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Ron Gutman

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How Technology Has Changed The Way We Access Health

(9) Comments | Posted June 10, 2011 | 8:23 AM

When I grew up, the primary sources of health information for most of us were our physicians or our friends and family. But over the past decade the resources we use and rely on for health information, and how we use it, have radically changed. With the ubiquitous availability of...

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The New Health: Transforming Information Into Action

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2011 | 2:45 PM

Last fall, I presented a new framework for personal health at the Health 2.0 conference. This framework was developed after years of examining and thinking about consumer personal health information -- thinking that's been refined through research at Stanford, the founding, building, and growing of one of the largest online...

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SMArt Health

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2010 | 4:45 PM

Imagine an iPhone-like "app store" for medical apps that can give a consumer, a doctor, or any healthcare practitioner the access to a wide variety of applications that can help the process of care. Imagine that this "app store" was agnostic about EMRs or other sources of patient/user data. In...

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It's All About the People!

(1) Comments | Posted January 13, 2010 | 1:11 PM

Last Saturday, in an older but charming recital hall at Stanford University, TEDx Silicon Valley was born... and not without hours and hours of labor... It all started with a fabulous idea from the TED conference leadership (TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design and the...

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