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Geisinger CEO calls for The Year of the Patient

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BOSTON – Geisinger Health System chief executive David Feinberg, MD, said the healthcare industry is at something of a crossroads that will lead either toward a success story like Uber or down the same lane taken by Blockbuster.

“We could solve all the healthcare problems if we made it The Year of the Patient,” Feinberg said here at the Healthcare IT News Pop Health Forum 2016. “But we’re always worried about our piece of a shrinking pie.”

That is among the reasons that Feinberg said America’s healthcare system is broken such that it is ripe for disruption and if large systems such as Geisinger don’t disrupt the industry perhaps someone like a Stanford dropout will.

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