Joseph C. Kvedar

Joseph Kvedar, MD, is the Director of the Center for Connected Health, Partners HealthCare. He blogs at The cHealth Blog, where this post originally appeared.

By Joseph C. Kvedar 02:12 pm December 29, 2015
In the new world of the Internet of Healthy Things, virtually any object can be transformed into a data-collecting object that can be used to improve your health.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 09:35 am October 20, 2015
Rather than focus on what makes an innovation unique, it is more productive to focus on what problem the innovation is solving and how others are solving it presently.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 08:53 am May 19, 2015
As much of a challenge it is to steer folks with silent "killers" to improved lifestyle choices, it may be a bigger challenge to help those with chronic symptomatic debilitating illnesses to feel better.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 08:30 am March 24, 2015
Joseph Kvedar, MD, recently wrote about the sign posts on the road to connected health adoption. Here, he outlines the connected health sign posts that are driving the change in attitude from "healthy skeptic" to "fear of missing out."
By Joseph C. Kvedar 08:53 am March 03, 2015
As Joseph Kvedar, MD, has traveled the road of adoption for connected health for two decades, he has paid attention to the major sign posts -- defining moments when the dialogue changes in such a way that the whole organizational strategy changes with it.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 10:32 am January 29, 2015
Joseph Kvedar, MD, is often asked, "If you could snap your fingers and do some things to accelerate the adoption of connected health, what would they be?" He offers a list of five accelerants.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 01:57 pm November 10, 2014
Sensor technology is going through a sort of Moore's law type period, with personal health technologies experiencing exponential improvements.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 08:43 am October 01, 2014
Why is healthcare tech different than finding the MVP in the rapidly-changing, market-responsive world of mobile tech?
By Joseph C. Kvedar 08:27 am July 30, 2014
Traditionally, the introduction of new technologies into health care has been assumed by knee-jerk reaction to add costs. Yet, the Center for Connected Health has accumulated evidence to the contrary. Joseph C. Kvedar, MD presents two stories to demonstrate this.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 09:46 am June 24, 2014
Apple recently announced that iOS 8 would have a built-in app to collect all of your health info in one place. I saw all kinds of opinion pieces published. I let the dust settle, processed all of this, and came up with the following reflections.

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