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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GSK to stop paying Doctors to promote drugs

GSK to stop paying Doctors to promote drugs | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
By Ben Hirschler LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline will stop paying doctors for promoting its drugs and scrap prescription targets for its marketing staff - a first for an industry battling scandals over its sales...
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Mobile medical apps are becoming mainstream for doctors and patients

Mobile medical apps are becoming mainstream for doctors and patients | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
2013 was a big year for the adoption of medical applications by clinicians and consumers, and it saw the beginning of convergence between devices and apps used by both groups.
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Using Medical Credit Cards: The Ugly, The Bad and The Good

Using Medical Credit Cards: The Ugly, The Bad and The Good | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Physicians have been extending credit to patients almost since the beginning of time. Any time a patient receives healthcare services, has a financial responsibility and does not pay their portion at
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What does mhealth certification need to prove to boost app credibility? Efficacy

What does mhealth certification need to prove to boost app credibility? Efficacy | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
In a mobile health app certification review, some conclude that proof of efficacy is just what doctors would order to improve mhealth apps.
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FDA approval for drug for Peyronie's disease adds alternative to surgery

FDA approval for drug for Peyronie's disease adds alternative to surgery | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The FDA drug approval for Xiaflex by Auxilium to treat Peyronie's disease is a life science innovation that offers a drug alternative to surgery.
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What's needed to make the future of healthcare [prices] transparent?

What's needed to make the future of healthcare [prices] transparent? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A Google hangout by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation looked at what's needed to make transparency part of the future of healthcare.
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The Most Notable Health
Stories of 2013

The Most Notable Health <br/>Stories of 2013 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The year in review, from the editors of The Atlantic's Health Channel
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New International Website Will Rate Mobile Health Applications

New International Website Will Rate Mobile Health Applications | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A flawless responsive Joomla template that is inpsired from Pinterest which enables you to build your site fill with valuable content in just seconds.
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Healthcare Social Media

Healthcare Social Media | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The doctor will e-mail you now Five reasons patient portals can lead to better health #hcsm (The doctor will e-mail you now Five reasons patient portals can lead to better health #hcsm http://t.co/SVGDgsTAgQ)...

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Pharmacist: Epocrates app is flawed, should be removed from iTunes

Pharmacist: Epocrates app is flawed, should be removed from iTunes | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The popular new Epocrates Bugs + Drugs app used by physicians as an antimicrobial susceptibility reference is flawed and should be removed from Apple's iTunes store, so argues an iMedicalApps...
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Cedars-Sinai Taps iPhone For Enterprise Mobility

Cedars-Sinai Taps iPhone For Enterprise Mobility | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Earlier this year I wrote about the ROI of an iPad inside a hospital. The story highlighted one healthcare CIO who estimated that the ROI for an iPad in his hospital was 9 days (here).
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President Obama to meet with tech supporters amid healthcare IT crisis

President Obama to meet with tech supporters amid healthcare IT crisis | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Majority Of Providers Unhappy With EHRs

Majority Of Providers Unhappy With EHRs | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Survey shows 6 of 10 providers were not satisfied with the way EHRs affected daily workflow, citing loss of productivity and poor software design...
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FDA approves eNeura's brain-stimulation device to treat migraines

FDA approves eNeura's brain-stimulation device to treat migraines | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
California's eNeura won FDA approval for its portable migraine-fighting device, heading to the U.S. market with a transcranial magnetic stimulation tech that can relieve pain in some of the most extreme cases.
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Hospitals launch genome sequencing programs to get ready for the future of medicine

Hospitals launch genome sequencing programs to get ready for the future of medicine | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Several hospital systems around the country now offer whole genome sequencing to patients and are studying its utilization in the daily practice of medicine in order to learn about how to share genomic information with patients and use the data to...
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In 2014, Every Business Will Be Disrupted By Open Technology

In 2014, Every Business Will Be Disrupted By Open Technology | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
If you are competing with the plumbing company across town—or a startup across the world—you now have the same capabilities as the world’s largest corporations at your beck and call.
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#mHealth13: The current state of mHealth and where it is heading

#mHealth13: The current state of mHealth and where it is heading | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The future seems apt to accept the increased use of mobile health as consumers tend to favor convenience and rapid acknowledgment.
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Device startups get it: It's the design, stupid!

Device startups get it: It's the design, stupid! | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
In November, the most popular startups on MedCityNews.com were two companies working on devices designed to meet the needs of people living with sleep apnea.
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In The Hospital Of The Future, Big Data Is One Of Your Doctors

In The Hospital Of The Future, Big Data Is One Of Your Doctors | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
From our genomes to Jawbones the amount of data about health is exploding. Bringing on top Silicon Valley talent one NYC hospital is preparing for a...
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Rare Cancer Treatments, Cleared by F.D.A. but Not Subject to Scrutiny

Rare Cancer Treatments, Cleared by F.D.A. but Not Subject to Scrutiny | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The F.D.A. allows the sale of some devices to treat small groups of patients without requiring proof that the devices work, or any rigorous study of the medical results.

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Big data tool harnesses 125 years of infectious disease info to boost collaboration

Big data tool harnesses 125 years of infectious disease info to boost collaboration | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Project Tycho by University of Pittsburgh adds to big data trend in healthcare with open access for aggregated infectious disease data, shows vaccine benefits
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If Inaccuracy Were Illegal, The Feds Would Have To Regulate Most Health Gadgets

If Inaccuracy Were Illegal, The Feds Would Have To Regulate Most Health Gadgets | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
I wore a calorie counter armband from BodyMedia that told me I was burning over 3,000 calories a day. If that were true, I would be emaciated enough to play..
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Referring docs prefer multimedia radiology reports

Referring docs prefer multimedia radiology reports | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The creation of accessible, readable, and automatic multimedia radiology reports can improve and enhance the practice and satisfaction of referring physicians and improve patient care, according to research published in the December issue...
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