Recap: 2018 TEDMED

Date: 27, November 2018 | Author: Sara Holoubek, | Publication: LinkedIn

There are conferences you attend to learn new things. There are conferences you attend to do deals. And then there is TEDMED. Our endless pursuit of human health and wellbeing...

Introducing the Innovators of the TEDMED Hive

Date: 18, November 2018 | Author: Patricia Salber | Publication: The Doctor Weighs In

Meet some of the innovators of the 2018 TEDMED Hive. They are out-of-the-box thinkers with products that are may well change healthcare forever.

The TEDMED Experience: When Chaos Brings Clarity

Date: 07, December 2018 | Author: Lyn Falconio | Publication: Medium.com

Each year I commit to a variety of very different professional conferences and development experiences. This year, I attended TEDMED for the first time...

Nearly 40,000 People Died From Guns in U.S. Last Year, Highest in 50 Years

Date: 18, December 2018 | Author: Sarah Mervosh | Publication: The New York Times

Last year was the third consecutive year that the rate of firearm deaths rose in the United States. While public mass shootings like the one in Las Vegas make up a small percentage of firearm deaths, they have changed the national conversation.

Real care delivery challenges, virtual solutions

Date: 24, November 2018 | Author: Lindee David | Publication: Boldly, Powered by Joule

On this episode of Boldly,. Drs. Beaulieu and Kohli both share their experience at TEDMED, their journey as physician innovators and their take on failure and moving forward with ideas you’re passionate about. 

DocTalk With TEDMED Speakers

Date: 30, November 2018 | Author: Ed Livingston | Publication: AMA Doc Talk Podcast

At TEDMED 2018 Ed Livingston, Deputy Editor of the Journal of American Medicine interviewed David Asch, Lydia Bourouiba, Niobe Way, Steve Pantilat, Elizabeth Howell, Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, April Zeoli, and Queen Dube.

Llama Podcast with TEDMED Speakers

Date: 30, November 2018 | Author: Peter Bowes | Publication: Live Long and Master Aging Podcast

Peter Bowes's podcasts episodes include interviews with Mathias Basner, Lydia Bourouiba, Chris Mansi, Thomas Curran, Bruce Chernoff, Tim Lu, Ron Alfa, April Zeoli, and Daniel Streicker.

This CRISPR Bioethicist Says We Worry Too Much About A Dystopian Future

Date: 03, November 2017 | Author: Rina Raphael | Publication: Fast Company

CRISPR, the gene-editing technique revolutionizing biological research, has been welcomed as much as it has been feared by the scientific community…

The Difference Between a Bully and a True Alpha Male

Date: 13, November 2017 | Author: Lesley McClurg | Publication: NPR – KQED Science

Why has the human race been unable to prevent wars over long periods of time? It’s a complicated question. But one part of the answer may be rooted in our genetic lineage…

Drones Deliver Blood Quickly to Remote Global Hospitals

Date: 09, November 2017 | Author: Marcia Frellick | Publication: Medscape

Keenan Wyrobek and Zipline International, the San Francisco–based drone-delivery company he cofounded, are helping to solve a problem that has long plagued doctors…

Nurturing a Future Where Good Health Has No Limits

Date: 03, November 2017 | Author: Dell Medical School | Publication: Dell Medical School Blog

A librarian doing her part to fight the opioid crisis. A Brazil-based retina specialist caring for babies with Zika as part of a multidisciplinary team. A clinical psychologist bringing people.…

TEDMED17: Chimpanzee Politics, Ebola, Music after Heartbreak

Date: 04, November 2017 | Author: Patricia Salber | Publication: The Doctor Weighs In

Presenting at TedMed is a BIG deal. You don’t just stand up and blab. The talks are carefully planned out and practiced, often with speech coaches, so the delivery will be dynamic and captivating…

Meet the 19 Fabulous Innovators in the TEDMED Hive

Date: 06, November 2017 | Author: Patricia Salber | Publication: The Doctor Weighs In

TedMed’s Hive shines a bright light on nineteen innovators working to improve health and well-being in a wide variety of ways. Eighteen of the innovators…

Librarians See New Patron Need: Naloxone

Date: 09, November 2017 | Author: Marcia Frellick | Publication: Medscape

When Chera Kowalski saw more and more people with opioid addictions overdosing in the bathroom and on the benches by the front door of the library where she works…

Think Limitless—Next generation physicians reflect on TEDMED experience

Date: 03, November 2017 | Author: Lindee David | Publication: Joule Inc

Joule CEO Lindee David sits down with medical student Christina Schweitzer, also VP Communications for the Canadian Federation of Medical Students and with medical resident Dr. Franco Rizutti...

Battling the Opiate Crisis on the Front Lines

Date: 16, November 2017 | Author: Tom Fowler | Publication: KevinMD.com

Jim Johnson is the director of the West Virginia Office of Drug Control Policy, and an advocate on the front lines of the opioid epidemic. During his previous job as the police chief from Huntington, WV…

TEDMED—the art of possibilities and thinking big

Date: 31, October 2017 | Author: Lindee David | Publication: JouleBlog

For those who don’t know, the Canadian Medical Assocation (CMA)—and by association, Joule—is the first Canadian global partner of TEDMED. The first. That’s amazing…

TEDMED Part II—from “what if” to moving beyond our limits

Date: 03, November 2017 | Author: Lindee David | Publication: JouleBlog

Over the course of my career I have attended countless conferences and events. When I consider the best ones, I can say that I often felt inspired and excited by what I learned and who I met…

When Scientists Failed Them, Parents Unlocked Genetics of Kids’ Disease

Date: 24, December 2016 | Author: Lesley McClurg | Publication: KQED-NPR

On April 20, 1999, 17 days before his graduation, Dylan Klebold and his friend Eric Harris, killed 13 people, wounded 24 more before shooting themselves to death at Columbine High School. It was one of the worst school shootings American history.

How Could You Not Know? The Sue Klebold Story

Date: 14, December 2016 | Author: Patricia Salber MD | Publication: The Doctor Weighs In

On April 20, 1999, 17 days before his graduation, Dylan Klebold and his friend Eric Harris, killed 13 people, wounded 24 more before shooting themselves to death at Columbine High School. It was one of the worst school shootings American history.

Flint’s Water Crisis and Its Fight for the American Dream

Date: 11, December 2016 | Author: Patricia Salber MD | Publication: The Doctor Weighs In

When Mona Hanna-Attisha took the stage at TedMed 2016, I assumed she would start out by telling the story of how she discovered that children in Flint, Michigan were being poisoned by lead after cost-cutting measures led the city to use the filthy Flint River as the primary water source for its citizens.

How racism, segregation drive health disparities

Date: 15, December 2016 | Author: Troy Parks | Publication: AMA News

When David R. Williams, PhD, MPH, started his career, most researchers focused only on racial differences in education and income. But while economic status matters for health, there is more to the story of racial differences in health care. That’s why Dr. Williams developed a scale to measure the impact of discrimination.

How TEDMED 2016 and a "Metaphoric Murmuration" Helped Reset My Vision of the Future of Healthcare

Date: 19, December 2016 | Author: Lisa Sundahl Platt | Publication: UMN Systems

Last Wednesday, in a large conference room aptly named “The Hive,” healthcare entrepreneurs from around the country rubbed elbows with venture capitalists, pharma representatives, and strategy consultants attending the TEDMED conference in sunny Palm Springs, California...

4 Biomed Tech Game Changers From TEDMED

Date: 06, December 2016 | Author: Megan Scudellari | Publication: IEEE Spectrum

Last Wednesday, in a large conference room aptly named “The Hive,” healthcare entrepreneurs from around the country rubbed elbows with venture capitalists, pharma representatives, and strategy consultants attending the TEDMED conference in sunny Palm Springs, California...

At TEDMED, Human Drama Comes First. And That’s a Good Thing

Date: 15, December 2016 | Author: Lesley McClurg | Publication: KQED Science

Is it any surprise that Oxford Dictionaries has named post-truth the 2016 word of the year Oxford says the word gained momentum after the Brexit vote and the American presidential election...

Jeremy Farrar - Welcome Trust

Date: 14, December 2016 | Author: Peter Bowes | Publication: BBC Radio 5

What if the world was ready for the next deadly pandemic? I spoke to tropical medicine expert, Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust, at TEDMED 2016...

Millennium Women in Medicine & Media at #TEDMED

Date: 08, December 2016 | Author: Barbara Glickman | Publication: Health Policy Institute

Being at this year’s TEDMED fired up neurons in my brain that haven’t been turned on ever or for quite awhile. Innovative ideas in science, medicine, music, art and techno-fashion will do that to you...

10 Take-Aways From this Year’s TEDMED Conference

Date: 06, December 2016 | Publication: Georgia World

TEDMED - the health and medicine arm of TED - was held November 30th to December 2nd this year. This year's theme was "What If?" As always, the speakers aimed to inspire and engage, while urging the rest of us to innovate...

“It will be okay”: Lucy Kalanithi speaks at TEDMED 2016

Date: 05, December 2016 | Author: Becky Bach | Publication: SCOPE: Stanford University Medical School

Much of the story of Paul Kalanithi’s death is known, chronicled beautifully in the memoir When Breath Becomes Air and in this Emmy-nominated Stanford Medicine video. But each time I watch his wife, Lucy, speak, I’m reminded how much we can all learn from this young couple’s approach to Paul’s jarring diagnosis...

The Elitist Sheen at TEDMED Makes Some Scientists Uneasy. Still, They Flock to it.

Date: 08, December 2016 | Author: Megan Scudellari | Publication: Stat News

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — You can’t beat the glitz at TEDMED. Hoisting purple cocktails at a private resort here in Palm Springs, 750 elite guests hobnobbed last week at the annual extravaganza — two and a half days of slickly produced talks about medicine and science, punctuated by parties and concerts...

Morning Break: ‘ACA Repeal and Delay’; Husband Allergy; Atheist Doctors Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff

Date: 05, December 2016 | Author: MedPage Today Staff | Publication: MedPage Today

Repeal and delay:" Congressional Republicans will move to repeal the Affordable Care Act immediately, but will delay unwinding it for a few years -- after the 2018 midterm elections. (New York Times) Meanwhile, many in House majority leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy's home district rely on the bill that he wants to repeal. (Kaiser Health News, via NPR)

Physicians Missing Clues that Patients are Being Trafficked

Date: 05, December 2016 | Author: Marcia Frellick | Publication: Medscap

"The US State Department estimates that, in this country, we've only managed to identify 1% of the people trafficked here. Human trafficking is a hidden crime and we are not the best detectives," said Susie Baldwin, MD, MPH, from the Department of Public Health in Los Angeles County, who is president of the board of directors of HEAL Trafficking, an organization dedicated to ending human trafficking...

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Offer Insight in Patient Care

Date: 05, December 2016 | Author: Marcia Frellick | Publication: Medscape

Many patients seek treatment at medical marijuana dispensaries because of the superb customer service and sense of control over illness they offer, not because they consider marijuana a wonder drug, said David Casarett, MD, chief of palliative care at the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina…

Bringing Memories Back From the Dead: Science, Not Fiction

Date: 05, December 2016 | Author: Troy Parks | Publication: AMA Wire

“Memory, the biologically encoded information, is the long-lasting and stable change that is caused by learning,” said Tomás J. Ryan, PhD, a neuroscientist who spoke last week at TEDMED in Palm Springs, Calif. Through a series of experiments on targeted memory recall, Dr. Ryan and his colleagues have discovered that memories thought to disappear in those suffering from amnesia—or Alzheimer’s disease—may be retrievable...

How Epidemics Take Lives and Bring Global Health Focus

Date: 05, December 2016 | Author: Troy Parks | Publication: AMA Wire

The world has seen a number of epidemics during the last 20 years, and due to globalization the threat of rapid spread has increased. Last week at TEDMED, a physician expert who was practicing in Vietnam during the outbreak of SARS explained the fear that comes with an epidemic and what the world has learned from working together and sharing information...

Columbine Mother Sue Klebold Among Health Conference Speakers

Date: 28, November 2016 | Author: Barrett Newkirk | Publication: The Desert Sun

TEDMED, an annual conference built around solo presentations by innovators in health and medicine, is set to return to the Coachella Valley for three days starting Nov. 30...

State Cuts Medical, Public Costs by Helping Homeless

Date: 02, December 2016 | Author: Marcia Freillick | Publication: Medscape Medical News

"There were 650 chronically homeless individuals identified in January 2015 and, as of now, it's less than 400," she said...

Three Bizarre (and Potentially Brilliant) Ideas About Music and Health from TEDMED

Date: 03, December 2016 | Author: Ariana Eunjung Cha | Publication: The Washington Post

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Walking around TEDMED 2016, I couldn't help but think of The Lonely Island song “Incredible Thoughts.”...

The Man Who Reduced Homelessness in Utah By 91%

Date: 05, December 2016 | Author: Christina Farr | Publication: Fast Company

Lloyd Pendleton grew up on a ranch in rural Utah, an upbringing that taught him values like rugged individualism and self-reliance. When Pendleton saw a homeless person on the street during visits to Salt Lake City, he recalled wondering why they didn't just get a job...

This Scientist is Studying Mental Illness as an Electrical Issue

Date: 02, December 2016 | Author: Christina Farr | Publication: Fast Company

Why is electric shock therapy, originally invented in the late 1930s, still considered an effective treatment for alleviating the symptoms of mental illness? Why do some of us deal with stress better than others…

Life Lessons After Death: A Doctor Explains Her Own Healing at TED

Date: 02, December 2016 | Author: Christina Farr | Publication: Fast Company

Lucy and Paul Kalanithi fell in love in medical school. Lucy's name was picked at a raffle during a charity benefit…

Conversation with MakerNurse Co-Founder Anna Young at TEDMED 2015

Date: 20, November 2015 | Author: Tom Fowler | Publication: Medgadget

Anna Young, co-founder of MakerNurse, is bringing rapid prototyping tools into hospital units to enable nurses, other providers, and even patients to problem-solve with innovative do-it-yourself labs within hospitals, with the end goal of ultimately improving patient care. 

What patients really want--and why it’s important for their health

Date: 03, December 2015 | Author: Lyndra Vassar | Publication: AMA Newswire

Getting patients to make healthy lifestyle choices ranks high on every physician’s professional wish list. But realistically accomplishing this goal, especially in a fast-paced health care setting, requires care teams to zero in on what really matters to patients.

TEDMED 2015: A brief history of CRISPR and what's next

Date: 19, November 2015 | Author: Stacy Lawrence | Publication: Fiece BioTech

Only a scant few years old, CRISPR gene editing technology already is heavily weighted with potential implications for human disease and health. It's already being used to more easily and precisely create genetically modified plants and animals. And for the first time last year, CRISPR was used to genetically modify a human embryo.

Five Big Trends From This Week’s TEDMED Gathering

Date: 18, November 2015 | Author: Andrea Kissack | Publication: NPR - KQED San Francisco

I am addicted to TED talks. They breath new life into what was once the boring lecture. Some of the smartest people have now become some of the most inspirational, thanks to the TED format and delivery.  TED is now its own global industry which includes smaller, more affordable, TED X talks, a TED video channel and NPR’s TED Radio Hour.

TEDMED 2015 bringing innovators to La Quinta

Date: 17, November 2015 | Author: Barrett Newkirk | Publication: The Desert Sun

Dozens of people touted as innovators in health and medicine will be in the Coachella Valley for TEDMED, the health-conscious offshoot of the TED Talks speaker series. As many as 800 people are expected to fill the La Quinta Resort & Club for the annual conference, which will be held Nov 18 to 20.

Bending the Rules of Science Can Save Lives, Says Fauci

Date: 21, November 2015 | Author: Marcia Frellick | Publication: Medscape

The Causes and Consequences of Early Puberty

Date: 20, November 2015 | Author: Brenda Goodman | Publication: WebMD Health News

The age when girls start puberty is shifting. In girls, puberty is a sequence of three events, breast development, the growth of pubic hair, and finally, a first period. Recent large studies show that, on average, many girls’ breasts are budding about a year earlier than they used to.

These Nanoparticles Could Detect Cancer Long Before Doctors Are Able To Today

Date: 12, December 2015 | Author: ADELE PETERS | Publication: Fast Company

Even when certain types of cancer are fairly easy to treat, doctors often don't detect them until it's too late. But a new type of ultra-sensitive test might change that. A shot of nanoparticles would be designed to travel through your body looking for tumors that other tests might miss. An hour later, you could pee on a simple paper test and get the results.

A transformative experience for students and residents

Date: 30, November 2018 | Author: Kyle Brown | Publication: Boldly, Powered by Joule

On this episode of Boldly, Kyle Brown, Director, Social Innovation at Joule, is joined by our #GettoTEDMED challenge winners as they reflect on their time at the world-renown conference in Palm Springs, California. On their last day there, medical students Xiya Ma, Marc Levin and medical residents Dr. Gaya Narendran and Dr. Mino Mitri reflect on the past 2.5 days and how their TEDMED experiences will help shape their lives personally and professionally.

How Long Will You Live? That Depends on Your Zip Code

Date: 14, December 2016 | Author: Celine Gouder | Publication: The Guardian

How long will you live? That depends on your zip code. America is increasingly divided, and that is reflected in health. The disparities between life expectancy reveal harsh truths...

TED talks are a good prescription for making a point

Date: 10, September 2014 | Author: Shirley Leung | Publication: Boston Globe

We’ve all been there, stuck like sitting ducks. The CEO that drones on. The politician who meanders. The colleague with the pointless PowerPoint.

TEDMED: 50 ideas that might just change the face of health around the world

Date: 22, September 2014 | Author: Ken Banks | Publication: National Geographic

Hundreds of people surged up the steps of the Kennedy Center in Washington DC this month sporting the iconic oversized badges that only meant one thing – time for TEDMED. This famous – and exclusive – conference from the people behind TED Talks is attended by health innovators from all over the world. The aim is to share diverse, exciting ideas that may change the face of health and medicine across the globe. In this installment of Digital Diversity, Layla McCay – a member of our Media and Research Team – shares her thoughts on some of the most exciting health innovations featured at the event. 

Why Breast-feeding is Important for Mom's Heart Health

Date: 12, September 2014 | Author: Megan Johnson and Steve Sternberg | Publication: US News

Eleanor Bimla Schwarz believes doctors – and mothers-to-be – are making a big mistake if they think pregnancy and childbirth is a nine-month journey that ends in the delivery room. The next months are critical too, she says, because that’s when both mother and baby build a foundation for long-term health through breast-feeding. The window of opportunity is small, she says. Once you’ve missed it, there’s nothing you can do.

TEDMED: Will NextGenU End Physician Supply Woes?

Date: 11, September 2014 | Author: Sarah Wickline Wallan | Publication: Medpage Today

Erica Frank, MD, wants to solve the global physician shortage with free medical education and subsidized residency training, a vision she shared with the TEDMED audience Wednesday.

Prototype complete for device that can detect Ebola, HIV within minutes

Date: 11, September 2014 | Author: Meghana Keshavan | Publication: Medcity News

“Handheld laboratory” QuantuMDx has unveiled a working prototype of its DNA analysis device that can diagnose disease in under 15 minutes. It’s got promising implications in developing nations in particular, helping health workers quickly diagnose and help control disease like malaria, HIV, gonorrhea and Ebola.

TEDMED DC Day 2 Stage: Unexpected Inspiration, Provocative Proposals, and Having Fun

Date: 12, September 2014 | Author: Batista | Publication: MedGadget

A recap of Day 2 of TEDMED 2014

Face to Face with SHE – Insights from WPP Stream Health and TEDMED 2014

Date: 12, September 2014 | Author: Carolyn Buck Luce | Publication: Huffington Post

Two weeks ago I attended WPP Stream Health in Orlando, the "unconference" hosted by Grey Healthcare and ended in San Francisco at TEDMED 2014. The theme of both gatherings was unleashing imagination and collaboration to redesign our approach to building a healthier world.

At TEDMED, the Best and Worst of Times for American Medicine

Date: 12, September 2014 | Author: James Temple | Publication: Recode

In an onstage interview in Washington, D.C., this week, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins painted contrasting pictures of the state of medicine in America.

TEDMED 2014: The Mysteries of Medicine

Date: 12, September 2014 | Author: Rita Rubin | Publication: WebMD

TEDMED 2014’s theme was “unlocking imagination,” but it might as well have been “unlocking the mysteries of medicine.” Speakers at the 3-day event, many among the top in their fields, talked as much about what medicine can’t do as they did about what it can. They fessed up about their ignorance and admitted their mistakes.

Do We Overeat Because We're Addicted?

Date: 12, September 2014 | Author: Brenda Goodman | Publication: WebMD

Nora Volkow, MD, is director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. She was a featured speaker at the 2014 TEDMED Conference, where she talked about the role of addiction in obesity. She answered some questions for WebMD after her talk.

This Could Be the Most Secure Password Ever

Date: 17, September 2014 | Author: Alexandra Sifferlin | Publication: Time

Scientists are using your heart as a security authenticator.

Your Doctor Should Reveal Biases and Pharma Ties, Says Group

Date: 18, September 2014 | Author: Alexandra Sifferlin | Publication: Time

Should your doctor reveal their positions on contraception and whether they accept money from drug companies?

Paralysis Isn’t Inevitable

Date: 26, September 2014 | Author: Joe Nocera | Publication: The New York Times

Income Inequality and N.R.A. Dominance May Not Last Forever

When Yogurt Affects the Brain

Date: 23, September 2014 | Author: Olga Khazan | Publication: The Atlantic

Gut bacteria play a role in mood and emotion. Are probiotics the key to a better antidepressant?

TEDMED 2014 Kicks Off With Unprecedented Roster of Leaders and Innovators in Health and Medicine

Date: 08, September 2014 | Author: TEDMED

Sold-out events in Washington DC and San Francisco will shine international spotlight on innovation and imagination in service of health and medicine. Program will be broadcast globally with distribution in more than 130 countries.

America's Youngest Female Billionaire Explains How She's Transforming Medicine

Date: 12, November 2014 | Author: Kevin Loria | Publication: Business Insider

Between 40% and 60% of people don't even end up getting the lab tests their doctors ask them to because of the cost, time involved, and perhaps a fear of needles, according to Elizabeth Holmes, who spoke at TEDMED in September.

TEDMED 2014 will be Unlocking Imagination in Service of Health and Medicine

Date: 14, August 2014 | Author: TEDMED | Publication: AP Presswire

For the first time, TEDMED will take place simultaneously on two iconic stages in Washington, DC and San Francisco with international distribution to more than 100 countries.

TEDMED and Top Medical Research Institutions to Create One Simultaneous, Annual "Live Event" On 7 Stages Around the World

Date: 20, April 2015 | Author: TEDMED | Publication: PR Newswire

UC San Francisco Becomes TEDMED’s First Medical Research Institution Partner San Francisco Selected as the First Live Multi-City Host Location To Team With Current Washington, DC Site, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts TEDMED to Convene First Live Multi-City Event September 10–12, 2014

DETAILS FOR OBTAINING A
PRESS PASS TO TEDMED 2018

TEDMED provides journalists a great opportunity to meet and talk one-on-one with the speakers in a relaxed atmosphere.

Press passes are limited and priority will be given to journalists representing news and media organizations, those covering science, technology, medicine, business, and those that have covered previous TEDMED events.

As part of the press registration we ask each journalist to submit a letter of request to that includes specifics about their news or media organization and their position. Also include whether they have attended TEDMED previously.  

For those journalists unable to attend, simulcasts of the event will be available.

If you are interested in obtaining a press pass for TEDMED 2018, please send your letter to press@TEDMED.com

 

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