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”
I’ve heard (and watched) several interviews with the vivacious Elizabeth (Liz) Parrish. Recently I heard her twice on The Future Tech Podcast. I found the first interview to be very concise and therefore introductory for people not yet familiar with gene therapy as an emergent tool to treat biological aging (regenerative medicine). In 2015, Liz flew to Bogotá (Columbia) and... Read MoreAnti-Aging Gene Therapies—Elizabeth Parrish (CEO, BioViva)
In this third episode, Ivor Cummins, Chief Program Manager of IHDA, shares why as a top class engineer he found himself decoding the causes of human chronic disease and obesity. He relates why healthcare is putting our health and lives at risk. He imparts what we can do to better predict and prevent modern disease.
Lee: Hello and welcome to the third episode of the Hyper Wellbeing podcast. On today’s show we have Ivor Cummins. Ivor is a top class engineer with over 25 years’ experience. His specialty is leading teams in complex problem-solving efforts. Over the past six years, Ivor has applied his technical expertise to decoding the causes of human chronic disease and... Read MoreIHDA’ Ivor Cummins – an engineer’s guide to staying alive for longer & preventing disease (transcript)