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Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin)
President Trump's heart health tests have generated much discussion in the media. So I invited a triple-boarded practicing cardiologist to weigh in.
New technologies, like artificial intelligence, can free time for clinicians to connect with patients, to empathize, to build trust, to engage in shared decision-making, communication, and collaboration - the most humanistic aspects of care.
In order to learn what's behind the recent efforts to shake up healthcare (CVS-Aetna merger & the Amazon, JP Morgan Berkshire Hathaway joint venture), Pat Salber, MD, MBA turned to Rita Numerof, Ph.D, President of Numerof & Associates, to find out what she thinks are the underlying factors for these huge changes.
American Cancer Society statistics show that the death rate from cancer has declined over the last 2 decades and dropped another 1.7% last year. There's also been a 2% decline in new cancer diagnoses in the last decade for men, but not for women. Otis Brawley, MD, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer for the ACS describes what's behind these stats.
Richard Baron, the CEO of the ABIM Foundation, talks about how professionalism can help physicians shape a more satisfying career in medicine. This involves championing stewardship of resources on behalf of patients, engaging in social justice, and finding joy in the practice of medicine.
Enviromedics: The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health is written by physicians Jay Lemery and Paul Auerbach. This well-written book provides a comprehensive overview of the health consequences of the various aspects of climate change, including heat waves and heat stress, extreme weather, and vector-borne diseases.
Don Berwick, former head of CMS joins Pat Salber (@docweighsin) to talk about health reform with a focus on single-payer. Can we get there in the U.S.?
Here's are the answers to the most commonly asked questions about the flu to help you get through the 2017-2018 flu season.
Biotech start-up, LifeStory Health, is developing technology that uses menstrual blood to look for novel biomarkers of women's health in menstrual blood.
Paul Campos, a professor of law at the University of Colorado in Boulder, has published a rant on weight and health on The New Republic Online.
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