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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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Shutdown will reverse progress on VA claims backlog

Shutdown will reverse progress on VA claims backlog | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The Department of Veterans affairs warned yesterday that the government shutdown will reverse its long-sought progress on reducing the backlog of disability claims.
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Shutdown Shows No Signs Of Ending

Shutdown Shows No Signs Of Ending | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions — from informational websites, to national parks, to processing veterans' claims — in limbo...
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Athenahealth + Epocrates’ first app helps docs prescribe antibiotics using local infection data

Athenahealth + Epocrates’ first app helps docs prescribe antibiotics using local infection data | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Social Media Makes Inroads as a Health Care Delivery Tool

Social Media Makes Inroads as a Health Care Delivery Tool | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Humayun Chaudhry of the Federation of State Medical Boards; Jason Cunningham of the Sebastopol Community Health Center in California; Ramona Nelson, a professor of nursing at Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania; Bruce Springer, CEO of...
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2013 Healthcare's Hottest Companies Ranking

2013 Healthcare's Hottest Companies Ranking | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Modern Healthcare's new Healthcare's Hottest award program recognizes the fastest growing companies in these sectors: hospitals/hospital systems, physician group practices, payers/insurers, and suppliers.
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Who pays for healthcare? Time lapse graph shows a 50-year move from out-of-pocket spending

Who pays for healthcare? Time lapse graph shows a 50-year move from out-of-pocket spending | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Who pays for health care? This interactive graphic shows the expansion of Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance leading up to Obamacare.
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Eating Peanut Butter Could Prevent Future Breast Disease

Eating Peanut Butter Could Prevent Future Breast Disease | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Girls who grow up eating PB&Js could be doing their breast health a favor.
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4 steps to make ICD-10 easier for small practices

4 steps to make ICD-10 easier for small practices | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
  There are not many folks in the healthcare realm saying that ICD-10 will be simple. But I'm inspired by what Daniel J.
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Why Venture Will Abandon Seed Investing

Why Venture Will Abandon Seed Investing | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Five years ago, I noticed a growing gap between angel and venture investing. Venture was getting bigger and writing bigger checks, while angel checks were getting smaller and their process was becoming more cumbersome.
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Adhesive tape replaces a skin biopsy in new, noninvasive test for melanoma

Adhesive tape replaces a skin biopsy in new, noninvasive test for melanoma | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A noninvasive test for melanoma uses adhesive tape to collect skin samples. In the lab, RNA is extracted and analyzed for expressions consistent with melanoma.
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If You Want to Be an Entrepreneur, Don’t Go to Harvard

If You Want to Be an Entrepreneur, Don’t Go to Harvard | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
My greatest disappointment after joining academia was to see my most promising students accept jobs at Goldman Sachs or McKinsey. Engineering students with ambitions to save the world would instead
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Face Recognition Test May Predict Early Dementia

Face Recognition Test May Predict Early Dementia | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Patients who were unable to name or recognize culturally-relevant and age-appropriate famous faces may be at risk for various deficits in early-onset dementias, researchers found.
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New app, developer challenge launched at Health 2.0 Conference

New app, developer challenge launched at Health 2.0 Conference | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The annual Health 2.0 Conference is wrapping up in Santa Clara, Calif., today, and with it come several launches worth noting.
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Early reports on the Obamacare exchanges: Busy and glitchy

Early reports on the Obamacare exchanges: Busy and glitchy | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
There is nothing official yet, but a few early comments on the health insurance exchanges show both good and bad news: lots of people are trying to sign up, but the system -- at least the federal one - is not working well (as many predicted).
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Captain "Sully" Sullenberger and Johns Hopkins Tackle Patient Safety

Captain "Sully" Sullenberger and Johns Hopkins Tackle Patient Safety | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
What can the healthcare industry learn from “Miracle on the Hudson” pilot “Sully” Sullenberger?
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Study: Patients, Doctors Should Remain Wary of Dermatology Apps

Study: Patients, Doctors Should Remain Wary of Dermatology Apps | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A study published in JAMA Dermatology finds that more than 200 mobile dermatology applications are available on the mobile app market.
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From treating sick people to managing health, hospitals systems are evolving

From treating sick people to managing health, hospitals systems are evolving | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Under the Affordable Care Act, health care providers may be rewarded if they demonstrate better health outcomes at lower costs.
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FDA Awards $3.5 Million in Grants for Pediatric Device Development

FDA Awards $3.5 Million in Grants for Pediatric Device Development | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The majority of traditional medical devices are designed for adults.
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Medical device tax takes center stage in budget showdown

Medical device tax takes center stage in budget showdown | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
GOP senators lead by Utah's Orrin Hatch stuck to their word that they'd work to repeal the 2.3 percent medical device tax that went into effect January as part of the Affordable Care Act--House Republicans included the provision in their bill to...
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A Physician Faces Disciplinary Action For Seeing Patients on Skype — Early Guidelines For Patient Video Visits

A Physician Faces Disciplinary Action For Seeing Patients on Skype — Early Guidelines For Patient Video Visits | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Why Companies Want You To Become An Intrapreneur

Why Companies Want You To Become An Intrapreneur | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Intrapreneurship is responsible for a lot of product innovation around the world today.
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Entrepreneurship For Beginners

Entrepreneurship For Beginners | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The process for starting your own company can be remarkably simple, providing you don't get in your own way.
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Econ professor boils down the decade-long decline in health spending, predicts more of the same

Econ professor boils down the decade-long decline in health spending, predicts more of the same | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Princeton professor explains decline in healthcare spending and predicts more of the same as HIT makes costs more transparent.
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