Daniel Kraft, MD

Daniel Kraft, MD


Stanford & Harvard trained MD-Scientist. @AspenInstitute Innovation Fellow. Medicine Chair @SingularityU, Founder @ExponentialMed https://t.co/Y3peNueH6c

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1. The US fixated on the wrong things 2. Public-health system was underfunded & unprepared 3. Long-running racial inequities were exploited 4. (Mis)information ecosystem allowed untruths to fester 5. Its president actively made the situation worse

100 straight days of #VR  workouts in @getsupernatural . Some interesting stats via @HeartWatchApp  since starting April 24 to now: - Sleeping Heart Rate average down from 65 to 56 Beats per minute - Resting HR 65 down to 59 - HRV average 54ms up to 65ms #DigitalHealth  #fitness 

Israel’s advice for other countries on re-opening schools ? “They definitely should not do what we have done,” said Eli Waxman, chairman of the team advising Israel’s National Security Council on the pandemic. “It was a major failure.” via @nytimes 

Rumored pulse oximetry functionality in the next #AppleWatch  would be super helpful in detecting/triaging #COVID19 , with myriad use cases in Remote Patient Monitoring and beyond. via #DigitalHealth  #MentalHealth  #RPM  @CNET 

#Fungi & the interconnectivity of the living mycelial network play a key role in global, & increasingly in human health with #psilocybin  & beyond. @LouieFilms 's remarkable film @FantasticFungi ' featuring mycologist extraordinaire @PaulStamets  is out now.

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A study of mortality rates in more than 2K critically ill #Covid19  patients in 65 US hospitals found that those admitted to smaller hospitals with fewer than 50 ICU beds — were more than 3X more likely to die than those in larger hospitals @danielalamasmd 

Two Monoclonal Antibody Trials for #COVID19  Launched. Officials @NIH  and Eli Lilly today announced the launch of two clinical trials that will examine the investigational monoclonal antibody LY-CoV555 in both outpatients and hospitalized pts via @Medscape 

Convalescent Plasma for #COVID19 , does it work? “Without a randomized control trial, it’s very difficult to be certain that what you have is meaningful,” As of last week, just 67 people had enrolled in a Columbia study. @noahweiland  @katie_thomas  @nytimes 

#IoT meets the #Mask : Smart Face Mask from Japanese startup can record users' voices, send it to another's smartphone (for social distancing), and translate voice into 8 languages via an app.... #Wearables . #DigitalHealth  #COVID19  . via @PCMag 

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My first sighting of an Autonomous Auto Following Suitcase (AAFS) ... though it seemed like it had too much to drink in the airport lounge... DAFFS. :-) #traveltech 

12 innovations that will revolutionize the future of medicine. My lead article in the new @NationalGeoMag  January 2019 'Future of #Healthcare ' issue. . Complete edition--> #NationalGeographic  #xMed  #AI  #DigitalHealth 

The world needs #COVID19  Testing that is Fast, Frequent, Cheap & Easy. Today the @xprize  is launching a new $5M #XPRIZE  to identify & accelerate #testing  solutions that can scale globally. Learn more and teams can register to compete here-->

Leading causes of death in perspective...

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An emergency room doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital started VotER, a program that allows doctors to help their patients register to #vote  See #hcldr 

A 3 Drug Cocktail Hastens Recovery in #COVID19  Patients with Mild to Moderate Symptoms: Oral lopinavir-ritonavir + ribavirin (an antiviral used to treat hepatitis C), and injectable interferon beta-1b, used to treat MS that regulates inflammation.

Looking to build an #AI  Radiologist? The Clinical Center releases "DeepLesion" dataset of 32,000 CT images, measured and marked with clinically meaningful findings #xMed  #MachineLearning  #Radiology 

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