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8 Practical iPad Apps for the Life Science Researcher | American Laboratory

8 Practical iPad Apps for the Life Science Researcher | American Laboratory | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

The adoption of mobile tablets for the laboratory has resulted in an emergence of handy applications that have been created to support the laboratory scientist in various steps of research through tools, calculators, and reference apps. The iPad from Apple Inc., a leader among tablet manufacturers, has a range of available apps for the scientist and tech lover. The following iPad apps represent a small handful of practical applications for the life science researcher.

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LeCrip.org > Le CRIP, un collectif de dirigeants d’entreprises pharmaceutiques.

LeCrip.org > Le CRIP, un collectif de dirigeants d’entreprises pharmaceutiques. | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

Le CRIP, Cercle de réflexion de l'industrie pharmaceutique, un think tank à l’écoute de son environnement, se dote d’une plateforme internet lecrip.org qui traduit sa volonté d’écoute, d’éclairage et de contribution au débat sur l’actualité et sur l’évolution du monde de la santé.

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Coming Next: Doctors Prescribing Apps to Patients

Coming Next: Doctors Prescribing Apps to Patients | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

Apps that can assess data like blood glucose levels, diet and drug regimen — and can be reimbursed by insurance — will soon be prescribed by doctors to help treat patients.

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TechCrunch | Rock Health Debuts Second Class, Sends Half Of Incoming Batch To Work At Harvard Medical School

TechCrunch | Rock Health Debuts Second Class, Sends Half Of Incoming Batch To Work At Harvard Medical School | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

Late last week, San Francisco and Boston-based healthtech accelerator Rock Health held demo day for its second batch of startups at Practice Fusion's headquarters.

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To Market Niche Drugs, US Pharma Goes Online

Digital advertising spending by the US healthcare and pharmaceutical industry will hit $1.58 billion in 2012 and rise to $2.48 billion by 2016. But even as marketers move larger percentages of their budgets online, expiring patents and regulatory challenges will conspire to temper spending growth.

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8 Practical iPad Apps for the Life Science Researcher | American Laboratory

8 Practical iPad Apps for the Life Science Researcher | American Laboratory | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

The adoption of mobile tablets for the laboratory has resulted in an emergence of handy applications that have been created to support the laboratory scientist in various steps of research through tools, calculators, and reference apps. The iPad from Apple Inc., a leader among tablet manufacturers, has a range of available apps for the scientist and tech lover. The following iPad apps represent a small handful of practical applications for the life science researcher.

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Painless Work: Computer Monitor Tracks Your Movements And Corrects Your Posture

Painless Work: Computer Monitor Tracks Your Movements And Corrects Your Posture | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

Sitting at your desk for hours on end can kill you. According to a recent study from the University of Melbourne, those aged 45 or older who spend 11 hours sitting are 40% more likely to die in the next three years.

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Health-Monitoring Devices Market Outpaces Telehealth - Healthcare - Mobile & Wireless - Informationweek

Health-Monitoring Devices Market Outpaces Telehealth - Healthcare - Mobile & Wireless - Informationweek | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

Market for consumer devices to monitor conditions such as high blood pressure is growing faster than telehealth systems, says IMS Research study.

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Using digital collaboration to help beat cancer

Using digital collaboration to help beat cancer | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

The Open Labs weekend grouped together cancer and digital innovation experts to code, communicate and help beat cancer.

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Presentations from Health Hack Day Now Available for Online Viewing

Presentations from Health Hack Day Now Available for Online Viewing | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

This past weekend, Hoa’s Tool Shop and Psykologifabriken, two Swedish sister companies, hosted the Health Hack Day (really three days), an event in Stockholm where computer programmers get to spar in a challenge to develop new medical apps.

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Exclusive: A Closer Look at the Magnifi iPhone Optical Adapter

Exclusive: A Closer Look at the Magnifi iPhone Optical Adapter | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

Last month, Medgadget announced the development of the Magnifi iPhone adapter from start-up Arcturus Labs (Palo Alto, CA), which connects your iPhone 4...

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How Live Tweeted Brain Surgery Reached 14.5 Million People

A live tweeted brain surgery reached an audience of more than 14 million people, says the hospital that broadcast the operation.

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A complete list of all academic medical journals available for the iPad

iMedicalApps has keenly reported on the growth of digital publishing as a result of the increased availability of eReaders and digital tablets. As the number of physicians using an iPad increases, so the demand for medical journals on this platform increases.

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Facebook Urges Members to Add Organ Donor Status

Facebook Urges Members to Add Organ Donor Status | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

In a rare foray into social engineering, Facebook announced a plan to encourage users to list their donor status on their pages, a move that organ transplant experts are calling historic.

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Deborah Verran's comment, May 2, 2012 1:26 PM
This is groundbreaking as an example of using social media to promote a health message into the community
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Medical bar codes save lives

In Ghana, 40% of all drugs sold are counterfeit. Pioneer Bright Simons has developed a simple and effective way to test the authenticity of medications.

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Pfizer Think Science Now

Think Science Now is a community of Pfizer colleagues who provide fresh and topical commentary about new ways to prevent, treat and cure diseases in order to bring hope to millions of people worldwide.

 

To date, we remain the only large pharmaceutical company empowering our colleagues, those closest to the science, to use social media to talk about the innovative work they are doing.

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See This: Doctor to Live Stream Eye Surgery Thursday

See This: Doctor to Live Stream Eye Surgery Thursday | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

A Salt Lake City doctor will live stream an eye surgery Thursday to educate the public and prospective patients with up-close video.

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Why Your Doctor Doesn’t Want You Using iPhone And iPad Health Apps | Cult of Mac

Why Your Doctor Doesn’t Want You Using iPhone And iPad Health Apps | Cult of Mac | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

Doctors may be fans of the iPad as a clinical tool, but they’re not certain that Apple’s iPad, the 5000+ health and medical apps in the App Store, or other mobile technologies are safe and effective health tools for patients.

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Atrial Fibrillation Detection App Shaping Up; Awaiting FDA Clearance

Atrial Fibrillation Detection App Shaping Up; Awaiting FDA Clearance | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

Last October we reported about a cardiac app under development by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute that aims to detect not only the heart rate, but also heart rhythm, respiration rate and blood oxygen saturation using the phone’s built-in video camera. As you can see above, the app is now really taking shape and it is expected to hit the market in three to six months, pending FDA approval.

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Harvard medicine professor: Tech won't revolutionize care - FierceHealthIT

Eric Topol's book, "The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care," is not universally accepted by all medical professionals as an outline for the future of patient care.

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Dr. Leslie Saxon's Quest: iTunes For The Quantified Self

Dr. Leslie Saxon's Quest: iTunes For The Quantified Self | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

Feeling under the weather? In the future, you'll take out your smartphone--not to call your doctor, but to check your own vitals.

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X-rays and iPads: The network healthcare evolution | Ars Technica

X-rays and iPads: The network healthcare evolution | Ars Technica | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

At the rate technology has changed everything else in our lives, by now we should have the equivalent of tricorders in our smartphones—instant access to our health statistics collected by sensors in our clothes and pulled into our individual health history in the cloud. We should be able to Skype our physician, text our pharmacist, and get both a blood sugar measurement and an MRI at Starbucks while waiting for a grande latte.

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Zeiss Launches Online Vision Screening Platform (Medgadget Interview)

Zeiss Launches Online Vision Screening Platform (Medgadget Interview) | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

An online screening tool from Carl Zeiss Vision enables visitors to test their visual acuity, contrast vision, and color vision.

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Four ways to make medicine more like facebook

Four ways to make medicine more like facebook | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

Forbes' Matthew Herper suggests:

* De-emphasising drugs

* Innovation toward disruption

* Making more research “pre-competitive”

* Changing the way patents work

 


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Hospital to live tweet brain surgery, put pics on Pinterest - CNN.com

Hospital to live tweet brain surgery, put pics on Pinterest - CNN.com | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

Several weeks after making history with the world's first live-tweeted open heart surgery, Houston's Memorial Hermann hospital is dusting off its social media chops again.

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FYI I have scooped the actual pictures and tweets onto Organ-Donation-Transplant-Matters
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E-Health Insider :: Facebook and Twitter liked for health

E-Health Insider :: Facebook and Twitter liked for health | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it

One in three people are now using social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter for health related issues according to a study by management consultants PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Roundup: What's New in the World of Health Care Apps - Health 2.0 News

Roundup: What's New in the World of Health Care Apps - Health 2.0 News | Healthcare Innovation | Scoop.it
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