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David Rhew, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Samsung

Dr. David Rhew’s Journey from ID Doc to Samsung CMO

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March 24, 2015

4 comments

Digital health, mHealth14, Salber:

David Rhew is another example of docs popping up in organizations that, in the past, we would not have associated with the need to have physician leaders.

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Ralph Snyderman, MD, Chancillor Emeritus, Duke University

My Conversation With The ‘Father of Personalized Medicine’

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March 18, 2015

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Personalized (Precision) Medicine, Personlized Medicine World Conference, PMWC15, Salber:

Although we are still early in the genomic revolution, Dr. Ralph Snyderman, the ‘Father of Personalized Medicine,’ says we already know enough to practice personalized predictive care right now

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Madame Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize laureate

Improving Ebola Response Through Partnership

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March 16, 2015

2 comments

Activism, Ebola, Salber, Videos&Vlogs:

By partnering, MedShare & the Gbowee Foundation improved ebola response, getting medical supplies to front lines where community care was taking place

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Wade Hayes’ Advice After Cancer: “Go Live Your Life”

Wade Hayes’ Advice After Cancer: “Go Live Your Life”

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March 12, 2015

4 comments

Activism, Cancer, Salber:

Country music star, Wade Hayes, was 42 years old, on tour, and at the top of his game when he was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer. Now he works
to make people more aware of the disease.

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Jeanne Hsu & Jeff Chan

The Pizza-Free Philips HealthSuite Hackathon

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March 10, 2015

25 comments

Challenges, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber:

When hackers meet up with big business, the result is a pizza-free hackathon – a recap of the Philips HealthSuite Hackathon

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Peggy Peck, Editor in Chief, MedPage Today

A Rural Doc, Medicaid, and the Story That Made a Difference

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March 5, 2015

1 comment

Activism, Health care & health policy, Payment, Salber:

Stories can make a difference in people’s lives…in this case, the story that made a difference may well have saved a practice

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Jared Heyman, Founder of CrowdMed

Harnessing the Crowd to Solve Difficult Medical Cases Online

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March 4, 2015

28 comments

Chronic Illness Management, Entrepreneurs, Medical Education, Personlized Medicine World Conference, PMWC15, Salber:

Jared Heyman, the Founder and CEO of CrowdMed, discusses how his site harnesses the wisdom of the crowd to solve difficult medical cases online.

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Head Transplants within Two Years?  Maybe (or Maybe Not)

Head Transplants within Two Years? Maybe (or Maybe Not)

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March 2, 2015

20 comments

Medical Ethics, RESEARCH, Salber:

Italian surgeon, Sergio Canavero says he is going to announce plans to conduct the first ever human head transplant during his keynote address at the AANOS

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Greg Sommer, CEO of Sandstone Diagnostics

Sperm Counts at Home? A Peek at the Trak

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February 25, 2015

14 comments

Fertility, Innovation/innovative companies, Personlized Medicine World Conference, Salber:

CEO Greg Sommer says Sandstone Diagnostics invented the device to allow men to do sperm counts at home thus lowering the barriers to getting the test.

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eorge Lundberg, MD, Chief Medical Officer of CollabRx

CollabRx: Applied Oncogenomics for Doctors & Patients

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February 23, 2015

10 comments

Cancer, Personalized (Precision) Medicine, Personlized Medicine World Conference, Salber:

According to George, his company “deals with molecular changes in cancers and tries to help doctors [find] the best targeted therapies for patients with advanced cancers or cancers that are capable of becoming advanced cancers.”

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