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Genetic editing innovations curing diseases; implants that make people superhuman; government investments that make healthcare more affordable—this page covers the trends and news that will guide the future of healthcare.

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With AI enabling more accurate diagnoses and enhancing patient care, a trip to the dentist might become a little less scary.
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A new type of brain implant can potentially restore partial vision for millions of people struggling with visual impairments.
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https://www.profgalloway.com/prime-health/
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The recent acquisition of One Medical by Amazon signals a major shift in the healthcare industry. One Medical is a primary healthcare company that provides convenient, high-quality care for its members. With Amazon's backing, the company will be able to expand its reach and delivery capabilities, making it a major force in the healthcare industry. This move will benefit both consumers and investors as the healthcare market looks to become more efficient and effective. To read more, use the button below to open the original external article.
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https://venturebeat.com/2022/07/24/medicine-and-the-metaverse-new-tech-allows-doctors-to-travel-inside-of-your-body/
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Once the stuff of sci-fi, the future of medicine may have doctors flying tiny robots inside our bodies for diagnosis and treatment.
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The gene-editing tool CRISPR might help humanity solve the worsening danger of antibiotic resistance.
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https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/industry/public-sector/mental-health-equity-and-creating-an-accessible-system.html
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Mental illness is a global problem that affects individuals, families, economies, and governments. In order to improve access to mental health care, there need to be major shifts in the way that mental health care is provided. These shifts include expanding the mental health workforce, transforming the user navigation experience, catalyzing the development of innovative models of care, increasing insurance coverage, and reforming payment systems. These changes will create a more coordinated system of care that is easy to navigate, affordable, and equitable. Policymakers and health care providers can collaborate to build the infrastructure and support necessary to make these changes a reality. Prevention and early intervention are also important investments in improving mental health outcomes. To read more, use the button below to open the original external article.
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https://www.civilbeat.org/2022/07/hawaii-will-create-a-new-office-dealing-with-trauma/
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The Office of Wellness and Resiliency will be temporarily housed in the governor's office.
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https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/zoe-becomes-the-worlds-first-named-heat-wave/
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Blistering temperatures were ranked as a Category 3—the most severe tier—in Seville, Spain’s new heat wave system
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As AI systems become more intelligent and autonomous, should these manmade algorithms be acknowledged as inventors?
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https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/industry/health-care/ai-led-transformations-in-health-care.html
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Health care organizations are facing challenges in adopting AI due to siloed, unstructured data. In order to overcome these barriers, health care stakeholders need to focus on creating an integrated dataset, establishing an enterprise-wide AI strategy, and including data around drivers of health in AI models. By doing so, health care organizations can improve outcomes for underserved communities and compete more effectively in the marketplace. To read more, use the button below to open the original external article.
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During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, more people relied on online healthcare services, accelerating the growth of contactless patient care.
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Burn victims to benefit from fewer skin grafts and faster rates of healing.
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Data manipulation is the subtle but extremely dangerous method hackers use to infiltrate systems by editing (not deleting or stealing) data.
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The successful transplant of a modified pig kidney into a human raises opportunities and concerns.
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https://www.chronicle.com/article/covid-19-has-worsened-the-student-mental-health-crisis-can-resilience-training-fix-it/?cid2=gen_login_refresh&cid=gen_sign_in
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Some colleges are teaching students how to manage stress and anxiety during the pandemic. But given the scale of disruption and loss, promoting resilience might not strike the right tone.
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Non-profits attempt to bring eye healthcare to developing nations through technology.
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What was once the center of innovation, Silicon Valley is now dominated by a handful of large technology companies determined to maintain the status quo.
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Yearly methane emissions from abandoned wells in the United States and Canada are unknown, highlighting the need for improved monitoring.
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An Alzheimer's vaccine may soon hit the shelves, potentially saving millions of lives.
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Neurotrophin-3 is a molecule that may be able to cure anxiety disorders completely, changing the mental health profession forever.
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Climate change worsens existing illnesses, helps pests to spread to new areas, and threatens populations worldwide by making certain health conditions endemic.
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Cannabis products containing a high concentration of cannabidiol may help with chronic pain management.