The cost of healthcare in the US is almost double that of any other industrialized country. And yet, our outcomes are near the bottom of that same group. Why is that? Brian Patty, MD, suspects one of the leading factors is the current predominance of our fee-for-service payment model.
Patty believes that organizations can truly bend the cost curve if they switch to precision medicine. Evidence-based precision care combines the practice of medicine based on the latest evidence combined with genomics and social determinants of health to get to a truly personalized plan of care for every patient.
To learn more about precision health, read Dr. Patty’s article in Becker’s Hospital Review.