Why Can't We Email Our Doctors?

Thursday, July 10, 2014  |  The Brian Lehrer Show

Dr. Joseph Kvedar, dermatologist and founder and director of the Center for Connected Health at Partners Healthcare, talks about the push for doctors to be more accessible to patients via email, Skype, or text -- and why he's an advocate for openness.


The doctor’s in: through webcam, smartphone

Tuesday, May 13, 2014  |  The Washington Times

“You have to be a touch more thoughtful when you’re talking about new patient relationships,” said Dr. Joseph Kvedar of the Center for Connected Health, a division of Boston’s Partners Healthcare. But he predicts at-home infection tests one day could supplement telehealth.


Midnight Friends: How Wired Patients Are Transforming Chronic Illness

Friday, May 2, 2014  |  CommonHealth

A large and growing group of people with chronic illness in the U.S. are using the Internet and other online technology to take charge of and improve their own health.


Health Care Apps Offer Patients an Active Role

Friday, April 25, 2014  |  The New York Times

What if you could snap a photo of your rash, or your child’s ear canal, and send it to your doctor? That’s the idea behind a new breed of apps and devices that increasingly put medical tools in the hands of consumers.


4 things to do now to get ready for the Internet of Things

Monday, April 21, 2014  |  Computerworld

"No clinician wants to review hundreds of normal blood pressure readings," says Joseph Kvedar, director of the Center for Connected Health, a Partners HealthCare R&D organization. But there are consumer products that meet professional healthcare standards, and the economics of using such tools are compelling.


10 Ways To Manage Twitter So It Doesn't Manage You

Monday, April 14, 2014  |  Men's Fitness

Whatever your subject interest, to best manage your Twitter routine, “it’s really about how you use the tool as opposed to what you use it for,” says Dr. Joseph Kvedar, director of the Center for Connected Health.


Physicians need to adapt to practicing in a digital world

Sunday, March 23, 2014  |  American Academy of Dermatology

“We are taking a cue from the advertising industry and teeing up content to change behavior. We think we can do the same sort of thing with health care delivery,” said Dr. Joseph Kvedar at last week's 2014 AAD meeting.


Doctors eye Google Glass

Thursday, March 13, 2014  |  Boston Herald

“There’s all kinds of potential,” said Dr. Joseph Kvedar of Partners HealthCare’s Center for Connected Health. Partners plans to test Google Glass soon. Kvedar predicts most physicians, already using laptops, tablets and desktops, will embrace the new technology.


The Monitored Man

Monday, March 10, 2014  |  The New York Times

Researchers at the Center for Connected Health in Boston have been giving activity trackers to subjects for six to nine months, then studying changes in their behavior. Dr. Kamal Jethwani, head of research at the center, said he saw three distinct groups of people among study participants.


The Top Ten Internet-Smart Doctors in the World 2013

Tuesday, February 25, 2014  |  Internet Medicine

Dr. Joe Kvedar was named as one of the top 10 doctors to contribute to the digitalization of medicine.


Joseph C. Kvedar, MD named one of the Top Ten Internet-Smart Doctors in the World 2013

Tuesday, February 25, 2014  |  Center for Connected Health

Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, the founder and director of the Center for Connected Health at Partners HealthCare, was recently named one of the Top Ten Internet-Smart Doctors in the World: 2013. Dr. Kvedar is joined on this list by other well-known trailblazers in health technology, including Eric Topol, MD, Daniel Kraft, MD, Peter Diamantis, MD, and Iltifat Husain, MD.


Top Ten Tech Trends: Transforming Patient-Generated Data into Decision Support

Monday, February 17, 2014  |  Healthcare Informatics

The advance of patient-facing connected technologies will allow providers to track patients on a daily basis.


These 4 Companies Could Alter the Future of Telehealth

Thursday, February 6, 2014  |  The Motley Fool

42% of U.S. hospitals are now using telehealth platforms to treat patients remotely, according to a new report published in February's Health Affairs journal.


HIPAA, accountable care among top 2014 priorities for HIT professionals

Thursday, January 2, 2014  |  FierceHealthIT

Despite the increased privacy enforcement, Joseph Kvedar, director of Partners HealthCare's Center for Connected Health, said he thinks there will be an uptick in consumer adoption of connected health.