Tag Archives: Medicine

Precision medicine as a way to improve oncology care — and potentially drive down drug costs

Broadly defined, precision medicine is about the personalization of care. Yet on a practical level, precision medicine can take on different forms in different subspecialties in healthcare. In modern oncology care, it’s largely about getting the right drugs to the right patient at the right time. There’s also some early evidence that more efficient targeted… Read More »

Alternative health techniques meet modern medicine at new center

The Bursa Traditional and Complementary Medicine (GETAT) Center, which was built by the Bursa governorship at a cost of nearly TL 7 million and described as a modern healing center, will soon offer alternative medical treatment in 10 branches, including ozone therapy, musicotherapy, homeopathy, phytotherapy and apitherapy. The center building, which was built by the… Read More »

IBM Watson Health focused on value-based care, physician burnout, personalized medicine

IBM Watson Health, known throughout the industry for its artificial intelligence work, has identified three major trends that will impact healthcare and health IT in 2019: value-based care, physician burnout and personalized medicine. The company will be discussing these – and showcasing technologies designed to help manage them – at HIMSS19. Making better decisions One… Read More »

The Top Biotech and Medicine Advances to Expect in 2019 – Singularity Hub

2018 was bonkers for science. From a woman who gave birth using a transplanted uterus, to the infamous CRISPR baby scandal, to forensics adopting consumer-based genealogy test kits to track down criminals, last year was a factory churning out scientific “whoa” stories with consequences for years to come. With CRISPR still in the headlines, Britain… Read More »