On February 21, Larry Chu, MD, announced that Stanford Medicine X would take a hiatus. He shared the following story: Eight years ago, I posted a tweet announcing my intention to launch my first conference at Stanford. I received a variety of responses, but the one that remains the most poignant is the one I received from […]
“You may not know it, but you could have a superpower.” That’s the opening line of the video we released today on DocMikeEvans’s YouTube channel: Mike Heinrich and his amazing team at Reframe Health produced the storyboards and audio effects. This project was supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Global Ideas Fund at CAF America. […]
Friends, I have a personal request. On Friday, December 8, Reframe Health Lab will release a video about peer health advice. It’s my best shot yet at inspiring people to go online not only for information, but also to connect with each other. It was an honor to work with Mike Evans, MD, and Wendy […]
It’s been a busy few weeks and I’d love to share a few items in one post: I served as the emcee at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation‘s Data for Health report release event. I attempted to capture the spirit of the event in this Storify. Here’s a post I wrote about the Data for Health initiative: Imagining […]
Google is upgrading health search…again. In 2010, I was inspired by Animal Farm to write that Google saw some health sites as more equal than others. This time I turned to Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel, by Virginia Lee Burton.
The Reuters story about Facebook taking its “first steps into healthcare” read like an announcement that Las Vegas was getting into entertainment or that New York City was getting into fashion. Extraordinary health communities have grown up between the cracks of Facebook’s platform. It’s just that up until now executives publicly looked the other way. […]