By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato - We can empower patients by providing high quality educational materials, encouraging medical self-care, and by finding ways to incorporate patient-generated health data into clinical practice.
By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato - The history of medicine is filled with “expert” resistance to change. Marching in the brave parade of innovators who buck the system may sting, but the rewards usually outweigh the risks.
By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato - AI-enabled algorithms can’t exist in an operational vacuum. To really benefit our patients, they need to be deployed with the help of an interprofessional team of experts and a set of “delivery science” principles that most developers are not aware of.
By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato - Challenging the status quo in technology and medicine can take a heavy toll, but history has demonstrated that it often yields measurable benefits for both clinicians and patients.
By John Halamka and Paul Cerrato - Every clinician knows that early detection is one of the most powerful tools we have in the war on cancer. Several computational tools are enabling us to make early detection a reality, at least in two specialties.