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Forget doctors. You don't even need nurses to manage primary care

The story of Rushika Fernandopulle & Iora Health LOOKING AT THE WAY THINGS HAVE BEEN DONE IN THE past only, has limited use for the future. We have worked on models of health for centuries that were right for their time, their technology and the knowledge of the health practitioners. But times have changed significantly. […]

The Healthcare Gamechangers - How innovators around the world are changing the rules of the game

Hospitals are going to disappear. Atleast in the way we know them today, they will disapear. They are great for sick-care. But, no way are they central to healthcare. If indeed the goal of the healthcare system is to keep people healthy, what is the need of a hospital? If the goal is to treat […]

Paying the doctors as long as they keep you healthy

Does this ancient Chinese system hold the secret to the future of managed care? Modern medicine is going through somewhat of a crisis of identity in the modern world. As the population ages, the need for medicine changes and the budgets and margins for the profession look tighter all the time. So much of modern […]

Hospitals – A historical perspective and relevance for the future

Most modern institutions have been optimised for efficiency, leading to increasing specialisation and focus on repetition. But institutions of the future are at risk of obsolescence if they rely on repetition and increasing the silo-ed approach to improve efficiency. One such institution is a “Hospital”. How did we end up with this notion of specialised […]

What are we celebrating today?

WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and to secure to all its citizens: JUSTICE, social, economic and political; LIBERTY of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship; EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; and to promote among them all FRATERNITY assuring the dignity of […]

Happy New Year 2017!

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free Where the world has not been broken up into fragments By narrow domestic walls Where words come out from the depth of truth Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection Where the clear stream of reason has not […]

Takeaways from Tokyo

In a world where every city looks more of the same, Tokyo takes you by surprise. And this happened without fail to almost 600 of us as we traveled to Tokyo for the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders Annual Summit last month. Even though we knew that this is going to be a special […]

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