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Dear Patient. Your Healthcare Data is No Longer Safe. Sincerely, HIPAA

HIPAA has not kept pace with the flood of digital technology swamping healthcare and it is in desperate need of modernization and strict regulation.

The Ethics of A.I. in Healthcare Must Be Urgently Addressed

A.I. is critical to the growth of healthcare in the coming decade. It needs to be managed correctly and urgent ethical guidelines regulating its use need to be implimented.

Immunity Passports Are the Worst Idea to Come Out of the Pandemic

Immunity Passports reflecting our vaccine status for the Covid Vaccine are on the tips of everyone's tongue. Are these passports increasing inequality

American Healthcare is in Danger of a Self-Inflicted Digital Drought

If American healthcare does not start cleaning house to enable digital innovation, it will pay the price, and inevitably, the patient will as always, be the real victim.

Nonsensical Processes Prevent Patient Access to New and Safe Treatments

Health technological innovations only have value if doctors and patients have access to them. Insurance companies label new products as investigational to justify the denial of care.

“Investigational” Is Payer Code for “Coverage Denied”

Outside the pandemic, “investigational” remains payer code for denying reimbursement. In the case of treatment for chronic conditions, even FDA-approved digital-health and connected devices languish on waitlists for formulary inclusion.

No, Artificial Intelligence Will Not Transform Healthcare

We are setting ourselves up for bitter disappointment when AI is unable to deliver a future that was over-promised.

For the Sake of their Patients, Healthcare Must Embrace AI

Technology means we no longer need to be separated from our point of care. It can follow us everywhere, an ever-vigilant protector and guardian angel, and its applications are limitless

Color Based Care Still Taints American Healthcare

Healthcare has to assume responsibility for its failure to address color based care in the industry. Gender and racial bias still permeate American Healthcare.

Fifty of the Most Influential Voices in Healthcare for 2021

50 Top Healthcare voices and Influencers for 2021. Engage with leading voices, amplify their reach and expand your network

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Fifty of the Most Influential Voices in Healthcare for 2021

50 Top Healthcare voices and Influencers for 2021. Engage with leading voices, amplify their reach and expand your network

Top 10 Drivers for 2021 Health Innovation

What will drive Health Innovation in 2021? Do you agree with this Top 10 list of the Health drivers I've identified? Digital health plays a huge part.

How Fragmentation in U.S. Health Care Disrupts Standardized Medical Data

How Fragmented Healthcare policies from state to state affect the flow of medical data within the US. Data can only be managed effectively

Reimagining the Healthcare Economy Through Information

It’s curious that we can do great things in the lab to save lives, but we can’t effectively or efficiently coordinate the delivery of information, care, or medicines to consumers.

Covid is Never Going to Be Over. We Need to Plan Accordingly

Is SARS-CoV-2 nothing more than aggressive Influenza, a new breed of Flu. It looks that way and it may be here to stay. We need to deal with that.

“Investigational” Is Payer Code for “Coverage Denied”

Outside the pandemic, “investigational” remains payer code for denying reimbursement. In the case of treatment for chronic conditions, even FDA-approved digital-health and connected devices languish on waitlists for formulary inclusion.

For the Sake of their Patients, Healthcare Must Embrace AI

Technology means we no longer need to be separated from our point of care. It can follow us everywhere, an ever-vigilant protector and guardian angel, and its applications are limitless

Nonsensical Processes Prevent Patient Access to New and Safe Treatments

Health technological innovations only have value if doctors and patients have access to them. Insurance companies label new products as investigational to justify the denial of care.

Sorry, Alternate Health. We Just Don’t Trust You. Here’s Why

Natural herbs and plant-based extracts offer untapped benefits to many people who so desperately need alternatives. Cheap, cost-effective treatments to alleviate suffering.

Color Based Care Still Taints American Healthcare

Healthcare has to assume responsibility for its failure to address color based care in the industry. Gender and racial bias still permeate American Healthcare.

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American Healthcare is in Danger of a Self-Inflicted Digital Drought

If American healthcare does not start cleaning house to enable digital innovation, it will pay the price, and inevitably, the patient will as always, be the real victim.

Top 10 Drivers for 2021 Health Innovation

What will drive Health Innovation in 2021? Do you agree with this Top 10 list of the Health drivers I've identified? Digital health plays a huge part.

Fifty of the Most Influential Voices in Healthcare for 2021

50 Top Healthcare voices and Influencers for 2021. Engage with leading voices, amplify their reach and expand your network

“Investigational” Is Payer Code for “Coverage Denied”

Outside the pandemic, “investigational” remains payer code for denying reimbursement. In the case of treatment for chronic conditions, even FDA-approved digital-health and connected devices languish on waitlists for formulary inclusion.