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If Health Care Worked Like Amazon

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It's been a busy Holiday season and I've been using Amazon a lot!  The experience is so good and effortless it made me wonder how great it would be if Health Care could be run like Amazon.  Imagine this:
Log into your secure doctor's office website and you are recognized..."Hi Toni".The web screen has easy navigation and point and click for "recent labs", "immunizations due", "make an appointment", "email the office", "update insurance info/address/credit card". etc.The web screen provides a link for pricing of office visits, procedures and immunizations with your copay amount depending upon your personal insurance and deductible.The web screen has links for information on how to stay healthy and timely messages from the office that relate to your personal health issues.  (healthy recipes, workout tips, managing high cholesterol or diabetes, exercises for arthritis etc)After a visit or encounter an email arrives w…