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European healthcare professionals on the Social Web: a self-service directory - Google Documents

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How Parents Harnessed the Power of Social Media to Challenge EpiPen Prices

How Parents Harnessed the Power of Social Media to Challenge EpiPen Prices | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
How Parents Harnessed the Power of Social Media to Challenge EpiPen Prices
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Hospitals express 'grave concern' about mobile device security | FierceHealthcare

Hospitals express 'grave concern' about mobile device security | FierceHealthcare | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Hospitals are increasingly questioning their ability to keep mobile devices and patient data secure as cyberthreats evolve, with 82 percent of respondents to a recent survey saying it’s a “grave concern” for them. For Spyglass Consulting Group’s Point of Care Communications for Nursing 2016 survey, respondents noted that personally owned mobile devices used by nurses and physicians were a large security worry. The responses were collected via 100 interviews with IT and healthcare professionals working in hospital-based environments.  
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How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Diagnose Mental Disorders

How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Diagnose Mental Disorders | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Machine learning could train software to spot verbal tics associated with schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder.
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A machine can tell whether you’re depressed just by looking at your photos on Instagram

A machine can tell whether you’re depressed just by looking at your photos on Instagram | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Your mental health is reflected in the images you choose to post on social media, say researchers who have trained a machine to spot depression on Instagram.
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Instagram photos reveal predictive markers of depression
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Digital health care services just around corner | The Japan Times

Digital health care services just around corner | The Japan Times | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Businesses small and large are looking to cash in on the potential for smartphones and wearable devices as health care trends toward the digital age. They
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Pharma companies increasingly supporting digital health startups in Japan - combining startup creativity with pharma healthcare market experience to capitalise on the huge opportunity in the market.
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Hospitals Are Partnering With Uber to Get Patients to Checkups

Hospitals Are Partnering With Uber to Get Patients to Checkups | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Hospitals Are Partnering With Uber to Get Patients to Checkups
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Code of Conduct on privacy for mHealth apps has been finalised

Code of Conduct on privacy for mHealth apps has been finalised | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
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E. Ray Dorsey: Patients have the power to move the mHealth policy needle | FierceHealthcare

E. Ray Dorsey: Patients have the power to move the mHealth policy needle | FierceHealthcare | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
There are myriad challenges to mHealth innovation and adoption, including antiquated state licensure laws and Medicare policies, as well as a need for the Food and Drug Administration to step up its guidance to the life sciences industry, according to E. Ray Dorsey, M.D., a neurology professor at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
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Wearables made to warn of asthma attacks

Wearables made to warn of asthma attacks | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Scientists are developing a wearable early warning system for asthmatics. Consisting mainly of a wristband and chest patch, the technology monitors patients' bodies and their environment, sending an alert when an attack may be imminent.​
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Smart Dust Is Coming: New Camera Is the Size of a Grain of Salt

Smart Dust Is Coming: New Camera Is the Size of a Grain of Salt | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
The researchers believe future applications include less invasive endoscopic medical imaging of the body—even injection into the brain—and nearly invisible camera sensors on miniature drones or robots.
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The stuff of Star Trek episodes.
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Meet the biohackers letting technology get under their skin

Meet the biohackers letting technology get under their skin | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Meet the biohackers letting technology get under their skin
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How Artificial Intelligence Is Bringing Us Smarter Medicine

How Artificial Intelligence Is Bringing Us Smarter Medicine | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Here are five ways that companies are using machine learning to transform health care.
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The Rocky Road of Evaluation for Digital Health Tools

The Rocky Road of Evaluation for Digital Health Tools | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
There is no one tonic that will cure a list of ailments; rather we are presented with shelves of solutions to even more shelves of challenges waiting to be addressed. 
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So true: 'There is no one tonic that will cure a list of ailments; rather we are presented with shelves of solutions to even more shelves of challenges waiting to be addressed.'
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What pharma digital marketers need to know about Google's mobile search change

Google has announced changes to how it will rank sites in mobile search, penalising some websites. Here's what pharma digital marketers need to know.
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Edible battery could power medical devices of the future 

Edible battery could power medical devices of the future  | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a bio-degradable, edible battery powered by melanin.
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What the Fitbit lawsuit means for clinical researchers

What the Fitbit lawsuit means for clinical researchers | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
What the Fitbit lawsuit means for clinical researchers
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MIT's Next Breakthrough Interface? Temporary Tattoos

MIT's Next Breakthrough Interface? Temporary Tattoos | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Inspired by popular gold leaf temporary tattoos, MIT Media Lab and Microsoft Research teamed up on a crafty new wearable interface.
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Digital and Mobile Health Technology for Schizophrenia

Digital and Mobile Health Technology for Schizophrenia | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
The future of schizophrenia is looking more and more digital as tech is being used to increase physical activity, deliver therapy & social support, help monitor
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Healthcare 2025 - Forbes

Healthcare 2025 - Forbes | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
The future of medicine starts here.
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Interesting series on Healthcare 2025 from Forbes. Touches on trends such as the rise of the healthcare billionaire - 365% growth in that category since 2007. There is also a 450% increase in investment in digital health companies in Q1 2016 as compared to Q1 2011. Amazing stuff. 
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Virtual reality lets you stroll around a breast cancer cell

Virtual reality lets you stroll around a breast cancer cell | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Medical researchers are using virtual reality to create accurate, explorable versions of our insides. Alice Klein goes for a walk
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Redefining a walk on the wild side!
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Apple could release a new gadget to monitor your health in 2017

Apple could release a new gadget to monitor your health in 2017 | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Apple has long-term plans in health. The company has hired doctors and nurses and runs around-the-clock biometric labs.
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Telemedicine Companies See Mental Health As Next Frontier - Forbes

Telemedicine Companies See Mental Health As Next Frontier - Forbes | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
Telemedicine Companies See Mental Health As Next Frontier
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How Telemedicine Is Transforming Health Care

How Telemedicine Is Transforming Health Care | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
The revolution is finally here—raising a host of questions for regulators, providers, insurers and patients.
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Pharma Marketing Blog: Medication Adherence Won't Get Better Unless Pharma Marketers Accept Some Blame

Pharma Marketing Blog: Medication Adherence Won't Get Better Unless Pharma Marketers Accept Some Blame | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
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Who's to blame for medication adherence? That's the central question of this article. Worth a read in order to recognise the problem is complex and certainly all pharma companies can improve in communication, education and accessibility (online) of relevant info.
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The tech making a difference to social care

The tech making a difference to social care | Digital Health & Pharma | Scoop.it
From digital platforms that manage patient information to wearable devices that flag potential problems, technology is helping to boost care quality
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