Healthcare is a complex business. Oscar is a company that wanted to build a new insurance provider–but realized that healthcare is so interconnected that in order to build a new insurance provider, realized it actually needed to build an entire healthcare business too, complete with patient management and facilities.
Since Oscar is a modern technology company, the focus on customer service, engineering, and data management offers an optimistic view into what healthcare might look like in the near future.
Every time a patient interacts with the healthcare system, their insurance provider collects data on that interaction. Isaac Councill helped architect the infrastructure at Oscar that manages and analyzes the patient data. In this show, we talk about the healthcare system, data engineering, and Apache Mesos, which Oscar uses to manage its applications.
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