ISPOR Europe Panels

Mark your calendars and be sure to register: I will be speaking on two panels at the upcoming ISPOR Europe 2021 virtual conference. These panels include: “Addressing Payment Challenges for Alzheimer’s Disease-Modifying Therapies” on December 1, 16:00-17:00 CET and “Challenges in Quantifying the Value of Digital Therapeutics” on December 2, 11:00-12:00 CET. Further event details…

Has Medicine Reached the Digital Age? Five Key Obstacles Digital Technologies Still Need to Overcome

That is the title of a recent commentary published in the Journal of Clinical Pathways with my colleague David Gruber. New digital technologies have the potential to greatly improve our healthcare system on multiple fronts. Telemedicine allowed many patients to communicate with their doctors during the COVID-19 pandemic; during the height of the pandemic, 30% of…

Wall Street Journal’s Global Food Forum

I will be on a panel tomorrow for the Wall Street Journal‘s Global Food Forum. My panel will include and Hakim Bouzamondo (Divisional VP, Global Research and Development, Nutrition at Abbott) and Dr. Leah Gramlich, (Gastroenterologist and Physician Nutrition Specialist at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Alberta Canada) as well as myself. This discussion will…

When Should You Trust Your Doctor?

That is the title of a recent study I published with Michael Halasy in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The subtitle is Establishing a Theoretical Model to Evaluate the Value of Second Opinion Visits. The abstract is below: In order to produce a mathematical model for better understanding of the benefits and utilization of second opinions and…