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Survey: U.S. Adults Becoming More Open to Sharing Health Data with Providers | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology

Survey: U.S. Adults Becoming More Open to Sharing Health Data with Providers | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Rajiv LeventhalAmericans are becoming increasingly willing to share their health information with providers, according to a recent survey from the Pew Research Center.
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Learn about robotics with this 3D printed Hobby Hand that mimics natural hand movement

Learn about robotics with this 3D printed Hobby Hand that mimics natural hand movement | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
SOURCE Jan 14, 2016 Hands up if you think 3D printed prostheses are a great thing! In recent years, additive manufacturing technology has been grasped by huge numbers of new and established companies who all believe they can offer low-cost, high-quality prosthetic limbs to those who need them. Prosthesis startup Biomechanical Robotics Group (BRG) has followed suit, creating a DIY kit from which users can assemble their own 3D printed prosthetic hand. The Hobby Hand, now the subject of a $30,000 Kickstarter campaign, promises easy controllability and accurate imitation of natural hand movement. Iowa based BRG has been working on its 3D printed Hobby Hand for some time, and has now gone public with the project in the hope of securing $30,000 of Kickstarter backing. An open source test bench for the project will preview technologies from the company’s previous Nu-Hand model, which was the subject of an unsuccessful $50,000 Kickstarter campaign last year. Having learnt from the mistakes
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Skip the doctor, go to your smartphone? Dr. Topol

Skip the doctor, go to your smartphone? Dr. Topol | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
John Fedele | Getty Images SOURCE For most people, the way that they receive health care hasn’t changed in ages: they make an appointment days, weeks or months in advance, spend what could be hours in the waiting room, and see a doctor for a few...
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How Safe are Diabetes and Hypertension Apps? | The eHealth Tech Doctor

Evening reading: How safe are #diabetes and #hypertension apps? And does it matter? http://t.co/J6OCJpbx1w #mhealth #ehealth
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IOM Calls for Better Health IT to Reduce Diagnostic Errors

IOM Calls for Better Health IT to Reduce Diagnostic Errors | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is calling for better use of health information technology (IT) to help hospital’s reduce diagnostic errors, which are likely to affect every U.S. patient.
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Study: Veterans Prefer Telehealth Visits Post Surgery

Study: Veterans Prefer Telehealth Visits Post Surgery | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
69 percent of veterans preferred telehealth visits over in-person followup visits for post surgery, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery, Reuters reports (Seaman, Reuters, 9/23). The project conducted by researchers from Tennessee Valley...
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How can health IT aid public health surveillance? (infographic)

How can health IT aid public health surveillance? (infographic) | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Health IT obviously should be part of public health surveillance efforts because epidemiology relies so heavily on data.
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Glooko talks about latest Roche collaboration and IoT for diabetes

Glooko talks about latest Roche collaboration and IoT for diabetes | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Glooko, a digital health business, has added a series of devices to a recently launched platform designed to aggregate not only data from blood-gluose meters and insulin pumps, but also to help diabetes patients and caregivers view that data in...
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Healthcare Costs are Rising Fast. Need Reforms

Healthcare Costs are Rising Fast. Need Reforms | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
NEWS: 24/9/2015 – Healthcare costs are rising so fast in advanced economies that they will become unaffordable by mid-century without reforms, according to a new OECD report.
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A 3D Printer In Every Physician’s Medical Bag?

A 3D Printer In Every Physician’s Medical Bag? | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
A technology is only considered disruptive if it provides a much cheaper and more comfortable way of providing care. There have been articles about what we can print out in 3D today from equipment and casts to biomaterials and drugs.
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NHS health apps data leak: private data at risk (Wired UK)

NHS health apps data leak: private data at risk (Wired UK) | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
A new study has found that users of NHS-accredited health apps are at risk of ID theft and fraud after potential data leaks
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Nutraceuticals and the future of intelligent food

Nutraceuticals and the future of intelligent food | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
The convergence of food and pharmaceuticals is set to create a huge growth market
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UTMB opens nursing innovation ‘makerspace’

UTMB opens nursing innovation ‘makerspace’ | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Here’s a new spin on healthcare innovation laboratories: John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, Texas, part of the University of Texas Medical Branch, has opened what is being called the nation’s first “makerspace” for healthcare providers.
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Episode 48 – GPS & Physical Education

Episode 48 – GPS & Physical Education | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
In this episode of The PE Geek Podcast, we explore how GPS can be integrated into the PE environment. Everything from treasure hunts, through to deep immersive experiences is covered. We also look …
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Looking Back at CES: Are Consumers and Doctors Finally Bridging the mHealth Gap?

Looking Back at CES: Are Consumers and Doctors Finally Bridging the mHealth Gap? | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Healthcare still looking for value in CES
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Mobile technology and mental health: progressing for patients' effective recovery - Mobile World Capital Barcelona

Mobile technology and mental health: progressing for patients' effective recovery - Mobile World Capital Barcelona | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
RT @mHealthGlobal: Mhealth and #mentalhealth: progressing for #patients’ effective recovery http://t.co/K3fuYqqrPP > @MWC_Barcelona http://…
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Philips unveils Type 1 diabetes app to aggregat...

Philips unveils Type 1 diabetes app to aggregat... | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
As part of the continued push for ways to aggregate digital health data, Philips Healthcare has unveiled an app for people with Type 1 diabetes, according to a company statement.
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Health kiosk company higi finds incentives help lower blood pressure - MobiHealthNews

Health kiosk company higi finds incentives help lower blood pressure - MobiHealthNews | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
MobiHealthNews Health kiosk company higi finds incentives help lower blood pressure MobiHealthNews higi Combining health tracking with incentives, rewards, and challenges can contribute to consumers' lowered blood pressure, according to a study...
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Silk Bioink for 3D Printing of Biological Tissue Implants at Room Temperature

Silk Bioink for 3D Printing of Biological Tissue Implants at Room Temperature | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Different biocompatible materials have been tried as candidates for use in 3D printing of biological tissue.
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Iodine's new antidepressant tracking app sets sights on postpartum depression - MobiHealthNews

Iodine's new antidepressant tracking app sets sights on postpartum depression - MobiHealthNews | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
MobiHealthNews Iodine's new antidepressant tracking app sets sights on postpartum depression MobiHealthNews Iodine Start Iodine, the crowdsourced drug review startup that launched last year, is continuing to focus on antidepressants.
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A better solution for alarm fatigue in clinicians

A better solution for alarm fatigue in clinicians | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
This post is sponsored by Sprint and is the tenth article in a 12-part series on mobilizing healthcare for improved communication. Just about every healthcare provider is familiar with alarm fatigue.1 Between nurse calls, pumps and monitors,...
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3D printed Tadpole Endoscope device can improve cancer diagnoses

3D printed Tadpole Endoscope device can improve cancer diagnoses | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
SOURCE September 26, 2015 Very recently, we reported on 3D printed ‘microfish’ robots that can be injected directly into our blood to perform complex medical tasks.
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GSK sets its sights high for MyAsthma app

GSK sets its sights high for MyAsthma app | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Firm wants its mobile app to be one of the best available for any disease
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The incredibly simple way wearable tech is going to revolutionize health - Tech Insider

The incredibly simple way wearable tech is going to revolutionize health - Tech Insider | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
The biggest design problem in medicine is...
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66% of Americans Would Use Mobile Health Apps to Manage Their Health

66% of Americans Would Use Mobile Health Apps to Manage Their Health | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Almost two-thirds (66%) of Americans would use a mobile health apps to manage health-related issues, according to the findings released from Makovsky/Kelton
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