How WellAi Is Clearing The Path From Patients To Doctors

This month’s blog is by Fast Layne Solutions, Inc. CEO Christopher Hughey. When I say the terms ‘Artificial Intelligence’ (aka AI) and ‘Medicine,’ what images spring to mind for you? For a lot of people, especially nerds like me, combining those two terms conjures up images of android doctors or Emergency Medical Holograms of the…

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HPEC: The Radical Notion That Doctors And Patients Should Be At The Center Of Healthcare

​Today’s blog article is by Fast Layne Solutions CEO Christopher Hughey. 5-minute read. In late July, I talked to Dr. Leah Houston, physician and founder of HPEC, a New York-based start-up dedicated to revolutionizing how physicians interact with patients and each other by leveraging blockchain (aka distributed ledger technology), to eliminate friction for health systems and insurance companies…

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Bridging A Disconnect In Healthcare Delivery

One of the biggest issues in our healthcare system is the disconnect between cost visibility and care delivery. Doctors are typically trained to deliver the best care they possibly can for the indicated diagnosis, as well they should be. But they rarely have at hand the information necessary to determine if that course of treatment…

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A Cautionary Word From Fast Layne Solutions CEO On The HHS HIPAA Waivers For Telehealth

As I work closely with many healthcare professionals, I am hearing all the latest and greatest (and usually false) rumors about Covid-19.  The latest one is of special importance to independent healthcare providers, many of whom are turning to telehealth sessions during shutdowns to help enforce social distancing. There is a rumor going around, especially…

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The Fast Layne Solutions Response To The COVID-19 Pandemic

Covid-19, the deadly and highly contagious disease caused by the novel coronavirus that was first reported late last year, has already tested our country’s healthcare delivery system, and it is almost certainly not even close to peaking yet as of this writing. Here at Fast Layne Solutions, we are, as always, focused on how to…

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Fast Layne Solutions Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and to celebrate, Fast Layne Solutions would like to pay tribute to some of the key African-American pioneers in the field of medicine. Dr. James McCune Smith (1813 – 1865) was the very first African American to hold a medical degree. He was the valedictorian of his graduating class in…

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Thriving As An Independent Doctor In Challenging Areas

We often hear about so-called ‘food deserts,’ areas where it is difficult to impossible to purchase healthy, nutritious foods. But did you know there are also healthcare deserts? These sections of both rural and urban America have a shortage  of doctors and healthcare facilities, and the impacts are deadly. And the effects disproportionately fall on…

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Interview With Author And BIF Founder Saul Kaplan

In December, Fast Layne Solutions CEO Christopher Hughey sat down for an interview with Business Innovation Factory founder and authorSaul Kaplan to discuss the state of healthcare delivery in the United States and how innovation must play a role in fixing the complex issues facing it. ​5-minute read According to Kaplan, the current American healthcare delivery system is a product of…

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Why We Created a To-Do List For Healthcare

This month we welcome guest-blogger Michael Docktor, MD, distinguished pediatric gastroenterologist and Clinical Director of Innovation/Director of Clinical Mobile Solutions at Boston Children’s Hospital, and Co-founder of Hacking Pediatrics and Dock Health. ​8-min read Clinical burnout In an average day in clinic, I might see 15 patients, get 75 emails, 10 secure messages, 3 pages…

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