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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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Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 phone with heart-rate monitor

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 phone with heart-rate monitor | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Samsung sought Monday to frame its new Galaxy S5 smartphone as a lifestyle product, as it emphasized a built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger size.
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X-Ray App Assists Doctors In Diagnosing Rare Conditions

X-Ray App Assists Doctors In Diagnosing Rare Conditions | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The great promise of the Internet was that it would bring power to the people by democratizing information. Experts say it has a ways to go, but in
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Healthcare Reform Update: Post-discharge care plans promote use of primary care

Healthcare Reform Update: Post-discharge care plans promote use of primary care | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Providing a solid base of primary-care service and coordinating specialty care for high-risk patients has been advocated as a method of lowering overall healthcare costs. Doing so would presumably reduce repeat hospitalization and emergency department visits. A new study in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that such an approach does, indeed, work.
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'Big Data' No Small Challenge for Health eHeart Study

'Big Data' No Small Challenge for Health eHeart Study | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
It's big, ambitious, and breaking new ground in large-scale medical research over the Internet. No wonder the Health eHeart study, dubbed a modern Framingham, has hit a few unique pitfalls.
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Alliance for Connected Care to fight barriers to tech-driven care

Alliance for Connected Care to fight barriers to tech-driven care | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A new lobbying organization will seek to eliminate legal and regulatory barriers to telemedicine and other technology-driven approaches to delivering medical care.
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Researchers develop smartglasses that help surgeons see cancerous cells

Researchers develop smartglasses that help surgeons see cancerous cells | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
If you think cancer removal surgery is but a one-time procedure, you'd be wrong. Doctors don't always cut out all affected tissues in one go, but a new

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a robot operating using these glasses is better to develop soon
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Consumers turn to retail clinics for convenience, affordability

Consumers turn to retail clinics for convenience, affordability | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
More than ever before, patients are choosing retail clinics for care instead of traditional hospital and physician practice services based on cost and convience, according to a survey from PwC's Health Research Institute.  
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14 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs

14 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The founders of the online shopping app Hukkster pick their favorite apps for increasing efficiency and optimizing work-life balance.
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Apple Said To Be Focusing On Health With iOS 8 And iWatch, Following Exec Meeting With FDA

Apple Said To Be Focusing On Health With iOS 8 And iWatch, Following Exec Meeting With FDA | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Apple's plans for iOS 8 focus on redefining health tracking via mobile devices, according to a new report from 9to5Mac, which has a terrific track record when..

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MEDtrip's curator insight, February 2, 2014 10:40 PM

Apple plans to develop iOS 8 to redefine health tracking via mobile devices.

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Walgreen clinics to begin using big data analytics, patient assessment tools

Walgreen clinics to begin using big data analytics, patient assessment tools | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Health information technology tools providing patient assessment and “individual predictive analytics” at the point of care will be available at more than 400 of the approximately 750 retail clinics operating inside Walgreen Co. stores, the Deerfield, Ill.-based retail pharmacy chain announced.
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5 Ways Your Phone Will Change Your Life over the Next Decade

5 Ways Your Phone Will Change Your Life over the Next Decade | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
No one can deny that the smart phone has revolutionized our personal and professional lives. More than just a phone, they are powerful, networked multimedia computers that we carry with us every day.
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Obamacare Spurring A New Generation Of Startups

Obamacare Spurring A New Generation Of Startups | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Spurred by the Affordable Care Act, the American healthcare system in 2014 has entered a period of titanic change. The process will be messy and disruptive..
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Kiosk Company Wants To Bring The Doctor's Office To Workplaces, Pharmacies And Impoverished Villages

Kiosk Company Wants To Bring The Doctor's Office To Workplaces, Pharmacies And Impoverished Villages | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
“What I found was that basically an urgent care is about like running a hair salon,” Steve Cashman says. “You rent a building, and you get some staff in there, and there isn’t real ingenuity to it, there isn’t any real efficiency to it.”
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Healthcare startup strategy: How to market and sell in the era of reform

Healthcare startup strategy: How to market and sell in the era of reform | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Four healthcare entrepreneurs working on new HIT platforms and medical devices talk about their plans, hopes, and worries for 2014.
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CRISPR is the technology that could allow researchers to perform microsurgery on genes

CRISPR is the technology that could allow researchers to perform microsurgery on genes | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
This technology could allow researchers to perform microsurgery on genes, precisely and easily changing a DNA sequence at exact locations on a chromosome.
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Older Internet users demand digital health services

Older Internet users demand digital health services | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Growing numbers of senior citizens are seeking digital options for managing their health services remotely

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Andrew Spong's curator insight, February 12, 2014 9:33 AM

Middle-aged Internet users feel pretty much the same, I understand ;)

 

Our expectations have far outstripped the capacity of our healthcare providers'  ability to supply them.

 

In reality, how likely is it that this state of affairs will change in the near future?

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"The Healthcare revolution will not be televised"

My Presentation from Athens looking at 5 things digital can do to revolutionise pharmaceuticals (with a bit of Gil Scott Heron thrown in for good measure)


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Une intéressante présentation (en anglais) qui aborde les principaux concepts qui seront fondateurs de l'e-santé à venir. Une belle inspiration pour le développement des futurs réseaux de santé numériques.

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Hackers broke into the Big 3--and left the door open for months, report says

Hackers broke into the Big 3--and left the door open for months, report says | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
It's a story that could confirm the worst fears of med tech implant wearers at the highest level of U.S. government: Some time during the first half of 2013, hackers reportedly broke into the computer networks of the big three medical device makers, and the breach might have stayed open for "several months."
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FDA to offer draft guidance on interoperability of medical devices

FDA to offer draft guidance on interoperability of medical devices | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The Food and Drug Administration plans to release draft guidance this year for manufacturers seeking to make their medical devices interoperable.
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DreamIt Health grad with molecular diagnostic for smartphone raises $1M

DreamIt Health grad with molecular diagnostic for smartphone raises $1M | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Medical device startup Biomeme raised $1 million in debt for its mobile molecular diagnostics kit. It also was among healthcare startups to get funding from Pennsylvania
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SC unveils hospital price website

SC unveils hospital price website | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
South Carolina has unveiled a website that provides price data for 60 of the state's hospitals, the Associated Press reported.
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Big data firm to help NIH's Undiagnosed Disease Program commercialize its genetic analysis techniques

Big data firm to help NIH's Undiagnosed Disease Program commercialize its genetic analysis techniques | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
With help from a health IT firm, the NIH's Undiagnosed Disease Program hopes to make the genetic analysis programs available to other institutions.
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