Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Doctor's Company Reimagines Health Care Delivery

From the article: "Health care is a nearly $3 trillion per year industry. More than $800 billion of that money goes just for hospital care. And the price is so high, partly because of the way Americans get care.

But Dr. Jay Parkinson is trying to change that with his business, Sherpaa. Parkinson is convinced that using 21st century technology will revolutionize and streamline the way consumers seek medical help….Sherpaa doesn't replace health insurance, but instead works to weed out inefficiencies, while offering a kind of everyman's concierge service. Companies like Tumblr pay about $1,000 a year per employee." Read more