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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Blueprint Health accelerator names startups in fifth class

Blueprint Health accelerator names startups in fifth class | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Tracking and improving nurse and doctor performance and change how life science research studies are done are among the health IT companies in Blueprint Heath’s new class of startups
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The Digital Health Innovation Roadmap

The Digital Health Innovation Roadmap | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Biomedical and health innovation design/discovery, development and commercialization follows a distinct pathway to market.
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5 insights from digital health CEOs at JP Morgan Healthcare conference

5 insights from digital health CEOs at JP Morgan Healthcare conference | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
CEOs from five digital health companies exchanged insights on their approaches to healthcare including Oscar, Proteus Digital Health, ShareCare and Kyruus.
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South Africa risks spreading totally drug-resistant tuberculosis

South Africa risks spreading totally drug-resistant tuberculosis | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Patients with strains of TB known as extensively-drug resistant (XDR) and totally drug-resistant tuberculosis (TDR).
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Nation's ER infrastructure receives D+ grade, some say Obamacare could make things even worse

Nation's ER infrastructure receives D+ grade, some say Obamacare could make things even worse | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Despite the dismal U.S. grade given by the group, it noted that policies and ER infrastructure varied widely by state.
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DNA 'barcoding' enables simultaneous analysis of cancer-related proteins

DNA 'barcoding' enables simultaneous analysis of cancer-related proteins | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
New DNA "barcoding" technology developed by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital allows for simultaneous analysis of hundreds of cancer-related protein markers from patient samples, garnered through minimally invasive methods.
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AHA: Hospitals provided $45.9B in uncompensated care

AHA: Hospitals provided $45.9B in uncompensated care | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
U.S.hospitals provided $45.9 billion in uncompensated care in 2012, according to the American Hospital Association, which published data on uncompensated care costs from hospitals across the country. ...
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Could Implanted Pellets Replace Booster Shots?

Could Implanted Pellets Replace Booster Shots? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A small pellet could be implanted under the skin along with an injected vaccine; later, instead of a booster shot, a pill taken orally would signal the pellet to release a second dose, researchers at the University of Freiburg demonstrated in a...
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With $1.2M From Greylock, Yuri Milner And 500 Startups, First Opinion Lets You Text A Doctor Anytime

With $1.2M From Greylock, Yuri Milner And 500 Startups, First Opinion Lets You Text A Doctor Anytime | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
As mobile networks and digital communication tools improve, there's a huge opportunity to re-imagine the calcified old world of healthcare. Some services are..
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NASA, mHealth company enter into commercial license agreement

NASA, mHealth company enter into commercial license agreement | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has entered into an exclusive license agreement with an mHealth company to commercialize mobile healthcare products derived from...
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New Mexico PCP shortage reflects national trend

New Mexico PCP shortage reflects national trend | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
New Mexico is experiencing a primary care provider (PCP) shortage, a serious issue as the state expects thousands of patients to enter into the state and federal health insurance exchanges, and a wave of physicians are set to retire,...
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Pace of health IT adoption frustrates some hospital execs

Pace of health IT adoption frustrates some hospital execs | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Some hospital executives are growing impatient with the pace of technology adoption in healthcare, according to a recent roundtable discussion focusing on the future of health IT conducted by Becker's Hospital Review.
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PhoneSoap should be added to all doctor and visitor lounges at every hospital

PhoneSoap should be added to all doctor and visitor lounges at every hospital | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A new device uses UV light to kill germs on cell phones. Hospitals around the country should start adding these boxes to doctor lounges and visitor rooms.
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How Healthcare Organizations Can Turn Big Data Into Smart Data

How Healthcare Organizations Can Turn Big Data Into Smart Data | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology,Health care information technology & IT strategy news for CIOs, CMIOs & clinical informaticists. Learn about EMR EHR, ARRA HITECH, wireless technologies & meaningful use policy.
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Spark's gene therapy to reverse blindness hopes to be first commercialized therapy of its kind

Spark's gene therapy to reverse blindness hopes to be first commercialized therapy of its kind | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Spark Therapeutics has recruited patients for a trial to assess the safety and effectiveness of its gene therapy to reverse blindness from mutations of the RPE65 gene.
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Incubator picks nine health IT startups for mentoring program

Incubator picks nine health IT startups for mentoring program | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Information technology incubator DreamIt Ventures announced the selection of the next nine health IT startups for a four-month mentoring program in Baltimore.
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HCA in the hunt for a big purchase, CEO Milton Johnson says

HCA in the hunt for a big purchase, CEO Milton Johnson says | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
HCA, about to lose its spot as the largest for-profit hospital chain in the country, is open to growing through a big purchase, but finding the right potential partner remains a challenge, President and CEO Milton Johnson said.
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9 memorable tweets from JP Morgan Healthcare conference

9 memorable tweets from JP Morgan Healthcare conference | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Check out some of the most memorable tweets from the JP Morgan Healthcare conference, #JPM14 and Biotech Showcase #BTS14.
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VCs Investing To Heal U.S. Healthcare

VCs Investing To Heal U.S. Healthcare | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The U.S. healthcare system is sick, but increasingly early stage investors are spending money on new technology companies they believe can help provide a..
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Windows 9 coming in 2015, will try its hardest to distance itself from the Windows 8 train wreck

Windows 9 coming in 2015, will try its hardest to distance itself from the Windows 8 train wreck | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
To distance itself from the Windows 8 snafu, Microsoft's next major update -- Threshold -- will reportedly skip Windows 8.2 and jump straight to Windows 9.
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AT&T VIRTUAL CARE

AT&T VIRTUAL CARE | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
AT&T Virtual Care telehealth solutions provide pervasive video and rich clinical integration services critical to help you meet the demands for the next generation of healthcare.
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7 healthcare big data projects get Knight Foundation funding to push for public health

7 healthcare big data projects get Knight Foundation funding to push for public health | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The Open Humans Network and a text-based counseling program for teens were big winners of The Knight Foundation's $2.2M health data challenge. See the rest.
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Health industry to test cybersecurity resilience

Health industry to test cybersecurity resilience | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
How ready would the federal government and health sector be if faced with a cyber attack? They're set to find out in March, when simulated attacks against healthcare networks--dubbed CyberRX--will test their vulnerability to hackers.
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