Darshak Sanghavi • TED Salon: Optum
How medical breakthroughs are really made
The big "breakthrough" moments in healthcare often follow the same narrative: they give credit to the hero doctors and their revolutionary medical discoveries. Physician Darshak Sanghavi argues that this is a potentially life-threatening myth. The true secret to improving survival rates and quality of life for patients doesn't come from one-off breakthroughs, but small steps and hard work over time. To make a real change in health outcomes, we need a new narrative that celebrates the true heroes: teams.