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by Admin 05.05.2017

Kevin, M.D. Can Robots Take the Place of Surgeons? And if they can, asks Skeptical Scalpel, should they? In a recent post, I wrote about some unresolved issues with driverless cars and ended by saying, “So are you ready to have an autonomous robot perform your gallbladder surgery? I’m not.” But the robots are coming. […]

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Ebola Requires More Than an Isolation Unit

by Admin 10.15.2014

There is far too much misinformation out there about the spread of Ebola for me to keep silent. As an observer of the health care system for most of my life (married to not one, but two physicians) I was, for example, mystified that Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) has been treating Ebola since […]

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Health 2.0 and the Disruption of Healthcare by Consumers

by Admin 09.22.2014

There’s an old Buddhist maxim, “what you look upon grows.” In the past eight years, everyone in the tech industry has looked upon digital health, and boy, has it grown. Indeed, it has actually begun to disrupt the last industry to be disrupted by digitization — health care. The Health 2.0 Conference, which I’ve attended […]

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RT @michaeljoneil: Why is Healthcare so Expensive? Dr. Francine @hardaway weighs in on The Think Tank. Sun 5pm @… http://t.co/m2TpgY2A2J From Twitter

by Admin 08.17.2014

RT @michaeljoneil: Why is Healthcare so Expensive? Dr. Francine @hardaway weighs in on The Think Tank. Sun 5pm @… http://t.co/m2TpgY2A2J — ushealthcrisis (@ushealthcrisis) August 18, 2014 from Twitter http://ift.tt/1BcCZMY August 17, 2014 at 07:58PM via IFTTT

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