Tag: Personalized medicine
Adding micro-nutrients to Quantified Self
While it’s all doom and gloom when I attend traditional medical device meetings, the group of (often new to healthcare) technologists interested in digital health provide a refreshing contrast. Last week I had the opportunity to interact with a group of impressively pedigreed technology CTO’s who had set themselves the challenge of inventing a new…
Second opinions, IBM’s Watson, and Crowdsourcing
Second opinions in medicine have always been a good idea. With the rise of artificial intelligence, and crowd sourcing, the concept of a “second opinion” is changing in some interesting ways. I spent last week at Singularity University’s FutureMed, which I thoroughly recommend. It was a densely packed week full of exposure to emerging technologies like…
Primary care health, USA: the 401(k) model?
I have been spending a lot of time recently exploring Health 2.0 (digital health, quantified self, wireless health, etc) and trying to read the tea leaves about how the US healthcare system is likely to change, as total costs continue on a seemingly unsupportable long term trajectory. I see an interesting analogy to the history…