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The need of bioinformatics within the health system - mHealth

The need of bioinformatics within the health system - mHealth | Health Informatics | Scoop.it

We live in a society that is able to generate massive amounts of data in seconds. In fact, it has been estimated that in two days we generate as...


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Research and Development: Bridging the Gap Between Hospitals, Patients, and Life Sciences

Research and Development: Bridging the Gap Between Hospitals, Patients, and Life Sciences | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
We live in a golden age of medicine. Never before have so many effective treatment options been available to so many people.
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Dignity Health ramps up use of Propeller Health for asthma

Dignity Health ramps up use of Propeller Health for asthma | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
A recent study at Dignity Health revealed that patients who used the Propeller Health platform saw greater improvement in symptom- free days than patients receiving routine care. And adults who experienced uncontrolled asthma also saw improvements.
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Canary Health acquires health startup bLife for its mobile expertise

Canary Health acquires health startup bLife for its mobile expertise | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Los Angeles-based Canary Health, a startup that uses digital health tools to help populations prevent and manage chronic diseases, has acquired stress management app company bLife for an undisclosed amount. ...
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Alcohol-monitoring bracelet pings your phone when it's time to ease up

Alcohol-monitoring bracelet pings your phone when it's time to ease up | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Tracking your blood alcohol level is never a bad idea, but huffing, puffing and whipping out a breathlyzer isn't always an option.
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There's A Wearable That Monitors Your Blood Alcohol Level

There's A Wearable That Monitors Your Blood Alcohol Level | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
It’s like a FitBit for your sweat, detecting your blood alcohol level.
Skyn is a wristband from breathalyser company BACtrack, and it detect
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Visual Analytics: Upcoming Revolution in Clinical Research?

Visual Analytics: Upcoming Revolution in Clinical Research? | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Big data in Healthcare
The healthcare industry was a pioneer in consistently applying data mining techniques and analytics procedures to identify areas subject to optimization and potential improvements of clinical practice.
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Africa is becoming a testbed for commercial drone services

Africa is becoming a testbed for commercial drone services | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
UPS recently entered into a partnership with Zipline, a medical drone delivery startup, to begin aerial transport of healthcare supplies in Rwanda.
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Patient engagement requires trust, tools and a personal touch to succeed

Patient engagement requires trust, tools and a personal touch to succeed | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Providers must establish a respectful relationship with patients if they want to have a positive impact on behavior. Technology can help but it’s not a substitute for reaching people where they live and work.
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Opinions on what's next for wearable tech

Opinions on what's next for wearable tech | Health Informatics | Scoop.it

From FitBits to Apple Watches, wearable tech is becoming part of our daily lives. But now that we can track our steps and how well we’re sleeping, what’s next? To find out, I asked 11 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question:


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Coming of age: ten years of next-generation sequencing technologies : Nature Reviews Genetics : Nature Publishing Group

Coming of age: ten years of next-generation sequencing technologies : Nature Reviews Genetics : Nature Publishing Group | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
RT @jomcinerney: Huge review - "Coming of age: ten years of next-generation sequencing technologies"

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A Pill That Monitors Your Vital Signs

A Pill That Monitors Your Vital Signs | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Vital signs are key indicators of health. But tracking some of these signals, such as the body’s core temperature, can require invasive tactics—which is especially problematic for active or injured patients. Almost anyone, however, can swallow a pill.
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How I: Created a startup tech company in-between performing surgeries

How I: Created a startup tech company in-between performing surgeries | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Like many physicians, Dr. Alden Parsons noticed that patients have taken a more active role in seeking information on their health and wellness in recent years.
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Are Apps the Future of Psychiatry?

Are Apps the Future of Psychiatry? | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Half of American counties have no mental health professional. Are mental health apps a solution?
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Noble.MD founder: Patient-reported data is the uncut diamond of healthcare

Noble.MD founder: Patient-reported data is the uncut diamond of healthcare | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Led by Todd Johnson, Noble.MD raised $1.45 million from Safeguard Scientifics and BioAdvance took part in the round with individual angel investors
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Can this new wearable detect depression?

Can this new wearable detect depression? | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
A health wearable in development at Michigan State University could provide a better picture of patients' health issues, including depression.
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This Diabetes Activist Hacked Her Medical Device and Made an Artificial Pancreas

This Diabetes Activist Hacked Her Medical Device and Made an Artificial Pancreas | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Activists are hacking medical devices to free the data.
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Clinical Grade Wearables Will Accelerate Growth Opportunities for Internet of Medical Things

Clinical Grade Wearables Will Accelerate Growth Opportunities for Internet of Medical Things | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Clinical grade wearables are expected to grow at a CAGR of 32.9% and is expected to reach $18.9 billion in 2020, according to report from Frost & Sullivan.
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Cloud, big data and AI lead NHS digital transformation

Cloud, big data and AI lead NHS digital transformation | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Adoption of digital tech in public healthcare is accelerating
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Widespread Blockchain Adoption Will Take Time, Says MIT Panel

Widespread Blockchain Adoption Will Take Time, Says MIT Panel | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Unproven scalability, regulatory uncertainty, a lack of implementation standards and a talent shortage may slow its deployment in large companies.
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Google unveils Android Wear 2.0 and health data exchange API

Google unveils Android Wear 2.0 and health data exchange API | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
The new application programming interface enables information exchange in a similar way to Apple HealthKit, the company says.
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EchoPixel’s breakthrough VR tech lets doctors look inside your body

EchoPixel’s breakthrough VR tech lets doctors look inside your body | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Think of EchoPixel's tech like InnerSpace but instead of actually minimizing scientists and shooting them into your body to find disease, the medical imaging..
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The global ecosystem of IoT and mHealth

The global ecosystem of IoT and mHealth | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
When she started career as a nurse working in Silicon Valley, patients were already searching their symptoms online. According to the Pew Research, 59% of U.S. adults researched online for health
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Infographic: Using mHealth to facilitate end-of-life care

Emmi Solutions offers this illustration of the value of advance directives in making sure a patient's final days are handled appropriately.

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Study: Virtual Care Outperforms Video/Phone-based Telemedicine

Study: Virtual Care Outperforms Video/Phone-based Telemedicine | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
Recent data from more than 1,700 virtual care encounters at two large U.S.
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From app doctors to big data: five ways tech will shape healthcare

From app doctors to big data: five ways tech will shape healthcare | Health Informatics | Scoop.it
From video conferencing your GP to tracking viral outbreaks of disease, a panel of experts shared insights into the changing face of healthcare
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