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Pharma to boost spending on marketing, social m...

Pharma to boost spending on marketing, social m... | Health IT | Scoop.it

A 3 to 5 percent jump in pharmaceutical promotional budgets is forecast for 2016.

FiercePharmaMarketing.com reports that mobile, over-the-top video and social media will fuel the increase.

Who are the big pharma spenders?

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I think #pharma is in trouble...yes or no?

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Wearable tech set to become increasingly popular target for cyber attacks as sales rocket - Business Reporter

Wearable tech set to become increasingly popular target for cyber attacks as sales rocket - Business Reporter | Health IT | Scoop.it

It is “inevitable” that wearable tech will become more heavily targeted by cyber criminals as the technology is rapidly adopted by consumers, security firm

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Something for the weekend, sir? The latest in sex tech

Something for the weekend, sir? The latest in sex tech | Health IT | Scoop.it

You can control everything from your heating to your exercise routine with an app, so why not bluetooth your sex life?

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Just because 'sex' sells...

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Let them see you sweat: What new wearable sensors can reveal from perspiration - Sci-Tech news - NewsLocker

Let them see you sweat: What new wearable sensors can reveal from perspiration - Sci-Tech news - NewsLocker | Health IT | Scoop.it

When engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, say they are going to make you sweat, it is all in the name of science.

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Could Your Phone Know More About Your Health Than Your Doctor?

Could Your Phone Know More About Your Health Than Your Doctor? | Health IT | Scoop.it

What if the Internet and our mobile devices could become a reliable tool for your health? Would your phone then know more about your health than your doctor?

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Top IoT and wearable tech trends for 2016: Smartwatches in transition as smartglasses rule - TechRepublic

Top IoT and wearable tech trends for 2016: Smartwatches in transition as smartglasses rule - TechRepublic | Health IT | Scoop.it
This year will prove to be a key year for IoT and wearables as they pair together to revolutionize the enterprise and consumer markets with unprecedented growth.
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Moms Are Older Than They Used to Be

Moms Are Older Than They Used to Be | Health IT | Scoop.it

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the average age of first-time motherhood is 26.

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The Biggest Trends of CES 2016

The Biggest Trends of CES 2016 | Health IT | Scoop.it

From retro tech to fitness wearables, these are the biggest trends we spotted at CES.

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RiseEarth : HOW TO MAKE ALKALINE WATER IN ORDER TO FIGHT FATIGUE, DIGESTIVE ISSUES AND CANCER?

RiseEarth : HOW TO MAKE ALKALINE WATER IN ORDER TO FIGHT FATIGUE, DIGESTIVE ISSUES AND CANCER? | Health IT | Scoop.it

If we want to stay healthy and to make our body fight against and prevent many different diseases, we should keep it in alkaline condition. But, as we all know, many factors can influence that and can make it more acidic, or even highly acidic.

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Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin wants corporations to...

Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin wants corporations to... | Health IT | Scoop.it

Crowdfunding and CES have been deeply intertwined for years, with some of the industry's most exciting and ambitious wearables, drones, and wacky consumer tech getting their starts on platforms...

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DARPA Wearable Tech Suit Could Help Soldiers Run a 4-Minute Mile

DARPA Wearable Tech Suit Could Help Soldiers Run a 4-Minute Mile | Health IT | Scoop.it

The Warrior Web Program is testing lightweight suits to reduce soldier injuries and fatigue.

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Flip - Wearable Medical Device by Avantari Medical Technologies

Flip - Wearable Medical Device by Avantari Medical Technologies | Health IT | Scoop.it

FLIP is the latest in the wearable biometric tech craze, but quite different from fitness bands and smartwatches. | See more about Tech, Fitness and Band.

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These guys are close to revolutionizing or disrupting hearing aids. Before I need them will someone just please do that already?

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Poor healthcare apps could cost hospitals $100 million a year, Accenture says

While 66 of the 100 largest hospitals in the United States offer consumers mobile health apps, only 2 percent of patients are using them, according to a new report published on Wednesday by Accenture that also found that failure to focus apps on...

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The 38 Best Diets Overall

The 38 Best Diets Overall | Health IT | Scoop.it

The best diets are easy to follow, nutritious, safe and effective for weight loss and preventing diabetes and heart disease.

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Well, everyone knows that 'diet' is a 4-letter word, right?

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How Wearable Tech Is Creeping Into the Beauty Industry

How Wearable Tech Is Creeping Into the Beauty Industry | Health IT | Scoop.it

With the release of L’Oréal's new UV-monitoring patch, beauty wearables are hitting the big time

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U.S. adds more countries to Zika travel alert

U.S. adds more countries to Zika travel alert | Health IT | Scoop.it

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended its travel warning to another eight countries or territories that pose a risk of infection with Zika, a mosquito-borne virus spreading through the Caribbean and Latin America.

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How Apple's iOS9 Features Is Transforming Digital Health

How Apple's iOS9 Features Is Transforming Digital Health | Health IT | Scoop.it

Infographic created by Innoppl,  an open source, web devevelopment and mobile shop illustrates how Apple's iOS9 new features is transforming digital health for consumers. 

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Giving minorities equal access to health care key in preventing disparities in heart disease

Giving minorities equal access to health care key in preventing disparities in heart disease | Health IT | Scoop.it

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New wave in tech: hacking the brain | The Psych...

New wave in tech: hacking the brain | The Psych... | Health IT | Scoop.it

The next frontier for the tech sector is the human brain.

A new breed of neuro-hacker is finding ways to capture and manipulate brainwaves to improve health, with potential to help the severely...

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The brain is the absolute untapped frontier.

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Digital Marketing Statistics for Hospitals in 2...

Digital Marketing Statistics for Hospitals in 2... | Health IT | Scoop.it

2016 is here. You can read as many 2016 prediction posts as you want, but are you prepared? Is your hospital ready for the massive shifts and trends we’re already seeing in the healthcare digital marketing space?

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Microsoft's new mosquito-catching drones could prevent disease epidemics

Microsoft's new mosquito-catching drones could prevent disease epidemics | Health IT | Scoop.it

Researchers hope the project will be live in 5 years and help predict outbreaks of Ebola and MERS

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Insect viruses will continue to invade the U.S. to the chagrin of epidemiologists. Case in point: kissing bug, Lyme disease from ticks, mosquito-borne illnesses. (My opinion)

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Video: Authorities carpet bomb Hamilton, ON, area with raccoon rabies vaccine

Video: Authorities carpet bomb Hamilton, ON, area with raccoon rabies vaccine | Health IT | Scoop.it

Vanilla flavored blister packs filled with a raccoon rabies vaccine are being air dropped over areas of Southern Ontario as part of the effort to prevent the spread of raccoon rabies. By early 2016, the disease was found in 12 animals.

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Only 2% of Hospitals Engage Patients Using Mobi...

Only 2% of Hospitals Engage Patients Using Mobi... | Health IT | Scoop.it

Only 2 percent of patients in the largest U.S. hospitals are using hospital-provided mobile health apps, according to new research from Accenture.

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Call It The Theranos Effect: Health-Tech Startups Now Face A "Burden Of Proof"

Call It The Theranos Effect: Health-Tech Startups Now Face A "Burden Of Proof" | Health IT | Scoop.it

In the wake of the headlines about the accuracy of the blood-testing startup's technology, other companies will likely face new scrutiny.

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Theranos is the latest case study in media relations gone bad. #PR Study what happened; you'll learn a ton about what not to do as a young professional eager to please.

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Volvo surges ahead with voice-activated, wearable tech

Volvo surges ahead with voice-activated, wearable tech | Health IT | Scoop.it

The automaker's On Call system is already popular among its customers, so Volvo plans to vastly expand the features

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Health tech is going to save your life | Leader...

Health tech is going to save your life | Leader... | Health IT | Scoop.it

From 3D-printed organs to cancer-fighting nanotech, the most important branch of technology right now is the one that will keep you living longer and stronger. | Leadership Think Tank

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We are only on the cusp of 3-D imaging for everything medicine and health.

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