Tag: disruption in healthcare

Posted on March 2, 2016

Uber’s DISRUPTIVE Message for Health Care; Allan S. Detsky, M.D., Ph.D., and Alan M. Garber, M.D., Ph.D. New Engl J Med 2016; 374:806-809   March 3, 2016

Unreliable service, inconvenience, uncomfortable surroundings, and high prices make customers unhappy, and given the opportunity, they will go elsewhere. Uber, Silicon Valley’s response to the shortcomings of urban taxi and limousine services, has managed to upend an established industry by offering an appealing alternative. Uber’s technology-enabled incursion into a highly regulated market suggests that if […] Read More