The Takeaways: Week 18 of 2022

A periodic review of articles, newsletters, and podcasts that I found interesting, inspiring, or otherwise worth remembering. Newsletters John Cutler, The Beautiful Mess. TBM 20/54: "You're Making This Too Complicated" (May 5, 2022) If you are a...

The Takeaways: Week 17 of 2022

Amazon digital media, faxing in healthcare, an update out of one of my favorite data sources, the Survey of Earned Doctorates, and a look into what it could take to take an algorithm for predicting missed medical appointments to production - even...

The Takeaways: Week 16 of 2022

Articles Martin Fowler. Strangler Fig Application (June 29, 2004) This metaphor [of the strangler figs, which seed in the upper branches of a tree and work their way down] struck me as a way of describing a way of doing a rewrite of an important...

The Takeaways: Week 14 of 2022

A periodic review of articles, newsletters, and podcasts that I found interesting, inspiring, or otherwise worth remembering. Newsletters Ted Gioia, The Honest Broker. The Fake Artists Problem Is Much Worse Than You Realize (April 9, 2022) Note...

The Takeaways: Week 13 of 2022

A periodic review of articles, newsletters, and podcasts that I found interesting, inspiring, or otherwise worth remembering. Newsletters Amal Trivedi, MD, MPH, Tradeoffs Research Corner. Are Vets Less Likely to Die at VA Hospitals? It can be...

The Takeaways: Week 12 of 2022

All kinds of healthcare moves - by Google, in AI, about sickle-cell - and the struggle to make equitable progress in healthcare. Newsletters Julia Angwin, Hello World from The Markup. Chatroom Justice (March 26, 2022) Utah’s [online debt dispute...

The Takeaways: Week 11 of 2022

Among other topics, insights about product careers, big questions about care coordination and telemedicine, and (finally) federal guidance on web accessibility. Podcasts Ezra Klein (host), The Ezra Klein Show. Timothy Snyder interview (March 15,...

The Takeaways: Week 10 of 2022

A periodic review of articles, newsletters, and podcasts that I found interesting, inspiring, or otherwise worth remembering. Newsletters Chas Roades and Lisa Bielamowicz, MD. Gist Healthcare. The Weekly Gist: March 11, 2021 Using segmentation to...

The Takeaways: Week 9 of 2022

Three selections this week, all healthcare. I am a little backlogged on newsletters. Articles Susan Kelly, Healthcare Dive. Anesthesiology practices get paid more when backed by private equity, study finds (March 2, 2022) A study of more than 2.2...

The Takeaways: Week 8 of 2022

Memory and generations, ghost networks, and a father seeking to fight the dissemination of footage of his daughter's last moments alive via a non-fungible token. Articles Dean Bakopoulos, Harper's Bazaar. Ghosts of Ukraine (February 25, 2022)...