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The Silver Lining for Clinical Trials During the Pandemic

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Located in major medical centers, clinical trials all but halted during the pandemic, but a new approach has given birth to the trials. He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who...
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Why We Invested In FidoCure aka How Tech Can Help Save Dogs (And Eventually...

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In October FidoCure, also known as One Health Company, announced a $10M series A led by Polaris Ventures and we increased our position given our continued excitement. Tau Ventures, an AI-first seed fund in...
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Deep Learning amid Increased Physician Administrative Workload

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The Epitome of the Trojan Horse to duplicate Physician Clinical Judgment and conquer the Medical Industry The administrative workload is one of many burdens experienced by most physicians of our period. Doctors, particularly those practicing...
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Healthcare Too Cheap to Meter

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“When the apocalypse comes, everyone will be on their own to buy healthcare.” Dave “ePatient” DeBronkart dropped this casually into a phone call. I had to ask about the apocalypse. “It’s when the system collapses...
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Can Startups Disrupt Medical Errors?

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Primum non nocere -- Latin for “first, do no harm” has been enshrined by the medical practice since the times of the Hippocratic Oath. Unfortunately erring is part of the human condition and despite...
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Which Country is Number One in Healthcare?

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An in-depth look into the Definition of Quality of Medical Care and current Misconceptions around its True Essence Quality is relative, as every person has its perception of a better service or a good. Even...
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Targeting the Imbalanced Immune Response in COVID-19

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Too much histamine or prostaglandin D2 signaling or too little interferon signaling lead to increased risk for severe COVID-19. An imbalanced immune response appears to be the key to whether a person develops severe COVID-19...
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Verticalization Of Healthcare == Opportunities For Startups

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Aug 10, 2020: More hospital consolidation is expected post-pandemic Jul 6, 2020: Hospital Merger and Acquisition Activity Withstands COVID-19 Slump Jun 22, 2020: After pandemic-induced delays, healthcare deals should speed up Headlines like these exemplify the ongoing...
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Pfizer and Valneva Join Forces on Lyme Disease Vaccine

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Lyme disease vaccine induces antibodies in Phase II clinical trial. SHORT SUMMARY: The engineered protein vaccine VLA15 induces multiple antibodies in a Phase II trial and has the potential to provide protection against the different bacteria...
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Spiral Project Management Methodology in Healthcare

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Is it the Right Choice for Independent Medical Practices? Project management is nothing short of the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to activities to meet the requirements of a temporary endeavor or “project.”...
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Agile Project Management and its Application in Medical Practice

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A contemporary insight into managing today's Medical Practice Realistically speaking, “Medical practice” is one big complex project. It is becoming even more complicated and intricate by the day. Unlike what typically pertains to a technology...
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Lessons From A Stroke — Can We Choose Our Way Into Better Healthcare?

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On Sunday July 5, 2020 my father had a hemorrhagic stroke that greatly paralyzed his right side and speech. He is a 78-year old who eats healthy, exercises regularly, had gone regularly for medical...
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The Waterfall Project Management Methodology

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Today, the practice of medicine is becoming more sophisticated and multifaceted so that the majority of physicians are struggling to keep up with the system demands. The contemporary Value-based reimbursement models have placed the...
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The Next Era of Tech

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Quantum Computing. It seems like that is the BIGGEST buzzword after artificial intelligence. However, a lot of the resources I used to try to understand the concepts of quantum computing were difficult to understand quickly....
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Who wants to live forever?

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Aging, longevity and the longevity market Aging For hundred of years, philosophers and scientists have tried to wrap their heads around the manifold wonders of aging. Aristotle — the originator of the scientific study of life — had also a...
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Lean Project Management in Healthcare

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A Patient-Physician Centered Methodology for a Modern Medical Practice Medical practice, healthcare, overall, is a high-stake project with multiple facets and determinants. Unlike many industries, such as Software as a service (SAAS) or medical device,...
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Defensive Medicine is a Symptom, not a Disease

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We are living through an increasingly litigious ecosphere. Patients expect better from their physicians, demand more from their administrations, and, most of all, rely extensively on their consumeristic predispositions. Consequently, governments raise the bar...
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Understanding the ground robots and other intelligent systems that come to humanity’s aid during...

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Currently, with the COVID-19 virus outbreak, most patients in hospitals across the world are at high risk of getting seriously ill with the virus. Patients with weak immune systems, pre-existing conditions, and old-age are advised to...
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Adapting to the Data Demands of Healthcare — What’s Needed?

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In recent years, data-driven tools have been nothing short of revolutionary for the healthcare sector. With smart, IoT-powered health tech, patients with chronic conditions now have more control over their day-to-day care and health...
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AI’s Role and Reputation in Post-Corona Society

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All things pass, including corona. But not before shaping our future and accelerating trends that were already under way. Corona has forced us to undertake unprecedented social experiments - from super surveillance over new...
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