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Bluetooth 4.0 Will Create Smarter Medical Devices

Bluetooth 4.0 Will Create Smarter Medical Devices | El pulso de la eSalud | Scoop.it
The Bluetooth standards body today added support for two specific data types in the Bluetooth 4.0 specification: the Health Thermometer Profile and the Heart Rate Profile.
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breast density, mammography density, breast density information

breast density, mammography density, breast density information | El pulso de la eSalud | Scoop.it
DENSEBreast-Info(tm) is an information resource of breast density, breast density notification law, breast density law, dense breast, heterogeneously dense, extremely dense, mammography density, breast density information focused on providing education about dense breast tissue to both patients and health care professionals.
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Few Consumers Are Using Quality, Price Information To Make Health Decisions

Few Consumers Are Using Quality, Price Information To Make Health Decisions | El pulso de la eSalud | Scoop.it
Despite the federal government’s push to make more information available to consumers, two out of three people say it is still difficult to find out how much a doctor or hospital charges for a spec...
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Infographic: The latest on health technology trends

Infographic: The latest on health technology trends | El pulso de la eSalud | Scoop.it

Wearables, connected devices, apps and cloud computing remain on the minds of health care providers, communicators and patients.

Philips, the official health technology sponsor at the recent SXSW Interactive 2015, offers a summary of digital health care news.

This infographic highlights several important statistics for marketers and PR professionals. The big shift is in consumers who are willing to forgo office visits:

70 percent of patients are comfortable communicating with providers through texts, emails and video.

71 percent of doctors use electronic health records.

71 percent of millennials would like their physicians to use a mobile app.

 


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Chiffres très parlants.

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What Works Cities

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What Works Cities is designed to accelerate Cities’ use of data and evidence to improve people’s lives. Bloomberg Philanthropies has assembled an unparalleled group of leading practitioners to focus on your goals and your citizens. They are, simply, world-class partners for world-class cities. Behavioural Insights Team Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab Results for America …
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The Dark Side of Your Fitbit And Fitness App

The Dark Side of Your Fitbit And Fitness App | El pulso de la eSalud | Scoop.it
Tracking steps and inputting calories into your smart phone drown out the conversation we should be having with our bodies.

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Los wearables una ilusión si sólo se rigen por la mercadotecnia y no existen estándares para equiparar sus métricas.

 

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ChemaCepeda's curator insight, April 15, 6:33 AM

¿Ayudan los wearables a mejorar nuestra salud? ¿Realmente estamos registrando los datos correctos? Interesante reflexión

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BioDigital: 3D Human Visualization Platform for Anatomy and Disease

BioDigital: 3D Human Visualization Platform for Anatomy and Disease | El pulso de la eSalud | Scoop.it
The BioDigital Human is a virtual 3D body that brings to life thousands of medically accurate anatomy objects and health conditions in an interactive Web-based platform
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50 Successful Open Source Projects That Are Changing Medicine | NursingAssistantGuides.com

50 Successful Open Source Projects That Are Changing Medicine | NursingAssistantGuides.com | El pulso de la eSalud | Scoop.it
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Interesante identificar cuantas han permanecido a partir de su fecha de creación.

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NICE Guidance iPhone and iPad medical app review

NICE Guidance iPhone and iPad medical app review | El pulso de la eSalud | Scoop.it
The official NICE app is probably the easiest and simplest way to access NICE guidelines that are reliably up to date on your mobile device.
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Super-Utilizer Health Innovation Challenge

Improve health care for low-income, high-need ‘super-utilizers’ by designing innovative digital health solutions that address their complex health and social issues.
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FDA Unveils $1 Million Postmarket Surveillance Grant

FDA Unveils $1 Million Postmarket Surveillance Grant | El pulso de la eSalud | Scoop.it
The agency wants to use electronic health records to monitor drug postmarket risks.
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Most Patients Interested in Telemedicine Over In-Person Visits

Most Patients Interested in Telemedicine Over In-Person Visits | El pulso de la eSalud | Scoop.it
About 75% of patients are at least “moderately interested” in telemedicine versus visiting a doctor’s office for a minor health condition.
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Why is medical IT so bad? - KevinMD

Why is medical IT so bad? - KevinMD | El pulso de la eSalud | Scoop.it
James C. Salwitz, MD | Tech | November 1, 2014 A 57-year-old doctor I know is retiring to teach at a local junior college. He is respected, enjoys practicing medicine and is beloved by his patients...
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HANDI

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HANDI is a not-for-profit venture that seeks to facilitate the creation of a world where openness, collaboration and the transformational power of digital technology improves the health and well-be...
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Open-source EMR: A New Model for Evidence-based Health Care in Haiti

Open-source EMR: A New Model for Evidence-based Health Care in Haiti | El pulso de la eSalud | Scoop.it
Partners In Health took on the herculean task of building an electronic medical record system for University Hospital in Mirebalais, Haiti. More than 12,000 unique patients have already been registered into it.
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