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The Two Words That Cost Medicare Patients Thousands - Video by NBC | Shared by #1OHWW

Video on msnbc.com: When it comes to Medicare claims, it’s all about the fine print on your hospital chart. Find out how being “under observation” can cost you.
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3-D Printing’s Revolutionary Impact on Healthcare

3-D Printing’s Revolutionary Impact on Healthcare | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Much of the worry over 3-D companies stems from fear that they’ve run too fast, too far. That’s understandable given that 3D Systems and Stratasys have soared 1,081% and 574%, respectively, since the end of 2009. Given those returns, it’s ...
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Is Wearable Tech Making Us Smarter?

Is Wearable Tech Making Us Smarter? | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Do you own a wearable? If not, it’s likely you soon will given that 2015 is shaping up to be the year we finally fully embrace the integration of computers onto our bodies and clothing. From smartwatches and fitness trackers ...
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People In Rural Areas Pay More For Health Service Visits

People In Rural Areas Pay More For Health Service Visits | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
People in remote areas of Australia are paying between 60 cents and $1 more than city residents every time they visit a health service, even before the government’s now $7 GP co-payment. The figures were revealed in an analysis of health ...
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4 Technology Trends To Keep An Eye On At CES 2015

4 Technology Trends To Keep An Eye On At CES 2015 | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
For geeks around the world, the annual Consumer Electronics Show is like Christmas wrapped up in a present and given to you a few weeks after Christmas. Miles and miles of technology gadgets, an early look at stuff that won’t ...
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GMO- A Great Medical Opportunity

GMO- A Great Medical Opportunity | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Genetically modifying tobacco has created incredible medical discoveries; what else remains to be found? These incredible discoveries, which have the potential to save more than tens of thousands of lives are the result of deliberate tweaks to an organism’s genome, ...
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Napster Founder Sean Parker Pledges Millions For Allergies Cure

Napster Founder Sean Parker Pledges Millions For Allergies Cure | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Sean Parker, the co-founder of the online music service Napster and the first president of Facebook, has pledged 24 million dollars toward a campaign to develop a cure for allergies. Parker, 35, has been hospitalized repeatedly because of allergies to ...
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Supreme Court Refuses To Limit Abortion Pill Use

Supreme Court Refuses To Limit Abortion Pill Use | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked enforcement of an Arizona law aimed at limiting use of the increasingly popular abortion pill. In 2012 nearly half of the abortions in the state were via the pill, known as RU-486. This abortion ...
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Study : Reveals Antisocial Behaviour is Linked to Genetics

Study : Reveals Antisocial Behaviour is Linked to Genetics | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
A new study has found that teenagers carrying common variants of three genes are more likely to show significantly different levels of antisocial behavior, depending on whether the individual grows up in an abusive or caring environment. “We found that ...
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United Healthcare Tests a Flat Rate for Cancer Treatment

United Healthcare Tests a Flat Rate for Cancer Treatment | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
UnitedHealthcare will pay MD Anderson Cancer Center a set sum of money for a year of treatment for certain patients, in the latest high-profile test of new cancer-care reimbursement models. The effort by the biggest U.S. insurer and the prominent ...
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INDIA – Biotechnology Industry Entering New Paradigm

INDIA – Biotechnology Industry Entering New Paradigm | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON: India’s biotechnology industry is on the cusp of entering a new era as it already has many of the necessities required to grow its bio economy such as a talented and enthusiastic scientific workforce, a top biotech industry leadership ...
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U.S. Health Care Lags Worldwide, People Over 65 Struggle To Pay For Health Care

U.S. Health Care Lags Worldwide, People Over 65 Struggle To Pay For Health Care | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
The Commonwealth Fund has been publishing surveys comparing health care in industrialized countries since 1998, a continuing report card in which the United States has usually fared poorly because of its high proportion of uninsured people. But its latest report ...
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Cambodia Wakes Up To Organ Trafficking

Cambodia Wakes Up To Organ Trafficking | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
The seven-inch scar runs diagonally across the left flank of his skinny torso, a glaring reminder of an operation he hoped would save his family from debt but instead plunged him into shame. This is a rude awakening for those ...
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Ebola Vaccine Trial Suspended Temporarily

Ebola Vaccine Trial Suspended Temporarily | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
A clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine developed by Merck and NewLink has been halted temporarily as a precautionary measure after four patients complained of joint pains, the University of Geneva Hospital said on Thursday. “They are all fine and ...
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Horror in Sierra Leone: A Single Spark Gives Ebola New Life

Horror in Sierra Leone: A Single Spark Gives Ebola New Life | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
An especially deadly outbreak of Ebola burned unseen in a remote part of Sierra Leone for several weeks, giving public health experts a reality check. It’s also a perfect embodiment of the warning that they’ve been giving for months: that ...
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Arriving Now at Gate E32: Measles

Arriving Now at Gate E32: Measles | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Traveling through the same U.S. airport gate, one infected passenger transmitted the measles virus to three others within a four-hour time span, illustrating just how easily the virus can spread, a new report shows. “The exposures in this report were ...
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Amputee Uses APL Modular Prosthetic Limbs Simultaneously

Amputee Uses APL Modular Prosthetic Limbs Simultaneously | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
A Colorado man made history at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory this summer when he became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two of the laboratory’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs. Most importantly, Les Baugh, who ...
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This Could Be A Safer, Cooler Protective Suit For Ebola Fighters

This Could Be A Safer, Cooler Protective Suit For Ebola Fighters | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
This new design of an anti-Ebola suit could make health workers more comfortable and also save lives. The reason to make a better protective suit for Ebola workers is very clear. The current “personal protective equipment” (PPE) doesn’t work very well. ...
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No Need For A Pharmacy; Just Press Print

No Need For A Pharmacy; Just Press Print | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Everyone from toymakers to the military is clamoring to use 3D printing. The medical industry is no exception. Your dentist might soon print off an incisor for you, or maybe your new replacement knee or hip joint will be fresh ...
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Joel Finkle's curator insight, December 17, 3:20 PM

Not plastic trinkets, but prototype chemical manufactories.  I don't see these being widely available for a while -- very hard to enforce patents in every home, very hard to protect patient safety and prevent drug abuse.  And all you need to do is google Keurig to find out how well Digital Rights Management works.

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People Who Feel Younger At Heart Live Longer

People Who Feel Younger At Heart Live Longer | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
The new research letter is published in JAMA Internal Medicine online. The study looked at data from from 6,489 people with an average age of 65.8 years who reported that they felt a little less than 10 years younger. What’s interesting ...
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Recognize Heart Attack – The Number One Killer Of Women

Recognize Heart Attack – The Number One Killer Of Women | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
The medical community has placed a great deal of emphasis on heart health, from preventive measures such as exercise and nutrition to recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack. Unfortunately, much of that emphasis has focused on men’s health, not ...
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One Business Owner’s Journey to a Health Insurance Plan

One Business Owner’s Journey to a Health Insurance Plan | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
With my scalding experience with my bronze policy fresh in my mind, I spent 10 days trying to choose health plans for my employees. This is a double decision: First, choose which insurance company to patronize and then which plans ...
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Your Personality Could Be The Cause Of Your Low Immunity

Your Personality Could Be The Cause Of Your Low Immunity | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
A team of health psychologists zeroed in on five major human personality characteristics to understand their relationship with the immune system in a new study from the University of Nottingham and the University of California in Los Angeles. While the ...
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Today’s Patience Is Tomorrow’s Possibility

Today’s Patience Is Tomorrow’s Possibility | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Patience is not an entity in and of itself, but is a process, the act of learning to embrace a state of mind. It’s something that must be practiced, embodied, and given room to grow. I must have patience for ...
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World Malaria Report 2014 – Over 1.11B Indians At Risk Of Getting Infected With Malaria

World Malaria Report 2014 – Over 1.11B Indians At Risk Of Getting Infected With Malaria | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
As many as 1.11B  Indians are at risk of getting infected with malaria of which 280 million have been found to be at highest risk. The World Health Organization on Tuesday said India has 128 million suspected malaria cases. However, India ...
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Congress Amends School Nutrition Rules

Congress Amends School Nutrition Rules | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
The humongous budget bill that lawmakers on Capitol Hill are expected to vote on Thursday does more than roll out federal dollars to keep the government running. It also tweaks school nutrition rules. For starters, the bill — aka, the 2015 Omnibus ...
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