Precision Medicine World Conference DUKE

The first East Coast Precision Medicine World Conference, the 12th PMWC, will be hosted at Duke University on May 24-25. The conference is co-chaired by Dr. Ralph Snyderman, Chancellor Emeritus, Duke University, and Dr. Geoff Ginsburg, Director of the Duke Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine.

Welcome NC CEO Forum Participants

On Friday, February 3rd, Dr. Ralph Snyderman spoke about “Taking Health Personally” at the NC CEO Forum. He introduced the concept of Personalized Health Care, the inflection curve of disease development, personalized health planning, and outlined the role of the individual in proactively managing their health and healthcare.

New Article in NEJM Catalyst

On December 28th, Ralph Snyderman, Caroline Meade, and Connor Drake of the Duke Center for Research on Personalized Health Care published an article in NEJM Catalyst’s “Care Redesign” section.

A Chancellor’s Tale: Transforming Academic Medicine

During his fifteen years as chancellor, Dr. Ralph Snyderman helped create new paradigms for academic medicine while guiding the Duke University Medical Center through periods of great challenge and transformation. Now, he has written a book chronicling his experience.

Following the Money: How and What We Reimburse Doctors for Matters

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) seeks to forge a path to a new era of health care reimbursement based on the “triple aim”: 1) improving the patient experience, 2) facilitating better health outcomes, and 3) reducing the per capita cost of health care. It turns out that it matters how and what we pay for to improve the delivery of care.

Big Data: What It Is and How It Can Affect Your Health

“Big data” differs from regular data in that it is less structured and exponentially larger, and requires much more effort and expertise to manage and maintain. Analyzing the information contained in big data sets has the potential to inform strategies for care delivery to improve overall health outcomes.

Where’s the Plan? Health and Retirement

Why do we plan for our savings and retirement, but not for our health? Imagine if we planned for our health and well-being just like we do for our retirement. What would that look like?