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Cannabinoids and The Search For A Cure To Advanced Cancer Pain

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Cancer pain can have a devastating impact on the quality of life of patients. Out of the 6.6 million cancer-related deaths worldwide, over 40-91% of patients report severe pain during the course of their...
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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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Deep Tech Dive #3 | Matt McGuire CEO of SafeStamp®

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“Jim Mattis invested in Theranos. Osama Bin Laden invested in box cutters. Who changed the world more?” A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Matt McGuire, CEO of SafeStamp Inc....
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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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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...
Medical Care

Is Self-Care Medical Care?

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Health is personal- It’s by far the most sacred lifetime asset of a person’s despite knowing it will come into an end, yet thrives to cherish it through what life is willing to put...
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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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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...
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Why We Invested in Iterative Scopes (Computer Vision vs Cancer)

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Iterative Scopes is announcing shortly a large seed round and is one of the bets we are making through Tau Ventures, an AI-first seed fund in Silicon Valley. The company was incubated at MIT...
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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The future of healthcare is being shaped by a Big Tech invasion

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Last decade has seen a massive digital disruption across all sectors of the global economy and the Health sector is now poised for major disruption. The digitization of the economy has been brought about...
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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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How is Artificial Intelligence (AI) used in Healthcare for better outcomes?

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Artificial Intelligence has made major strides in recent years. It has found application is different industrial verticals and businesses. It has revolutionized and revamped business processes and operations, which has resulted in increased efficiency...
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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...
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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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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Can Primary Care sustain Quality Healthcare for All?

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A comparative analysis in the context of developed; and developing states Primary care medicine was established to provide essential treatment for common medical problems. It is primarily the modern version of a concept introduced based...
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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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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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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,...