June 12, 2017
When former director of health innovation and policy at Intel and cancer survivor Eric Dishman took over the NIH’s ambitious program to collect a deep research dataset on a diverse population of a million Americans, it was called the NIH Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program. These days the program is no less ambitious, but it has a much friendlier name: the All of Us Research Program.
May 17, 2017
The promise of precision medicine is starting to be realized. The combination of patient medical records and genomic data is proving to be a potent source of data for clinicians as they apply analytical tools in the search for better treatments.
But one factor holds back many new initiatives. The data available for analysis is limited to the records of patients who are participating in any given...
April 14, 2016
The NIH's Precision Medicine Initiative has selected Eric Dishman, former director of health innovation and policy at Intel, to serve as director of the PMI's Cohort Program.
"Eric will lead NIH’s effort to build the PMI landmark longitudinal research study of one million or more U.S. volunteers to expand our ability to improve health and treat disease through precision medicine," NIH Director...
December 10, 2013
What do you get when a major technology player in the mobile health world becomes ensconced in the health care system as a patient with a serious medical condition? Well, if that person is Eric Dishman, a founding member of Intel's Digital Health Group, you get a sobering talk on just how far mobile health still has to go.
From the mHealth Summit main stage, Dishman spoke about his recovery...
October 27, 2011
When it comes to mobile health, Eric Dishman, director of health innovation and policy at Intel, for Intel's Healthcare Innovation Group, is a realist.
"On one hand, Intel is really excited about the future of m-health and mobile health. On the other hand, we're a little worried that there's a lot of hype around it right now," Dishman told MobiHealthNews in an interview at the just-concluded...
April 7, 2011
Didn’t bother to read the 428 pages of proposed rules for Accountable Care Organizations and the Medicare Shared Savings Program that HHS released last week? Neither did we. But Eric Dishman, director of health policy for Intel-GE Care Innovations, the telehealth joint venture launched early this year, did. And he is encouraged by what he saw.
While politicians, mainstream media and much of the...
September 2, 2010
At the beginning of the summer, the American Telemedicine Association's President Jon Linkous wrote a somewhat scathing critique of the hype that surrounded (and continues to surround) all things mHealth. This past week Eric Dishman, an Intel Fellow and director of health innovation and policy for Intel's Digital Health Group, argued convincingly that right now mHealth is at the apex of the hype...
April 5, 2010
MobiHealthNews was on-site at last year's TEDMED event where Intel's Eric Dishman, the Director of Health Innovation and Policy for Intel's Digital Health Group, presented on home health monitoring devices and services. While Dishman did mention Intel's Health Guide device, his initial message was that new technology is not what's needed for home health, it's understanding the psychological and...