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Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare Mobile

Why Americans Hate Contact Tracing

Americans are about as likely to report they’ve had Covid-19 and turn over their contacts as they are to report they’ve got head lice or STDs.   More

Community Insights Healthcare Resilience

How Second-Order Effects Will Shape the Post COVID-19 World

As we await a vaccine that may confer widespread immunity, how successfully we collectively address the Second Order Effects of the pandemic will shape our destiny.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

Genetic Counselors Embrace Tech to Help More Patients

To meet demand for interpretation of genetic tests, counselors are turning to chatbots, telemedicine, and more. A new grant opportunity from the NIH is another major boost.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare Internet of Things

Now Every Doctor’s a “Teledoc” But What’s Next?

Before the pandemic less than 10% of the American population had tried telehealth services. Most of us felt telehealth generally wasn’t much more than a doctor-directed self examination.  “Where does it hurt?  Do you have a fever? ”  A typical session via companies like Teladoc, Amwell or HealthTap took 15 minutes and cost something like […]   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

As We Wait For a Vaccine, Scientists Eye Antibodies

Antibody-based therapies may pave the way out of pandemic lockdown regardless of how soon a vaccine is available. ‘The science has been really blazing fast,’ says one expert.   More

Global Tech Healthcare Resilience

What’s Next for Testing, Tracking, Treatment, and Tech?

As we seek to move to a safer phase of Covid-19 response and remediation around the world, how is tech contributing? Experts in testing, tracking, and treatment joined our roundtable to help Techonomy’s community ground itself in the new realities.   More

CDX Healthcare Innovation Transportation

Hyundai, Gilead Sciences, and Charlene Li on Innovation Now

Our CDX Digital Roundtable series recently welcomed leading innovation experts from Gilead Sciences and Hyundai as well as digital transformation expert and author, Charlene Li. All of them are leveraging external innovation to drive digital business transformation.   More

Healthcare Innovation

In Healthcare, It’s a Virtue to Be Virtual

The United States has some of the world’s best healthcare, but it’s not equally distributed. In fact, it’s designed to be unequally spread. That’s something we need to fix.   More

Design Healthcare Innovation

Inspired at CES, Seattle Teenagers Tackle Tech to Diagnose Covid-19

At ages 15 and 16 respectively, Sage Khanuja and Nikolas Ioannou were among five winners of Young Innovators to Watch award at CES in January. Their project, Spria, was a low-cost 3D-printed device that could, when administered with a mobile app survey, detect early signs of COPD. Now, they’re developing a smartphone-based technology to offer clinical-quality testing to assess lung capacity just with a phone alone.   More

Community Insights Healthcare Media & Marketing

Andreessen Says “It’s time to build”: We Need Advertising to Help Us Get There

This past weekend, venture capitalist Marc Andreessen published “It’s time to build”, a short essay calling for fixing what he sees at the root of America’s poor preparation and handling of the coronavirus pandemic and creating an even greater country.   More

Government Healthcare Inclusion

We’re Rip Van Winkled–What Happens When We Wake?

The idea of sleeping through a defining moment of American history resonates. What will it look like when we walk out of this world-wide pause and find ourselves in a world transformed?   More

Artificial Intelligence Healthcare

AI-Driven Woebot Wants to Ease Your COVID Fears

Tuned with fresh coronavirus content, the Woebot app is ready to help you cope with pandemic anxiety (and, perhaps unlike your friends and family, will never tell you to just shut up already).   More

Democracy Healthcare Opinion

Let’s Also Flatten the Curve on Another Virus

Even as the world fights Covid-19, another kind of virus is making that harder--willful disinformation, often planted by governments like Russia. Fake news about Covid is rampant.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

Next Time, Genomics Could Help Develop Vaccines Beforehand

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that early detection and early action are vital, and that vaccines are what we need most. That’s why we should roll out pathogen surveillance programs based on genome sequencing tools.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare Resilience

A New Kind of COVID-19 Test Could Get Health Workers Back in Action

Another sort of test is possible. By looking at who’s already had COVID-19, rather than who has it now, we could help healthcare workers stay on the job.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Community Insights Healthcare

On the Front Lines of Developing a Coronavirus Test

A doctor and researcher explains some of the reasons the U.S. has lagged in developing a COVID-19 test.   More

Healthcare

Healthcare Data Finally Matters. Here’s Why.

Tech and big data is transforming healthcare -- and raising provocative questions about who owns a patient's data.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

Coronavirus is Here. Let’s Prepare for the Next Viral Outbreak.

Given the costs of epidemics, stable, strategic investments in organizations and activities dedicated to outbreak preparedness, prevention, mitigation and response are critical.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

Tech and Inclusivity Will Change Medicine. Here’s How.

Experts say mainstream medicine will be transformed in the coming years by increasingly diverse research studies, new molecular technologies, innovative approaches to treatment, and more.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

The Co-Evolution of Humans, Machines and Healthcare

We’re prepared to use technology in ways we can't conceptualize, or believe in our wildest dreams, we could use. Medical technology isn’t exempt.   More