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What does tech’s fascination with healthcare spell for the industry? “[At Verily], engineers had developed an entirely new product between Christmas and New Year's,” Thomas Insel remembers. “Contrast that with the NIH-funded research world, where it usually takes 18+ months to go from proposing an idea to getting a project funded...But scale and speed aren't everything." In a thoughtful Nature article, the former NIMH Director and Verily neuroscientist writes about the importance of open science, public-private partnerships, trust—and what's next for tech and healthcare.

Both industries should heed the collaborative and novel approach Omada has taken in digital health. Lucky you—Harvard Med School just wrote up a case study on them.

 

Headlines

Developers Talk Promise, Pitfalls Of Voice Assistants In Healthcare
MobiHealthNews

11 Women Who Prove Health Tech Investing Isn't A Boys' Club
CNBC

Could A Machine Identify Suicidal Thoughts?
Scientific American

The Fax Of Life: Why Healthcare Still Runs On Antiquated Machines
Vox

Under Armour Is Killing HealthBox Suite Of Connected Devices
MobiHealthNews

China Doubles Down On The Double Helix
Neo.Life

At The Dawn Of Choosing Embryos By Health, Height, And More
MIT Technology Review

What Founders and Freelancers Should Know About Changes In Health Insurance
Quartz

A Merger Between CVS Health And Aetna Could Be What The Doctor Ordered
The Economist

Thursday, November 9th

This week we have announced the launch of a new podcast called Whenever Wednesdays!  This new podcast will be part of The Future of Healthcare and released every Wednesday. It is focused on bringing more amazing conversations with young health professionals and the impact we can have on the future of our healthcare system.
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Also, this week we had Chrissy Larsen who is the Founder and CEO of Wholicity and Why The Health Not. Currently, Chrissy is a leading pioneer into the healthcare cryptocurrency realm. We discuss how she plans to harness the power of blockchain, which is what bitcoin is built off of, to look at the wholeness of someones health and reward them for taking steps to live a healthy life.
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Episode 20 with Chrissy Larsen! 
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Episode 1 of Whatever Wednesdays
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LEARNS SOMETHING NEW TODAY AND TOGETHER WE CAN CREATE A BETTER FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE!
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