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BOSTON—One in four people experience poor mental health during their lifetime but half don’t even get as far as their primary care provider for treatment. Those figures drive Jen Hyatt, who founded Big White Wall and spoke about her experience at the Connected Health Symposium held by Partners HealthCare.

 
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'Data is the big hope' for improving mental healthcare

BOSTON—One in four people experience poor mental health during their lifetime but half don’t even get as far as their primary care provider for treatment. Those figures drive Jen Hyatt, who founded Big White Wall and spoke about her experience at the Connected Health Symposium held by Partners HealthCare.

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Intel's Eric Dishman: Let's make genomic sequencing scalable

BOSTON—Being a cancer patient for 23 years has given Eric Dishman, an Intel Fellow and general manager of the company’s Health & Life Sciences Group, a unique perspective on care delivery.

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'Wearables are irrelevant,' says technoskeptic Ezekiel Emanuel

BOSTON—“Wearables are irrelevant for what we need to do,” said Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD, vice provost for global initiatives and chair of the department of medical ethics and health policy at the University of Pennsylvania. Emanuel spoke during the 2015 Connected Health Symposium held by Partners HealthCare.

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Change the incentives, says MIT Media Lab's Joichi Ito

BOSTON—Predicting the future is becoming more and more futile, said Joichi Ito, director of the MIT Media Lab, speaking at the Connected Health Symposium, held by Partners HealthCare.

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Bending of cost curve becoming apparent

BOSTON—The bending of the cost curve in healthcare is starting to become apparent, said Martin Arrick, MBA, managing director of U.S. public finance for Standard & Poor’s Rating Services, speaking at the 2014 Connected Health Symposium.

 

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