athenahealth’s CEO, Jonathan Bush discussed not only the role EMRs play in the larger health care ecosystem, but also his new book: Where Does It Hurt?: An Entrepreneurs Guide to Fixing Health Care.
Four weeks prior to the 8th Annual Fall Conference, Matthew and his wife had a baby. Through this experience, Matthew saw first hand the inefficiencies and lack of interoperability between systems. He shares this experience and hopes for the future of our health care system in his opening address.
Joselin Linder joined the 8th Annual Fall Conference to discuss the subject of one of her family’s genes, its subsequent vascular illness, and her experience in our health care system as a rare disease patient. With only 14 other known carriers, Joselin has fought for decades to ensure that she and her family are treated properly and advocates for others with isolating illness experiences. To explore more of her journey, Linder’s book, The Family Gene, is coming out with Harper Collins in 2015.