Robinson is well acquainted with the systemic factors that limit black birthers’ access to quality healthcare facilities and providers, including how prolonged exposure to racism-related stress deteriorates black people’s bodies on a cellular level—a process referred to as “weathering.” … [Read more...] about Black pregnant women face a mortality crisis—and now a pandemic. Can tech help?
I just returned from the University of Southern California’s Body Computing conference, held in Los Angeles. The one-day event was led by Dr. Leslie Saxon, and focuses on mobile devices that can assist physicians and patients. It was also a great exchange about how the medical industry views technology. Against the backdrop of the nation’s health-care debate, panelists discussed the possibilities, risks, and opportunities offered by technology to doctors, patients, and society at large. … [Read more...] about Body Computing Is a Glimmer of Hope in the Health-Care Chasm