In 2018, Dr. David Benrimoh received a $25,000 Joule Innovation grant for his initiative, Aifred Health. Aifred Health seeks to develop a clinical decision aid for physicians that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to aid optimal depression treatment for any given patient. Using deep learning, an AI technique, Aifred Health is training computer algorithms with medical data to produce treatment decision aids that support physicians in prescribing treatments more effectively.
If at first you don’t succeed…
Dr. Dennis Reich and Dr. Breanne Everett share the value of being around like-minded individuals as well as...
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How American EMRs came to dominate Canadian health care
(via CMAJ News)
Remote monitoring technology helps seniors breathe better at home
Living with chronic illness often means frequent visits to the emergency department and long hospital stays. Until now.
Lindee’s picks for June
In this column, I’ll share books and articles about health care innovation, system change and leading health care technologies.
5 Skills Medical Students Need For The Future
(via The Medical Futurist)
Meet emerging physician innovators Charles Choi and Eric Zhao
In 2018, both Charles Choi and Eric Zhao received $5,000 Joule Innovation grants in the student category for their respective initiatives.
Commercialization, it needn’t be a dirty word
Often our biggest ideas come from unlikely places. And they don’t always come before a project is conceived. Sometimes, they appear somewhere along the way―even through bringing your product to market
The Big Word Holding Health Care Back: Interoperability
How to integrate virtual care solutions within your practice
From someone who knows: Aldous Vijh from Innovative Imaging Technologies (IIT) gives advice on how doctors can seamlessly transition their practice to include virtual care technologies.
Five big trends in health care and why we should welcome them
These industry disruptors are not only changing the way we deliver health care, but also the way we think about it.
Change with the times, and the tech
Innovative technologies have the potential to greatly improve health care.
Harnessing Digital Information to Improve Population Health
(via Harvard Business Review)
The era of exponential improvement in healthcare?
Ending the love affair with the fax machine
As more advanced alternatives become available in health care, we continue to have the following debate: should the fax machine still be the primary tool we use to communicate sensitive information?
Dr. Alexa Will See You Now: Can We Trust Digital Assistants With Our Health Data?
(via Singularity Hub)
How collaboration shaped my experience with innovation
Early in my practice, I noticed a pattern that was going to sink our health care system if we didn’t address it.
If at first you don’t succeed…
Dr. Dennis Reich and Dr. Breanne Everett share the value of being around like-minded individuals as well as the importance of patience when it comes to innovation.
Can patient-generated data help physicians deliver better care?
With an impending tidal wave of digital health information coming from patients, how do we reconcile the importance and value of a meticulous clinical history?
Dr. Matthew Bromwich shares his story of innovating within the hospital setting.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Brian Courtney
In 2018, Dr. Brian Courtney received a Joule Innovation grant for his initiative, Conavi Medical, a commercial-stage medical device company.
4 tips for adopting an innovation mindset