Health care 2.0: ushering in medicine's digital revolution

Part 1: how to think about market forces in health care
20 January 2016

As Internet-driven innovation revolutionizes the U.S. economy, many have wondered: Why isn’t there an Uber of health care? Why can’t we deploy, in health care, the same forces that are improving quality and lowering costs in virtually every other sector of the economy? Health care professionals are neither dumb nor averse to new technology; the U.S. health care sector employs hundreds of thousands of people with doctorate-level scientific and medical training.

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Avik Roy, 2016, Health care 2.0: ushering in medicine's digital revolution, Manhattan Institute, viewed 27 April 2017, <>.

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