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.
Recent studies have expanded the window to treat strokes from 6 hours to 24 hours. With additional strain on local experts, telestroke is one possible option. Dr. Andrew Barbash, perhaps the busiest neurologist in the cloud discusses his practice. His conclusion, like the rest of medicine, telemedicine is all about building relationships.
Peter #Neupert has been a true healthcare leader and visionary. Founder of #Drugstore.com, leader of #MSFT's healthcare team, federal advisor, investor, Peter offers some of his insights to problems and solutions
As healthcare moves from volume to value Radiology's largest meeting, RSNA, featured software (artificial intelligence) over hardware. The role of those reading the images also continues to evolve. Hopefully radiologists will figure out how to be close to the center of the value chain.
Chic Older has lead the Arizona Medical Association for the past 30 years. During that period, physicians have moved from self employed to employed. This has lead to a declining visibility in physician leadership as well as declining engagement in medical associations throughout the US. It is unclear who will fill the void in these times of change.
Merger and acquisitions are becoming common place in healthcare. Dr. Jay Bronner, Chief Medical Officer and President of RadPartners, discusses the future of medical imaging- some of the advantages and some of the concerns related to large mega-groups in radiology.