Jim Hansen on the Future of the Doctor-Patient Relationship
Feb 02, 2012 | Matthew Turowski
Jim Hansen, vice president and executive director of Dossia Consortium, discusses his vision of how health 2.0 tools can enhance the doctor-patient relationship. He believes that communication technology can help doctors and patients get the most out of the limited time available during office visits and allow for improved monitoring of patient health between visits. This video was shot at the Health 2.0 Annual Fall Conference in San Francisco.
The American Academy of Neurology’s 67th annual meeting starts April 18 in Washington, D.C. and neurologists attending are expecting to hear more about marijuana and seizures, a cheaper MS drug, and whether sleep apnea leads to dementia. A team from MD Magazine will be at the conference with daily news reports and video interviews.
A common concern of expectant parents is what can increase the likelihood of their children being diagnosed with autism. A recent study found a link between exposure to gestational diabetes and autism risk.