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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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Rumor: iWatch will launch in October, add Cleveland Clinic as partner

Rumor: iWatch will launch in October, add Cleveland Clinic as partner | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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This map reveals exactly where Silicon Valley gets its talent

This map reveals exactly where Silicon Valley gets its talent | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Where does Silicon Valley's talent come from? This incredibly detailed map tells all. The visualization, made by Bloomberg Businessweek, shows the top 100 sources of "imported talent," from both U....
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Senseonics takes $20 million to advance its connected glucometer implant

Senseonics takes $20 million to advance its connected glucometer implant | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
In the wake of Apple's bombshell announcement of its HealthKit health information platform, Maryland-based glucometer implant company Senseonics says it's taken another $20 million in funding. The ...
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Hospitals offer patients no-interest payment plans for medical debt

Hospitals offer patients no-interest payment plans for medical debt | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A growing number of hospitals and physician groups are working with a handful of vendors to offer no-interest credit lines, which establish a formal agreement for patients to pay over time but carry no interest or penalties.
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Securing Mobile Healthcare Devices: Best Practices

Securing Mobile Healthcare Devices: Best Practices | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
By combining technology, best practices, and education, IT departments can safeguard even the most mobile healthcare departments.
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Miniature artificial lung could revolutionize cancer research

Miniature artificial lung could revolutionize cancer research | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology in Germany have created a miniature artificial lung that has the poten...
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When doctors need a second opinion, it may not come from a human

When doctors need a second opinion, it may not come from a human | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence in healthcare makes its way to the bedside thanks to medical reference apps made by health IT companies like Modernizing Medicine.
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Apple worked with Mayo Clinic and Epic to build ‘HealthKit’ platform

Apple worked with Mayo Clinic and Epic to build ‘HealthKit’ platform | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Apple worked with Mayo Clinic and Epic to design its new cloud-based health information platform with the idea of both doctors and patients using it.
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Aetna will not turn down taxpayer bailout

Aetna will not turn down taxpayer bailout | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A handful of health insurance CEOs, including Aetna's Mark T. Bertolini, will not refuse a taxpayer bailout, according to the National Center for Public Policy Research.
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Silicon Valley to healthcare: My, what a fine target you'll be

Silicon Valley to healthcare: My, what a fine target you'll be | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley made an uncoordinated, unofficial announcement this week: “You, the healthcare sector, look like an awfully fine target for our techno-wizardry.” Apparently, the time is right for digital technologists to use gadgetry and the Internet to gather ever more data, and, based on that, use low-cost services to disrupt the sector from below. Samsung started with an announcement of a $50 million digital health investment fund, combined with a partnership with the University of California, San Francisco, to help validate digital health tools.
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FDA approves Gauss Surgical's app that turns iPads into real-time surgical blood loss monitors

FDA approves Gauss Surgical's app that turns iPads into real-time surgical blood loss monitors | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
FDA approved mobile health apps: Gauss Surgical said FDA approved its de novo mobile health device to measure surgical blood loss in real time.
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Top of Mind 5 Must Read Articles in Entrepreneurship 514

Top of Mind 5 Must Read Articles in Entrepreneurship 514
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BWH Research Scientists, it’s a new economy. Break out your best Neal Caffrey!

BWH Research Scientists, it’s a new economy. Break out your best Neal Caffrey! | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Kevin O’Leary, Neal Caffrey, Ben Humphreys Traditionally the American stronghold of National Institute of Health (NIH) funding, the economy for life science and biomedical research is changing in response to more competition for fewer resources, mostly because of the NIH budget cuts. Over the last year, we’ve seen the big academic hospitals pivoting, energizing innovation, encouraging scientists to be better and smarter with the... #brighamandwomen'shospital #bwh #kevino'leary #sharktank
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Healthcare logistics service acts like uber for nurses, medical staff

Healthcare logistics service acts like uber for nurses, medical staff | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Healthcare logistics service Paired Health, which delivers nurses and physician assistants to patients for follow up and acute care is raising $1.75 million.
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Robotic sperm is here, and it's not just for fertilization -- it might help treat cancer, too

Robotic sperm is here, and it's not just for fertilization -- it might help treat cancer, too | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Magnetosperm are six times longer than a human sperm and could be used to deliver targeted chemotherapy or improve fertilization, researchers say.
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White House considering Cleveland Clinic's Cosgrove to lead VA

White House considering Cleveland Clinic's Cosgrove to lead VA | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Cleveland Clinic President and CEO Dr. Delos
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How to enhance revenue with NPPs

How to enhance revenue with NPPs | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Medical practices not only hire more nonphysician practitioners to help keep up with their workloads, but many also find that this strategy helps enhance revenue, according to a report from the Medical Group Management Association.
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Leap Motion's Gesture Control Finds Niche Uses in Medicine, Art and Augmented Reality

Leap Motion's Gesture Control Finds Niche Uses in Medicine, Art and Augmented Reality | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
We first became acquainted with Leap Motion back in 2012. The company makes a small device about the size and shape of a pack of gum that uses
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Healthcare Reform Update: Doctors play major role in ACOs, but surgeons largely left out

Healthcare Reform Update: Doctors play major role in ACOs, but surgeons largely left out | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Doctors have a sizable role in the governance of the first private and public accountable care organizations, a study says. Surgeons, however, have been largely overlooked for executive committee memberships and in quality measures as Medicare ACOs develop early targets for quality measurement and savings.
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Promise of artificial intelligence also poses challenges in healthcare

Promise of artificial intelligence also poses challenges in healthcare | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Whether it's an online commercial database or a home-grown system, data mining is informing--and transforming--how clinicians treat patients. But although such systems can process vast amounts of structured data, they still have trouble with more nuanced pieces of information
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ABC’s Kevin O’Leary brings a little Hollywood to Academic Innovation

ABC’s Kevin O’Leary brings a little Hollywood to Academic Innovation | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
ABC’s Kevin O’Leary from Shark Tank The waters will be swirling as scientists compete for $200,000 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Shark Tank on Wednesday, June 4, 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The event will be co-hosted by Boston’s Kevin O’Leary, venture capitalist and star of ABC’s Shark Tank. Brigham and Women’s Hospital loves these live pitch-off competitions, which only... #brighamandwomen'shospital #brighaminnovationhub #brighamresearchinstitute #kevino'leary #sharktank
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A high school freshman's software for studying BRCA1 gene mutations wins Intel science fair

A high school freshman's software for studying BRCA1 gene mutations wins Intel science fair | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Intel Science and Engineering Fair 2014 winner is building machine learning software to identify potentially cancer-causing mutations in the BRCA1 gene.
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Entrepreneurs And Startups Drive Future Work Trends

Entrepreneurs And Startups Drive Future Work Trends | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The new era of highly connected and interactive technology is changing not only how business employees interact with customers, but also how they interact with each other, and with their company. I am happy to see reports that young companies are in the forefront of these trends, on both the [...]
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