This article, covering Dr William Chey’s low FODMAP diet research, originally appeared in USA Today. Would a life without onions, garlic, apples and most bread be worth living? For growing numbers of people suffering from digestive ills, the
Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS If you’ve ever been hospitalized or visited someone in the hospital, then you know that patients can experience anxiety, uncertainty and boredom exacerbated by a radical change in living environment and loss of customary
Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, MPH. There are pervasive claims that digital health innovations are positively transforming healthcare (a notable example). However, despite this enthusiasm among technophiles, there are very few peer-reviewed and methodologically rigorous studies addressing the accuracy
“Digital health? Is that like a rectal examination?” This was the first comment I heard from an audience member after recently delivering a lecture about digital health to a group of doctors at an esteemed academic medical center.
A notable speaker at a recent digital health conference presented a TED-style PowerPoint talk with provocative infographics about how healthcare has fallen behind every other industry on the planet. One of the slides said this: “Your car has 100
Lately there has been considerable discussion about how digital health can “empower” patients. Although it seems fine if a patient wants to use that term, I am concerned when non-patient technophiles speak of empowering patients. I’ve even noticed it