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Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin)

Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin)
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Patricia Salber, MD, MBA is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Doctor Weighs In, a multi-media health news company. She has been honored by LinkedIn as one of ten Top Voices in Healthcare in both 2017 and 2018. Prior to moving into health journalism, she was a physician executive who worked in all aspects of healthcare including practicing emergency physician, health plan executive, consultant to employers, CMS, and other organizations. She loves to read and write about just about anything that has to do with healthcare.
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Liquid Biopsy for Cancer: What You Need to Know

Liquid biopsy for cancer is an exciting new technology that holds a lot of promise in diagnosis, treatment, and management of the disease.
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Osmosis: Revolutionizing Medical Education One Video at a Time

Will Osmosis' virtual medical education platform transform the first two years of medical school making it faster & less expensive for students?
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Most Americans Do Know Something About Science After All

Scientific knowledge is mostly alive and well in America with a majority (~70%) of Americans scoring a medium or high level of knowledge on the Pew survey.
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Medinas Health Creates a New Solution for an Old Problem

Medinas Health's digital platform that helps hospitals safely buy and sell preowned medical equipment & supplies. It's like an eBay for healthcare.
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Ada Health Adds Swahili to Expand its Global Reach

Ada Health's Global Health Initiative advances its mission to make quality, personalized care a reality for everyone by adding Swahili and Romanian.
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Research Links Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation

Patients with sleep apnea have an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF) and treatment of AF may be affected by sleep apnea.
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How to Have GERD Surgery Without Incisions

Transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) is an attractive alternative for treatment of chronic GERD in patients who meet the criteria for the procedure.
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Climate Change and Human Health: It’s a Killer

The impact of climate change on human health is killing people right now via extreme weather events, spread of infectious disease, and failures of nutrition.
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Introducing the Innovators of the TEDMED Hive

Meet some of the innovators of the 2018 TEDMED Hive. They are out-of-the-box thinkers with products that are may well change healthcare forever.
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When Things Get Tough, Birding Might Save You

A 5-minute pause to watch a finch courting his mate or listen to the soothing call of a lesser goldfinch might not save the world but it might just save you!
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What is the Impact of Dementia on Comorbid Conditions?

New research finds that dementia has a substantial impact on the costs and prevalence of certain common comorbid conditions compared with matched individuals without dementia.