Vinod Khosla takes data-better-than-doctors schtick to Stanford biomed conference

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One day venture capitalist Vinod Khosla gets in a fight with surfers over access to a beach with sweet waves, and the next he’s over at Stanford saying that he thinks…

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Excerpt: “Humans are not good when 500 variables affect a disease. We can handle three to five to seven, maybe,” he said. “We are guided too much by opinions, not by statistical science.”


#TheFutureofHealthcare #Innovate #Disruption

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Engaging Doctors in the Health Care Revolution

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Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today’s topics and challenges in business management.

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Become the change we all want for healthcare.

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Why You Should Care That Minnesota Just Cracked Down On Antibacterial Soap

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It’s the first state to do so. Here’s why it matters.

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If #triclosan (the chemical in anti bacterial soap and many other products like toothpaste) is harmful to the environment and has no health benefit every state should ban it.

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Seth Godin on Vulnerability, Creative Courage, and How to Dance with the Fear: A Children’s Book for Grownups

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“If you just pick one human you can change for the better, with work that might not work — that’s what art is.”

At the 2014 HOW conferen

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An entertaining read.

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Elon Musk USC Marshall Undergraduate Commencement Speech – YouTube

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Elon Musk speaks at the USC Marshall Undergraduate Commencement All rights reserved to USC Visit USC on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/usc Learn more about …

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Prediction: Fitness tracker market to hit $2.2 billion this year | mobihealthnews

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Wow!

#mHealth

#WearableTech

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What Will Activity Tracking Bands Do with Their Prime Real Estate on Your Wrist? | MIT Technology Review

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Fitness bands like the Jawbone Up are in an unusual and enviable position in the electronics business: people rarely take them off.

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What life will be like in the very near future when wearables (#WearableTech) and the Internet of Everything (#IOE) join forces. 

Excerpt:  Right now, your thermostat has no idea if you’re feeling hot or cold, let alone whether you’re hot because you went for a run and will soon cool off or because it’s the middle of a long heat wave that calls for the air-conditioning to stay on. Rahman’s vision, he says, is for the gadget on your body to lend such context to the devices around you

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The United States takes the spoiled rich kid approach to health care

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We must continue to practice with our heart using emotions, but ultimately must make decisions with our brain using data.

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We spend 3 Trillion dollars on HEALTHCARE in the US, the 18% of GDP.

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The Science of Narrative: Why We Tell Stories–Great Expert Panel

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Stories have existed in many forms—cave paintings, parables, poems, tall tales, myths—throughout history and across almost all human cultures. But is storytelling essential to survival? Join a spirited discussion seeking to explain the uniquely human gift of narrative—from how neurons alight when we hear a tale, to the role of… [read more]

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Trend Hunter Custom Advisory Service – #1 in Trends – YouTube

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Out-innovate your competitors with CUSTOM trend reports, dedicated advisors and the world’s #1 trend platform. In as little as 24 hours, our custom trend rep…

 

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What would you do if you had a 100 million people in your next focus group? Trend Hunter Founder makes an interesting pitch.

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The Emerging Science of Superspreaders (And How to Tell If You’re One Of Them) | MIT Technology Review

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Nobody has figured out how to spot the most influential spreaders of information in a real-world network. Now that looks set to change with important implications, not least for the superspreaders themselves.

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Trailblazing Research

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A dire need for narrators in medicine

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A good physician hears a chief complaint. A great physician listens, absorbs, and interprets the story of illness.

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This excerpt shares what I believe is the essence of this story: “A good physician hears a chief complaint. A great physician listens, absorbs, and interprets the story of illness.” 

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Chris Brogan Talks with Terry Brock about His New Book – YouTube

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Chris Brogan has a new book, The Freaks Shall Inherit The Earth and in this video he talks with Terry Brock about it. Discover how you can build your own med…

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#Entrepreneurship

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