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Peer-Reviewed Innovative Type 1 Diabetes Research Being Done By Promising New Scientists

One of every hundred Americans has type 1 diabetes (T1D). Millions of children and adults struggle with this autoimmune disease. Yet, funding has...

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Digital Health In 2014: The Imperative Of Connectivity

Digital Health In 2014: The Imperative Of Connectivity | HealthCare innovation enabled by technology and information | Scoop.it
Build it and they will come. I sense that this may be a guiding principle to digital health. Build a sexy device or a cool app and the democratization of healthcare will magically appear.   And while it might sometimes be the case, that mindset may also be a defining problem--a [...]

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How can health tech get beyond early adopters to reduce care disparities among the masses?

How can health tech get beyond early adopters to reduce care disparities among the masses? | HealthCare innovation enabled by technology and information | Scoop.it
Health tech entrepreneurs and a report released this week look at ways to bridge knowledge and behavior gaps in health technology.

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Sven Awege's curator insight, February 25, 2013 4:17 AM

Social media and HIT combined can bring the behavioral changes, but as usual it will take time, more time than the pioneers expect.

The good thing is that it will definately happen, and will democratise health along the way.... slowly!

Alex Butler's comment, February 25, 2013 2:08 PM
I agree it will take time Sven, the interesting thing for me is that we have moved so quickly already. In a short space of time we have gone through the the democratization of information, into the even more powerful connectivity to each other and are coming out of the other side looking at big data and artificial intelligence shaping personal health management on a scale unimaginable 15 years ago. Technology becomes revolutionary though when it is no longer exciting but mundane and ubiquitous.
Denise Silber's curator insight, February 26, 2013 6:29 PM

This is the fundamental question

 
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GE's Hospital Robot Could Reduce Human Errors And Save Lives

GE's Hospital Robot Could Reduce Human Errors And Save Lives | HealthCare innovation enabled by technology and information | Scoop.it
It may not seem like it, but a huge portion of a hospital’s budget can get swallowed up by its surgical theaters--not in the operations themselves even, (GE's Hospital #Robot Could Reduce Human Errors And Save Lives:
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UnitedHealth Unit Buys Boston Health IT Firm Humedica - Xconomy

UnitedHealth Unit Buys Boston Health IT Firm Humedica - Xconomy | HealthCare innovation enabled by technology and information | Scoop.it
UnitedHealth Unit Buys Boston Health IT Firm Humedica
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This is big news for the local healthcare and big-data communities. Humedica was formed by longtime health IT executive Michael Weintraub in July 2008.
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Doctors use Google Glass in a cancer surgery

Doctors use Google Glass in a cancer surgery | HealthCare innovation enabled by technology and information | Scoop.it

Google Glass, the futuristic marvel developed by Google X released in February last year is apparently suited to the need of specialized users such as surgeons. Two physicians at Indiana University Health

Methodist Hospital Dr. Szotek and Dr. Jeff Browne have become the first to use Google’s wearable technology during their four-hour abdominal surgery procedure. Both the doctors used this miniature head-mounted computer to access the patient’s medical records and more as they removed out a tumor. Glass is controlled over voice activated menus and neither had to worry about any chances of infection


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PatientsLikeMe Is Building A Self-Learning Healthcare System - Forbes

PatientsLikeMe Is Building A Self-Learning Healthcare System - Forbes | HealthCare innovation enabled by technology and information | Scoop.it

When we get sick, doctors capture all kinds of data about us in their office or at the hospital: bloodwork, scans, interviews, probes. Then there's a follow-up appointment to see how we're doing.


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Alex Butler's curator insight, March 1, 2013 9:59 AM

Nice to see Paul featured in this article, good read

Kevin Moran's curator insight, March 4, 2013 4:36 PM

Driven by technology and quality we will all be receipents of better health care services.

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Informaticists offer EHR safety recommendations - Government Health IT (blog)

Informaticists offer EHR safety recommendations Government Health IT (blog) As EHRs and other forms of health IT work their way into the nation's healthcare system, an increasing number of stakeholders are offering their opinion concerning how the...
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13 Healthcare IT Trends and Predictions for 2013

13 Healthcare IT Trends and Predictions for 2013 | HealthCare innovation enabled by technology and information | Scoop.it
From meaningful use of EHR software to moving HIPAA to the new millennium to big data, it's going to be another busy year for healthcare information technology. Count on these 13 things happening in 2013.

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