka

— Sachin Jain, MD, sees a path to lower healthcare costs

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’s Editor-in-Chief Marty Makary, MD, MPH, of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, selected several companies and individuals that fit the profile of a real disruptor; we’ll be profiling them in an ongoing series.

For an older gentleman in a wheelchair, it took three buses, an hour-and-a-half journey, and an hour-long wait once he finally arrived at his primary care physician’s office to complete a 10-minute visit.

In the end, the appointment didn’t even require...

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