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The 50 Best Albums of 2016 So Far

Now that we're nearly halfway done with 2016, the time has come for your annual summer-listening list. Expect to find a tender comeback from the …

Albums

Unscaling The Healthcare Economy

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Hemant Taneja is a partner at General Catalyst.</i><p>Healthcare delivery has always been among the top targets for founders seeking to dramatically improve our lives while building great businesses. Yet, with very few exceptions, most founders find it difficult to build scalable …

We have a crappy healthcare system

The United States health care system is the most expensive in the world, but this report and prior editions consistently show the U.S. underperforms …

Latest News and Updates from ONC

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is at the forefront of the administration’s health IT efforts and is a …

Why I Kiss My Patients

I started kissing patients in med school. And I haven't stopped.<p>During my third-year pediatric rotation, I would stay up late at night in the hospital, holding sick and dying children. I'd lift them from their cribs, kiss them, and sing to them, rocking them back and forth until they fell asleep. …

An App To Diagnose Bipolar Mood Swings By How People Talk On The Phone

A system that detects early signs of a bipolar patient slipping into a manic episode could save untold heartbreak. But is phone-tapping the mentally ill the answer?<p>Psychiatrist Melvin McInnis was sitting in his University of Michigan office late one afternoon when the phone rang. It was a bipolar …

Business and Healthcare

The passing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or what has commonly come to be called “ObamaCare” has sparked much debate about the nature of …

Health Care

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50 Best Albums of 2013

Vampire Weekend cut the cute and raised the stakes, Kanye assaulted our ears, Bowie shocked the world and Miley tossed a dance-pop party grenade<p>50<p>The …

Music

Why A Patient's Story Matters More Than A Computer Checklist

As I walk to the door of my patient's house on a dirt road outside Tuscaloosa, Ala., I step gingerly. Mrs. Edgars says that she killed a rattlesnake in her flower bed last year.<p>She is at the door, expecting my visit. Mr. Edgars sits on the couch, unable to recall that I am his doctor, or even that …

Feds give health centers $150 million to treat 1.25 million new patients

The federal government announced Thursday it will give community health centers $150 million to help hire more staff, buy equipment and rent space to treat more than a million new patients.<p>The grants are meant to help the health centers absorb some of the people expected to start seeking care — …

Health Care

This Tech-Enabled Thermometer Tracks More Than Just A Fever

Kinsa wants to change how we glean information about our health, starting with the world’s most common medical device.<p>From 2008 to 2011, Inder Singh was the executive vice president of the Clinton Health Access Initiative’s program to fight Malaria and HIV in Africa and South Asia. The campaign …

What the Affordable Care Act Means for Transgender People

For the first fifty years of his life, New Yorker Jay Kallio had no problem getting the healthcare he needed. A volunteer EMT since age 15, he knew …

Health care data stumbles on ‘walls’ put up by EMR vendors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Before health care providers can handle “big data,” they first need to learn how to deal with small data.<p>That’s the frank assessment of Sean Cassidy, a vice president with Premier Data Alliance, a group purchasing organization that helps coordinate the health care provided …

IBM's Watson uses Jeopardy skills to become House-like medical diagnostician

IBM's Watson hasn't been in medical school long, but he already has two jobs. Teaming with the Cleveland Clinic, Big Blue researchers have developed WatsonPaths, a diagnosis and education project, and Watson EMR Assistant, a tool for delving deep into medical records. WatsonPaths is the more …

Curate or Be Curated: The Coming Age of the Curation Economy

The future is coming into focus. There is such clear momentum around a set of emerging behaviors that we can, without a doubt, project the exponential growth of raw unfiltered data.<p>Think of it like Moore's Law for content. The speed, scale, and number of distinct elements of produced content will …

News

Zinc and GE Digital Announce Integrated Solution for Contextual, Real-Time Communication in the Field<p>3<p>4 min read<p>Press Release

Surprise! Google Search Update 2.8.7 Changes Hotword To 'Ok Google' And Enables Hotword From Search Results, After Language Pack Update

It looks like Google isn't done adding goodies to the latest round of updates for the official Search app. The hotword for activating the voice …

What’s behind the rise in c-sections?

The author argues that fear of malpractice lawsuits is leading to a dangerous rise in the procedure<p><b>Document Everything: The Best Solution in the Case of a Bad Outcome</b><p>A common response to liability anxiety of maternity providers—nurses, midwives, and physicians—is a heightened focus on …

Feelling Lonely? Rent a Japanese Middle-Aged Man for $10 an Hour

Ossan Rental (or “Middle-Aged Guy Rental”) is the newest bizarre rental service in Japan. As the name suggests, it allows people to rent an average …

Middle Age

66 Creepy-Ass Stories That Will Ruin Your Day

I read these at night and I could not go back to sleep. I heard creaks and shuffling in my room — I’m not sure if it was my imagination. I ended up …