Health + Tech Perspective : Access to Symptoms > Better Algorithms

Abe Gong
Abe Gong
Mar 20, 2017 · 3 min read
Yeah, I’m going to be this guy for a bit.

The Straw Man

Access to Symptoms

Here’s where to place a stethoscope to listen to a patient’s heart. Physical contact matters in medicine.


The problem in microcosm: a nurse holding a thick binder of patient data (which can’t be shared meaningfully online) talking to a robot tele-doctor (who can’t actually touch a patient)

Abe Gong

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Abe Gong

Human-centric data scientist. Hybrid science PhD. 3rd culture kid with midwestern pretensions.

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