Saurabh Jha

The Market Forces Behind Vaccine Passports

By SAURABH JHA Unlike medical meetings, rendering Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony isn’t easy on Zoom, so the local orchestra has been furloughed and their members work for Uber.  The opera house wants to reopen, preferably before we reach the elusive herd immunity threshold. They mandate vaccinations for their artists, not least because the performers can keep …

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THCB Gang Episode 47, Thursday March 18

Joining me , Matthew Holt (@boltyboy), on THCB Gang this week were fierce patient activist Casey Quinlan (@MightyCasey), consumer advocate & CTO of Carium, Lygeia Ricciardi (@Lygeia), THCB regular authors radiologist Saurabh Jha (@roguerad) & cardiologist Anish Koka (@anish_koka), with futurist Jeff Goldsmith on hand to keep us all honest. We started with Casey’s current health …

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1896 – The Birth of Radiology

By SAURABH JHA and JEANNE ELKIN Mr. Smith’s pneumonia was clinically shy. He didn’t have a fever. His white blood cells hadn’t increased. The only sign of an infection, other than his cough, was that his lung wasn’t as dark as it should be on the radiograph. The radiologist, taught to see, noticed that the …

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THCB Gang Episode 33, Thursday 11/19 at 1pm PT/4pm ET

Episode 32 of “The THCB Gang” will be live-streamed here today Thursday, November 19th. Matthew Holt (@boltyboy) will be joined by some of our regulars: CEO of Day Health Strategies Rosemarie Day (@Rosemarie_Day1), writer Kim Bellard (@kimbbellard), data privacy expert Deven McGraw (@healthprivacy), patient safety expert Michael Millenson (@MLMillenson) and health futurist Ian Morrison (@seccurve). …

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THCB Gang Episode 32 LIVE 1PM PT/4PM ET

Episode 32 of “The THCB Gang” will be live-streamed on Thursday, November 12th. Tune in below! Matthew Holt (@boltyboy) will be joined by some of our regulars: WTF Health Host Jessica DaMassa (@jessdamassa), radiologist Saurabh Jha (@RougeRad), MD-turned entrepreneur Jean-Luc Neptune (@jeanlucneptune), communications leader Jennifer Benz (@jenbenz), THCB’s Editor-in-Chief me (zoykskhan) and guest Jeff Goldsmith, …

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The Story of an American Mask Distributor

By SAURABH JHA Seven weeks before President Trump declared COVID-19 a federal emergency heralding the economic lockdown, Jesse’s customers began cutting their orders. Jesse sells garments and cotton, imported predominantly from India, to wholesalers and retailers, big and small, in malls across the North East corridor.  His business had a good January. December was like …

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LIVE: THCB GANG, Episode 20, July 30, 2020 From 1PM PT/4PM ET

Episode 20 of “The THCB Gang” will be live-streamed on Thursday, July 30th! Tune in below. Joining Matthew Holt are some of our regulars: writer Kim Bellard (@kimbbellard), MD & hospital system exec Rajesh Aggarwal (@docaggarwal), radiologist Saurabh Jha (@RougeRad), and guest Jennifer Benz, communications leader at Segal Benz (@jenbenz). A few more might pop …

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A Conversation with John Ioannidis

By SAURABH JHA, MD The COVID-19 pandemic has been a testing time for the already testy academic discourse. Decisions have had to be made with partial information. Information has come in drizzles, showers and downpours. The velocity with which new information has arrived has outstripped our ability to make sense of it. On top of …

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