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Data Book spotlights the best stories and insights in healthcare technology. Big data and artificial intelligence are changing medicine and the world, but innovation also brings grave cybersecurity concerns. Every week, this Healthcare Analytics News™ podcast explores the people and plots behind the health-tech evolution—and the solutions to its problems.

Data Book spotlights the best stories and insights in healthcare technology. Big data and artificial intelligence are changing medicine and the world, but innovation also brings grave cybersecurity concerns. Every week, this Healthcare Analytics News™ podcast explores the people and plots behind the health-tech evolution—and the solutions to its problems.
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Data Book spotlights the best stories and insights in healthcare technology. Big data and artificial intelligence are changing medicine and the world, but innovation also brings grave cybersecurity concerns. Every week, this Healthcare Analytics News™ podcast explores the people and plots behind the health-tech evolution—and the solutions to its problems.

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609-716-7777


Episodes

11: The Artificial Intelligence Question

12/7/2018
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Will AI become smarter than humans? Will it replace doctors? We explore how AI is being tested and welcome four health-tech experts to discuss its potential. Check out the best stories in health tech at [Healthcare Analytics News™](https://www.hcanews.com/). Image has been altered. Courtesy of [Atomic Taco](https://www.flickr.com/photos/atomictaco/12935316785/).

Duration:00:20:15

10: Amazon Alexa and the Potential of Voice Assistants for Healthcare

11/23/2018
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Adoption rates for digital voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Siri are soaring. But will this tech prove helpful or harmful to healthcare? Featuring an interview with health-tech KOL John Nosta. Check out the best stories in health tech at [Healthcare Analytics News™](https://www.hcanews.com/).

Duration:00:24:18

9: Healthcare Regulations Lag in the Digital Transformation

11/9/2018
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What is wrong with the regulations governing healthcare delivery, therapeutic approvals, payments and medical education? A lot, says Duke professor and attorney Barak Richman, Ph.D., J.D. But the story of the establishment of the national coordinator for health IT can show us a path forward. Check out the best stories in health tech at [Healthcare Analytics News™](https://www.hcanews.com/).

Duration:00:24:08

8: How Analytics Changed Casinos & Could Change Healthcare

10/26/2018
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Casinos operate amid heavy consolidation, regulation and customer experience challenges. But Las Vegas has learned how to harness the power of data and analytics. Check out the story of the Total Rewards loyalty program to see what gaming can teach healthcare. Featuring guest Sunny Tara, co-founder and CEO of CareCognitics and casino industry tech veteran. Check out the best stories in health tech at [Healthcare Analytics News™](https://www.hcanews.com/).

Duration:00:21:28

7: Is Anyone Obligated to Incite Healthcare Innovation?

10/12/2018
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Software developers, clinicians, healthcare executives and even patients are pushing healthcare innovation. But who is obligated to ensure medicine evolves? Featuring the story of the artificial heart and a panel discussion among five health-tech experts. [Check us out online here](https://www.hcanews.com/). Image has been cropped and resized. Licensed from ra2 studio – Fotolia.

Duration:00:21:21

6: Wearables Are Saving Human Lives. Can They Save Hospitals Too?

9/28/2018
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Prolific physician-inventor David Albert, M.D., talks wearables, digital health and the future of the hospital. Featuring the story of the man who might not be alive today if not for his Apple Watch. [Check us out online here](https://www.hcanews.com/).

Duration:00:30:57

5: Implementing AI Is Simpler Than You Think

9/14/2018
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AI is already in healthcare, and it's already producing results. Learn how the tech is helping health systems across the country — and why its core benefit isn't all that complex. Featuring Joshua Gans, co-author of "Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence." [Check us out online](https://www.hcanews.com/). Image via www.vpnsrus.com.

Duration:00:21:50

4: Can Outside Disruption Save Healthcare?

8/31/2018
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Healthcare has a tech problem. It’s slow to implement new technologies, slower to get its key players to adopt tech after implementation, and slower still to leverage tech insights to improve its ability to provide care. This week on Data Book, we explore how an aversion to tech has harmed industry in the past by homing in on Napster and its toppling of the music industry. Then, we tap five of the brightest minds in digital health to investigate: Can Outside Disruption Save Healthcare? For...

Duration:00:27:56

3: Can Healthcare Disrupt Itself?

8/17/2018
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When we discuss disruption, we imagine it coming from an outside force. But if an industry can innovate, can it also disrupt from within? We tell the story of IBM and the introduction of its personal computer to search for answers. Then we welcome Charles Aunger, a managing director for Health2047, a Silicon Valley upstart that is trying to shake up healthcare with support from the American Medical Association. Check out [our...

Duration:00:26:34

2: Why We Need to Discuss Gene Editing and Ethics

8/3/2018
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Gene editing is not science fiction. In fact, it’s rapidly entering mainstream medicine. But what ethical issues surround these fascinating technologies? And what is healthcare’s role in fostering discussions and building patient trust? In this episode, we tell the story of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells were taken without permission in 1951, to better understand consent. Then we draw insights from Marcy Darnovsky, Ph.D., executive director of the [Center for Genetics and...

Duration:00:24:00

1: Pedialyte, Hangovers and the Patient Experience

7/20/2018
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Season 2 Premiere: Pedialyte was always a drink for sick kids. Then adults began using it to fight hangovers. When the beverage’s manufacturer found out, it embraced the change. The point: As healthcare prioritizes the patient experience, leaders must adapt. And they can learn a lot from Pedialyte’s embrace of the customer experience. Featuring a discussion on the power of partnering with patients. Guest: Colin Hung, chief marketing officer and editor of HealthcareScene. Check out the best...

Duration:00:30:44

14: Rural Healthcare's High-Tech Hope

6/29/2018
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Patients who live in rural areas face significant health challenges, from socioeconomic forces to care-delivery issues. The problems all add mean one thing: Rural healthcare is in rough shape. The stories of two children facing life-threatening injuries highlight what's at stake. But our guest, William Paiva, PhD, is using a sprawling data set, algorithms, and high-tech tools to flip the status quo. He's the executive director for Oklahoma State University's Center for Health Systems...

Duration:00:25:32

13: The Slow, Frustrating Rise of the Electronic Health Record

6/22/2018
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Electronic health records have a lot of promise, but they’re not where they need to be. The ultimate goal is interoperability, which would enable patients’ medical data to follow them anywhere. But that’s not happening—just ask Seema Verma, MPH, the head of Medicare and Medicaid, and Janae Sharp, a health IT key opinion leader. In this episode, we dig into their stories and document the rise of the medical record. For more stories like this one, check out our mothership, [Healthcare...

Duration:00:26:04

12: Finding Fault When AI Kills

6/15/2018
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In March, a self-driving car struck and killed a pedestrian, marking a grim first. But who is liable when AI fails and kills someone? It’s unfortunate but likely that healthcare will need to grapple with this very issue in the near future, and the self-driving car industry is the closest place to look for answers. Story: The first human killed by a robot Guest: Gautham Thomas, writer for [Healthcare Analytics News](http://www.hcanews.com)™ Photo: Mixabest/[Wikimedia...

Duration:00:19:39

11: Should Cops Have Access to Consumer DNA?

6/8/2018
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The Golden State Killer took too many lives and broke too many spirits before his reign of terror ended with an all-too-late capture in April, 2018\. But even though his crimes were heinous, many question the measures police used to identify alleged murderer and rapist Joseph James DeAngelo. In the eleventh episode of _[Healthcare Analytics News](www.hcanews.com)' _Data Book, co-hosts Jack Murtha and Tom Castles are joined by the National Institutes of Health's Dr. Christine Grady, who...

Duration:00:22:40

10: A New Kind of Warfare

6/1/2018
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The WannaCry and NotPetya cyberattacks crippled hospitals, shipping companies, and many other industries. North Korea and Russia have since been blamed for launching these assaults. Now, a year later, we examine what this new age of cyberwarfare means for healthcare and the world at large. This episode is based on the June cover story of Healthcare Analytics News™. [Check us out online](http://www.hcanews.com/).

Duration:00:19:26

9: Is AI Real?

5/25/2018
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In 1973, a renowned mathematician published a damning report that almost sunk the growing field of artificial intelligence. The problem was, he held several misconceptions about AI—just like many people today. In this episode, we tell the story of the Lighthill Report and the subsequent AI winter and chat with Kevin Campbell, MD, about AI basics and how it can help healthcare. Photo: A robotic arm built for MIT's AI lab in 1972\. Courtesy of ArnoldReinhold, Wikimedia Commons. Read more...

Duration:00:22:00

8: Return of the Luddite

5/18/2018
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Major data breaches have turned some people against big data and analytics. To determine whether this moment marks the return of the Luddite, we present the story of the actual Luddites. The acclaimed health-tech thinker John Nosta explains why healthcare—and everyone—must stand up in defense of data. Read more Healthcare Analytics News™ stories at www.hcanews.com.

Duration:00:23:53

7: The High-Tech Hospital the World Wasn't Ready For

5/11/2018
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Health Care International, the "first paperless hospital," was supposed to change everything, but it went bust in mere months. What can healthcare learn from this story? Guests include Nick van Terheyden, MD, and Shereese Maynard, MBA.

Duration:00:29:48

6: Finding Orangeworm

5/4/2018
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Cybersecurity researchers recently revealed a new kind of healthcare hacker. Orangeworm, as the group is called, has been preying on glaring vulnerabilities for years. Can it be stopped? To find out, Data Book talks to John DiMaggio, a senior threat intelligence analyst for Symantec and one of the people who unearthed Orangeworm. CynergisTek's John Nye delivers the Insight.

Duration:00:21:37