A creative solution to rating doctors users referrals as the indicator. While not perfect (referrals may be based more upon reputation than outcomes), likely one of the better approaches out there and certainly better than the current hit-and-miss approach that most of us rely on:
At the highest level, [Healthtap founder and CEO Ron] Gutman is trying to solve what he views as a transparency problem in medicine. “Patients are flying blind,” he says. “What we are doing is trying to build a trust graph or quality graph, and bring some data to an industry where there is a complete lack of transparency.” The next step is to open up the data to other developers and see what they can do with it, Gutman say.