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Cognitive Assistants (CAs), like IBM's Watson, provide ready access to relevant literature, lab results, medical images, historical details, and more to guide next steps in a patient’s care, but now some CAs, like Reflexion's VERA, are adding "doing" to the "thinking".
Just as clinicians are obliged to pursue continuing education, patients, too, need lifelong learning incorporated into their care.
Autoimmune disease has been divvied up into 100's of diseases. But with the dawn of personalized medicine, we may be ready to change our thinking.
Eliaso's approach involves gathering all of the world's knowledge about the disease at hand to come up with novel hyper-personalized treatment recommendations.
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
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.
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."
Smaller, lower cost units will allow DNA sequencing to be decentralized and democratized, making it affordable for patients everywhere.
Pat Salber (@docweighsin) interviews Amir Dan Rubin about how Stanford Health Care is seeking to heal humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time.
Per Harry Reynolds of IBM, a good healthcare app treats me as me and not just as a patient or member of a health insurance plan.
By Dov Michaeli In response to a previous column (TDWI, Dec.2, 2011) The Era of Individualized Cancer Therapy has Arrived, I received an email from...
This is Part 5 of Brian and Elaine’s story of life after the diagnosis of cancer. It is about staying who you are even after your life is suddenly turned upside down.
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