Welcome to a new generation of house calls.
Recently, I had the chance to attend the F50 Season 5 Summit in San Francisco, a private co-investment network that connects startups with a global community of professional and strategic investors.
Apple's new watch is a major disappointment. Even if it does succeed commercially, it missed its real opportunity: to promote healthy aging. Google Glass whiffed on this score, too, and we all know how that turned out. Will the Apple watch follow in Glass's unhappy footsteps?
As more people began to experiment with Glass, one could sense a shift in opinion about Glass and the criticisms were growing louder. I had seen the signs, and now my worst fears were being realized.
'There Are No More Essays in Medicine' -- A Doctor Reflects on Why He Spends So Little Time With His Patients
We live in an era of industrialized and impersonal medicine, where time spent with our doctors is kept to a minimum, almost as a science. But it wasn't always this way.
It's time to demand more of the relationship between technology and health. It should be interactive and personalized, and it should leave you feeling empowered, not anxious. As we learn more about the deleterious effects of stress on our health, ensuring peace of mind - across all facets of health care delivery -- should be of paramount concern.
Without delving too deep into the wonky details, at the moment the FDA takes a pretty hands-off approach when it comes to
Mobile apps are revolutionising the way healthcare has been conceived for centuries, creating a direct and invisible link between patients and doctors.
At the 2014 CES, I saw this "flurry" in person, dozens of health activity trackers along with a growing number of medically-oriented devices to measure heart rate, blood glucose, lung function, and other more clinical metrics beyond steps and calorie intake.
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