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Hospitals of the Future Need Outpatient Inc

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If you’ve been paying the slightest amount of attention to the business news lately, you know that the healthcare industry has been moving and shaking. New products, M&As, and partnerships touting the biggest names — Amazon, Apple, Verily (Alphabet), Aetna, Cigna, McKesson, JP Morgan, Berkshire Hathaway and CVS — promise to change the way you see the doctor.

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The Numbers are Staggering & Unsustainable

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People generally love numbers and lists. Well, here’s some real live data to boggle your mind. The numbers in US Healthcare are crazy talk. They’re staggering and seem unsustainable. Well maybe to someone who hasn’t spent a career in healthcare, but then maybe that’s what this industry needs? Some people to read this stuff and realize – this is crazy .. how can we make this better! Check this out (annual US data) …

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Denny’s Question

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We’re working on a consumer focus at Outpatient. Our goal is to simplify the Outpatient Health experience for Patients and Families.

We’ve been working on it for many months – first with months of research and now building a product.
Our backgrounds are not in healthcare. We each have personal experience dealing with the bureaucracy of healthcare. We’ve each gone through very difficult family health experiences and had to manage situations without knowing how or where to get answers. But the truth is we lack previous working experience in this industry. We have deep consumer, mobile experience and a belief that the process can and should be MUCH better for just about everyone. We’ve worked hard over the past many months researching, interviewing, reading, and preparing to tackle this mission.

In April, I met Denny. He was introduced by a mutual friend and he’s the kind of person who could be really helpful. He is a successful entrepreneur within Healthcare and was part of the founding team at Wellpoint Health (now Anthem). He’s founded or led several other successful ventures and is currently CEO of a new company working to make employee benefits more accessible.

Our mutual friend had told Denny a little about Outpatient, so he had some familiarity. He started asking questions right away. In a friendly manner, but rapid fire and very pointed. And it seemed to be going ‘ok’ … until he got to the Question …

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