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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...
IoT Healthcare

Internet of Things in Healthcare Industry

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As the diffusion of connected devices proceeds, with the decentralization of the network, with the use of new predictive technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, the need and usefulness of using the...
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...
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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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,...
medicine, personalized healthcare

It takes a village to take care of a patient

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A Liberated village; or a Feudal dominion The Village of Healthcare must be personal and grassroots Most of us are familiar with the proverb- "It takes a village to raise a child." We have encountered its...
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Physicians: The Culture of Complainers

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The Black Hat thinking Attitude is not working in Favor of Physicians, after All! In general, and by nature, physicians are Black Hat thinkers because they tend to stare at a decision’s potentially negative consequences...
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Today’s Continuity of Medical Care Lacks a Personal Touch

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Continuity of Medical Care must be on Patient terms with the full understanding of the Procedure Providing Medical care for a patient is more than just offering options and tools to heal them. Every patient’s...
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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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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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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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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Why We Invested In Teiko — Mapping Immune Profiles To Improve Clinical Outcomes

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Excited to announce our seed investment in Teiko.bio, which calculates an immune fingerprint for each person. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon Valley investing primarily in mature seed, typically when there is...
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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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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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...
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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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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...
Healthcare

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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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...