Tenet 6.7: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – Skin in the Game of Health Care. I’m naked and exposed now. And that’s the way I want it to be. After running my gastroenterology practice under the traditional insurance model for over ten years, I came out of all insurance networks in April 2016. [...]
Tenet 6.6: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – The Neomania and Noise of Health 2.0. The Health 2.0 Meetup group in town was all about the new era of health care. An era of digital health. Patient-centric crowdsourcing. Interoperability. And the greatest cure of them all for our dysfunctional health care system: [...]
Tenet 6.4: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – The Via Negativa Approach. I often feel like we’re making health care reform way too complicated. We can become more antifragile in health AND cut health care costs tremendously by practicing what Nassim Taleb in Antifragile calls via negativa, or the negative road. Via [...]
Tenet 6.3: Health 3.0 is Antifragile – Health Care IS NOT Complex, Like You Think It Is. The picture above is the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Depending on who’s counting, it’s 10,000 to 20,000 pages of regulations long. Do you think this leads to better health care? As Nassim Taleb sees [...]
Tenet 6.2: Health 3.0 is Antifragile — Options Trading in Health Care. I dropped a hundred dollars into some tech stock the first time I started trading options on a friend’s advice in the late 90s. In a month I made a thousand dollars. That was a lot of money for a guy [...]
Tenet 6.1: Health 3.0 is Antifragile — The Problem of Too Big to Fail. I volunteer some time teaching gastroenterology trainees at my alma mater. The senior ones seeking a job will ask me what group I’m with. I tell them the group of me, myself, and I. They have a look of “does [...]
Tenet 6: Health 3.0 is Antifragile — an Introduction to Antifragility. Two years ago I hid away in every crevice of a Princess Cruises ship to Alaska doing something that would make life never be the same again. No, it wasn’t illegal or scandalous. I was rereading Nassim Taleb’s latest book Antifragile: Things That [...]
After reading Nassim Taleb's book Antifragile, I realized how crucial it is to apply this to medicine. So I wrote about it here. This is large enough to become its own tenet and a major addendum to our original paper, Unique Self and the Future of Medicine.