David A Worthy, M.D.

Dr. Worthy is a physician-centric clinician with global experience. He has served as an attending physician in the U.S. Army, in a hospital in Kenya, as the medical director of an emergency department, and as the founder of a rural family practice residency program and of Grace Community Health Center (a Federally Qualified Health Center). In addition to his duties at MedMyne, he currently serves as Chief Medical Officer of a regional medical center. He is dedicated to safe, patient-focused medical care; to that end, he also serves as co-chairman of the Patient Safety Committee for a statewide health system serving millions of patients and thousands of providers. As Thynk Health Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Worthy coordinates clinical integration with the product and oversees medical affairs and standards along with medical quality assurance. He also coordinates with the team to oversee activities including grant management and special projects.

Part 4: Embracing the Technological Revolution in Medical Screening

In the first three parts of this series, I made the case for electronic health records, addressed their problems, and then talked about the need to build structures to share this data with one another to improve care and lower costs. I believe we are on the cusp new technologies for medical screening with recent …

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Part 1: Have Electronic Healthcare Records Really Made a Difference?

As a physician, I was trained to listen to, examine, diagnose and design a treatment plan for one individual patient at a time. That was the focus of my education, and I considered it my highest calling. I still do. However, as a leader in a healthcare system, while I still consider this absolutely necessary, …

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