AI vs. MD (http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/04/03/ai-versus-md) In this article from The New Yorker Annals of Medicine, Siddhartha Mukherjee explores the unique features that make a skilled diagnostician, and then highlights research conducted by Sebastian Thrun in an effort to apply machine learning
Changes in Medical Education http://www.wsj.com/articles/innovation-is-sweeping-through-u-s-medical-schools-1424145650 photo: http://www.wsj.com
Article in the WSJ regarding innovative technologies in health care. Read more here: http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-future-of-medicine-is-in-your-smartphone-1420828632 Photo: Ellen Weinstein (www.wsj.com)
“Suicide has long been known to be an occupational hazard for physicians. Each year in the United States, 300 to 400 physicians take their own lives—roughly equal to the number of students in 3 medical school graduating classes. A widely
Ever wondered about the place of traditional Chinese medicine in the modern US health care market? As these treatments gain popularity, farmers in Appalachia step up to fill the demand.
Medicine is the first of the Nobel Prizes awarded each year, and this year’s prize was awarded to a British-American scientist and a Norwegian couple for their discovery of “an inner GPS in the brain.”
Is Apple Poised to Disrupt Healthcare? Healthcare professional Dr. Donald Voltz takes a close look at the Apple Watch and the new HealthKit SDK (Software Development Kit) and considers that it could change the way patients address their personal health
For those of you in the midst of your physical exam course, check out this article by Sandeep Jauhar on the physical exam and its role in modern medicine. Read more: http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/decline-physical-exam-modern-medicine-84906/ Photo: http://www.psmag.com
Medical dramas have become increasingly popular over the years with shows like Grey’s Anatomy drawing in millions of viewers every week. This article in the Atlantic explores how medical dramas influence viewers’ perspectives on healthcare professionals and medicine in general.
When Patients Read What Their Doctors Write Patient records are typically used to communicate information about a patient between doctors, but what happens when those records are shared with a patient? It’s interesting to see how sharing this information can