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Disrupting the social determinants of health: From exponential medicine to exponential health

by Josh Lee, Principal | Life Sciences & Health Care, Deloitte Consulting LLP

The year was 1989. I was an undergrad at Columbia University. I had a lot more hair than I do now and odd glasses – which by the way are now back in style. Seinfeld made its big debut on television and the Berlin Wall came down.

New York City had been experiencing a crisis throughout the 70s and 80s and there was a full-fledged epidemic of homelessness.

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Smart health care: Left hand, meet right hand

by Terri Cooper, PhD, Principal, Global Health Care Sector Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP

I know from experience that being diagnosed with a serious illness is scary and upsetting. Adding frustration to the situation is learning that one (or more) of your health care providers—the clinical left and right hands, so to speak—may not be aware of what the other “hand” is doing – even though they are supposed to be teaming to treat your illness.

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