FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Winter 2018

FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences ReportInside, be sure to read the new article, “Lost in Thought—The Limits of the Human Mind and the Future of Medicine,” about how collaboration between doctors and computers will help improve medical care (see pages three to four of this new report).

Both authors are Massachusetts physicians--one an emergency medicine physician and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School; the other is Chief Medical Officer at Press Ganey. The article notes that “There is little doubt that algorithms will transform the thinking underlying medicine. The only question is whether this transformation will be driven by forces from within or outside the field.”