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Social Media 2013 User Demographics (Infographic)

Social Media 2013 User Demographics (Infographic) | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it

Social Media 2013: User Demographics For Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest And Instagram 


Via WordPress SEO & Social Media, Marie Ennis-O'Connor
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Since social media is more about PEOPLE than TECHNOLOGY this infographic with it's demographic bhreakdown of who uses which platforms provides interesting perspective.

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WordPress SEO & Social Media's curator insight, March 20, 2013 6:06 AM

Social Media 2013 User Demographics – infographic /@BerriePelser

Mercor's curator insight, March 20, 2013 7:40 AM

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Rite Aid debuts HealthSpot telemedicine kiosks in select Ohio stores - Columbus - Columbus Business First

Rite Aid debuts HealthSpot telemedicine kiosks in select Ohio stores - Columbus - Columbus Business First | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
HealthSpot Inc. telemedicine booths have opened in 25 Rite Aid Corp. pharmacies in Ohio, the biggest retail rollout yet for the Dublin company.
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The democratization of healthcare

#Telemedicine

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Is Healthcare Up Shift’s Creek?

Is Healthcare Up Shift’s Creek? | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
Healthcare organizations have no clue (or paddle) for navigating the seismic disruption in service delivery models resulting from the ‘Internet Of Me’
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"Healthcare’s greatest challenge is getting out of its own way—coming out from the shadow of fear and casting new light on  new methods, new ways, new technologies. No longer can it afford to simply talk about change, but rather it must embrace it. Right or wrong, success or failure—we will never know the outcome if we don’t try. And if we aren't failing at times when deploying some of the new we all fear, then we aren't succeeding."

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Snap-n-Eat nutrition app calculates nutritional info from a picture of food

Snap-n-Eat nutrition app calculates nutritional info from a picture of food | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
Researchers recently described their work on a nutrition app to automatically calculate the nutritional info of food from just a picture.
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Technologies are coming that will provide us with information that will enable us to eat healthy to live well.

#epatient

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Andrew Schorr: Patientcentricity - YouTube

Pharma, medical systems and physicians and patients themselves are all struggling with what real 'patientcentricity' means. Andrew Schorr of Patient Power co...
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#EmpoweredPatient

#ePatient

#TheFutureofHealthcare

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The Future of Health Care

The Future of Health Care | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
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Genetic information will fuel innovation in the next wave of healthcare therapeutics and delivery systems.

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Scientists 3D Print Bone Tissue With Live Cells and Pre-Loaded Proteins

Scientists 3D Print Bone Tissue With Live Cells and Pre-Loaded Proteins | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
Printing bone tissue sounds like a great idea, but 3D printers typically use heat to melt layers together, which means that incorporating cells during the
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#TheFutureofHealthcare

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Hacking Into Healing: The REAL Future of Medicine

Hacking Into Healing: The REAL Future of Medicine | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
With these new advances in science, we have a choice to shape the new paradigm in health and medicine.
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There are tough questions ahead, the answers will determine if we continue to discover  what we don't know and learn about the mind, body, spirit connections and the influences they have on our health. Or will our investments and the future of healthcare be driven by big pharma. We have choices to make, which road do we follow or do we serve both? 


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Goldman Sachs says a digital healthcare revolution is coming — and it could save America $300 billion

Goldman Sachs says a digital healthcare revolution is coming — and it could save America $300 billion | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
Analysts at Goldman Sachs see massive opportunities to increase access to healthcare and reduce costs using the Internet of Things.
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#TheFutureofHealthcare = #IOT

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What Comes After The Wearable Health Revolution? - The Medical Futurist - YouTube

For the last years, the wearable health trackers' revolution has been going on. There are gadgets and devices with which we can measure health parameters and...
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#THeFutureofHealthcare

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A patient secretly records his colonoscopy. It cost this doctor her job.

A patient secretly records his colonoscopy. It cost this doctor her job. | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
A patient undergoing a colonoscopy pressed "record" on his smartphone before being sedated. What he heard will shock you.
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Is this just workplace banter or defamation.

#Mobil

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Wearables And Nanotech: The Future Of Healthcare

Wearables And Nanotech: The Future Of Healthcare | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
Today, massive technological shifts – driven by Big Data, mobility, security and cloud computing – are rapidly transforming business and society. Entire industries are being completely transformed ...
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In today’s health-conscious world, tools like Fitbit and other personal monitoring tools are becoming ubiquitous, allowing us to track our fitness activities, sleep patterns, blood pressure and caloric intake.


The trend to track these lifestyle variables has changed the dynamics of the traditional patient-doctor relationship and has opened the doors to more advanced forms of treatment and care through remote monitoring, telemedicine, etc.


In-clinic diagnostic treatment is giving way to virtual consultation and homecare might replace hospital care very soon as we move to turn patient/doctor relationships into virtual ones. Last year we witnessed widespread adoption of telemedicine across healthcare facilities in the U.S, while the field has become even more accessible with healthcare retail giants like Walmart, Walgreens and CVS stepping into the telemedicine game.

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Richard Platt's curator insight, June 14, 12:46 AM

While applications and tools are enabling self-monitoring of health, more sophisticated devices and technologies are also capable of delivering the data generated to healthcare professionals, who can process it to predict and prevent bigger health concerns in the future.

Wearable devices are playing a major role in transferring actionable data from patients to doctors and caregivers, even employers. As a recent example, Google X Lab has partnered with Novartis to design contact lenses that track glucose levels in the wearer’s tears and transfers that information to a mobile device that the doctor uses for monitoring.  Another Google X project is the use of nanotechnology for detecting cancer. This project aimed at developing the nanoparticles Pill, which when ingested will run through the bloodstream, detects any abnormalities that suggest the presence of cancer. The data generated will be transmitted to doctors through a wearable device. It may be a revolutionary innovation for detecting and eradicating life-threatening diseases in their early stages.

The way disruptive technologies are creating seismic shifts in the healthcare landscape, it’s not hard to predict that we are in the midst of a healthcare revolution that empowers us more than ever to manage our lives to perform better on the field, at work, or in our home. 

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Another Uber-style startup launches in Nashville, this time for health care - Nashville Business Journal

Another Uber-style startup launches in Nashville, this time for health care - Nashville Business Journal | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
In the past few months, several companies connected to the so-called "on-demand" economy have rolled out in or announced plans for Nashville, offering options for delivery of groceries (and other stuff), lawn care and even recruiting. Add to that list Dose Healthcare, a Nashville-based startup that brings an Uber-like approach to Nashville's biggest industry.
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"Founded by Cole Hawkins and Jade Preis, Dose offers users in-home appointments with nurse practitioners that they can request online (or with an old-fashioned phone call). The service costs $129 a visit from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., or $199 for overnight visits. Users can also opt for a subscription model, which is $39 a month and then $35 a visit."

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New Test Knows Every Virus That Has Ever Infected Your Body

New Test Knows Every Virus That Has Ever Infected Your Body | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
An entire viral history of you.
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"We've developed a screening methodology to basically look back in time in people's [blood] and see what viruses they have experienced," Elledge said in a statement. "Instead of testing for one individual virus at a time, which is labor intensive, we can assay all of these at once."

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Google Works With Mayo Clinic to Share Health Knowledge

Google Works With Mayo Clinic to Share Health Knowledge | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it

Via COUCH Medcomms, eMedToday
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"To help give their users the best health information possible, Google now provides relevant medical facts upfront. For example, a search for arthritis will show, beside the resulting links, a few basic facts about arthritis and a definition. To ensure quality and accuracy, all of the gathered facts were confirmed by medical doctors from around the United States, which were then vetted by expert clinicians at Mayo Clinic."

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Dropout Docs: Bay Area Doctors Quit Medicine to Work for Digital Health Startups

Dropout Docs: Bay Area Doctors Quit Medicine to Work for Digital Health Startups | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
KQED reports on the growing trend of Bay Area-based doctors making the leap from traditional medicine to digital health. These "dropout doctors" say they can make a bigger impact by transforming health care from the outside in, rather than the inside out.
Art Jones's insight:

“Tech culture is very appealing when juxtaposed against the hierarchy and myriad hoops to be jumped through in clinical medicine.


Rebecca Coelius, Director of Health at Code for America

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Future Doctors Could Be Taught With Holograms - YouTube

A medical school is partnering with Microsoft to bring their augmented-reality headsets to the classroom.
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Microsoft 

#Innovation

#TheFutureofHealthcare

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Hans Wernke's curator insight, July 13, 7:29 AM

Great use of HoloLens!

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Why did this image of a crying doctor go viral? Here's why.

Why did this image of a crying doctor go viral? Here's why. | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
Outside of a hospital, an ER doctor grieves the loss of his patient. He's a true hero.
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Health care is a life of fighting, defending yourself, sacrificing yourself, working weekends, missing holidays, and sometimes things like losing a patient makes you want to throw up your hands and say, “Fuck it, I’m out.” But you can’t. You do it because you love it. You do this thankless and unappreciated job because you want to. I can’t believe I’m in 6-figure debt and gave up the nights and weekends of my 20s so I could voluntarily do it. But I couldn’t see myself doing anything else.”

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Recording doctor visits for patients, Medical Memory raises $2.1M for sales drive

Recording doctor visits for patients, Medical Memory raises $2.1M for sales drive | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
Medical Memory has raised a fresh round of capital to expand its approach to recording doctor visits for patient education.
Art Jones's insight:

Medical Memory's new technology goes a long way toward helping patients retain important information gathered during doctors office visits.


#EPatient

#MedTech

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Internet Of Things To Change The Face Of US Healthcare

Internet Of Things To Change The Face Of US Healthcare | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it

The Internet of Things is already revolutionizing our lives. Endowing "things" with better-than-human eyes and ears (sensors) and the ability communicate is leading to improvements in our personal lives and business productivity in countless ways.

The IoT is, however, still a nascent paradigm, and has just begun to penetrate into some sectors such as healthcare. The IoT promises a veritable plethora of time and money-saving innovations for healthcare, including remote patient monitoring, telehealth and behavioral modification platforms that will dramatically improve  chronic disease management and reduce costs.



Via Giuseppe Fattori, Lionel Reichardt / le Pharmageek
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#IOE

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Music is better than medicine. This physician-musician gives you 10 reasons why.

Music is better than medicine. This physician-musician gives you 10 reasons why. | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
While listening to music at high decibel levels may damage your hearing over time, music is inherently benign and non-toxic.
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Music = Universal Language!

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Why Connected Medicine Is Becoming Vital to Health Care

Why Connected Medicine Is Becoming Vital to Health Care | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
Joseph Kvedar of Partners HealthCare in Boston talks about the challenges posed by decentralization of care and how to put everything together through Web connections, apps and personal trackers.
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The Future of Healthcare is #Connectivity

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Patient information is growing up. It's now entering adolescence.

Patient information is growing up. It's now entering adolescence. | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
Discussion of sensitive issues takes a delicate touch and a trustworthy provider, one who understands the privilege it is to bear such an influential role in someone’s life.
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Dr. Galvin eloquently writes about the parallels in serving the needs of an adolescent patient and the emerging health technologies changing healthcare. She suggest that it will take a delicate touch and a clear understanding of the privilege and responsibility of having a hand in guiding new health tech development.



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When it comes to poop, doctors don’t know sh*t

When it comes to poop, doctors don’t know sh*t | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
The human body is intricately linked to the unique collection of microorganisms living inside each one of us.
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The micro biome is gaining respect.


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New Poll Shows Two-Thirds Of Doctors Reluctant To Share Health Data With Patients

New Poll Shows Two-Thirds Of Doctors Reluctant To Share Health Data With Patients | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it
The polling question was simple. Should patients have access to their entire medical record ‒ including MD notes, any audio recordings, etc...? For many, the response by over 2,300 physicians came as no real surprise. 49% ‒ Access to all records should only be given on a case-by-case basis 34% [...]
Art Jones's insight:

What follows is excerpted from the article, I share it here because it represents the minority position, which suggest open access to patients health data.


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An opposing view (by a doctor who does share all his patient data ‒ including clinical notes) was a compelling rebuttal.


"It profoundly changes the nature of the relationship. If the record (or visit note) is written explicitly as a shared document, it is no longer possible to maintain a relationship based on asymmetric power. I can no longer keep secrets. If there is an issue or potential issue impacting care, I have to address it with the patients. This is often what clinicians find objectionable. The thinking is “how can I document that I think the patient is being unreasonable or that depression is contributing to their pain or that their report of symptoms is exaggerated if they will see it?”


This is exactly why I think it is so important. Hiding these issues and using them to alter care without involving the patient is manipulative and paternalistic and keeps the patient from being fully autonomous.  


Peter Elias, MD ‒ Family Medicine and SERMO member

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Apple's ResearchKit opens millions of iPhone users to healthcare innovation - MassDevice

Apple's ResearchKit opens millions of iPhone users to healthcare innovation - MassDevice | Healthcare & Social Business Solutions | Scoop.it

In March of this year Apple added another arrow to its quiver of mobile health innovations: the ResearchKit. The cousin to the previously released HealthKit, ResearchKit does for medical research what Apple has done for communications, entertainment, application distribution, music and more: it completely changes the game with simple, efficient, easy to use tools.To run a medical study today, researchers reach out to potential participants via everything from ads to letters and emails to posters and flyers. The yield from those efforts are typically low. As one researcher pointed out in a ResearchKit promotional video, “We have sent out over 60,000 letters. Those 60,000 letters have netted 305 women.” [1] The next step involves meeting with each and every participant to go over risks and benefits and other paperwork which can take up to 30 minutes per participant.


Via Alex Butler
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"The apps turn the iPhone into a medical data collection tool for self-reported input such as energy levels, cognitive abilities and mood (for a post-chemotherapy study on breast cancer survivors) or iPhone sensor input for balance, memory and gait (for a study on the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease)."

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