• Mon. Nov 27th, 2023

Healthcare Definition

Healthcare Definition, You Can't Live Withou It.

Looking at a novel way to solve musculoskeletal ailments

Dr. Jordan Duncan

One of the primary aims of healthcare in the 21st century is precision medicine. One definition of precision medicine, according to best-selling author Clayton Christensen in his book “The Innovator’s Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care,” is personalized care that is able to be delivered at a lower cost. This is achieved when predictably effective treatments are applied to precise diagnoses, ultimately leading to improved outcomes.

Unbeknownst to many, when it comes to musculoskeletal pain, precision medicine is already here. Surprisingly, it doesn’t involve a new form of diagnostic imaging or a cutting-edge surgical technique. Instead, it begins with a question, one that I believe doctors will routinely be asking within the next 10 years.

That question is “Does this patient have a directional preference?”


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