Siri, Marry Me! and Other Tales from the Technology Frontier
eHealth
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eHealth
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Siri, Marry Me! and Other Tales from the Technology Frontier

Fard Johnmar - November 6, 2014

Have you ever asked Siri to marry you?It’s okay to say yes. I have — and I’m married, with two daughters!Why would I ask Apple’s “intelligent personal…

10 Digital Health Mavens to Watch – And Why We Need You to Pick Yourself
Business
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Business
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10 Digital Health Mavens to Watch – And Why We Need You to Pick Yourself

Fard Johnmar - September 25, 2014

"Pick yourself."Seth Godin, the noted marketer (and in my mind, psychologist and self-help guru) says this often. "Pick yourself."Seth Godin, the noted marketer (and in my mind,…

eHealth
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Digital Health Illustrated: Big Health Data’s Dark Side [VIDEO]

Fard Johnmar - July 30, 2014

Dr. Robert Wah, president of the American Medical Association (AMA), is deeply worried about health data security.  Earlier this month he warned:"[There's] an arms race between the…

eHealth
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Digital Health Illustrated: The Human Side of Big Health Data

Fard Johnmar - July 22, 2014

Health data is the black gold of the 21st century.  In fact, as noted in a new report by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn (which was published by the California…

Are We Ready to Celebrate People Who Choose to Be Sick in Public?
eHealth
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eHealth
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Are We Ready to Celebrate People Who Choose to Be Sick in Public?

Fard Johnmar - February 13, 2014

It’s only natural for some people (and their families) battling physical and mental illnesses to use the Internet and social media for emotional and moral support. Yet,…

HealthCare.gov’s Security Issues: Did Government Put ePatients’ Health Data Privacy at Risk?
eHealth
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eHealth
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HealthCare.gov’s Security Issues: Did Government Put ePatients’ Health Data Privacy at Risk?

Fard Johnmar - November 5, 2013

It's fair to say that HealthCare.gov has been plagued with problems. It's fair to say that HealthCare.gov has been plagued with problems. But recent revelations that critical…

Consumers Are Being Asked to Make a Dent in the Healthcare Universe: Here’s Why We All Need to Help
eHealth
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eHealth
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Consumers Are Being Asked to Make a Dent in the Healthcare Universe: Here’s Why We All Need to Help

Fard Johnmar - October 18, 2013

All of us are well aware that healthcare is rapidly changing.  We’re entering an era where consumers will truly be at the center of how health is…

eHealth
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Move Over, Dr. Google: The Future of Digital Health Content Is Personalized, Automated and Predictive

Fard Johnmar - August 1, 2013

A few weeks ago I published a brief essay on HealthWorks Collective about the just-in-time health information trend.  I talked about how a day is coming where…

5 Questions You’re Likely Not Asking About Digital Health, But Should
eHealth
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eHealth
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5 Questions You’re Likely Not Asking About Digital Health, But Should

Fard Johnmar - July 1, 2013

For nearly a decade, I have had the privilege of experiencing, researching and contributing to the digital revolution in health.  When I first started focusing on this…

Just-in-Time Health Information Systems Are Coming: Are You Ready?
eHealth
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eHealth
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Just-in-Time Health Information Systems Are Coming: Are You Ready?

Fard Johnmar - June 27, 2013

Just-in-time health information systems are defined as the combination of technologies, devices, data and information that deliver personalized, relevant content to consumers, health providers and others. This…