Podcast: Amazon's Healthcare Hubris and the Perils of 'Silver Bullet' Thinking
How looking for a savior could help and hurt modern healthcare.
Podcast: How the Father of Modern Surgery Became a Healthcare Antihero
Cocaine-fueled medical education helped set the stage for physician burnout.
Podcast: Perspective Gained at HIMSS 2019
Powerful insights from the floor at digital health’s must-attend meeting.
Serving Docs the Right Data at the Point of Care
#HIMSS19: How Andrew Pecora, M.D. is combining the literature with social determinants of health and previous cases to inform clinical decision making at the point of care.
Healthcare Analytics News Is Becoming Inside Digital Health
Our mission is to help you, the leaders of American health systems, to process actionable insights from the digital health hype.
Podcast: Making the Most of Your HIMSS Experience
Whether you’ve never heard of HIMSS, this is your first time attending, or you think you know everything about the big show, you're sure to learn a thing or two on this week's podcast.
How the AMA Is Tackling Physician Burnout
400 physicians kill themselves every year. Here’s what the AMA is planning to do about it.
FDA OKs Device That Allows Patients to Self-Administer Opioids Into Their Spine
The device, called the SynchroMed II myPTM, provides a substitute to oral opioids for patients with chronic pain, according to Medtronic.
Health Tech Must Focus on Subtracting Steps From Physician Workflow
The only tech additions that medicine needs right now are ones that cut out stopping points between physicians and patients.
Fixing Physician Burnout Is More Than Just the Decent Thing to Do
The problem is also hurting patients and costing health systems untold billions, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis.
Kicking Off Cybersecurity Month, FDA Launches New Medical Device Security Playbook
The playbook describes readiness activities that’ll enable health systems to better prepare for a MedTech cybersecurity incident.
Podcast: Wearables Are Saving Human Lives. Can They Save Hospitals Too?
For patients, the benefits of wearables and other forms of real-time health monitoring are clear. But if you’re in charge of sustaining the profitability of a hospital, digital healthcare might keep you up at night.
Podcast: Implementing AI Is Simpler Than You Think
Author and entrepreneur Joshua Gans joins Data Book to pinpoint the healthcare pain points where AI is best suited to improve efficiencies and outcomes.
Podcast: Can Outside Disruption Save Healthcare?
Disrupters like Google and Microsoft are a symptom of healthcare's inherent problems. But in this case, the symptom might be the cure.
Big Tech Wants Blind Trust in Interoperability Promises
They won’t get it from me.
FDA Approves Marketing of First mHealth Solution for Contraception
The app is driven by an algorithm that combines body temperature input with menstural cycle data.
VR Could Automate Psychiatric Care Delivery, Extending Help to Millions
Results from 2 trials have showcased the therapeutic modality’s promise for schizophrenia and acrophobia.
VR is Helping Solve Schizophrenic Auditory Hallucinations
Therapists are empowering patients with schizophrenia to build virtual representations of the voices in their heads, with promising results.
Podcast: Should Cops Have Access to Consumer DNA?
The capture of the alleged Golden State Killer might lead to justice for his victims and families. But many question the ethics of the measures police used to identify and put him behind bars.
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