We live in an evidence-based medicine world. Healy sees increasing signs of a mismatch between what is passing as evidence and the real data from studies. As a result, patients and doctors are both increasingly invisible in the clinical encounter, and doctors are losing the ability to care for patients.
Eric Topol, M.D., Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman, West Wireless Health Institute; Author, The Creative Destruction of Medicine
Pioneering cardiologist and geneticist Topol says that medicine is poised to go through its biggest shakeup in history. An unprecedented convergence of technologies, such as the ability to digitize human genomes and the invention of wireless tools, is gaining momentum, thrusting the medical field into the digital era. Read more »
Michael Prager, Author, Fat Boy Thin Man Nicole Avena, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Florida Eric Stice, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Oregon Research Institute Dr. Vera Ingrid Tarman, MD., MSc., FCEP, CASAM, Medical Director, Renascent Elissa Epel, Ph.D., Associate Professor, UCSF Department of Psychiatry Robert H. Lustig, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, in the Division of Endocrinology at UCSF. Read more »
Got skeletons in the closet? In Drunken Angel Kaufman recounts the story of the alcoholism that took him to the brink of death, the PTSD that drove him to the edge of madness, and the love that brought him back. Read more »
Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon
Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, Neurosurgeon, Johns Hopkins
Dr. Q, as he's known to patients and colleagues, is an internationally renowned neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins, a position even more notable for the fact that he was once an undocumented migrant worker toiling in the fields of the Central Valley of California. Read more »
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: The Scourge of Our Modern Lifestyles - Novel Treatment
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Dr. Bruce McCormack, M.D., Director/Neurosurgeon, The Neurospine Institute
The crippling effects of carpal tunnel syndrome afflict about 5 percent of us, mostly women. Championing the advancement of minimally invasive CTS surgical technique, McCormack discusses the implications of his new project, The MANOS system. Read more »
Rajiv Doshi and Anurag Mairal: Medical Technology Innovation for India
Rajiv Doshi, M.D., Executive Director (U.S.), Stanford-India Biodesign; Consulting Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford University Anurag Mairal, Ph.D., Director, Global Biodesign Exchange Programs, Stanford University Read more »