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Keeping the eye on ever changing dynamics of two apparently distinct but interconnected realms of healthcare and business.
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This Is the Unauthorized Letter Passed to Elite MBAs For Decades

This Is the Unauthorized Letter Passed to Elite MBAs For Decades | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A student-penned survival guide from the 1980s is still quietly being forwarded to first-year students at some business schools
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Innovations: Believe the dreamers, not the experts

Innovations: Believe the dreamers, not the experts | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
“Heavier than air flying machines are impossible.”- Lord Kelvin, president of Royal Society of London in 1895.
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Promising Early Results on Universal Blood Test for Cancer

Promising Early Results on Universal Blood Test for Cancer | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Absent an outright cure, it’s thought that early diagnosis of terminal diseases like cancer make treatment more effective and raise the
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VC-Backed Biotech IPOs: Valuations And Virtuous Cycles

VC-Backed Biotech IPOs: Valuations And Virtuous Cycles | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
As everyone in biotech knows, the last eighteen months have been an unprecedented time in the public capital markets.   2014 is on track to become the best year ever for life science IPOs, topping both 2013 and 2000.  Last week was the busiest single week – with eight IPOs – since February 2000.  Over 120 [...]
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FDA proposes looser regulation of some clinical & consumer digital health devices

FDA proposes looser regulation of some clinical & consumer digital health devices | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Affected digital health devices include clinical devices as well as digital thermometers, stethoscopes, fertility diagnostic devices and exercise equipment.
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How The iPhone 6 Will Have Doctors, Trainers, And Nutritionists Making Virtual House Calls

How The iPhone 6 Will Have Doctors, Trainers, And Nutritionists Making Virtual House Calls | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The future may see the house call return to you via FaceTime on your iPhone or iPad. Here's how health, nutrition, and sports could be altered with the technology.
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Obama pushed EHRs with huge taxpayer subsidies, but has rebuffed calls for hazards monitoring despite evidence of harm

Obama pushed EHRs with huge taxpayer subsidies, but has rebuffed calls for hazards monitoring despite evidence of harm | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
President Obama and Congress poured $30 billion in taxpayer subsidies for digital medical records beginning in 2009, with few strings attached and no safety oversight of the vendors who sell the systems. Although the explosion in use of the electronic records has opened up a new category of patient risks, the Obama administration has opted against mandatory reporting of problems.
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These Medical Apps Have Doctors and the FDA Worried

These Medical Apps Have Doctors and the FDA Worried | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Iltifat Husain has seen an awful lot of sickness and injury during his time as an emergency room doctor, but lately, he’s worried about something new. He’s worried about the ill effects of mobile healthcare apps. There are hundreds of medically themed apps in Apple’s App Store and Google Play, and by most accounts, they’ve…
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7 healthcare and life sciences projects get love from Maryland in $6.5 million innovation initiative

7 healthcare and life sciences projects get love from Maryland in $6.5 million innovation initiative | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Seven healthcare and life sciences projects and startups from remote monitoring to data analytics were part of a $6.4 million Maryland Innovation Initiative award program.
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Three risks payers and providers must take now to survive into 2024

Three risks payers and providers must take now to survive into 2024 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
If provider systems want to survive to 2024, leaders need to make these three dramatic changes now.
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Appeals court: Most Obamacare subsidies illegal

Appeals court: Most Obamacare subsidies illegal | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A top federal appeals court threw out its IRS regulation that implements key Obamacare health insurance subsidies.
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NY DIGITAL HEALTH ACCELERATOR ANNOUNCES TOP PICK COMPANIES FOR 2014

NY DIGITAL HEALTH ACCELERATOR ANNOUNCES TOP PICK COMPANIES FOR 2014 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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A Sleep Apnea Test Without a Night in the Hospital

A Sleep Apnea Test Without a Night in the Hospital | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Take-home sleep tests, self-administered in more realistic settings, without myriad wires and sensors, promise more accurate results for people who may have sleep apnea or other conditions.
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How Six Sigma is holding back true innovation in healthcare

How Six Sigma is holding back true innovation in healthcare | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Focusing exclusively on Six Sigma approach to business may be holding hospitals back from true innovation. Executives must allow for risk and failure if they want change.
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Against the Biological Clock -- A Gameplan to End Age-Related Diseases

Against the Biological Clock -- A Gameplan to End Age-Related Diseases | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
To Aubrey de Grey, the body is a machine. Just as a restored classic car can celebrate its hundredth birthday in peak condition, in the future,
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Need a Diagnosis or Checkup? Your Smartphone Is On Call

Need a Diagnosis or Checkup? Your Smartphone Is On Call | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Apps and handheld devices are revolutionizing care.
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The Physician Assistant Will See You

The Physician Assistant Will See You | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
No M.C.A.T., no residency, a few years of professional school and you’re out with a six-figure medical career.
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Should We Be Concerned About American Ebola Patients Coming To Emory Hospital?

Should We Be Concerned About American Ebola Patients Coming To Emory Hospital? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Emory University Hospital officials addressed specific public concerns about reports that two American Ebola victims will be transported to Atlanta for treatment. A physician spokesperson said, "I hope their fear won't outweigh their compassion."
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Tougher to get in than Harvard: The $100M Texas hospital where everyone wants to work

Tougher to get in than Harvard: The $100M Texas hospital where everyone wants to work | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The new 100-bed hospital isn't affiliated with a health system in any way—and its entrepreneurial, specialist-driven model is setting it apart in an incredibly competitive market. 
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Baidu's Health Cloud Aims To Be The App Store For Distance Health Management

Baidu's Health Cloud Aims To Be The App Store For Distance Health Management | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Baidu, a Chinese Internet company that often compared with Google, just announced its entry into the health management industry through the launch of Jiankangyun. The company had kept its lips so tight that the plan must come as a bombshell to many. The market is already awash with smart devices with [...]
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Can you spare a glucose tab? Entrepreneurs want to help diabetics connect in emergencies

Can you spare a glucose tab? Entrepreneurs want to help diabetics connect in emergencies | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
HelpAround wants to help members of diabetes communities connect with each other to provide over-the-counter products to each other when pharmacies aren't available.
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FDA Regulation of Mobile Health Technologies — NEJM

FDA Regulation of Mobile Health Technologies — NEJM | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Health Law, Ethics, and Human Rights from The New England Journal of Medicine — FDA Regulation of Mobile Health Technologies
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The Right Way to Present Your Business Case

The Right Way to Present Your Business Case | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Get key stakeholders on board with one effective presentation.
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The Doctor Will Click on You Now, but Can She Feel Your Pain in an E-Visit?

The Doctor Will Click on You Now, but Can She Feel Your Pain in an E-Visit? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Health insurers want you to see the doctor, just not in an office or hospital.
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