MIT Media Lab’s Rosalind Picard on the Lab’s New Wellness Initiative

MIT Media Lab’s Rosalind Picard on the Lab’s New Wellness Initiative »

21 May, 2015
PeopleUncategorized
Rosalind Picard is the founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group in MIT's Media Lab. Photo provided. So much of the technology that has transformed our lives has not contributed to our health and wellbeing, says Rosalind Picard, ScD, founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group and professor…
Wellable Focuses on Preventative Medicine & Corporate Wellness

Wellable Focuses on Preventative Medicine & Corporate Wellness »

Wellable provides employers with health data, aggregated from popular wellness apps. Photo provided. Shaan Gandhi and Nick Patel have been friends for a while. Now, they're business partners, too. Gandhi, a student in Harvard's joint MBA/ MD program, says the friends often talked about ways of effectively bringing preventative wellness to major organizations.…
The Business of Caring

The Business of Caring »

23 Jan, 2014
Opinion/Editorial
“It’s been a pleasure working with you” is a phrase I hear people say all the time, but it is not something I myself say to colleagues or patients. As a boilerplate phrase, it can roll off the tongue in a paradoxically tongue-in-cheek manner. Despite its potential attempt to transmit cordial feelings, in my mind…

Giving thanks for my sister & the innovators that have kept her alive »

9 Dec, 2013
Opinion/Editorial
Hillary GinsburgWhether you corral big data or design hardware, as an innovator in health care perhaps sometimes you feel as though you work behind the scenes. May this story remind you that your contributions to health care and medicine are truly lifesaving and positively impact the way people live, both now…

The Point of Care: An Introduction »

4 Dec, 2013
Opinion/Editorial
For those of us in and around the medical community, innovation is upon us. Adoption of practices from other high-risk and service industries, along with the data being gathered under the ‘big data’ movement, is fundamentally changing the way we are delivering care to patients. Technological breakthroughs, and the ability to deliver data and functionality…

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