The biggest disruptions in healthcare revolve around technology offering us as patients the ability to mine and own our own information. We are the empowered patients and we are tracking everything from sleep to hydration, with wearables and other emerging technology. We are collecting tons of quantified data that we can share with our physicians to show a fuller picture of our health.
A New Yorker magazine cartoon once said, You can’t list your iPhone as your PCP, but technology is giving patients the ability to be their own health advocates. And that is a game changer.