Episode 51: How Tech is Changing Consumer Healthcare.
Accessibility is a common buzzword heard in healthcare. Specifically, companies are striving to provide affordable and convenient healthcare empowered by the latest technology capabilities. Many Americans share the experience of going to the pharmacy to fill a prescription, only to find out how over-priced the prescription may cost them. Between battling with insurance companies and searching for a generic option, managing prescriptions is becoming a burden for many patients.
Meet GoodRx, a company who created a telehealth platform with the goal to provide savings on prescriptions, doctor visits and lab testing.
On this episode of the InsideOut Podcast, Doug Hirsch, Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer at GoodRx, joins Michael J. Alkire,Chief Executive Officer at Premier, to discuss how a technology guru is revolutionizing the healthcare space, and positioning GoodRx as one of the top influential companies of 2022. Doug’s main goal is to enhance the consumer experience by using coupons for pharmacy discounts and offering telemedicine services. Currently, GoodRx has saved Americans over $40 billion utilizing a system that focuses on putting the consumer at the center of their health journey.
The InsideOut Podcast shares compelling stories of innovation in America's healthcare system. This podcast brings together innovative leaders from inside and outside the healthcare industry – from the big names you see in bold print every day, to those that just have bold things to say – to explore the country’s rapidly-shifting healthcare landscape and provide smart solutions to the challenges we face. Tune in now to the full episode to hear Doug’s take on how GoodRx is changing the belief that being healthy does not have to be expensive.