The Potential Dangers of Testing Your Own DNA

Proceed with Caution

J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD

By J. Wesley Boyd MD PhD MA

I was lucky to meet Dani Shapiro through HMS Bioethics when she came to speak in a class I taught there about her book Inheritance. That meeting ultimately resulted in Josh North, Rennie Burke, Yvette Ollada, Gali Katznelson and I surveying individuals who were donor conceived about their thoughts, feelings, and reactions to finding out about the nature of their conception. We wrote up our findings here in the HMS Journal of Bioethics.

Gali and I then wrote a blog on Psychology Today highlighting our findings.

That blog is here.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Colleague J. Wesley Boyd, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor of psychiatry and medical ethics at Baylor College of Medicine. He is also a lecturer on global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School. He writes on issues of social justice, human rights, immigration and asylum, access to care, and substance use disorders. He is the author of the book, Almost Addicted, which won the Will Solemine Award for Excellence in Medical Writing from the New England American Medical Writer’s Association.

He also wrote the Foreword to our textbook.

LINK: https://www.routledge.com/Risk-Management-Liability-Insurance-and-Asset-Protection-Strategies-for/Marcinko-Hetico/p/book/9781498725989

Risk Management, Liability Insurance, and Asset Protection Strategies for Doctors and Advisors: Best Practices from Leading Consultants and Certified Medical Planners™

Dr. David E. Marcinko MBA

[Editor-in-Chief]

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HIT Improves Healthcare Data Quality?

Effective forms management improves healthcare data quality

Shahid Shah | Health Data Management Conferences

By Shahid N. Shah

NOTE: Colleague Shahid Shah is an internationally recognized enterprise software guru that specializes in digital health with an emphasis on e-health, EHR/EMR, big data, iOT, data interoperability, med device connectivity, and bioinformatics.

Dr. David Edward Marcinko; MBA

[Editor-in-Chief]

LINK: https://www.healthcareguy.com/2017/08/23/effective-forms-management-creates-higher-quality-healthcare-data/

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Crossover Health’s CEO on Next Move?

Private? Public? With a Payer?

[By staff reporters]

Reporter Jessica DaMassa, the emerging ‘It girl’ of health tech interviewing, chats it up with a ‘who’s who’ of the health care business scene. Today, it is Scott Shreeve MD of Crossover Health.

Looking past the virtual-first primary care company’s $168M Series D offering, CEO Shreeve gets grilled on the long-game.

LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rTJVjgHlL4

Apple Considered Acquiring Healthcare Startup Crossover Health

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