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If you could pitch any idea to transform health care, what would you pitch?

Four health care leaders took the stage at the STAT Health Tech Summit in San Francisco Tuesday to take up that assignment. What they proposed ranged from finding new ways to power health devices to devising strategies to address the legacy of racism in health care. Many of their suggestions involved large-scale institutional changes.


One of the panelists, Robert Wachter, chair of the medicine department at the University of California, San Francisco, acknowledged none of them would be easy to execute.

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