09 Oct 5 Takeaways from Transform
Post written by Eric Anderson
Now that we are a week removed from Mayo Clinic’s 2015 Transform Conference, we can begin to explore the speakers’ reoccurring concerns, the neologisms, and the quiet, but heard, notes of descent.
Here are five repeated themes to keep in mind as the Transform videos are posted online:
Health vs. Health Care: “Health is not episodic.” - John Hockenberry
In a world being translated into big data, material things still bring us together: re: Maker Nurse and My Gift of Grace
In a world being translated into big data, material things will individuate us: In the near future, will the fitness tracker craze transition into a health tracker market?
Your community effects your health: Suburban neighborhoods, prisons, and conversations at the dinner table have varying effects on our long-term health.
In the future, patients will be treated like consumers: I’ll be unpacking this in the coming weeks.