6Jun, 2019

DiMe: Calling all who Serve in Digital Medicine

Eric Perakslis, News|

STAT| June 5, 2019
By Jen Goldsack, Beau Woods, and Eric Perakslis

From smart pacemakers to diagnostic algorithms and digital therapeutics, medicine is becoming more digitized every year. Digital medicine tools offer the possibility of improved health outcomes, lower costs, and better access to care. But the evidence base for the safety and effectiveness of these new products […]

6Jun, 2019

Raskin on the Possibility of a Rate Hike

News, Sarah Bloom Raskin|

Sarah Bloom Raskin, former Fed governor and deputy treasury secretary, joined CNBC’s “Squawk Box” to discuss Chairman Powell’s latest remarks. “I think Chairman Powell has given a message to markets that’s indicating that a rate cut is coming. This is, in essence, a very strong signal that the FOMC is actually ready to talk about cutting […]

23May, 2019

Pharma’s Desperate Struggle To Teach Old Data New Tricks

Eric Perakslis, News|

Forbes | May 23, 2019
By David Shaywitz

While pharma C-suite executives find themselves increasingly seduced by the promise of “digital transformation,” and especially by the idea of leveraging AI, the lived, on the ground reality within virtually all pharma R&D organizations couldn’t be further removed.

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Data: Asset or Liability?

As Eric Perakslis, a health data guru and Rubenstein Fellow at Duke (his […]

22May, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin on Possible Nomination of Judy Shelton to the Fed

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Sarah Bloom Raskin, former Fed governor and deputy treasury secretary, joins CNBC’s “Closing Bell” to discuss the opposition the potential nomination of Judy Shelton to the Federal Reserve Board.

Former Fed governor on potential nominee Judy Shelton
CNBC: The Closing Bell
May 22, 2019, 4:53 PM EST

21May, 2019

Obama’s Top General Slams Trump Military Pardons as ‘Abdication of Moral Responsibility’

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Washington Examiner| May 21, 2019
By John Gage

Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey slammed President Trump for his plan to pardon several military members charged with war crimes.
“Absent evidence of innocence or injustice the wholesale pardon of US service members accused of war crimes signals our troops and allies that we don’t take the Law of Armed Conflict seriously. Bad […]

17May, 2019

Treating Data as an Asset: Data Entrepreneurship in the Service of Patients

Eric Perakslis, News|

Rethinking Clinical Trials | May 10, 2019
Presentation by Eric Perakslis

Access the full presentation here: https://rethinkingclinicaltrials.org/news/may-10-2019-treating-data-as-an-asset-data-entrepreneurship-in-the-service-of-patients-eric-perakslis-phd/

17May, 2019

Is Health-care Data the New Blood?

Eric Perakslis, News|

The Lancet Digital Health
Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2019, Pages e8-e9
By Eric Perakslis and Andrea Coravos

Access the full article: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/landig/article/PIIS2589-7500(19)30001-9/fulltext#articleInformation 

13May, 2019

Ambassador Jack and Rebecca Matlock Archives Open at Duke University

Jack Matlock, News|

American Diplomacy | May, 2019

Diplomacy, to my mind, is a thoughtful, patient, and long-term approach to international relations, a constant building of relationships, leading eventually and hopefully to trust, cooperation and mutual benefit.   It is not merely a negotiation, no matter how successful. Without the foundation of the relationship, you might “win” once, but not so […]

8May, 2019

Republican Bruce Westerman Proposes Curbing Western Wildfires Through Forest Management Overhaul

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The Washington Examiner | May 8, 2019
By Josh Siegel

Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., introduced legislation Wednesday to expand the pace and scale of forest management projects meant to reduce the risk of wildfires that have become more destructive and common.

The bill represents a continued push by Republicans backed by the Trump administration who argue poor forest […]

12Apr, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin on Federal Reserve Nominee

News, Sarah Bloom Raskin|

Sarah Bloom Raskin, former Fed governor and deputy treasury secretary, joins CNBC’s “Closing Bell” to discuss the opposition to President Trump’s nomination of Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve Board and comments from Fed vice chair Richard Clarida.

Senate should look at prior statements of Fed nominees, says former Fed Reserve governor
CNBC: The Closing Bell
April 11, […]