Commitments from the Precision Medicine Initiative Summit at the White House

(You can see my first post here about the White House Precision Medicine Initiative Summit: I shared why I was going & the perspectives I planned to share. MM&M also [...]

A precision medicine approach to the online health ecosystem

“The future of precision medicine will enable health care providers to tailor treatment and prevention strategies to people’s unique characteristics, including their genome sequence, microbiome composition, health history, lifestyle, and [...]

Who doctors ACTUALLY follow – their Physician peers

This is the 3rd of 4 posts in our updated series - Who doctors ACTUALLY follow, 2016 edition. The first two posts can be found here: Who doctors ACTUALLY follow [...]

By |February 17th, 2016|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

Who doctors ACTUALLY follow – The Reporters

***UPDATE: This post has been updated to include a graphic showing the top 10 journalists followed by US doctors; it's below.*** Last Friday I introduced the updated version of our "Who [...]

By |February 15th, 2016|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Who doctors ACTUALLY follow – February 2016

Readers of this blog are already familiar with my disdain for unscientifically generated "top 100" style lists (except when I'm on them, of course). So in the spring of 2014, [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Scoring online networks – and why ASH and ASCO are better

Network Scoring for 2015 Healthcare Conferences Earlier this week, I wrote a post explaining why size and reach are metrics too crude to really evaluate the effectiveness [...]

By |January 14th, 2016|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The 9 next generation metrics to measure the effectiveness of an online network

Last month, MDigitalLife Lead Analyst Kayla Rodriguez introduced a new network scoring algorithm intended to take conference and conversation metrics beyond the blunt instruments of size and so-called "reach." [The [...]

By |January 11th, 2016|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Connecting the Health Ecosystem, or Why I’m thrilled to work with Dana Lewis

We all know that social media has changed the way the world communicates about health - you needn't look any farther than Anjelina Jolie introducing the world to the BRCA [...]

By |December 4th, 2015|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Evolution of ASH – Measuring the Strength of Online Networks

Over the last three years we at MDigitalLife have been evolving the way we analyze online conversations about health. Initially, our focus was primarily on topical analysis – and that’s [...]

By |December 1st, 2015|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

From robotics to genomics, social influencers are driving conversations at Exponential Medicine 2015

Artificial intelligence. Virtual reality. Genomics. Robotics. At the 2015 Exponential Medicine conference (#XMed), taking place November 9-12 in San Diego, CA, what were once next-gen health tech topics have moved [...]

By |November 10th, 2015|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , |0 Comments