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How to Create More Physician Pharma-Technopreneurs

Most physician entrepreneurs, particularly those still in clinical practice, are more interested in devices, digital health and care channel, process and model improvement or innovation. For the drug industry, that is a problem since there are many exciting opportunities. Given the escalating costs and decrease in new drug research productivity, we need to do a better job of getting physician entrepreneurs engaged in the early stages of drug discovery, development and commercialization.

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5 Sick Care Jobs that will Grow in 2018

The sick care world is changing quickly. So is how people work and and how the work gets done during the 4th industrial revolution.

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Digital Health Isn't A Social Science

Recently, there has been a good deal of discussion around the notion that digital health isn’t a computer, engineering or medical science. Many have agreed and latched on to the idea that digital health is more a social science where technology is only as good as its application to the real world of clinical medicine.

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Data And Its Real Demons

Today, we see the outrage over the misuse of data for nefarious means. Platforms such as Facebook have become vilified for their potentially complicit behavior in supplying these data for powerful analytical engines such as Cambridge Analytica. And in turn, these engines—and their operators— have transformed from in-demand oracles to demons of epic proportions.

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Affordable, Accessible, Universal Care - for Goodness’ Sake

We all know, and probably all periodically use the expression: for goodness’ sake! Perhaps it represents well the prevailing cynicisms of modern living that when we say “for goodness’ sake” these days, we don’t really mean doing something for the sake of its intrinsic goodness. Rather, we use “for goodness’ sake,” when we aren’t using less savory language, to vent exasperation.

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Time Stamping for Dummies

Whenever you take a photo on your digital camera or mobile phone, it puts a time stamp on it, telling you the day and time you took the photo. Likewise, whenever you send an electronic document, like a fax (yes, doctors still do that) or email, it comes with a time stamp. But, in the world of time and space, the accuracy might be low. It is like when your watch starts losing minutes because the battery is running low.

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How Hospitals Kill Our Loved Ones And Conceal It

The title above is not quite complete. The full title for this piece is: How Hospitals Conspire to Kill Our Loved Ones and Conceal It Even from Themselves. It was a bit too long.