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Empathy in the Age of Digital Health

By Gillian Drukmaler | Intern Mobile health, digital therapeutics, wearable devices, SMS communication, and AI. These are just a few of the many ways that digital health has made its way into our everyday lives. With the rapid shift to digitization, traditional healthcare as we used to know it has changed drastically. Let’s face it, digital health is now highly […]

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EmpathyX – My MedXHangover Elixer

Posted on October 02, 2015 by Amos Adler

Keywords: #MedXHangover #EmpathyX #MedXorcism, #ActionX

So I’m currently suffering from what’s known as #MedXHangover. Its real, I assure you. Fortunately I don’t have #SyndromeX, a condition associated with attending uncomfortable doctor-patient simulations to simulate uncomfortable doctor-patient interactions.

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They’re Not Just “Feelings”: Why We Should Pay Attention to the Way People Feel About Their Medications

Posted on February 2, 2015 by Bill Simpson

I am not a medical historian, but I would bet that if you asked one, they would identify the synthesis of Aspirin in 1897 as one of most significant moments in modern medicine. With its pain-relieving, anti-inflammatory and anti-platelet (blood thinning) properties packaged within a single tablet, Aspirin provided a safe, effective and easy treatment for a wide range of illnesses. Even today, it is listed on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines and is taken daily by millions of people for the prevention of heart attacks and strokes. Its synthesis (and the pharmaceutical revolution it helped to user in) has no doubt helped to increase our lifespan and bring about a higher quality of life.

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