with @DrIvorHorn, @jeffkaditz, @julesyoo, @omnivorousread
Primary care was meant to be the front door to the healthcare system, but in some ways never set up for success to begin with. We need a new operating system for primary care—one with a different, deeper understanding of the patient, the context of their world around them, and the processes we have in place to figure out who sees a doctor and when, in order to use the healthcare system most efficiently.
In this episode of the a16z Podcast, we talk about what the primary care of the future should actually look like and new ways we can understand what patients and doctors truly need, when. Joining us for the conversation are General Partner Julie Yoo, physician entrepreneur Ivor Horn, a primary care pediatrician for more than 20 years, and Jeff Kaditz, CEO and founder of Q.bio, a platform that identifies and monitors each individual’s biggest health risks.