Doctors prescribe

Doctors Prescribe Apps for Patient Connections

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Mobile apps connect healthcare providers with patients in ways users increasingly use and understand. Widespread use of apps also opens the door to widespread privacy violations. Physicians must be extra cautious. Dr. Narciso Tapia is...
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Medico-legal Perils of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning

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Technology is advancing at an alarming rate, as its footprints can be amenably noticed within the healthcare domain. The overpowering ambivalence of technology among the physician community is consequently self-explanatory. In contrast to the...
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Utilizing Computing In The Fight Against SARS-CoV2

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“The world is facing a public health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We all need to take this on.”      - The ELLIS Society All the scholars, researchers, scientists, and organizations around the...
healthcare

Surprise Medical Bills and the Abrupt Congressional Bill

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Any soul with a sound judgment may concur healthcare is not a free service. Whether considered a government-run program or a private direct pay model, it will eventually require to be reimbursed for by...
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Healthcare, Personalized Care And Us: How Are We Doing?

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The concept of value in healthcare is really complicated with so many stakeholders associated with it. Do the political and 3rd party non-medical parties get to decide what value is? Or is it just...
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Disease from China Goes Viral

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Fitting for health scares, searing images depict people wearing masks. Not sure when the fast-spreading coronavirus will strike, those threatened know infection could be deadly. Mainland China held the dubious distinction of originating the disease,...
medicine

National Institute of Health Wants Your Blood, Urine and “Data”- What is Next?

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In a recent publication, National Institute of Health (NIH) announced launching an initiative called “All of Us program”. This highlights the first of a kind move by the institution towards the personalization of medicine....
healthcare logistics

Life Sciences Logistics: What’s Driving the Deals?

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The healthcare logistics market is booming. On July 15, healthcare logistics powerhouse Marken announced three acquisitions. Austria-based HETO, Hungary-based Der Kurier, and Italy-based HRTL all agreed to sell. Marken, in turn, was previously acquired by...
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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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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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Will Quantum computers help us minimize the damage caused by Covid-19?

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The pandemic has turned the life we have grown accustomed to over the last few decades on its head. Will technology help us minimize the damage caused by the current crisis? What role can...
Telemedicine

Telemedicine prescribes cure for distant connections

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Telemedicine embodies modern-day risk-reward for personal data. It holds the promise of greater personal contact where healthcare providers are scarce. Yet, mobile health encounters daily threats from hackers or simple mishandling of personally identifiable...
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3 Billion Reasons the Biotechnological Revolution must Preserve

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Reprogramming our Genetics (GNR part 2) As a fellow believer of the acceleration of technology and fanboy of esteemed futurist Ray Kurzweil, I will be writing a 4-part series on his predictions on GNR (Genetics, Nanotechnology,...
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Workplace Must Support Mental Health

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Rather than a benefit, a job might be hazardous to your mental health. That’s the proposition consultant, psychiatrist and mental health advocate Chitayi Murabula, along with food blogger, nature addict and psychologist Tayyiba Sheriff,...
Coronavirus

Coronavirus epidemic; beyond Socio-political rhetoric

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An intimate insight into the chronology of emerging infectious diseases For the past few decades, we all have contemplated the increasing focus of emerging as well as re-emerging infectious diseases. Or in the least, we...
healthcare

Medical Societies and their Flop of a Century-Old Quest

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We are living the paradox of a concept meant to create societies, licensing authorities and associations. The forms of organizational unions which were developed to bring citizens from every professional background together into one safe-haven,...
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Alma-Ata Declaration of ’Health for all’: A generation old quest with trivial conquest

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Health is the most precious asset of every human being, as we all endure the right to live in a full state of bodily, mental, social harmony without the pain and suffering. But, as...
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How Startups Can Help Fix Our Broken Healthcare Infrastructure — The Unbundling Of The...

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A pandemic exposes the flaws in our society, healthcare very much included. While meaningful improvements require all 5 Ps -- Payors, Providers, Patients, Pharma, Policy-Makers -- startups can help. Big time. Entrepreneurs by definition...
corporate medicine

21-st century Corporate medicine and the surge of Neo-Feudalism

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Neo-feudalism, or the modern feudal ideology, is growing influential and widespread worldwide. Today neo-feudalism represents the epitome of the contemporary resurgence of codes of state, economy, and public life. Neo-Feudalism is reminiscent of those...
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Stark’s law, corporate safe-harbor in contradiction of impartiality to physician decree

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Bribery and its formalized version; the kickback practice under the current definition is undoubtedly among the most unethical live out ever been committed by humankind. It will probably stay that way for generations to...