Here's what's happening on the frontlines of health.
How big data can transform disease treatment. A look at big data studies at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Eric Schadt and the Resilience Project.Read the article
Precious Witherspoon's throat felt increasingly raw and her head began to hurt as the workday wore on.
But Witherspoon, an executive assistant at Chicago-based PowerReviews, didn't want to call in sick the next day and haul herself to a doctor's office to hear what she already suspected — that she had strep throat.
Instead, she dialed First Stop Health on her drive home from work and described her symptoms to a doctor who sent a prescription to her pharmacy. She paid nothing for the consultation....Read the article
A look at various start-ups changing the drug delivery system.Read the article
Doctors can now diagnose and care for patients through video conferencing, but what issues does this raise for the medical community and patient? How do insurers cover this cost and what does it mean for state-by-state medical licensing boards?Read the article