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Steven Chan, MD, MBA (@StevenChanMD)

Steven Chan, MD, MBA (@StevenChanMD)
Dr. Chan is a Clinical Informatics fellow at UC San Francisco (UCSF)'s Division of Hospital Medicine, serving as editorial boardmember for the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Mental Health, and develops cutting-edge research in the areas of digital mental health, with applications for cultural psychiatry and underserved minority health. Steve's ideas, thoughts, and research have been featured in JAMA, Healthcare, JMIR (Journal of Medical Internet Research), Wired, PBS, and NPR Ideastream. Steve serves as Vice Chair for the Workgroup on Mental Health & Psychiatric Apps at the American Psychiatric Association (APA), a part of the Committee on Mental Health Information Technology.
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3 Key Factors to Reducing the Severity of the Mental Health Crisis

Mental health is a global health crisis, but there are 3 key ways to tackle this, according to Arshya Vahabzadeh, MD, Harvard Medical School faculty of psychiatry.

A Look to the Future of Mental Health Technology

Mental health has been slower than medical care to incorporate technology into its practice. According to speakers at the Open Minds Technology and Informatics Institute, this is about to change and that's a very good thing.

Talk Tech: The New Frontier of AR and VR

What if you could talk to each other on Facebook—immersed in Facebook? And, how could the new talk tech (fused with VR) be used to improve healthcare?

Fear, Failures, and Phishing in Healthcare Technology

Healthcare technology is improving but not as fast as it should be. Experts speaking at HealthIMPACT say that we need to address the factors that are holding it back.

What You Will Want to Know about from Health 2.0

Health 2.0's 10th anniversary conference showcased health innovations that ranged from VR to pharma, apps to art, and more.
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What Happened When I Prescribed an App

Just like there are good and bad books, good and bad medicines, and good and bad nutritional supplements, there are also good and bad health apps

Is an Imperfect Mental Health App Better Than No Care at All?

There are no perfect apps for mental health care yet, but, psychiatrist Steven Chan, MD wonders, wouldn't an imperfect app be better than no care at all?

Health Heroes: The Power of Comics in Healthcare

Although there’s a lot of excitement around the latest medications, gadgets, and technologies in healthcare, comics can play a pivotal role in one’s health, too. Comic-Con 2016.

What Happens When You Marry a Smartphone with a Laptop?

The Superbook is a plug-and-play laptop shell that converts Android smartphones into a complete laptop with a desktop experience. The laptop shell’s large screen, keyboard, and trackpad lasts for more than 8 hours.
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3 Keys to Success for Health Tech Startups

Interoperability, reducing costs, and planning for the long haul are 3 keys to health tech entrepreneurial success.
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Best of the Best Vendor Displays at HIMSS16

Steve Chan MD takes us on a photographic tour of the HIMSS16 exhibit hall in Las Vegas -- and its a hoot.
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There’s More Funding Than Ever for Health Tech

This past January and February has seen nearly double the digital health funding, indicating confidence in healthcare technology, according to Startup Health.