What evidence would you bring to convince cancer researchers and policy makers to pay attention to how the internet is changing health and health care? That’s my challenge for the Dec. 14 meeting of the President’s Cancer Panel, “The Future of Cancer Research: Accelerating Scientific Innovation” (PDF of the agenda).
Archives for November 2010
Can you and your loved ones answer 5 questions about the end of life? Alex Drane, founder of Engage With Grace, explains why Thanksgiving is a good time to talk about these issues: If you have thoughts to share about Engage With Grace, end-of-life decisions, or related issues, please do so in the comments. Happy […]
What’s the point of all this technology if it doesn’t motivate behavior change? That’s what we debated almost a year ago and now I’d like to bring up the same question, but with a few more examples. If you have time, I highly recommend watching this video (and not just because I open with my […]
I have seen the future of health and it’s networks (with apologies to Lincoln Steffens). Chronic disease is exploding in the U.S. The number of primary care health professionals is declining. Behavior change is difficult. But what are we going to do about it? Here are three ideas I’ve brought back from my travels: robots, […]
My research findings and their connection with real-life health care were given new life when I discussed them with Lisa Gualtieri, Josh Bernoff, Tim Edgar, and the audience at the Connected Health symposium. If you’re intrigued, watch a video of the panel and look for these highlights: Minute 2: Josh Bernoff’s opening remarks included advice […]
How many times have you been at a conference, listening to some panel, when all of a sudden someone says something that snaps you out of your stupor and you think, “Who *is* that guy?” (And if you’re lucky enough to remember Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, please enjoy the following rendition of that […]