Healthcare DIVE September 8, 2021
Teladoc Health CIO Claus Jensen argues that new models of care should break down silos and rebuild as systems that use virtual and physical platforms to connect patients’ care over time.
Until about 100 years ago, the village doctor was the primary and often only source of healthcare in the local community. They knew everyone, knew the history of your family good and bad, knew the disease patterns in the local community and were a ubiquitously trusted source of advice.
Fast forward to 2021. Healthcare has become much more capable. Biological and clinical science has brought us treatments that people could only dream about in the early 1900s. But at the same time, the system has become much more specialized and...