I am writing this on a break from packing to attend the HLTH show. While I have made a few forays outside of my home and donned my bubble boy suit to interact with the occasional work colleague, this is the real deal. Starting tomorrow I’ll be wading into the throng of digital health has-beens, […]
The Arc of Digital Health is Long, But it Bends Toward Adoption, Hopefully.
Digital Health* – From Zero to Hero to ??
I had the pleasure of keynoting the recent UCLA Medtech Partnering Conference, where they asked me to speak on digital health,* and particularly its current state and where I see the opportunities and challenges over the next few years. I was happy to speak at this conference in part because it creates a forum to […]
When Life Imitates Art Imitates Digital Health
You know how they say life imitates art and, also that art imitates life? Well, I have recently seen a great example of both: the Netflix movie “Don’t Look Up” demonstrates this concept to perfection. For those who haven’t seen the movie, it’s about what might happen if a giant asteroid were headed towards the […]
Space-bound Billionaires Can Help Make the World a Healthier Place Through Research
This article ran last week in STAT News – delighted to pass it along to my fellow space buffs and thank you to STAT for telling the story of TRISH. By Asha Collins, Lisa Suennen and Armen R. Kherlopian SpaceX Inspiration4, funded by billionaire Jared Isaacman, recently orbited the Earth for three days with an […]
It Has Technology And Stuff – Are We Done Saying Digital Health Yet?
Black Swan or Ugly Duckling?
The Seven Deadly Oopsies of Digital Therapeutics
Somebody out there in history who was obviously pretty grumpy took the time to categorize the official list of seven deadly sins, at least in the Biblical sense, which are pride, greed, wrath, envy, lust, gluttony, and sloth. No one has yet categorized the official list of seven deadly “oopsies” associated with Digital Therapeutics (DTx), […]
Data: Exhaust or Exhausting? A Rant
I got an email this week from a smart and well-meaning entrepreneur. Despite the entrepreneur’s fine personal qualities, the email’s first paragraph had a total of 6 lines and in those 6 lines, it featured the word data 13 times. In other words, this email was beating the previously set world email record of using […]
Latest from the Tech Tonics Podcast: Griffin Weber: Bringing Clinical Sense & Sensibility to Healthcare Data
Inspired by health technology from the age of five, Griffin Weber has pursued this passion both doggedly and joyfully. Now an associate professor of medicine and bioinformaticist at Harvard, Griffin spends his days doing what he loves, leveraging technology to pragmatically improve the health and the care of patients. Griffin grew up in Virginia, the […]
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