The concept of the PHR, i.e. the “Personal Health Record” has been around for some time. Most EHR platforms now provide a patient with access to a PHR via their patient portal, and now often on a web application. This Read More
Patients face this dilemma on a regular basis. They have been diagnosed with a serious condition. The doctor gives them the grim news. Perhaps it is surgery, chemo or an elective course of action to treat the condition. Patients are Read More
Kaiser Permanente CEO, Bernard Tyson recently made this statement regarding AI, signifying the impact of healthcare’s digital revolution. “I don’t think any physician today should be practicing without artificial intelligence assisting in their practice. It’s just impossible [otherwise] to pick up on patterns, Read More
Eric Topol, MD, tweeted an interesting list of reasons for patients owning their medical data. Entitled “It’s Your Medical Data”, the tweet has garnered much interest and has been retweeted almost 1,000 times. Dr. Topol, is a cardiologist, geneticist, and digital Read More
These kinds of innovations could save tens of thousands of lives each year while substantially bringing down healthcare costs.