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HealthIT.gov recently published a new report highlighting how healthcare providers are now using EHRs and Health IT.
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Researchers at the University of Toronto, in collaboration with Autodesk Research (Toronto, Ontario) and CBM Canada (Stouffville, Ontario) are employing 3D-printing techniques to produce cheap, fast, and easily customizable prosthetic sockets for...
The immortal phrase that should bring everyone out in a sweat; whether client side or agency side. Building an online community is one of the hardest things to do, not simply in healthcare. It needs considerable investment, time, research, and also a little bit of luck.
The time and investment is just not understood!
Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences launches mhealth Innovation Challenge for health IT and life sciences startups Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences and Dell Center for Entrepreneurs are partnering to launch a healthcare version of the Tech...
•The GoodRx app is a great way for patients to find the best prices for their medications.
Social media in health care is all the rage. Set up a Twitter account, get a Facebook page—heck, even start a Pinterest account for your office or group. Mix it together with a little video content, SEO, and a flashy URL, and you may be able to find some ROI from your social media efforts. It’s modern. It sounds complicated and advanced. And many social media experts who are dabbling in health care are pushing the merit and success of this marketing strategy.
But should this be the role social media plays in a physician practice? Should hospitals use Twitter as a digital billboard with viral potential? Marketing is important, but is it appropriate for physicians who are entering the social media space?
I believe that serving as content curators is more aligned with the oath we took. Social media provides a contemporary platform for physicians to acquire, screen, compile, and manage information we want our patients to have.
Read more: http://wingofzock.org/2014/03/06/curating-content-via-social-media-a-new-role-for-physicians/
Telcare’s glucometer looks like a cellphone. It has a colored screen, is cellular enabled and takes blood samples with its own strips as any conventional glucometer would.
By Allyson B. Mullen – On February 18, 2014, the FDA issued the Final Guidance “Requests for Feedback on Medical Device Submissions: The Pre-Submission Program and Meetings with Food and Drug Administration Staff” (the “Pre-Sub Guidance”). FDA,...
Rundercover - A thrilling interactive audio-game that makes your outdoor exercises more fun and more rewarding.
When pediatrician Natasha Burgert launched a Facebook page and a Twitter account, @DoctorNatasha, in 2009, her social media strategy was simple: Share as much factual health information as possible with engaged ...
The dynamics of change in American society and the nation’s healthcare delivery structure have opened new hospital advertising and marketing opportunities.
Secrets to a Successful mHealth Campaign AllAfrica.com Africa: Secrets to a Successful mHealth Campaign. By Nick Kennedy, 4 March 2014.
Sleep is anything but a waste of time. While many people think of catching ZZs as the body "shutting off" until morning, nodding off actually activates a complicated process that helps you feel rested and healthy the next day. Scientists di...
Sleep is vital for positive body function, mental and physical recovery, and cognition/learning.
This is a great infographic on Sleep. Just Do It
Did you know that 95 million Americans use mobile devices as health tools? Did you know that 40,000 medical apps are available for tablets and smartphones?
Now I know!
Did you know that 95 million Americans use mobile devices as health tools?
Did you know that 40,000 medical apps are available for tablets and smartphones?
By Jonah Comstock One conversation topic that never seems far away at digital health industry events is the idea of data silos. Consumer health and fitness apps are letting people collect more health data about themselves than ever before.
Spring is in the air. And if you’re allergic to something in it, a new app can help. In fact, the app do far more than that.
As a healthcare professional I believe patient engagement is critical to successful outcomes.
A Commonwealth Fund-sponsored study finds that hospitalization rates significantly declined at nursing homes that offered after-hours telemedicine services.
A recent Accenture report estimates that the global electronic health record market will reach $22.3 billion by the end of 2015. According to the report, the U.S.
Jody Crane and Dennis Truong have developed a program that treats patients in home at a lower cost.
If I had an opportunity to sit face-to-face with each and every nurse manager in the world I would tell them that eliminating paper and using computerized automated processes is the one great way they can improve patient care across the continuum.