In this ninth episode, Travis Christofferson provides an overview of his new future of medicine book “Curable: How an Unlikely Group of Radical Innovators is Trying to Transform our Health Care System”. He covers the great inefficiencies of healthcare and harm it’s doing to swaths of the patient population. He explains it’s too qualitative than quantitative, that incentives are misaligned. He offers hope by urging a shift to being data-driven.
Lee: Hi Travis, welcome to the Hyper Wellbeing podcast. Travis: Hi Lee, thanks for having me. Lee: Appreciated. If we jump in straight away with the introduction of your book, you mentioned Michael Lewis’s Moneyball book, it’s a book about baseball and you make a number of references to it throughout your book. Could you introduce Moneyball and say why... Read MoreTravis Christofferson on His New Future of Medicine Book “Curable”
In this very first episode, I'm joined by Brad Perkins, CEO at Sapiens Data Science, Inc. for a dive into the likely emergence of a new healthcare industry, one built upon datascience (rather than medical practice), human-computer integration, consumer-driven, and for healthy people (as opposed to sick or injured people).
Lee: Hello, and welcome to the inaugural Hyper Wellbeing podcast. On today’s show, our first ever, we have Brad Perkins. His biography is, Brad is a visionary physician and scientist who recently left a position of Chief Medical Officer at Human Longevity Incorporated, found a new startup, Sapiens Data Science. At HLI he was responsible for leading all clinical and... Read MoreSapiens DS’ Brad Perkins on a new healthcare industry emerging from computing (transcript)
This is the first draft of a Hyper Wellbeing manifesto. It was created to be circulated with speakers in order to obtain feedback to allow a collective second draft version to be issued.
Every few hundred years in Western history there occurs a sharp transformation. Within a few short decades, society – its worldview, its basic values, its social and political structures, its key institutions – rearranges itself. — Peter Drucker Today our best starting point is facilitating wearables and mobile towards sickness (e.g. lifestyle disease) prevention; wellness optimization (e.g. real-time data-driven highly personalized, fitness, nutrition, sleep, stress etc.);... Read MoreHyper Wellbeing Manifesto – First Draft