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April 4, 2018
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David W. Johnson
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Consumerism Economics Innovation Outcomes
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Market Corner Conversations: Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle, Co-Founder & CEO, Iora Health

Rushika Fernandopulle, M.D., Co-Founder & CEO of Iora Health, joins David Johnson in Episode 6 of Market Corner Conversations. Rushika shares how he decided that the incremental change model wasn’t working in heatlhcare. He stopped saying “It’s too hard to change everything, so let’s change something little,” and went on a mission to build a radically new model of primary care from the ground up. Rushika and Dave discuss the success of Iora Health’s primary care practice. Hear how it challenges the basic assumptions of the primary care delivery system in the United States and aims to lower costs while producing better health outcomes.

 

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About the Author

David W. Johnson

David Johnson is the CEO of 4sight Health, an advisory company working at the intersection of healthcare strategy, economics, innovation. Johnson is a healthcare thought leader, keynote speaker, and strategic advisor to organizations busting the status-quo to reform our healthcare system. He is the author of Market vs. Medicine: America’s Epic Fight for Better, Affordable Healthcare, and his second book, The Customer Revolution in Healthcare: Delivering Kinder, Smarter, Affordable Care for All (McGraw-Hill 2019). As a speaker, Dave plays the role of rebel, challenger, industry historian, investor and company evaluator to push audiences forward. (Watch bio video.) Johnson applies his 25+ years of investment banking in healthcare to identify ways the healthcare industry must change to deliver better care. He received a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, an English degree from Colgate University, and served in the African Peace Corp service. Join over 10k+ healthcare executives who read our weekly insights and commentary on www.4sighthealth.com. His third book, Less Healthcare, More Health: The Prescription for a Happier, More Equitable and Productive America, will publish in 2024.

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