Boston, MA | 4.23.15

The American Resident Project is excited to sponsor the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge, organized by our partners at Medstro.

April 16
It’s been five years since President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, and much of the health care landscape has changed as a result.
April 14
I recently read an excellent article, written by a patient named Edward Leigh, about improving your first impression with patients.
April 10
From the well-known senses like sight and smell, to more obscure ones like proprioception (your body’s sense of how it is positioned), these abilities are crucial parts of navigating all aspects of our lives.
April 9
We have all seen the statistics; America is an aging country. The baby boomer generation is retiring and families are having fewer and fewer children. In health care, we often hear about this issue in the context of an inadequate health care work force.
April 8
“Write what you know.” That’s probably the most common advice a writer hears, but it’s advice that poses an ethical dilemma for doctors who follow it.
April 7
I was recently watching a PBS Frontline episode that featured well-known doctor and author Atul Gawande. He has written about topics such as medical errors and the use of checklists in medicine. His most recent book, Being Mortal, addresses one of the most difficult topics in medicine: end-of-life care.