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Kaiser Permanente names first Chief Digital Officer

Kaiser Permanente has created a new organizational role, aimed at driving innovation in its enterprise digital strategy. It will be filled by Prat Vemana who’s tasked with working across Kaiser’s internal health plans, hospitals, and medical groups. WHY IT MATTERSAs chief digital officer for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Vemana will report to Kaiser… Read More »

Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says some claims about health benefits of CBD are ‘pretty hokey’

Scott Gottlieb, former Commissioner of the FDA Adam Jeffery | CNBC Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb warned Monday that health benefit claims about CBD have gotten well ahead of what science actually knows about the substance. CBD is not a “benign compound,” and regulations will be needed to protect people from possible unknown side effects,… Read More »

Interview with Dr. David Rhew, Samsung’s Chief Medical Officer: CES 2019

January 23rd, 2019 Editors Medicine, Public Health, Society Most people think of Samsung as a manufacturer of televisions and smartphones, but the company is much more diversified and in the last few years it has seriously entered the medical space. Samsung now offers its own portable CT scanners, ultrasound machines, radiography systems, and in-vitro diagnostics… Read More »