Article: It’s Time for Open Source Healthcare

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It’s Time for Open Source Healthcare

Thoughtful design in healthcare, whether directly or indirectly impacting patients, can ultimately save lives. Digital health promises that patients will have care plans and treatments best suited to their needs. We can deliver on that promise, but we’ll have to face some uncomfortable truths about our current system and fix them before we can get there.

Too often in the United States, health and the design of healthcare systems are treated like fashion, with an eye towards short-term profits and benefits rather than long-term sustainable infrastructure and patient-centered outcomes.

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