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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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5 Core Challenges in the Adoption of Senior Care Technology, Revealed by GeriJoy Research

5 Core Challenges in the Adoption of Senior Care Technology, Revealed by GeriJoy Research | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Customizable technology and ease of use are keys to senior care technology adoption, according to the latest research report commissioned by GeriJoy.
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Revisiting digital health predictions from five years ago

Revisiting digital health predictions from five years ago | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Healthcare needs a 'Henry Ford' moment for big data

Healthcare needs a 'Henry Ford' moment for big data | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
In the quest to transform unconnected and unwieldy masses of health data into smart data, researchers from the Health Care Cost Institute call for a "Henry Ford" moment to achieve economies...
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Vision care insurer VSP to cover Google Glass

Vision care insurer VSP to cover Google Glass | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The nation's largest optical health insurance provider will offer frames and prescription lenses for Google Glass, reports the New York Times. The deal between VSP, which insures one-fifth of...
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Hospital CMIO: Providers are 'scared' of innovation

Hospital CMIO: Providers are 'scared' of innovation | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
With patient engagement tools like Fitbit and personal health records growing more and more abundant, a primary goal of providers in today's society must be to avoid obstructing the flow of information from patients and their tools to medical professionals,...
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Healthcare software innovation: Why in-house accelerators are better

Healthcare software innovation: Why in-house accelerators are better | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Because we can provide dedicated healthcare software development resources, our staff’s ideas are bearing fruit and helping us to enhance the delivery of pediatric care.
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U.K. researchers unveil an artificial pancreas they've been developing for 20 years

U.K. researchers unveil an artificial pancreas they've been developing for 20 years | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Twenty years after setting out to create an implantable artificial pancreas to treat diabetes, a pharmacy professor at De Montfort University in Leicester, England, says she'll be ready to begin human trials of the device in 2016, according to a...
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Survey: Despite risks, patients want to share data

Survey: Despite risks, patients want to share data | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Implant measures medication levels in bloodstream, in real time

Implant measures medication levels in bloodstream, in real time | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Figuring out how much medication a patient should be taking can be a tricky business. With that in mind, scientists have developed an implantable device tha...
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Practice Fusion, Where Keeping Fit And Healthy Is Part Of The Job

Practice Fusion, Where Keeping Fit And Healthy Is Part Of The Job | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Welcome back to a brand new episode of TechCrunch Cribs, the show that takes you inside the doors of the tech industry's hottest companies to get a look at..
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Are You A Super-Spreader of Disease? | MIT Technology Review

Are You A Super-Spreader of Disease? | MIT Technology Review | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A small group of special individuals could act as an early warning system for the next epidemic. Their special power? Super-spreading disease
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How to turn a struggling hospital around

How to turn a struggling hospital around | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Leaders of financially struggling hospitals have tough decisions to make.But the best strategy may be to strengthen a few key areas to stabilize the hospital's finances, according to Becker's Hospital Review.
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Healthcare borrowings dropped steeply in 2013

Healthcare borrowings dropped steeply in 2013 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Healthcare players seeking debt stayed away from the market in 2013--those hospitals that did take on debt risked a downgrade and higher credit expenses.
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Four healthcare trends to watch in 2014

Four healthcare trends to watch in 2014 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
2014 will continue to be a year of transformation as the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its changes ripple through the healthcare industry.
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New device could make tracheotomies quicker and easier

New device could make tracheotomies quicker and easier | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
When a patient can't breathe through their mouth or nose, often the only way of getting air to their lungs is to perform a tracheotomy. This involves making...
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Medical device investing in the Midwest soared in 2013 as biotech plummeted

Medical device investing in the Midwest soared in 2013 as biotech plummeted | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Healthcare venture capital investing in the Midwest fell in 2013, with biotech investments taking the biggest hit. But medical device investing had a good year.
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Guarantee the privacy the patient data while also giving researchers access to data

Guarantee the privacy the patient data while also giving researchers access to data | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The government legally protects personal health information, and legislators and the news media pounce on every real or potential data breach. There is a good reason.
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C&BI resources improve care, lower costs

C&BI resources improve care, lower costs | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Free The Data: APIs Boost Health Information Exchange

Free The Data: APIs Boost Health Information Exchange | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
New models promise to make sharing health information almost as simple as shopping on Amazon.
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Payers stop launching apps, start partnering with biometric device companies

Payers stop launching apps, start partnering with biometric device companies | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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The Power of Shared Data | HMS

The Power of Shared Data | HMS | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Wireless Brain Implant Aims To Give Paralyzed Power Over Their Limbs

Wireless Brain Implant Aims To Give Paralyzed Power Over Their Limbs | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
BrainGate, a program that pools research from several universities, is moving ever closer to giving paralyzed patients use of their limbs by using technology developed to drive computerized prosthetics to drive the paralyzed limbs.
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Open-sourced in Seattle: A fated collision of software talent and life science researchers

Open-sourced in Seattle: A fated collision of software talent and life science researchers | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
LabKey Software continues to draw in software talent steeped in experience at local software giants and scientific research institutes.
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Nurse practitioners a growing specialty

Nurse practitioners a growing specialty | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
McCoy, is a nurse practitioner, a registered nurse who has advanced education and clinical training in a health-care specialty.
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Pay doctors like you do Netflix. The rise of doctor by subscription

Pay doctors like you do Netflix. The rise of doctor by subscription | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The trend is especially strong in Florida, where nine out of 10 doctors are considering moving into concierge care and medicine.
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