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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

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

Why Studying Poop Promotes Public Health

Analyzing DNA in a community’s sewage could deliver important insights into the rise of antibiotic-resistance and drug-resistance by disease-causing germs.   More

Davos 2020 Healthcare Partner Insights

Why is Digital Healthcare Going So Slowly?

Many experts believe that digital healthcare systems and tools can provide an alternative to traditional care, as well as help people stay healthier and get treatment when necessary. But global health systems aren’t moving fast enough to take advantage of the technology.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

Beyond the Genome: What’s Next in Clinical Testing

Genomic analysis may still be thought cutting-edge by most people and doctors. But scientists have moved beyond querying DNA to understand a range of new health data about us.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

For a Clear Read on Our Health, Look to Proteomics

Genomics is often touted for its potential to improve healthcare, but there’s another emerging field that’s more likely to have a positive impact on patients’ lives: proteomics. Here are some key things to know.   More

Healthcare Innovation

What’s Next in Healthcare Innovation

Digital health has the potential to make each patient’s interactions with healthcare providers more productive and engaging. That was the gist of a Techonomy 2019 session about innovation in healthcare.   More

Healthcare Inclusion Leadership

Bernard J. Tyson: Remembering a Pioneering Techonomist

Tyson was chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, one of America’s largest healthcare companies. He was also deeply committed to the idea that business and tech have a responsibility to drive social progress. On Nov. 10, he suddenly died.   More

Business Community Insights Healthcare

China Leapfrogs Healthcare Access

In China, people live on smartphones, enabling the healthcare system to morph and expand. Sanofi CEO Paul Hudson just got back from China. Here he shares the "stunning" digital healthcare changes he saw there.   More

Business Healthcare Innovation

In U.S. Health Care, New Approaches to Wellness Take Shape

The new shift incentivizes doctors to focus on preventative health care—keeping patients healthy, so they only visit clinics when necessary. And the shift is changing how doctors work.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

Under the Weather? Time to Check Your Microbes.

There's a new wave of research about microbiomes--trillions of microbes that cover our bodies. The research could lead to products that improve our health.   More

Artificial Intelligence Healthcare

Can AI Help Close the World’s Primary Healthcare Gaps?

Experts believe artificial intelligence will lead to more efficiency and quality across all aspects of healthcare. And it may have a positive impact in rural communities in the developing world.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare

Why Do Kids Get Cancer? Promising Research is Underway.

Understanding how an old person’s disease develops in kids could offer clues about how to predict, or maybe even prevent, pediatric cancers.   More

Healthcare

The Internet of (Medical) Things Moment is Here

The global Internet of Medical Things market's value will reach $158 billion by 2022. But IoMT is already changing health care.   More