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BIOTRONIK PRO-Kinetic Energy Cobalt/Chromium Stent Implanted in First U.S. Patients

BIOTRONIK PRO-Kinetic Energy Cobalt/Chromium Stent Implanted in First U.S. Patients | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
BIOTRONIK has announced that its PRO-Kinetic Energy stent has now been implanted in initial patients in the U.S. in the BIOHELIX-I trial.
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Novartis Aims to Expand Mobile Health Services

Novartis Aims to Expand Mobile Health Services | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Novartis, a healthcare solutions provider, already boasts of an impressive 13 mobile health apps, but the global company is looking to expand its mobile health services from healthcare monitoring to virtual healthcare.
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Can Big Data Improve Medical Diagnoses?

A new startup called Enlitic aims to build software that detects cancer tumors in x-ray images.
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What if software akin to the program that recognizes faces in Facebook FB +2.01%photos could detect cancer in an x-ray?
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Stanford startup adds twist to electronic stethoscope with digital adapter

Stanford startup adds twist to electronic stethoscope with digital adapter | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Eko Devices, a member of Stanford’s accelerator StartX, is moving ahead with a digital accessory for analog stethoscopes to transform them into electronic stethoscopes.
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Henning Mankell on living with cancer: there are days full of darkness

Henning Mankell on living with cancer: there are days full of darkness | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
In his sixth dispatch, the Wallander author asks himself if he is still the same person he was eight months ago and reflects on the significance of two quotes that keep coming to mind Now in September it is eight months since I was diagnosed with...
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Why Doctors Want the FDA to Regulate Health and Fitness Apps | Monster.com

Why Doctors Want the FDA to Regulate Health and Fitness Apps | Monster.com | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Technology is shaping the future of healthcare, and while technology has brought a number of innovative healthcare solutions, some are worried about the growing impact and potential danger of unregulated health IT apps.
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Most mHealth Apps Lack Privacy Policies - Pharmacy Times

Most mHealth Apps Lack Privacy Policies - Pharmacy Times | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Most mHealth Apps Lack Privacy Policies Pharmacy Times The results of a study published online in the Journal of American Medical Informatics Association showed that only 183 of the 600 most commonly used mHealth apps that are available for iOS and...
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Vivametrica unveils open source healthcare analytics platform for wearables - ZDNet

Vivametrica unveils open source healthcare analytics platform for wearables - ZDNet | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
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Sensor-laden smartphones and wearable devices are set to generate vast amounts of activity and other health-related data in the coming years.
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The changing face of healthcare and life sciences: The impact of big data

The changing face of healthcare and life sciences: The impact of big data | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Daniel Piekarz, vice president of business development, life sciences at DataArtThe life sciences and healthcare industry in 2014 has been defined by the growing market demand to apply newly developed technology, including big data analysis, to...
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New GoMo Health delivers personalized remote patient-engagement system

New GoMo Health delivers personalized remote patient-engagement system | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Antoinette AlexanderGold Mobile, a provider of a cloud-based commerce and engagement platform, has announced the launch of its new healthcare division, GoMo Health.
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Infographic: Rise of the Digital Patient

The digital patient is here. From pre-screening potential doctors to viewing their treatment information and tracking their fitness/health data, the digital patient is increasingly embracing mobile health to improve their well-being.
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eCaring Manages Patients at Home

eCaring Manages Patients at Home | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
 
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Robert Herzog, an entrepreneur with a liberal arts education, created eCaring when he found himself managing his own mother’s care in the last few years of her life.
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mHealth: Are You Ready for Sensors in Healthcar...

mHealth: Are You Ready for Sensors in Healthcar... | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
The market for wearable sensors is increasing dramatically.
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Apple vs. Google: Which Is Doing More for Health?

Apple vs. Google: Which Is Doing More for Health? | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Apple and Google are taking two very different directions in the healthcare sector, but each is capitalizing on its own strengths to catalyze innovation. (Apple vs.
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What is stopping a digital revolution in health and social care?

What is stopping a digital revolution in health and social care? | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
A Guardian Healthcare Professionals Network seminar discussed barriers to digitising services and possible solutions How to implement a new IT system in healthcare live discussion The health and care system is heading for a crisis, unless it...
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Beard growing challenge to raise money for prostate cancer

Beard growing challenge to raise money for prostate cancer | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
OctoBeardFest follows huge success of Movember
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In-Depth: The Danger of Hospitals Leaking Patient Data

In-Depth: The Danger of Hospitals Leaking Patient Data | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
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A Washington Post news report in August this year came as a shock to many Americans who believed, until then, that their medical records were for their eyes only.
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The Empowered, Smartphone Patient: Is Mobile He...

The Empowered, Smartphone Patient: Is Mobile He... | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Is Mobile Health Marketing the ultimate solution to move patients from dependent to informed, engaged, and actually empowered to control [...] (RT @mHealthMarketer: "The Empowered, Smartphone Patient: Is #MobileHealth #Marketing the Answer?
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Report: Changing Patient Behavior Is Primary Factor Driving Healthcare

Report: Changing Patient Behavior Is Primary Factor Driving Healthcare | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
  Changing patient behavior and expectations is the primary factor driving the healthcare market, according to a new report from Verizon and Harvard Business Review. “The Digital Dividend: First Mover Advantage” report sponsored by Verizon surveyed...
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Health insurance company HCSC to launch app with emphasis on activity, meditation

Health insurance company HCSC to launch app with emphasis on activity, meditation | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Insurance company Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), which offers insurance plans to residents of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, has made available its first wellness app for its members, called Centered.
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Startup uses 3D printing tech to create alternative to bone grafts

Startup uses 3D printing tech to create alternative to bone grafts | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
A Michigan startup is using 3D printing technology to help surgeons reconstruct skeletal defects – helping surgeons minimize the need for bone grafts to fill areas with significant missing bone.
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Roche launches blood-glucose meter with built-in insulin dose calculator

Roche launches blood-glucose meter with built-in insulin dose calculator | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Michael JohnsenRoche on Tuesday announced that the Accu-Chek Aviva Expert system is now available by prescription.
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Misfit announces Flash, a screen-less activity tracker that will cost under $50

Misfit announces Flash, a screen-less activity tracker that will cost under $50 | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
The Misfit Flash is a new piece of wearable technology that takes most of the functions from the more expensive Misfit Shine and puts it into a soft-touch plastic package that…
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Urban Communities Prefer Text Messages for Survey

Urban Communities Prefer Text Messages for Survey | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Results from a pilot study published last week by the researchers at the University of Michigan Medical School demonstrated that among low-income urban African-Americans in Detroit, “text messaging is not only acceptable and feasible but is the...
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Barriers to adoption of #mHealth for doctors and patients http://t.co/ei6JwJyurX @SCIRP #OA #CDoM http://t.co/13LIGhHaOI

Barriers to adoption of #mHealth for doctors and patients http://t.co/ei6JwJyurX @SCIRP #OA #CDoM http://t.co/13LIGhHaOI
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Will Apple's new health app bridge the gap between consumer engagement and mobile health? | mHealthNews

Along with the recent iOS 8 release, Apple has introduced a new health app that allows the user to monitor and track personal health metrics such as sleep, movement and caffeine intake.
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