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New York eHealth Collaborative 2014: How to turn Big Data into Smart Data

View the slides from the presentation below: Big Data in Healthcare: Hype and Hope at NY eHealth Collaborative from DrBonnie360 https://www.slideshare.net/DrBonnie360/dr-bonnie360-big-data-in-healthcare-nyecollaborative View a recap of the presentation and live twitter feed here.

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The Power of Story and Listening at the 8th Annual Body Computing Conference

What can healthcare learn from Hollywood? Do you feel inspired by a good story? We all do, “because our brains are hard wired for stories,” explains Ed Saxon at the 8th Annual Body Computing Conference. “Stories are how we learn about history, morality and science – i.e. Issac Newton.” Our brain is the “biggest neural pathway… Continue reading The Power of Story and Listening at the 8th Annual Body Computing Conference

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Patient Communities: Filling an Unmet Need

As a continuation of “Getting Healthy is a Team Sport,” we will now look at what patients do online and what purpose patient communities serve. Why do patients go online? A 2004 survey shows how patients dissatisfied with traditional medical care turn to the internet instead: 40% felt that their doctor did not completely listen… Continue reading Patient Communities: Filling an Unmet Need

autoimmune research, Uncategorized

AARDA: An Idea Ahead of Its Time

An Overlooked Disease Autoimmune disease (AD) is a drastically underappreciated problem. There are 80-100 ADs, and researchers suspect that 40 additional diseases have an autoimmune element. AARDA estimates that 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease, but there appears to be an increasing incidence in young adults. AD is responsible for a great deal of… Continue reading AARDA: An Idea Ahead of Its Time

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Getting Healthy is a Team Sport

The Power of Social Networks Do you think your health is determined by the individual alone or are there other important factors as well? Humans are social animals, and our health – like so much else – is strongly influenced by the people around us. Relationships are crucial to life itself – so much, in… Continue reading Getting Healthy is a Team Sport

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Can Big Data Help Ignite Precision Medicine? (The Center for Connected Health Conference 2014)

Learn how patients and physicians can turn data into usable information, and then information into knowledge! View a recap of DrBonnie360's presentation at the Center for Connected Health Conference on Storify by clicking here.  

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It’s Never Too Late – Conquering Fear of Public Speaking

They say it takes a village. In my case it took a village’s worth of coaches! To do what you wonder? To overcome my fear of public speaking. Most people who know me will be very surprised – it’s been a well-kept secret. I am real people person, who loves networking and connecting people and ideas.… Continue reading It’s Never Too Late – Conquering Fear of Public Speaking

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It’s Never Too Late – Finding Community Support is Key

During the past few months, many of my professional colleagues and friends have asked me how I have been able to tap the resilience needed to reinvent myself many times. Most recently, I have been lucky enough to find several supportive communities. As an adolescent girl who loved math and science before it was cool,… Continue reading It’s Never Too Late – Finding Community Support is Key

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The Lonely Voices of Autoimmune Disease @StanfordMedX

Explore a recap of DrBonnie360's Stanford MedicineX 2014 presentation, highlighting the need to use data and digital tools to ignite precision medicine in autoimmune disease. Click the link below: //storify.com/DrBonnie360/stanford-medicine-x-2014/embed

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Research Initiatives Around the Microbiome

What does a “healthy” microbiome look like? Who is part of a microbiome? How can we quantify and analyze our microbiome? The Human Microbiome Project (HMP), a $173 million project by the NIH, was initiated to address these questions. It focuses on a comprehensive characterization of the human microbiome and the development of computational tools… Continue reading Research Initiatives Around the Microbiome