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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Top Health Trend For 2014: Telehealth To Grow Over 50%. What Role For Regulation?

Top Health Trend For 2014: Telehealth To Grow Over 50%. What Role For Regulation? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The U.S. telehealth market will grow to $1.9 billion in 2018 from $240 million today, an annual growth rate of 56 percent. This is explosive, and it has led to increased political activity.
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Grading Pharma In 2013: 16 Drug Companies Ranked

Grading Pharma In 2013: 16 Drug Companies Ranked | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
How'd Big Pharma do this year? Very well. I decided to give every drug company with a market capitalization greater than $50 billion a letter grade, just like in school.
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Cybercrime in Healthcare: Can It Be Stopped?

Cybercrime in Healthcare: Can It Be Stopped? | 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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Ray Kurzweil: This is your future by early 2020s

Ray Kurzweil: This is your future by early 2020s | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
By the early 2020s, we will have the means to program our biology away from disease and aging.
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Why is patient engagement so tough? No one practices courtesy

Why is patient engagement so tough? No one practices courtesy | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Problems with patient engagement in healthcare begin at the medical-resident level. Read about how few medical students study common courtesy with patients.
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Consumers get 24-hour extension to sign up for insurance

Consumers get 24-hour extension to sign up for insurance | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Amid a last-minute deluge of consumers trying to get covered Jan. 1, the CMS pushed back the deadline to select insurance through HealthCare.gov to Dec. 24, giving shoppers an extra 24 hours to enroll.
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Healthcare companies tap big data (but not the medical kind) for clinical trial recruitment

Healthcare companies tap big data (but not the medical kind) for clinical trial recruitment | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Pharmaceutical companies are tapping big data and marketing companies for cheaper and quicker clinical trial recruitment through lifestyle based analytics.
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Where patients go, healthcare jobs follow: In 2014, they're shifting outside of the hospital

Where patients go, healthcare jobs follow: In 2014, they're shifting outside of the hospital | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Healthcare jobs in 2014, especially nurses, will continue seeing high demand outside of hospitals in ambulatory care centers.
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The best biomedicine stories of 2013

The best biomedicine stories of 2013 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A push for new brain-mapping technology and a ban on some gene patents showcase ongoing advances in biomedical technology.
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ObamaCare, Doctor Shortage To Spur $2 Billion Telehealth Market

ObamaCare, Doctor Shortage To Spur $2 Billion Telehealth Market | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The business of treating patients via telehealth in the U.S.
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HIMSS14’ Hot Topics Include Meaningful Use, ICD-10, HIE, Survey Indicates

HIMSS14’ Hot Topics Include Meaningful Use, ICD-10, HIE, Survey Indicates | 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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Life science innovation: Janssen testing health IT tools for clinical trials

Life science innovation: Janssen testing health IT tools for clinical trials | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Janssen Pharmaceuticals is testing health IT tools for clinical trials as part of a life science innovation trend to make clinical trials easier to design and manage.
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115 Mind Blowing mHealth and Telehealth Statistics and Trends

115 Mind Blowing mHealth and Telehealth Statistics and Trends | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
115 Mind Blowing mHealth and Telehealth Statistics and Trends as the third installment of our 4 part Mind Blowing HIT Stats and Facts series.
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Roughed Up by an Orca? There’s a Code for That

Roughed Up by an Orca? There’s a Code for That | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A new catalog of medical billing codes will have 68,000 for diagnoses alone, beginning Oct. 1. The medical informatics business is bracing itself.
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I Had My DNA Picture Taken, With Varying Results

I Had My DNA Picture Taken, With Varying Results | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A healthy 28-year-old with concerns about diseases in her family had three different companies check her genetic code. The discrepancies in their results were striking.
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"Hospital at home": 57% of poll respondents believe traditional secondary care has no future

"Hospital at home": 57% of poll respondents believe traditional secondary care has no future | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it

70% of people globally are receptive to toilet sensors, prescription bottle sensors or swallowed monitors. 66% of people say they would prefer a personalized healthcare regimen designed specifically for them based on their genetic profile or biology. 53% of people say they would trust a test they personally administered as much or more than if performed by a doctor.30% of people would trust themselves to perform their own ultrasoundHalf of those surveyed would trust a diagnosis delivered via video conference from their doctor. 72% were receptive to communication technologies that allow them to remotely connect to their doctor. (N=12,000. Countries included in poll: Brazil, China, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, USA) 


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Healthcare technology geeks: Prep for next year's IT buzzwords

Healthcare technology geeks: Prep for next year's IT buzzwords | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Need to be a hip healthcare technology geek? Here's a list of go-to IT buzzwords for 2014.
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Top Ten Healthcare Quotes For 2013

Top Ten Healthcare Quotes For 2013 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
This list is by no means comprehensive – it's simply a list of ten quotes I heard (or saw) throughout the year that made me grab a keyboard.
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Cloud technology to claim one-third of life science industry budgets in 2014

Cloud technology to claim one-third of life science industry budgets in 2014 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Life science industry's adoption of cloud-based tools to make clinical trials more efficient will grow in 2014, according to a new report from NextDocs.
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Taking the EHR penalty: More doc offices may opt out

Taking the EHR penalty: More doc offices may opt out | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Despite the federal government giving extra time to healthcare providers to stay at the next stage of electronic health record meaningful use, health information technology leaders worry the number of physician offices opting to bag the whole...
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MD entrepreneur’s patient booking system identifies high value and low value patients

MD entrepreneur’s patient booking system identifies high value and low value patients | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A health IT company's tool could increase competitiveness for private physician practices and help them buck the consolidation trend in healthcare.
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9 Digital Health Trends For 2014

9 Digital Health Trends For 2014 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Step back, EHRs. These healthcare IT innovations are poised to take center stage in 2014.
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21-year-old coder gets $500K to improve access to health care in Asia (exclusive)

21-year-old coder gets $500K to improve access to health care in Asia (exclusive) | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
VentureBeat exclusively learned that the startup raised its funding from Singapore's National Research Foundation, which offers financing to brilliant young scientists and researchers.
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Yale students develop innovative medical devices as part of coursework

Yale students develop innovative medical devices as part of coursework | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Yale University class design innovative medical devices that could impact future of healthcare from epilepsy monitoring tools to less invasive surgical devices.
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