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Using Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) To Make More Informed Medical Treatment Decisions

Before everything the best thing you can be is curious.  Ask questions!

The front line of the evidence world! Co-founded by Dr. Todd Feinman who dedicated his life to getting evidence to patients to make informed decisions. Dr. Todd discusses the problems he faces in this quest, and his future plans.

National DNA Day is a holiday celebrated on April 25.

It commemorates the day in 1953 when James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin and colleagues published papers in the journal Nature on the structure of DNA.[1][2][3] Furthermore, on that day in 2003 it was declared that the Human Genome Project was very close to complete, and “the remaining tiny gaps [we]re considered too costly to fill.”[4][5]

In the United States, DNA Day was first celebrated on April 25, 2003 by proclamation of both the Senate[6] and the House of Representatives.[7] However, they only declared a one-time celebration, not an annual holiday. Every year from 2003 onward, annual DNA Day celebrations have been organized by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), starting as early as April 23 in 2010, April 15 in 2011[8] and April 20 in 2012.[9] April 25 has since been declared “International DNA Day”[10][11][12] and “World DNA Day”[13][14] by several groups.

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PubMed Health provides information for consumers and clinicians on prevention and treatment of diseases and conditions.  They specialize in reviews of clinical effectiveness research, with easy-to-read summaries for consumers as well as full technical reports. Clinical effectiveness research finds answers to the question “What works?” in medical and health care.  PubMed Health is a service provided by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Here is what the future of IT looks like in the genomics space –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMdHDHEuOUE.

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Health care today depends largely on whether or not the primary care physician has all the answers. With more than 13,000 known diseases and disorders, it is highly unlikely for any one doctor to know every possible condition associated with every set of symptoms. CrowdMed’s new approach has proven that a large group can be smarter than any one individual or even an expert, as long as the collective wisdom is adequately captured, aggregated and analyzed. By empowering both medical experts and patients through an easy-to-use online service, CrowdMed helps diagnose medical issues faster and more accurately – not only improving outcomes, but saving lives.

The DocPreneur | Differential Diagnosis & Crowdsourced Medical Investigators Podcast 
Ep. 41 DocPreneur Podcast: Harnessing Medical Wisdom of Online Crowds to Solve Difficult Cases — Listen to Full Interview with CrowdMed Here >

A Conversation with the Editor-in-Chief of the national trade publication in Concierge Medicine (Concierge Medicine Today) sits down with CrowdMed CEO and Founder, Jared Heyman (www.CrowdMed.com)  By empowering both medical experts and patients through an easy-to-use online service, CrowdMed helps diagnose medical issues faster and more accurately – not only improving outcomes, but saving lives.  The biggest flaw in today’s healthcare system is the expectation that one doctor has all of the answers. CrowdMed provides the solution to this. We have created one online destination that hosts a worldwide community of Medical Detectives, each with a unique set of medical knowledge, and collectively forming an incredibly well-rounded medical mind.

Sense About Science is a charity that helps people make sense of science and evidence and promotes use of evidence in public life. This takes us from responding to outlandish diet claims by celebrities to helping parents understand vaccines. From working with people with chronic diseases, to beat misleading ‘cure’ claims on the internet. To pressing for sound use of statistics in media reporting.

Concierge Medicine Today

Concierge Medicine Today (CMT) is a news organization and the Concierge Medicine industry’s oldest national trade publication for the Concierge Medicine and Membership Medicine marketplace. Its web site is the online destination for businesses, consumers, physicians, legislators, researchers and other stakeholders to learn about the history of this industry, various business aspects of the marketplace, trends, breaking news and more that drives the conversation that Concierge Medicine and free market healthcare delivery is creating on a national and international level.  For more information, visit: http://www.ConciergeMedicineToday.org

Dr. Evan Allen is an internationally recognized, award-winning Family Practice physician. Despite decades of experience, he continues to seek out the latest scientific findings and incorporate them into his medical practice, to the benefit of his patients. He is highly regarded by both patients and colleagues as a knowledgeable and personable doctor, and has received numerous awards over his lifetime of achievement.

In 2011, Doctor Evan Allen was diagnosed with hepatic steatosis (an increased buildup of fat in the liver — also known as fatty liver). Thus began his research studying various foods and their effects upon the body. His research confirmed his theory that some foods promote disease while other foods heal. He changed his diet. After six months, he lost 50 lbs. The fatty liver was gone, and the cough and wheezing he had suffered daily dissipated.

Since his personal discovery, his passionate pursuit of excellent health via good nutrition has never waned. He has taken extensive additional training in lifestyle medicine and is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM). He will be taking the exam for the American Board of Obesity Medicine in December 2016. He takes pride in providing education and support to his patients and celebrates with them the resulting improvement in their health.

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Sequencing.com

Sequencing.com’s first-of-its-kind HIPAA-compliant platform allows people to obtain meaning and value from their genes. The platform includes an App Market with dozens of apps that empower individuals, researchers, bioinformaticians and healthcare professionals to tap into genetic data for deep and rich insights. It is a one-stop-shop that collates and organizes available genetic-based apps into a single online marketplace. Sequencing.com’s platform is fully compatible with all genetic data formats and technologies, including Whole Genome Sequencing, exome sequencing, microarrays, and genealogy-focused DNA tests. Data generated by almost any genetic data can be stored and made useful at Sequencing.com including genetic tests offered by Illumina, BGI, Thermo Fisher, GeneDx, Ambry Genetics, Helix, National Geographic, Ancestry.com and 23andMe.

Ep. 53 | DocPreneur Digital Health PODCAST “Meet Chrissy Larsen, Founder/CEO @ Why The Health Not?

Why The Health Not?™ wants to be your health tracking analytics solution. Through digital health applications, smart technology, data science, and the power of the Internet, we’ve designed a matchmaking platform that makes progressive medicine attainable, affordable and available for everyone—everywhere. As a result, WTHN gives people power over their lives! As Founder & CEO, Chrissy Larsen believes now is the time to make a monumental shift in our current “sick care” system of defensive action to true “health care” by putting the power of preventative care and wellness back into the hands of individuals. We strive for Wellness 2.0 through the innovative use of digital health applications and analytics gleaned from our wellness platform.

Chrissy Larsen is a veteran of the wellness sector as the former owner and operator of four health and wellness establishments, growing her clientele to over 5,000 members over sixteen years. Her expertise spans sports medicine, cancer treatment, chiropractic, life coaching, personal training, health education, organic cooking, and therapeutic massage. The loss of over one hundred friends to preventable diseases is what drives Chrissy’s zeal to positively impact the lives of others with a comprehensive tool for better education and whole-person wellness. Why The Health Not?™ embodies this passion, and through Chrissy’s stewardship is poised to become a recognized global leader in digital health, personal empowerment, wellness education and philanthropy.

.01 | Own Your Wellness | Health Seekers

.02 | Client Ecosystem | Service Providers

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.03 Forward Thinking Digital Health Employers

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