Dr. Ralph Snyderman responds to a recent article published in the NYTimes.
With rising healthcare costs and a rapidly aging population, finding sustainable and cost-effective ways to address chronic illnesses is one of the most critical pursuits in health care today. One strategy that has demonstrated promising results is Personalized Health Planning (PHP).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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” 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.
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?
Though the childhood obesity rate has been declining over the past several years, more than 1 in 6 children in the United States are still considered obese. Obesity takes both a physical and psychological toll on children.