I just read an excellent book, The Innovator’s Prescription by Clayton Christensen, Jerome Grossman, M.D. and Jason Hwang, M.D. This book is fascinating, going into details of how to improve our health care system here in the U.S. based on what has worked in other businesses such as the automobile industry. It shows what can happen when different solutions from other areas can be applied to the medical industry.
The authors discuss the disruptive business model to improve the quality, accessibility, and affordability. It presents excellent ideas on how to change the way the players in the health care operate the business of medical care. It also covers topics including regulatory reform, the future of medical education, the future of the medical device and pharmaceutical industries and much more.
This book is not like anything else I have read, and I appreciate the work that went into creating and writing this book. I understand that this book took ten years to research and write.
If you get a chance, please check this book out from your local library or purchase it through your favorite bookstore. You will gain so much more than you would have thought.
Zarina Memon, MD, MS