Realms of Healthcare and Business
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Realms of Healthcare and Business
Keeping the eye on ever changing dynamics of two apparently distinct but interconnected realms of healthcare and business.
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15 Healthcare Organizations Where Millennials Most Want to Work

15 Healthcare Organizations Where Millennials Most Want to Work | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A new survey reveals the top organizations where millennials want to work, and seven of the top 25 are healthcare companies.
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Are hospital mergers destined to fail?

Are hospital mergers destined to fail? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Although hospitals and health systems continue to forge ahead with mergers and acquisitions in an effort to reduce costs and improve care, if history is an indicator, most of these partnerships will fail, said James Orlikoff, a healthcare consultant who spoke at the American Hospital Association's annual meeting in Washington, D.
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A computer program could offer MDs insights on how we interpret pain

A computer program could offer MDs insights on how we interpret pain | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A new study on how we interpret pain in people's faces shows we could learn something from computers and could have ramificiations for pediatric care.
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Creating a parallel system to health care

Creating a parallel system to health care | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
This post was first published on Wellthcare.  This week I’ve despaired at how the needs of the few always seem to trump those of the many, especially when it comes...
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Want to buy a healthcare startup? Learn these lessons from failed deals

Want to buy a healthcare startup? Learn these lessons from failed deals | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it

There's a lot of pressure to fill knowledge and product gaps by acquiring healthcare startup, but there are challenges to making these M&A deals succeed.

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Using nanoparticles, not needles, to deliver drugs into the eye nets Kala Pharmaceuticals $22.5M

Using nanoparticles, not needles, to deliver drugs into the eye nets Kala Pharmaceuticals $22.5M | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A Boston pharma company is reformulating ophthalmology drugs into drop form using a nanoparticle-based delivery method that it thinks can penetrate mucous.
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Health Data: Are You with the Sharers or the Hoarders?

Health Data: Are You with the Sharers or the Hoarders? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
My former business partner Todd Park is pretty busy these days as Chief Technology Officer of the U.S., setting data free through President Obama’s Open Data Initiatives. A passionate believer in the
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VA: More education needed on Blue Button initiative

VA: More education needed on Blue Button initiative | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Only one-third of veterans are taking advantage of "Blue Button" capabilities to access the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' personal health record portal, My HealtheVet, but those who do so are pleased with it, according to a study published recently in the Journal of the American Informatics Association.
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5 Key Roles of Physician Entrepreneurs

5 Key Roles of Physician Entrepreneurs | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA, President and CEO, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, explains the different kinds of physician entrepreneurs who carry the common goal of creating value through the deployment of innovation. He gives an overview of the following 5 roles of physician entrepreneurs:
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Colo. Center for Personalized Medicine will offer treatments based on DNA

Colo. Center for Personalized Medicine will offer treatments based on DNA | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Four Colorado healthcare organizations planning a $63 million Center for Personalized Medicine aim to use patients' DNA to predict their risk of disease and develop targeted treatments based on the genetic information.
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Building a skillset for full-stack startups

Building a skillset for full-stack startups | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Recent years have seen the rise of full-stack startups that build an end-to-end offering, owning the hardware, software, design, distribution and sales.
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How the anti-vaccine movement is endangering lives

How the anti-vaccine movement is endangering lives | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Infectious diseases that we normally think of as rare in the United States have been making a comeback.
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3D Printing Organs, Blood Vessels and All, Takes a Big Step Toward Reality

3D Printing Organs, Blood Vessels and All, Takes a Big Step Toward Reality | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
There’s something a little creepy-sounding about the phrase “lab-grown organs,” but producing human organs in the lab could have a range of
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First U.S. MERS case confirmed, CDC says

First U.S. MERS case confirmed, CDC says | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A healthcare worker who returned from a trip to Saudi Arabia in April has imported the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) into the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday.
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How to be a human in a startup

How to be a human in a startup | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
I helped all of these tech startups get off the ground and as soon as they closed their seed funding they came back to me and said, “Hey, we need people who understand how to work in startups.” ...
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FDA approves ingestible sensor that transmits patient data to doctors

FDA approves ingestible sensor that transmits patient data to doctors | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Digestible device can transmit time medication was taken as well as heartrate, activity and body position to a phone app
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Why Obama needs to take on cyber security like Kennedy took on the moon

Why Obama needs to take on cyber security like Kennedy took on the moon | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The cyber threats we face are much broader than investors and startups can address by themselves. We need global leaders to secure our digital economy.
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Home Care Management Startup eCaring Raises $3.5M in Series A Funding

Home Care Management Startup eCaring Raises $3.5M in Series A Funding | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Genetic-testing alternative to pap smear approved by FDA

Genetic-testing alternative to pap smear approved by FDA | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as the first U.S.-approved alternative to the pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of cervical cancer screening.
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10 Digital Health Entrepreneurship Trends

10 Digital Health Entrepreneurship Trends | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Digital health entrepreneurship continues to explode. Both medical professionals and technologists are eagerly creating information and communications techologies to improve human health and investors seem to like what they see, ouitpacing investments in medtech and biotechhttp://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/digital-health-investment-riseWhile the...
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