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Regina Holliday Doesn't Give Up When it Comes to Speaking Up For Patients, by @Jen_NurseEditor

Regina Holliday Doesn't Give Up When it Comes to Speaking Up For Patients, by @Jen_NurseEditor | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it

The Walking Gallery has been such a success that there are now over 230 jackets in the gallery. On June 2, 2013, members of the gallery will meet for The Walking Gallery 3. This is the third gathering of gallery members since the project began. The event will be held from 7-9 p.m.  at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Washington DC. Those attending the event will walk from the church to Regina’s “73 Cents” mural for a re-dedication ceremony.

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Silicon Valley investors ponder the "next big thing" in health care

Silicon Valley investors ponder the "next big thing" in health care | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Will the Sand Hill Road firms open their check books for you? We caught up with Sequoia Capital's Warren Hogarth and Morgenthaler Ventures' Missy Krasner to dig deeper into their investment thesis....
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Why healthcare professionals can't afford to ignore the potential of apps

Why healthcare professionals can't afford to ignore the potential of apps | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Mobile phones won't take on the role of doctors, but they will become more widely used in diagnosis and treatment, says Ashley Bolser

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Patient Blogging Could Offer Host of Benefits

There is growing evidence that blogging about illness and treatment can be beneficial for patients. Large medical institutions have taken note and are incorporating blogging into their treatment offerings.
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Discussing digital talent in Pharma with Alex Clarke | DigitallySick

Discussing digital talent in Pharma with Alex Clarke | DigitallySick | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it

The Digitally Sick team discuss the question: Does pharma need an injection of external talent to speed up the adoption of digital technologies and sharpen their digital strategy?

 

The pod chats with guest Alex Clarke from Sanofi about what this talent would be, what they would do and how this would improve pharma digital.

 

We also discuss the pharma agency landscape and ask if this needs a reboot.


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The Hot Spotters Sequel: Population Health Heroes

The Hot Spotters Sequel: Population Health Heroes | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Frail elderly and polychronic patients are a special challenge for our healthcare system. Many have tried and failed to get these two tough cohorts of patients on track to better health.
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ONC Privacy team: don't limit non-targeted query - Government Health IT

ONC Privacy team: don't limit non-targeted query - Government Health IT | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
ONC Privacy team: don't limit non-targeted query Government Health IT The Office of the National Coordinator's Health IT Policy Committee is still trying to sort out the complicated question of non-targeted data query, using a locator service to...
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CenturyLinkVoice: Why Healthcare Must Embrace Cloud Computing

CenturyLinkVoice: Why Healthcare Must Embrace Cloud Computing | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Regulatory compliance for the healthcare industry is a hot-button issue. The overriding compliance requirements that this industry faces are dictated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), enacted by Congress in 1996.
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Track and report side effects of drugs, medical devices, and vaccines - app

Track and report side effects of drugs, medical devices, and vaccines - app | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
MedWatcher is a new way to track and report side effects of drugs, medical devices, and vaccines. Do you or someone you care for take a medication, use a medical device, or have a vaccination coming up?
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How America’s healthcare providers are now using EHRs and Health IT

How America’s healthcare providers are now using EHRs and Health IT | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
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GE highlights healthcare IT capabilities at HIMSS Middle East 2013 aimed at transforming healthcare through connectivity | GE Healthcare

GE highlights healthcare IT capabilities at HIMSS Middle East 2013 aimed at transforming healthcare through connectivity | GE Healthcare | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Middle East business and financial news, directory and current events. AME Info provides constant business and news updates.
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The Biggest “Big Ideas” At TEDMED 2013

The Biggest “Big Ideas” At TEDMED 2013 | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
I had the pleasure of attending the TEDMED conference last week in Washington DC. I never experienced the event before, but I heard a lot about it.
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5 lessons Inspire learned from its 5 million posts written by patients and caregivers | Articles | Main

5 lessons Inspire learned from its 5 million posts written by patients and caregivers | Articles | Main | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
This patient community website learned a lot from its members.
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With $10M, ConsultingMD helps patients get speedy second opinions from top specialists

With $10M, ConsultingMD helps patients get speedy second opinions from top specialists | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Startup ConsultingMD has raised $10 million to enable patients to reach the country’s leading medical specialists for second opinions delivered online.
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New CPR technology breathes life into patients dead 40 to 60 minutes

New CPR technology breathes life into patients dead 40 to 60 minutes | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
New CPR technology put to the test at an Australian hospital has passed with flying colors after a man — clinically dead for 40 minutes — was brought back to life. And he later was discharged with a clean bill of health, absent any disability.
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Health Communication Workers Prefer YouTube Over Other Social Media

Health Communication Workers Prefer YouTube Over Other Social Media | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
A study by communications agency Ideahaus that was published in the Journal of Communication in Healthcare finds that health care communications professionals prefer using YouTube over Twitter and other social media websites.
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How to Build Online Engagement With Health Care Communities

How to Build Online Engagement With Health Care Communities | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Credibility and trust are essential in online health care communities. Find out how health care companies build online engagement and safeguard their credibility in online communities.
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Microsoft's Vision for Electronic Health Records - The Next Web - The Next Web

Microsoft's Vision for Electronic Health Records - The Next Web - The Next Web | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Microsoft's Vision for Electronic Health Records - The Next Web The Next Web If you look back a few years (pre “meaningful use”) adoption of electronic medical records (EMRs) was incredibly low simply because doctors generally didn't find them...

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The Truly Staggering Cost Of Inventing New Drugs

The Truly Staggering Cost Of Inventing New Drugs | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Developing a new medicine costs at least $4 billion, and, for some companies, as much as $11 billion.
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HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – EHR Pre- and Post-Payment Audits

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – EHR Pre- and Post-Payment Audits | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Beginning with attestations submitted during and after January 2013, Medicare providers may also be subject to pre-payment audits.
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TEDMED SPECIAL SESSION: 'Innovation in Focus' - Health Innovation Broadcast Consortium

TEDMED SPECIAL SESSION: 'Innovation in Focus' - Health Innovation Broadcast Consortium | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Last week TEDMED 2013 came to an official close.
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Can making data beautiful engage patients and boost health literacy?

Can making data beautiful engage patients and boost health literacy? | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Health IT company Mana Health, a finalist in New York eHealth patient portal design contest, believes by making data beautiful it can boost patient engagement.

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Readers Write: Are Hospital EHR Vendors Primarily Software or Services Companies? | HIStalk

Readers Write: Are Hospital EHR Vendors Primarily Software or Services Companies? | HIStalk | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Are Hospital EHR Vendors Primarily Software or Services Companies? By Kyle Samani Hospital EHR vendors are not primarily software companies with professional services divisions.
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Google Ventures is betting its money on these 8 healthcare and life sci companies

Google Ventures is betting its money on these 8 healthcare and life sci companies | HIT Blogger | Scoop.it
Here are eight healthcare and life science businesses among Google Ventures portfolio companies spanning DNA analysis, accelerated drug development, and data analytics.
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