Category Archives: Big Data

Company goal to improve employee health ethical?

Employers are using Big Data to reduce healthcare costs by attempting to predict things like medical procedures and pregnancies. The outcome is noble in theory but there are concerning HIPAA implications. Full Article: http://www.popsci.com/companies-use-big-data-to-track-employee-health-and-pregnancies

Company goal to improve employee health ethical?

Employers are using Big Data to reduce healthcare costs by attempting to predict things like medical procedures and pregnancies. The outcome is noble in theory but there are concerning HIPAA implications. Full Article: http://www.popsci.com/companies-use-big-data-to-track-employee-health-and-pregnancies

Google increases investment in medtech and digital health

Surprisingly, medtech companies are a relatively small portion of US venture capital investment. Google Ventures has recently made large forays into this market, investing in companies working on cloud based oncology software, gene editing technology, and cancer tumor genetic profiling. Excited to see

Google increases investment in medtech and digital health

Surprisingly, medtech companies are a relatively small portion of US venture capital investment. Google Ventures has recently made large forays into this market, investing in companies working on cloud based oncology software, gene editing technology, and cancer tumor genetic profiling. Excited to see

Epidermal Electronics: A discharge summary and a wearable tattoo when you leave the hospital

Researchers are in the process of developing and perfecting a device that consist of ultrathin electrodes, electronics, sensors, and wireless power and communication systems that would be “printed” directly onto the skin so people can wear them for an extended

Epidermal Electronics: A discharge summary and a wearable tattoo when you leave the hospital

Researchers are in the process of developing and perfecting a device that consist of ultrathin electrodes, electronics, sensors, and wireless power and communication systems that would be “printed” directly onto the skin so people can wear them for an extended

Unicorns, Medicine, Business. The changing landscape of patient scheduling

Another company joins the illustrious Silicon Valley Unicorn Club. If you have not heard of a “Unicorn” outside of fairytales then you should check out this article! If you are interested in becoming a better physician and improving patient satisfaction

Unicorns, Medicine, Business. The changing landscape of patient scheduling

Another company joins the illustrious Silicon Valley Unicorn Club. If you have not heard of a “Unicorn” outside of fairytales then you should check out this article! If you are interested in becoming a better physician and improving patient satisfaction

The Exponential Growth of Computer Processing Power of the Last 50 Years

While this article might not be medical oriented, we all know now how much of medicine is reliant on technology. This article highlights “Moore’s Law” (A statement made back in the 1965 about processing power of computers doubling every 2

The Exponential Growth of Computer Processing Power of the Last 50 Years

While this article might not be medical oriented, we all know now how much of medicine is reliant on technology. This article highlights “Moore’s Law” (A statement made back in the 1965 about processing power of computers doubling every 2

These high-tech gym shorts recorded my muscles as I dunked* on an NBA All-Star

“Athos workout gear uses electromyography to look inside your body so its app can act as a personal trainer.” Full article: http://goo.gl/uBckYY

These high-tech gym shorts recorded my muscles as I dunked* on an NBA All-Star

“Athos workout gear uses electromyography to look inside your body so its app can act as a personal trainer.” Full article: http://goo.gl/uBckYY

How Self-Tracking Apps Exclude Women

““Self-knowledge through numbers” seems like a genderless goal, yet the actual products out there are anything but…There is no universal set of variables that would be meaningful or even possible for everyone to track.” Full article: http://goo.gl/qoy0eW

How Self-Tracking Apps Exclude Women

““Self-knowledge through numbers” seems like a genderless goal, yet the actual products out there are anything but…There is no universal set of variables that would be meaningful or even possible for everyone to track.” Full article: http://goo.gl/qoy0eW