It’s interesting how the use of social media by physicians has changed as it relates to risk and professionalism. In the earliest days doctors either didn’t use social media or ... Continue Reading about Potty Mouth Doctors and the Emerging Value of Outrage
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Last week STAT First Opinion carried the story of a young woman who learned of her BRCA1 (mutation predisposing to breast cancer) mutation on a 23andMe report. She describes the ... Continue Reading about The Physician and the Health Docent
Amber Case got me thinking with this brief essay on the non-place. Briefly defined, non-places are urban or industrial spaces where personhood is put on pause. And they’re ... Continue Reading about Non-Place in Health Care
This is from the New York Times this morning. Have We Hit Peak Podcast? It’s no wonder that the phrase “everyone has a podcast” has become a Twitter punch line. Like the ... Continue Reading about Have We Hit Peak Podcast?
This is a pull quote from an Atlantic article discussing Buzz Aldrin’s Omega Speedmaster watch that he wore on the moon. This very watch worn by Aldrin is available today in its ... Continue Reading about Omega Speedmaster and the Human Experience
We need to pay attention to what our ideas look like. Recently I was working on a project with a colleague. We were shaping an idea and he put together a concept sheet — a ... Continue Reading about What Do Your Ideas Look Like?
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With a mashup of curated and original content that crosses the spaces of digital health, media, communication, technology, patient experience, digital culture, and the humanities, 33 charts offers unique insight and analysis on the changing face of medicine.
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