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A Klout Upside the Head

A Klout Upside the Head | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
Should Klout be taken seriously, and if so, what are the consequences for a non-regulated platform and its effect of businesses?
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5 Storytelling Concepts That Health Care Firms Are Using To Change Patient Behavior | Co. Design

5 Storytelling Concepts That Health Care Firms Are Using To Change Patient Behavior | Co. Design | Health & Technology | Scoop.it

The USC Body Computing Conference 5.0 highlighted organizations that are blurring the lines between medicine and entertainment to change how consumers view their health.


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Diabetes : An App That Senses When You're Feeling Down

Diabetes : An App That Senses When You're Feeling Down | Health & Technology | Scoop.it

Ginger.io just won the $100,000 Data Design Diabetes challenge, because it silently analyzes your phone usage data to figure out if you're upset. For diabetes patients, that could be a lifesaver.


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Brandi Carney's curator insight, January 29, 2:56 PM

Using apps to track your blood glucose levels as well as mood.

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The Virtual Nurse Will See You Now

The Virtual Nurse Will See You Now | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
Getting patients discharged from hospitals is time-consuming, but not if you have a robotic nurse give the patients all the info they need (and banter with them about baseball).
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Dr. iPhone On Burn Duty

Dr. iPhone On Burn Duty | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
Treating burn victims quickly is key to their survival. But doctors--especially those in war zones--can make simple mistakes. A new app aims to take the guesswork out it.
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iPad and iPhone Just Became the Most Portable Ultrasound Machines Around | PadGadget

Something pretty exciting came out of St. Ingbert, Germany this week. The Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering IBMT released an iOS app that can crunch raw ultrasound data while running directly on the iPhone or iPad.
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The Blood Test Gets a Makeover

The Blood Test Gets a Makeover | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
Better design and context can clarify the results of blood tests. Wired sends the blood test out for a makeover.
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20 Life-Tracking Tools for Better Health, Wealth and Productivity

20 Life-Tracking Tools for Better Health, Wealth and Productivity | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
Here is a list of the top 20 resources for tracking the most salient aspects of your life, from sleep and weight to money and sex. Use the data to improve your life.
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ABPI welcomes planned changes to pharmacy trading law

ABPI welcomes planned changes to pharmacy trading law | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
The ABPI has welcomed news that a Medicines Act exemption which allows pharmacies to trade in small quantities of medicines without a wholesale deler's licence is to be removed.
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Top 10 Social Media & Technology Resources in Health

Top 10 Social Media & Technology Resources in Health | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
Bunny Ellerin "I gave a presentation recently to a group of social media newbies. I thought it would be good to leave them with a list of resources for future reference..."
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Pharma Marketing Blog: BI's Facebook Game Launch "When It's Ready." Needs to Obey Privacy & FTC Laws

Pharma Marketing Blog: BI's Facebook Game Launch "When It's Ready." Needs to Obey Privacy & FTC Laws | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
Blog article by PharmaGuy John Mack unhappy with pace of implementation of innovative gamification concept, also raises questions regarding US laws.
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Health service's £1bn patent expiry windfall | InPharm

Health service's £1bn patent expiry windfall | InPharm | Health & Technology | Scoop.it

Patent expiries could shave £1 billion from the NHS drugs bill, and could yield major savings by 2015 for the NHS in England

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What is the point of patient choice?

What is the point of patient choice? | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
The point of patient choice is that it demonstrates that we as doctors treat our patients with dignity and respect, as adults capable and willing to be involved in decisions made about their medica...
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HealthPrize Smartphone App for Improving Drug Compliance Released

HealthPrize Smartphone App for Improving Drug Compliance Released | Health & Technology | Scoop.it

HealthPrize Technologies launched its new smartphone app that motivates people to adhere to their medication regimens.


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Dr Foster guide reveals best and worst hospitals in 2011 - Health news - NHS Choices

Dr Foster guide reveals best and worst hospitals in 2011 - Health news - NHS Choices | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
The Daily Telegraph has today revealed the findings of the latest Hospital Guide. The guide, published annually, closely scrutinises a range of healthcare data to measure hospital performance and detect trends that could save lives.
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Philips Introduces A New Way To Measure Your Pulse And Respiration On The iPad 2 -- AppAdvice

Philips Introduces A New Way To Measure Your Pulse And Respiration On The iPad 2 -- AppAdvice | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
Ever want a quick look at your pulse and respiration? Philips makes it possible through their latest health app.
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Brandi Carney's curator insight, January 29, 2:58 PM

The ipad can now track your pulse, heart rate, and blood pressure!

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Defibrillator revives phone box

Defibrillator revives phone box | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
Life-saving equipment to treat cardiac arrests is fitted into an old red phone box in an Argyll village.
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NICE asks: how should we assess future costs, health benefits?

NICE asks: how should we assess future costs, health benefits? | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
The NICE Citizen's Council will examine the issue of discounting - the way in which NICE should value and calculate health benefits over a very long period of time
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iPhone Puts Patients, Docs Face to Face - from MedPage Today

iPhone Puts Patients, Docs Face to Face - from MedPage Today | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
It is feasible to assess the severity of a patient's stroke symptoms using the FaceTime software on an iPhone 4, a small study showed.
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New NHS Board 'will compare' GPs

New NHS Board 'will compare' GPs | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
A powerful body which is at the heart of the government's controversial NHS reforms in England begins work on Monday.
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Where does all the money go? NHS Expenditure - Commons Library

Where does all the money go? NHS Expenditure - Commons Library | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
NHS Expenditure by Rachael Harker.Documents NHS expenditure since 1948; summary of the structure of the NHS and how it is financed; description of how Primary Care Trusts are allocated funding...
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Whos Really Putting Patients First

Whos Really Putting Patients First | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
Patientcentric may be the buzz, but whos really inspiring better health choices Alyson Connor shares findings from the behaviorists at MicroMass Communications...
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Can text messages be used to improve health outcomes? - Forbes

Can text messages be used to improve health outcomes? - Forbes | Health & Technology | Scoop.it
Video Imagine you are trying to quit smoking. In the process, you receive a text message saying, “This is it! - QUIT DAY, throw away all your fags . TODAY is the start of being QUIT forever, you can do it!
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