In this fifth episode, Don Brown, CEO LifeOmic, explains the nomenclature shift from precision medicine to precision health, details the firm footing his company has in precision health, how it’s now extending another foot forwards into hyper wellbeing. Lots of app, lifestyle medicine, lifespan, healthspan and biological age quantification chat.
Lee: Hi, so you’re CEO of LifeOmic, a company which I have been tracking for some time. Could you be so kind as to introduce, to give a brief introduction to LifeOmic? Don: Yeah, I started LifeOmic almost two or so years ago. I went through a combined degree in the PhD program many years ago and ended up taking... Read MorePrecision Medicine vs Precision Health vs Hyper Wellbeing – EP05: Don Brown (LifeOmic)
For what’s already underway, there’s no existing community, event or even established industry category. Yet it represents a strikingly positive future and opportunity of health, computing and consumer technologies. I see it as on the same scale as the arrival of the personal computer.
We may be clouded in seeing it yet because of the tendency to see the new in terms of the old, in the same way that trains were initially seen as a way of pulling canal boats. It’s not “digital health”, or “quantified self”, but is closely related, it is not “wearables” or “mobile”, although it’s the positive future of... Read MoreThe 3 Pillars of Wellness as a Service (WaaS): Human-Computer Integration, Redefinition of Health & Decentralization of Healthcare
The first draft manifesto has been marginally updated (please see the original for an introductory cover letter). All changes herein were made to improve the readability of the text. No technical changes were made. Already in the pipeline is another version with technical changes 1) clarifying how insurance incentivizes are often not aligned with the long-term health of the individual 2) clarification... Read MoreMobile and Wearables for Health, Wellness and Optimal Living Manifesto Draft V1.2
(A PDF version of this document is available) “I believe Lee’s Hyper Wellbeing vision is as profound and prophetic as, say, those offered in the 1960s with the rise of cyberspace and hypertext.” — Martin Geddes I’ve spent the past five or so years in wide-ranging contemplation and research. This was a luxury I kindly afforded myself. Attached are 29 informally... Read MoreNew Health, Wellness and Optimal Living Economy Manifesto Draft V1.1
For a number of years now a dear friend (who’ll remain nameless) has barraged me to write. Today I finally decided to give in under the conditions that it only be a thought snippet or musing (100-700 words) each week day. [April 21, 2016: lets make that 500-1500 words weekly instead] He has lamented that my modus operandi the past... Read MoreAugmenting Humanity with Machine Learning for Health & Happiness