Surgeon Anand Deva saw so many patients with tardily treated skin cancers or chronic wounds that he began trying to change the system.
He created clinics where people can access all of their treatment providers on the same day in the same place.
It’s called integrated care.
And along with genomics and big data, it could be part of Future medicine.
Presented by the UNSW Centre for Ideas and UNSW Medicine & Health, and supported by Inspiring Australia as part of National Science Week, recorded September 1,2021.
Professor Louisa Jorm – UNSW Centre for Big Data Research in Health, Foundation Director
Associate Professor Joseph Powell, Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics, Director and UNSW Cellular Genomics Futures Institute, Deputy Director
Professor Anand Deva – Macquarie University, Head of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Scientia Anushka Patel – Cardiologist and The George Institute for Global Health, Vice-Principal Director and Chief Scientist
Host: Tegan Taylor – ABC science and health journalist