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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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My Single Best Tip for Big Company Innovators

My Single Best Tip for Big Company Innovators | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
I know a lot of innovators in big organizations who are very frustrated because there is no support for their breakthrough initiatives at all. It makes them angry and sad at the same time.Innovation
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Facebook, Oculus, Virtual Reality and Medicine?

Facebook, Oculus, Virtual Reality and Medicine? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Facebook's $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR is one sign of the growing business thirst for using virtual reality technology to change ways of working and improve customer experiences.

While the acquisition potentially brings Facebook a brand new way to enable people to communicate and share experiences, experts note that it also demonstrates the increased potential in other industries, ranging from medicine right through to retail, for vastly different business.

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Wearables Sweet Sixteen: A device to evaluate gait vs. seizure alert and tracker

Wearables Sweet Sixteen: A device to evaluate gait vs. seizure alert and tracker | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
This wearables sweet sixteen matchup pairs Biosensics tool to evaluate gait for diabetics to Parkinson's disease patients with a seizure alert and analysis device.
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CU Anschutz Medical Center Innovation Grand Rounds

CU Anschutz Medical Center Innovation Grand Rounds | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
We offer monthly Innovation Grand Rounds at the CU Anschutz Medical Center for those interested in learning about biomedical and health innovation and entrepreneurship. Speakers are leaders in the loc
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$1 million mistake: Becoming a doctor

$1 million mistake: Becoming a doctor | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
New survey shows that more than half of physicians wouldn't pursue career in medicine if given another chance
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Criminal Attacks on Health Care Organizations Increased by 100%

Criminal Attacks on Health Care Organizations Increased by 100% | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A Ponemon Institute survey finds that criminal attacks on health care organizations have increased by 100% over the last four years. Meanwhile, 69% of respondents cite Affordable Care Act provisions as a top security and privacy concern. Clinical Innovation & Technology et al.
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Re-Engineering Healthcare To Eliminate Preventable Deaths

Re-Engineering Healthcare To Eliminate Preventable Deaths | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Joe Kiani has been a leader in patient safety and healthcare innovation for more than 20 years. He is Chairman and CEO of Masimo Corporation, a global medical device manufacturer, and the founder of the non-profit Patient Safety Movement Foundation. His mission is to drastically reduce the more than 200,000 preventable patient deaths that occur in U.S. hospitals every year from medical errors and hospital acquired infections (HAI).
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A Professor With A Western Past Remakes Pakistan's Entrepreneurial Future

A Professor With A Western Past Remakes Pakistan's Entrepreneurial Future | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Umar Saif has done a lot in his 35 years.  A Pakistani, he earned his PhD in computer science from the University of Cambridge at 22. He began a post doctorate degree at MIT at an age when most of his peers – age wise – had not completed their [...]
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CEO compensation rates from 10 highest-grossing non-profits

CEO compensation rates from 10 highest-grossing non-profits | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Hospital CEOs around the country raked in big bucks in 2011 and 2012, with CEOs at the 10 highest-grossing non-profit hospitals earning an average of $3 million, Becker's Hospital Review reported.
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Here are 5 of the hottest health IT startups at SXSW

Here are 5 of the hottest health IT startups at SXSW | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Anyone can sign up online or on mobile and access intake information, counseling services, and exercises.
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Justice Department investigating doc-owned distributorship

Justice Department investigating doc-owned distributorship | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Federal investigators are pursuing what may be the first enforcement action against a surgeon involved in a controversial type of medical device firm known as a physician-owned distributorship. The probe follows scrutiny by the government into the impact of these PODs on patient care and costs.
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Digital Life in 2025

Digital Life in 2025 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Experts predict the Internet will become ‘like electricity’ — less visible, yet more deeply embedded in people’s lives for good and ill
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The View Of Digital Health From An 'Engaged Patient'

The View Of Digital Health From An 'Engaged Patient' | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Using data from 2010, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) listed the following as the top five chronic health conditions within the Medicare beneficiary community. High blood pressure (58%) High cholesterol (45%) Heart disease (31%) Arthritis (29%) Diabetes (28%) From the same report (PDF here), they also found that more than two-thirds (about 21 million) [...]

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60% of GPs now using eHealth tools, says EU

60% of GPs now using eHealth tools, says EU | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
60% of GPs now using eHealth tools, says EU PharmaTimes Two new Commission surveys of GP services and acute-care hospitals across the EU find that there are still many barriers to the adoption of eHealth, ranging from interoperability issues to a...

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Bra to detect early signs of breast cancer vs. smart sock to detect diabetes complications earlier

Bra to detect early signs of breast cancer vs. smart sock to detect diabetes complications earlier | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Two health IT companies with textile embedded senors face off one to detect early stages of breast cancer and another to detect diabetes complications.
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CROs as early-stage life science investors? 'It's the model of the future,' one says

CROs as early-stage life science investors? 'It's the model of the future,' one says | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Contract research organizations have launched venture funds, accelerators and internal efforts to invest in startups they work with in exchange for equity.
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Congress Could Override FDA on Mobile Medical Apps Guidance

Congress Could Override FDA on Mobile Medical Apps Guidance | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
  In a letter to FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg, a bipartisan group of senators asks what impact congressional legislation might have on FDA regulation of mobile medical apps and medical software. The March 18 letter urges FDA to be more clear and transparent in its guidance on mobile medical apps.
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Stanford surgeon shows us the future of medicine with augmented reality & Google Glass

Stanford surgeon shows us the future of medicine with augmented reality & Google Glass | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Dr. Rivas met Droiders chief executive Julian Beltran at a recent event and realized they shared a mutual interest in wearable tech.
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International healthcare leaders boast of single-payer savings

International healthcare leaders boast of single-payer savings | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Single-payer healthcare systems remove quality care barriers that still plague the United States, according to experts from Canada, Denmark and other countries.
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What are some of the biggest cloud computing priorities for life science companies?

What are some of the biggest cloud computing priorities for life science companies? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Life science industry companies need to pare down costs and cloud computing is providing a way to do that and do a better job of capturing data.
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10 best healthcare cities in U.S.

10 best healthcare cities in U.S. | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Ten cities have the best healthcare in the country, based on market and hospital performance for populations, according to a new report from iVantage Health Analytics.
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Geisinger CEO: Healthcare BI 'about to enter the 19th century'

Geisinger CEO: Healthcare BI 'about to enter the 19th century' | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
According to Glenn Steele, CEO of Geisinger Health System, there's no outcome that can't be improved, and smarter business intelligence comes from insightful use data.
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CU Denver Moves to the Forefront of Digital Health Transformation

CU Denver Moves to the Forefront of Digital Health Transformation | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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CEO turnover hit all-time high in 2013

CEO turnover hit all-time high in 2013 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Hospital CEO turnover reached a record high in 2013, according to a report from the American College of Healthcare Executives.
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NPs, PAs offer more advice on managing chronic conditions than physicians

NPs, PAs offer more advice on managing chronic conditions than physicians | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Physician assistants and nurse practitioners are more likely than physicians to advise patients who have chronic illnesses on how to live healthier lives, according to a new study published in Preventing Chronic Disease.
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