digital medicine

The Algorithm Will See You Now

Artificial intelligence in medicine, still in an early phase, stands to transform how doctors and nurses spend their time.

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Eve Herold

Eve Herold is a science writer specializing in issues at the intersection of science and society. She has written and spoken extensively about stem cell research and regenerative medicine and the social and bioethical aspects of leading-edge medicine. Her 2007 book, Stem Cell Wars, was awarded a Commendation in Popular Medicine by the British Medical Association. Her 2016 book, Beyond Human, has been nominated for the Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction, and a forthcoming book, Robots and the Women Who Love Them, will be released in 2019.

Your Prescription Is Ready for Download

A close up of a doctor pointing at a smart phone, heralding the new era of prescription digital therapeutics.

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Bryan Walsh
Bryan Walsh is the former international editor at TIME magazine. He spent several years as a foreign correspondent for TIME in Hong Kong and Tokyo, and also covered climate change and energy for the magazine. He has written cover stories on subjects ranging from psychology to infectious disease to fracking. He is now at work on a book for the publisher Hachette about existential risk, emerging technologies and the end of the world.
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The Promise of Pills That Know When You Swallow Them

A woman prepares to swallow a digital pill that can track whether she has taken her medication.

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Shaun Raviv
Shaun Raviv is a freelance journalist based in Atlanta. You can read his work at www.shaunraviv.com.
Your Digital Avatar May One Day Get Sick Before You Do

Artificial neurons in a concept of artificial intelligence.

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Noah Davis
Noah Davis is a writer living in Brooklyn. Visit his website at http://www.noahedavis.com.