thanks for coming to my blog. i'm charles huang. no - not the guitar hero rock star guy (sorry, i wish i was that smart/creative... but i actually know that guy too, so might be able to help redirect you), i'm charles c huang.
this blog is to share a bit about who i am and what i'm interested in... healthcare, tech, innovation, international relations, culture & ethnicity are just the start of a fairly long list.
stay a while and take a look around! and drop a line whenever, as comments & suggestions are always welcome.
people are very open to the idea of anonymously sharing their health records or genetic information, with more than three-quarters of respondents over the age of 55 saying that they would be open to sharing lab tests and health monitoring data
new technologies can bring decision support, health monitoring and health coaches into the home. it was also interesting to see that people in emerging markets such as Brazil, China and India trusted themselves to use health monitoring technologies more than those in more technologically advanced economies such as Japan and the United States.
Interesting study findings and a reminder that while the US is a leader in many ways, it can still learn from others, particularly when it comes to health and healthcare.
This is a revolutionary shift. Once upon a time, medicine was a discipline based on the nuanced diagnosis and treatment of sick patients. Now, Big Data, networked computers and a culture obsessed with knowing its numbers have moved medicine from the bedside to the desktop (or laptop). The art of medicine is becoming the science of an insurance actuary.