In an age of extensive medical exploration and testing, the number of clinical trials and ongoing research projects have shot through the laboratory roof! Yet this wealth of information has been ineffectively distributed, going unseen in by colleagues and unused by potential patients. This breakout demonstrates how a handful of creative minds are making the clinical data and medical trials of today easily accessible for the medical enhancement of tomorrow.
Roni Zeiger is the former Chief Health Strategist at Google, where he led efforts ranging from Google Flu Trends to Symptom Search. In 2012, he and Gilles Frydman founded Smart Patients, a company which serves as an extensive database of clinical trials. The online community leverages patient knowledge sharing to accelerate the era of precision medicine.
From EHRs to consumer apps, Roni Zeiger discusses how love of data can distract us from solving real problems.