Many Americans, including American physicians, believe the FDA is a safety watchdog. However, the agencies focuses on evaluation and labeling of products, not the use at in the wild, medical practice. Unfortunately, patients need to check on their providers experience rather rely on expert outcomes.
10 years ago my mother became a #quadriplegic after falling from a horse. Her journey was & is part of my inspiration for blogging. My mother, now 78, is still a quad. But she continues working as a Professor, both teaching undergraduates and making #art (www.sheilapitt.com). She’s had a couple of near death experiences (literally) [...]
What's possible is not always what's allowed. As Stanford moves to newer models of care delivery, effort should be split between tech and education. Legislative efforts are equally important. Chris O'Dell, Stanford's Director of Digital Strategy offers some of his insights.
Earlier this week #Avizia and #AmWell merged. This marks a transition from technology to care delivery for the telehealth industry.
In America obesity is often viewed as a personal weakness- laziness. However, the obesity epidemic more likely due to changes in our food supply over the past 30 years. Dr. Kevin Potter, an expert in obesity surgery, discusses the problem and potential solutions.