Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Email | RSS | MoreSystems are going to fail by location related to virus penetration, age of the population and ICU capacity. We need to think about total capacity. We have limited resources. We should prioritize beds and people.Untapped resources- military hospitals, ex-healthcare workers should be […]
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Email | RSS | MoreI’m a neuroradiologist—that’s the doctor who reads the MRI of your brain or spine. Lately I’ve been having crushing back pain, the kind of pain that drops you to your knees. The kind where you wonder whether you’re going to be okay. […]
Data 1.0 was about paper. Data 2.0 was digitization. Data 3.0 looks to change the relationship between man and machine. What would you be willing to give to live 5 years longer in good health? How about your facebook account data or your buying history? If not for you, how about for your elderly parent, or sick child. The future is a balance between privacy concerns and better health. Ultimately you may have to give to get.
Dogs die with dignity. Why can’t we?
Dr. David Shulkin is the former Secretary of the VA. He took the role to make a difference for veterans. Approved by the Senate 100-0, he became the target of presidential appointees for not innovating fast enough. He was later fired by tweet. He is now the author of a book, It Should Be This Hard To Serve Your Country. My hope is that we can all learn from his courage.
Providers tend to talk about adherence. What does it mean to stay healthy? It means life decisions every day for the patient.