Doctors are a busy bunch! From an endless stream of patients to frequent team meetings, from piles of paperwork to hours in the operating or emergency room – the list goes on. In a drastically slow and often back-logged healthcare system, physicians often feel the need and responsibility to get through as many patients as possible in a given day.
With the arrival of the Affordable Care Act, many insurance companies were beginning to feel a financial pressure that could only be alleviated if healthcare providers started to change the way they deliver their service. Stellar Health is a new startup working to bridge the incentive gap between insurers and providers using a unique technology platform. We had a chance to chat with Stellar Health’s CEO and co-founder, Ben Kraus, about some of the challenges the industry faces and how Stellar aims to solve them.