Duke Digital Health Science Digest – Issue 71

In this issue of the Digital Health Science Digest: Machine learning and breast cancer, a new schema for assessing web-based weight loss interventions, and more! The Digital Health Science Digest is a bimonthly newsletter compiled by
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Digital Health Science: To-Dos

Ever wonder what/where/who you should be doing/going/meeting to further your digital health science awesomeness?  Well, we hosted our 5th Annual mHealth@Duke Conference last week, along with Smashing Boxes, and brought over 200 digital health scientists, students,
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Digital Health Science Digest – Issue 44

Happy 2017! We're ringing in the new year with a new section, a hiring announcement, and sharing #digitalhealth predictions. The Digital Health Science Digest is a bimonthly newsletter compiled by Duke Digital Health. We bring you
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Haggis to the rescue

I’m pretty open-minded when it comes to food. And I’m first in line to try a new obesity treatment, but…haggis? Turns out that a British MP wants the U.S. to drop its import ban on
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The quote all researchers need to know…

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough” — Albert Einstein
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The problem with algorithms

For those of us who spend time thinking, building, testing, and refining personalization algorithms, it’s all too easy to ignore their key limitation: they’re impersonal. We spend enormous amounts of time adapting algorithms to our user’s
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How modern medicine really gets practiced

We conduct digital health research trials almost exclusively in community health centers. These primary care settings are described as part of the nation’s “safety net,” but let’s be clear: for most of these patients, there
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Your design reading list

I frequently soapbox about the importance of good design in digital health. Or, as Katie McMillan so nicely puts it: Healthcare, your website doesn’t have to be ugly For those of you who frequently ask
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Why buy a wearable when they’re [almost] free?

In this week’s addition of Another Day, Another Wearable, we present the latest offering from Pivotal Living. Wrist-worn? Check. UI? Check. Bluetooth? Check. Hypoallergenic? Hopefully. Price? Free (with a $12 annual subscription to their premium
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