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Study seeks answer to question: What is ROI of mobile health for chronic conditions?

Study seeks answer to question: What is ROI of mobile health for chronic conditions? | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
There have been some positive studies about the impact of smartphones and mobile health apps for people with chronic conditions, like this one and this one, but mostly it has been about the potential.
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mHealth App Reduces Fatigue and Improves Sleep and Healthy Behavior in Pilots

mHealth App Reduces Fatigue and Improves Sleep and Healthy Behavior in Pilots | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
According to a study published this week by Dutch researchers in Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health, the MORE Energy mHealth intervention led to reduction in fatigue and improvement in health-related behavior (physical activity and...
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Alternative to crutches? Young designer submits 'Sit and Stand' idea to ... - The Denver Channel

Alternative to crutches? Young designer submits 'Sit and Stand' idea to ... - The Denver Channel | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
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Laser device may end pin pricks for diabetics - Deccan Chronicle

Laser device may end pin pricks for diabetics - Deccan Chronicle | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Nature World News Laser device may end pin pricks for diabetics Deccan Chronicle To conduct their experiment, the researchers used a quantum cascade laser to measure the blood sugar of three healthy people before and after they each ate 20...
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Man And Machine: Facial Recognition System Improves Malaria Diagnostics - Science 2.0

Science 2.0 Man And Machine: Facial Recognition System Improves Malaria Diagnostics Science 2.0 By utilizing a set of existing, already diagnosed samples, the researchers were able to show that the accuracy of this method was comparable to the...
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FDA approves smartphone blood-sugar monitor

FDA approves smartphone blood-sugar monitor | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
David SalazarThe Food and Drug Administration cleared South Korean company Philosys’ Gmate blood-sugar monitoring device for U.S. marketing on Aug. 15.
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90% of hospitals lose their patients' data

90% of hospitals lose their patients' data | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
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Paul Simpson's curator insight, August 21, 2014 5:07 AM

Wow....That would be a problem. You would think that with the technology available that wouldn't happen..

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Patient Education Through Digital Animation: Interview with Bruce Blausen

Patient Education Through Digital Animation: Interview with Bruce Blausen | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Patient education and engagement will clearly be of greater importance to the health care system under the Affordable Care Act.
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Array Health, developer of private health exchange software, raises $9M

Array Health, developer of private health exchange software, raises $9M | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Array Health, a Seattle-based provider of technology for private health insurance exchanges, recently raised $9 million, according to a filing with the SEC.
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Human skeletons come to life in these amazing X-ray GIFs

Human skeletons come to life in these amazing X-ray GIFs | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
As doctors transition into the digital age, they are finding new ways to communicate with their patients. One project, commissioned by Dr.
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Everything Is Hyper Connected in the Internet of Things - Wired

Everything Is Hyper Connected in the Internet of Things - Wired | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
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Everything conducted during surgery itself will be transmitted directly to your EHR (Electronic Health Records) in real-time via the wearable device(s) your surgeon has.
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40% of Patients Unaware of Online Patient Portals, Survey Finds

40% of Patients Unaware of Online Patient Portals, Survey Finds | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
A new TechnologyAdvice survey finds that about 40% of patients do not know whether their physicians offer patient portals for online communication and scheduling, indicating that many physicians do not properly discuss the availability of Web-based...
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Major Acquisition in Health Tech Space Moving Forward

Major Acquisition in Health Tech Space Moving Forward | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
In case you missed it, Cerner Corporation (CERN) and Siemens AG recently announced big plans.
They’re merging.
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With Enlitic, a veteran data scientist plans to fight disease using deep learning

With Enlitic, a veteran data scientist plans to fight disease using deep learning | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Jeremy Howard, the former president and chief scientist of predictive-modeling platform Kaggle, is back with a new startup he thinks can revolutionize medical diagnostics using deep learning.
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Medical diagnosis is a data problem, says Enlitic, a startup using deep learning to solve it

Medical diagnosis is a data problem, says Enlitic, a startup using deep learning to solve it | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
The time has come for doctors to call on fleets of servers to spot hidden trends and anomalies in medical images as they diagnose patients.
That’s because today a startup called Enlitic launched.
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'Feeding tube diet' popular with bariatric doctors - Sun Sentinel

'Feeding tube diet' popular with bariatric doctors - Sun Sentinel | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
'Feeding tube diet' popular with bariatric doctors
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Skeptics continue to question the safety of a diet that uses a feeding tube — a device meant to keep sick people alive — to artificially limit calorie intake as a weight-loss measure.
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Study: Electronic Alerts Can Reduce Hospital-Acquired Urinary Tract Infections

Electronic alerts can help reduce urinary tract infections in hospital patients with urinary catheters, a new research study at Penn Medicine has revealed

 
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FBI: Healthcare companies vulnerable to cyber attack

FBI: Healthcare companies vulnerable to cyber attack | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
David SalazarThe FBI has warned healthcare companies that hackers are targeting them and patient records, according to a flash alert the agency sent out earlier this week. 
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High Consumer Preference to Use Mobile Phones for Health

High Consumer Preference to Use Mobile Phones for Health | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
There is a high rate of acceptability to health information received through mobile phones in the rural India, according to a new study published in PLOS One.
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Philosys receives FDA clearance for iPhone-connected glucometer - mobihealthnews

Philosys receives FDA clearance for iPhone-connected glucometer - mobihealthnews | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Philosys receives FDA clearance for iPhone-connected glucometer mobihealthnews Philosys has already started preorders on the device to retailers and insurance plans, Mike Tickle, senior VP of sales at Philosys told MobiHealthNews.
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Physicians Reluctant To Use Data From Wearable Health Trackers

Physicians Reluctant To Use Data From Wearable Health Trackers | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Sources in the medical device, digital health and health care fields say physicians are reluctant to incorporate information from patients' health data tracking devices -- such as Google Fit and Apple's Health Kit -- because of concerns about...
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This is the tricky reality of traveling with medical devices and medications

This is the tricky reality of traveling with medical devices and medications | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For international travelers who need to carry medical devices and medications with them, it’s not easy to find out the travel requirements at their destinations, and embassies in general aren’t much help, according to a...
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As Pharma Slowly Opens Up, Patients Are Engaging Themselves

As Pharma Slowly Opens Up, Patients Are Engaging Themselves | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Influential patients are reaching critical mass. What can't they do?
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Wearables 2.0: The Key to Real-Time Personalized Healthcare - ADOTAS

Wearables 2.0: The Key to Real-Time Personalized Healthcare - ADOTAS | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
Wearables 2.0: The Key to Real-Time Personalized Healthcare ADOTAS From Intel's “Make it wearable” campaign to the efforts brands like Apple and Google, technology innovators are laying the foundation for a centralized health management tool by...
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New Report Says EMR Effectiveness Saves Lives

New Report Says EMR Effectiveness Saves Lives | Digitized Health | Scoop.it
HIMSS Analytics has published the promising findings of a new study that reveals the life-saving consequences of EMR effectiveness.
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