From a perspective of (Eric)is a researcher and doctor turned intra-preneur and given resources- he is kinda like super hero status- a call to action to patients / society- also autobiographical and venting :)
On TechnologyHas a lot of interest and respect for the digitalrevolutionHe is amazed at what it has been able to doHis description may not accurately describethe "build up" before the iPhone
Other interesting observationsHas a reputation for breaking the rules andpissing people offHas been fired from the hospital he foundedfor (essentially) innovationLuckily he has a pair of great backers, so thatis able to work free of the system
Mary and Gary WestWest Corporation - 911 & telecomunicationPhilantrophistsWestHealth.org
Erics Prescription to Medicine:Needs to be Schumpetedhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Schumpeter
Some of the pportunities discussedMoving away from Population Medicine toperson Unique TreatmentsContinuous tracking of all body functions andvital signsAbility to make analysis: Being able to predictheart attacks, cancer ie check engine light
Point of the book:Make consumers aware of the CreativeDestruction about to happenAnd prepare to make the right trade offs asMedicine get’s Schumpeted.A CALL TO ACTION!
Eric is uniqueEric has great fundingMost Doctors do not get this chanceInterWest Institute - Test tube for creativedestruction
Question to Audience:How do we find and fund people like Eric, whom are not yet discovered?