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Will the Elderly Ever Accept Care From Robots?

Will the Elderly Ever Accept Care From Robots? | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Early in the new science-fiction film Robot & Frank (opening Aug. 17 in New York and Aug. 24 elsewhere), Frank, an elderly man, gets a visit from his son, Hunter.
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GP Psych Support

GP Psych Support | Australian e-health | Scoop.it

GP Psych Support psychiatrists have the extensive knowledge and experience to provide GPs with advice in the mental health management of:

perinatal child and adolescent drug and alcohol general adult older adult psychiatry Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients.
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Australian government launches telehealth initiative | Healthcare IT News

As part of Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s $620 million telehealth initiative, the Australian government is funding video hook-ups between medical specialists and patients. The nation’s Medicare program is offering 50-percent bonuses to specialists who adopt telehealth technology and 35-percent bonuses to doctors, nurses and midwives who participate in video consults with patients

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Denmark's National Telemedicine Action Plan To Be Built On Continua Health Alliance Design Guidelines For Personal Connected Health Devices | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

The Nation of Denmark, recognized as a global  leader in healthcare technologies, today announced that its new national Action  Plan for Telemedicine will be built on Design Guidelines created by Continua  Health Alliance to ensure the seamless and secure collection, communication and  storage of personal health data from patients' homes to healthcare providers  across the country. Continua Health Alliance is the international industry  organization dedicated to advancing personal connected health by promoting  end-to-end, plug-and-play connectivity of personal health devices and  establishing industry standards for interoperability. Read more at  http://www.virtual-strategy.com/2012/08/15/denmarks-national-telemedicine-action-plan-be-built-continua-health-alliance-design-guide#8OqggjqxKTPPFGT7.99

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The Year 2020: The Doctor Will (NOT) See You Now! - Forbes

The Year 2020:  The Doctor Will (NOT) See You Now! - Forbes | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Hippocrates: a conventionalized image in a Roman "portrait" bust (19th century engraving) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It's the year 202o.  20/20, just like like perfect vision. And interestingly, it's also your vision.
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Some Americans take to the idea of robot healthcare | Healthcare IT News

About one third of Americans are willing to receive some of their healthcare from robots, and 98 percent said they would receive robot care if it meant lower co-pays and health insurance costs.

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Gillard Government to improve telecommunications services for vulnerable Australians | Senator Stephen Conroy | Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, and Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers, Senator Jan McLucas, today announced that the Government will accept all recommendations made in a report aimed at improving telecommunication services for vulnerable Australians.

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Medicine in Miniature | World Future Society

Medicine in Miniature | World Future Society | Australian e-health | Scoop.it

A remote village in Kenya may be hundreds of miles from the nearest hospital, so what can its villagers do when one of their own comes down with a serious medical condition? That’s where point-of-care tests (POCTs)—portable devices that can diagnose patients on-site for HIV, tuberculosis, malaria, heart disease, and many other illnesses—come in.

 

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Google 's Project Glass to push wearable electronics boom

Google 's Project Glass to push wearable electronics boom | Australian e-health | Scoop.it

With Google giving the public a glimpse of the future of wearable electronics with its Project Glass spectacles, it appears that a world where technology is incorporated into all manner of accessories could soon be upon us.

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EHR hackers encrypt files, demand ransom - FierceEMR

Few data breaches are as malicious or as in-your-face as a recent attack on Surgeons of Lake County, a small practice in Libertyville, Ill.
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Videoconferencing in Action: From Skype to 3D Holograms

Videoconferencing in Action: From Skype to 3D Holograms | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Video conferencing can be anything from a Skype session between a mother and daughter to 3D holograms of people across the world appearing as if they are standing next to you.
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IASC: The Hedgehog Review - Volume 14, No. 1 (Spring 2012) - Why Google Isn’t Making Us Stupid…or Smart - Chad Wellmon

IASC: The Hedgehog Review - Volume 14, No. 1 (Spring 2012) - Why Google Isn’t Making Us Stupid…or Smart - Chad Wellmon | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
The Hedgehog Review - Volume 14, No.1 (Spring 2012) - Why Google Isn’t Making Us Stupid…or Smart - Chad Wellmon...
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Asimo byproduct could revolutionize seniors' lives | The Japan Times Online

Asimo byproduct could revolutionize seniors' lives | The Japan Times Online | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
A byproduct of Honda Motor Co.'s development of the Asimo humanoid robot may be about to come to the aid of Japan's aging population.
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Forbes: “The Year 2020: The Doctor Will (NOT) See You Now ...

Forbes: “The Year 2020: The Doctor Will (NOT) See You Now ... | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
An interesting Forbes article by John Nosta, “a contrarian with a vision for tomorrow“, takes us to the year 2020 when he expects the smartphone rather than the Doctor to be at the centre of the healthcare experience.
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Medical board releases tech consult guidelines | eHealthspace

Medical board releases tech consult guidelines | eHealthspace | Australian e-health | Scoop.it

The Medical Board of Australia (MBA) has called for input on its draft guidelines into technology-based medical consultations. The move follows the addition of items to the MBS for telehealth consults on July 1 of this year. According  to the Board, technology-based consultations are any form of  consultations using technology, including, but not restricted to, video  conferencing, internet and telephone.

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Minority Legislative Women Launch National Telemedicine Awareness Initiative

Minority Legislative Women Launch National Telemedicine Awareness Initiative | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Broadband technology is now being used throughout the U.S.
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3 Wearable Technologies That Could Make Us Healthier

3 Wearable Technologies That Could Make Us Healthier | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Advances in technology also means surprising advances in the clothing we wear.
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Saving lives, one iPad at a time | Lean Back 2.0

Saving lives, one iPad at a time | Lean Back 2.0 | Australian e-health | Scoop.it

Tablets have jetted to prominence primarily as consumer devices that have crept into business and professional settings through the back door, as consumers bring their latest toys to work. But one of the most effective uses of tablets started in the most professional and sober of settings – a cancer clinic at my alma mater Duke University – before the iPad was ever introduced and with patients who would not fit the profile of a typical tablet user.

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Computer Therapy for the Anxiety and Depressive Disorders Is Effective, Acceptable and Practical Health Care: A Meta-Analysis

Computer Therapy for the Anxiety and Depressive Disorders Is Effective, Acceptable and Practical Health Care: A Meta-Analysis | Australian e-health | Scoop.it

PLoS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.

 

Depression and anxiety disorders are common and treatable with cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), but access to this therapy is limited.

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Disruptive Diplomas: The Future of Higher Education | World Future Society

Disruptive Diplomas: The Future of Higher Education | World Future Society | Australian e-health | Scoop.it

What working people often need is some way to learn exactly what they need to learn, when they need to learn it. It’s time to change the old paradigm of “degree factories” and welcome the prototype of “innovation centers” at our colleges and universities.

 

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New research center aims for hospital wireless service innovation - FierceHealthIT

A new research center brings together experts in electrical engineering, computer science, and medicine to develop the next generation of wireless connectivity for hospitals.
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Yes, There's Probably A Medical App For That : NPR

Yes, There's Probably A Medical App For That : NPR | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
What can count calories, perform triage and make appointments, all at once? Medical apps are transforming the way patients and doctors understand health and monitor it.
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Content Curation: How To Cite, Credit and Attribute Other People's Content on the Web

Content Curation: How To Cite, Credit and Attribute Other People's Content on the Web | Australian e-health | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Here is a good guide providing the basic principles that should be followed when using, reposting, citing or quoting other people's content (both text and images).

 

The article outlines "proper methods of source attribution on the internet to guarantee the right people get credit for their hard work and ideas."

 

Specific sections of the article cover:

How To Cite Content in Blog Posts How To Cite Content in Social Media How to Give Credit to Guest Bloggers and Ghost Writers How to Cite Images and Visual Content

 

 

Well done. 8/10


Read more: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/33098/How-Not-to-Steal-People-s-Content-on-the-Web.aspx

 

 

 


Via Robin Good, Ken Morrison
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El código Gutenberg's comment, August 18, 2012 2:01 PM
Thank you very much. You're very kind. I hope that readers like my work in "El código Gutenberg". And thank you for the information in your page.
nickcarman's curator insight, February 17, 2013 5:45 PM

This is an excellent article, which lays out the groundrules for using, or citing someone else's content.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, August 29, 2013 8:32 AM

A Good Resource