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ßAir Bio-Artificial Pancreas May Finally Treat Type-1 Diabetes

ßAir Bio-Artificial Pancreas May Finally Treat Type-1 Diabetes | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Israeli Beta-O2, a company just coming out of stealth mode, announced that its ßAir bio-artificial pancreas will be put through a clinical trial thanks to a grant from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
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Patients using telehealth services to hit 7 million by 2018

Patients using telehealth services to hit 7 million by 2018 | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
The number of patients worldwide using telehealth services will rise from less than 350,000 in 2013 to roughly 7 million in 2018, according to a new report published by IHS Technology.
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Patient engagement: 'We don't want to be managed, we want to be supported'

Patient engagement: 'We don't want to be managed, we want to be supported' | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Healthcare providers need to better incorporate the patient into a new care team model that makes them, not the physician or the specialist, the focal point, especially for patients with chronic illnesses (Patient engagement: 'We don't want to be ...
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Notice the term "patient behavior" and the words "outcomes" and "engagement" in the same paragraph. (I added the bold.) This is a breakthrough.  Now, if we can help app developers (that target behavior change) to measure the "engagement" relative to the "outcomes" (health outcomes that is) it will be important progress.

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New Connected Glucometer brand launches at TechCrunch Conference

New Connected Glucometer brand launches at TechCrunch Conference | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
In a striking sign of how mHealth tech is becoming of growing interest to the mainstream tech industry (and vice versa) a new glucometer for diabetics has been launched at the TechCrunch Disrupt Tech industry conference in San Franciso.
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SMS Reminders Improve Cervical Cancer Screening

SMS Reminders Improve Cervical Cancer Screening | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
A new study has demonstrated that SMS based screening intervention in Korean American women significantly increased their knowledge of cervical cancer and cervical cancer screening as well as encouraged them to obtain pap test.
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Prototype complete for device that can detect Ebola, HIV within minutes

Prototype complete for device that can detect Ebola, HIV within minutes | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
“Handheld laboratory” QuantuMDx has unveiled a working prototype of its DNA analysis device that can diagnose disease in under 15 minutes. It’s got promising implications in developing nations in particular, helping health workers quickly diagnose...
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Prioritizing integrated mHealth strategies for universal health coverage

RT @EricTopol: Using #mHealth to achieve universal health care http://t.co/dK4jn7JgoN @sciencemagazine http://t.co/IAEWcGO8Cn
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Study: Smartphone improves diet tracking adherence, but not weight loss | mobihealthnews

Study: Smartphone improves diet tracking adherence, but not weight loss | mobihealthnews | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
RT @DrDave01: Study: Smartphone improves diet tracking adherence, but not weight loss- strange results? http://t.co/dcN00xNeNI via @MobiHea…
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Wearables Are Bringing Patients Home | News | Mobile Enterprise(ME)

Wearables Are Bringing Patients Home | News | Mobile Enterprise(ME) | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
ABI Research forecasts 100 million remote monitoring patient devices will ship in the next 5 years.
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Wrist wearable gets FDA approval for managing Parkinson’s

Wrist wearable gets FDA approval for managing Parkinson’s | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
A wrist wearable's collected data is FDA approved to let physicians titrate Parkinson's medications
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#LEEM, Challenge : Prix Talents de Patients & Prix Paroles de Patients

#LEEM, Challenge : Prix Talents de Patients & Prix Paroles de Patients | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Deux prix consacrant le témoignage de patients face à la maladie
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Mobile Health Apps Have Role In Ebola Crisis - InformationWeek

Mobile Health Apps Have Role In Ebola Crisis - InformationWeek | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Mobile health apps could play a bigger role than they have to date in speeding the response to a global health crisis.
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Do Data From Wearables Belong In The Medical Record?

Do Data From Wearables Belong In The Medical Record? | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
The great promise of wearables for medicine includes the opportunity for health measurement to participate more naturally in the flow of our lives, and provide a richer and more nuanced assessment of phenotype than that offered by the traditional...
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New Cancer Care Payment Model Benefits Doctors and Patients

New Cancer Care Payment Model Benefits Doctors and Patients | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
The new cancer care payment model have the potential to benefit patients, doctors, insurers and the entire health system.

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Report: Nearly 100M Mobile Health Devices To Ship in Next Five Years

A report estimates that nearly 100 million wearable health monitoring devices will be sold over the next five years, with consumers' interest driven primarily by the ability to collect data through multiple sources and to share those data securely...
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Three takeaways from Transform: Economics and tech, healthcare as a place and big data

Three takeaways from Transform: Economics and tech, healthcare as a place and big data | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Over the course of three days at the Mayo Clinic‘s annual Transform conference, featuring scores of heatlhcare’s top names, several themes stood out. Here’s what I gather were the main points.
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Five Expectations For Patients About The Future of Medicine

Five Expectations For Patients About The Future of Medicine | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
The waves of technological changes coming towards us will generate new possibilities as well as serious threats to medicine and healthcare.
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Red Cross launches blood donation app

Red Cross launches blood donation app | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
American Red Cross has launched a blood donor app that makes it easier for people to track their blood donations and schedule new ones. The app is available on iOS and Android devices.
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OPINION: Would You Take a Bullet for Your Clinical Data?

OPINION: Would You Take a Bullet for Your Clinical Data? | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
The following is a guest contributed post from Bonnie Cassidy, Senior Director of HIM Innovation at Nuance Communications.
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Implantables and embeddables: Is health care ready?

Are you still wearing your wearable? We must confess that, by and large, we aren’t. This, despite the fact that between the two of us, we own countless such devices.
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Survey: 65 percent of nurses use mobiles at wor...

Survey: 65 percent of nurses use mobiles at wor... | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Survey: 65 percent of nurses use mobiles at work every day mobihealthnews NEC-Medical-41 Sixty five percent of nurses use a mobile device at work for professional purposes and for at least 30 minutes every day, according to a survey of 2,498...
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Alivecor Heart Monitor receives FDA clearance for algorithm to detect atrial fibrillation

Alivecor Heart Monitor receives FDA clearance for algorithm to detect atrial fibrillation | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
AliveCor gets FDA clearance for automated detection of atrial fibrillation.
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A medication management app seeks to balance transparency and privacy

A medication management app seeks to balance transparency and privacy | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
A healthcare IT entrepreneur who has previously worked for the Department of Defense has developed a sophisticated medication management app to make it easier for people to avoid adverse drug interactions.
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Apple gets tough on medication dosage apps | mobihealthnews

Interesting tweets - http://t.co/9PuCv7keCo? & http://t.co/moljFpuNIv @kpmcguinness @rxsimlouis #behavioralhealth #treatmentcompliance
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Health Economics and Decision Science (HEDS) Blog: MHRA to look at smartphones and social media for drug safety information

Health Economics and Decision Science (HEDS) Blog: MHRA to look at smartphones and social media for drug safety information | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Health Economics and Decision Science (HEDS) Blog: MHRA to look at smartphones and social media for d... http://t.co/KyTayxuVqx
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