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Business Healthcare Innovation Techonomy Events

American Interdependence, Democracy, and Innovation

Will American democracy survive? It’s a sad question many of us are asking these days. It’s also the title of the opening session at our Health+Wealth of America conference on Thursday Dec. 16 in midtown Manhattan.   More

Community Insights Healthcare Innovation

The Evolution and Death of the Electronic Medical Record

The EMR we have come to know does a very important thing, but it's absolutely nothing compared to what they could, should, and maybe will do in the very near future.   More

Healthcare Mobile Tech & Society The Pandemic

Where Will COVID Passports Take Flight?

The vision of a global system with standards for the sharing, storage, and verification of vaccination data has not materialized. But success in places like Singapore could help the world move towards a digitized healthcare future.   More

Business Healthcare Innovation

Join Techonomy, CDX and Worth for Health+Wealth of America NYC

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16 | AN ALL DAY HYBRID EVENT Techonomy, CDX and Worth host our first full-fledged, fully-vaccinated in-person event! We invite you to join us in midtown Manhattan (or virtually) for the latest installment in our Health+Wealth of America series, where we’ll bring together experts on our national mood and politics, the future of […]   More

Healthcare Science

Blood Test Shows Promise for Detecting Cancer Far Earlier

Scientists in Ontario used machine learning techniques to find telltale signs of cancer in blood samples that were collected up to seven years prior to conventional diagnosis.   More

Community Insights Healthcare Innovation

Start at Step 7: Accelerating Innovation in MedTech and Life Sciences

Good innovators rarely start from scratch. They build on a platform of capabilities, tools, and insights already available. It's time for health care to step up.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare Science

Scientists ID Genetic Risk Factors For Suicide

While any suicide attempt is triggered by a complex array of factors, new studies indicate that genetic variants contribute to a person’s risk. That could pave the way for new treatments or diagnostic tests.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

Genetic Tests Won’t Predict Your COVID-19 Risk

Tests that claim to predict someone’s susceptibility to COVID-19 based on genetic data don’t work, researchers found. That’s partly because there is as yet no scientific consensus on what constitutes genetic risk.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare Innovation The Pandemic

Lessons from the Pandemic: Technology Disrupting (and Improving) Chinese Healthcare

Digital technology, unexpected partnerships and an integrated closed-loop system will lead to care that’s faster, less expensive, and more accessible. Here’s how China is improving healthcare.   More

Community Insights Healthcare Startup Culture

Six Degrees of Separation From Elizabeth Holmes

The trial is not about Theranos – it's specifically about whether Elizabeth Holmes defrauded investors and deceived patients and doctors. The more separation Holmes’ counsel can place between her and what happened, the better it will ultimately be for her.    More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

The Third Dose: What You Need to Know

Wondering if you’ll need a COVID-19 booster shot? You’re not alone. Here are some answers to common questions about who needs a third dose, when, and why.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

Can We Rescue Anti-Vax Victims?

antivax protesters

Combatting vaccine hesitancy begins by rooting out disinformation campaigns and understanding how to speak to people who don’t trust science.   More

Healthcare Tech & Society The Future of Work

The Shrink in Your Pocket Will See You Now

Mental Health Apps

We are a nation on the verge of a collective nervous breakdown. But are apps the answer?   More

Healthcare Innovation The Pandemic

Neither Honor System nor Vaccine Passports – We Need a Third Way

Bindle entry pass

If we really want our economy back at full throttle and public life humming again, we need an easy way to prove we’re unlikely to get each other sick. So, how can we trust that maskless strangers have in fact been vaccinated? There's an app for that.   More

Healthcare Inclusion Innovation

Women’s Problems: Can FemTech Offer Relief?

The health care industry has left a gaping hole in serving its largest segment. These products might democratize access to health care for women.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

Vaccine Myths, Debunked

covid vaccine myths

From the start, the pandemic has been accompanied by an epidemic of misinformation and misconceptions. We tackle the latest myths (though not the idiotic ones).   More

Bio & Life Sciences Business Healthcare The Pandemic

The Variant Onslaught: What You Need to Know

covid variants explained

A Techonomy primer on where variants come from, what makes them dangerous, and how to prevent them.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

COVID-19 Marched Across U.S. Earlier Than We Knew, Scientists Say

A new study from NIH-supported researchers finds that the SARS-CoV-2 virus was likely circulating in some states as early as December 2019.   More

Healthcare Innovation Techonomy Events The Pandemic

How Tech Innovation Fueled Johnson & Johnson’s Pandemic Response

CIO Jim Swanson on how the healthcare giant applied technology with empathy to advance human health and equality.   More

Bio & Life Sciences Healthcare The Pandemic

mRNA Vaccines Protect Us from COVID-19. What Else Could They Do?

Now that COVID-19 proved the value of this new kind of vaccine, what other previously intractable diseases might be conquered with it?   More