Health Tech Hub, Vol # 2— The best reads in medicine and health tech

  1. Apple entering the medical tech scene? — Apple begins devoting more resources to medical tech, including a diabetes sensor. https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/12/apple-might-have-a-secret-team-working-on-glucose-sensor-technology-for-diabetes/

2. A tale of the world’s heaviest man —What it means to someone to lose 700 pounds — Paul Mason’s perspective on being given another life. https://getpocket.com/a/read/1641219278

3. Machine Learning and Stem Cells (Nature). Researchers at the Allen Institute have built a way to visualize and predict stem cell growth and differentiation. http://www.nature.com/news/machine-learning-predicts-the-look-of-stem-cells-1.21769

4. Book Recco! The Real Costs of American Health Care by David Goldhill

A pragmatic look at the current state of healthcare insurance. Are we rightly pushing forward with ineffective legacy systems? Or is it time to re-invent things from the ground up? An eye-opening and accessible read on the economics of healthcare.

https://www.amazon.com/American-Health-Kindle-Vintage-Original-ebook/dp/B01L80BKG8/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1491233480&sr=1-1&keywords=the+real+costs+of+american+health+care

5. Podcast Recco! a16z: The Business of Healthcare — Listen to the renown venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) discuss the evolution of value delivery in healthcare

https://soundcloud.com/a16z/the-business-of-healthcare