Ep. 97: Making Medical Data More Valuable – Jordon Ritchie, PhD (CEO AiMedica)
Jordon Ritchie is helping patients use personal health information to improve their health outcomes with health technology. He’s currently the CEO at AiMedica, a software company on a mission to simplify healthcare data. Jordon shares why he felt called to serve the healthcare industry by not being a doctor and also explains how AiMedica plans to tackle the seemingly insurmountable challenge of healthcare data and privacy. Listen in for a great interview with Ray and Jordon!
- Jordon shares how his background in computer programming and software development got him interested in electronic health record systems.
- How his dad, Bryan Ritchie, introduced him to Bitcoin and why he immediately saw solutions for the healthcare industry.
- Why Jordon thinks that AI will play a big role in the future of digital healthcare.
- The relationship between security and access and the challenges it’s creating for healthcare data.
- How AiMedica’s suite of products helps providers make better healthcare recommendations based on otherwise hard-to-access data.
- Why the current electronic health record systems are not as secure as we believe them to be.
- The reason that the healthcare industry doesn’t obey traditional economic signals.
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