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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DevOps Talent: Grow It Internally

DevOps Talent: Grow It Internally | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Automation and web-scale operations will flourish with home-grown DevOps talent. Here's how to nurture your organization's expertise.
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Only One Person Has Been Cured Of HIV, And Now A New Study Could Explain Why

Only One Person Has Been Cured Of HIV, And Now A New Study Could Explain Why | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer
Published: 09/25/2014 02:03 PM EDT on LiveScience

To this date, only one person is thought to have been cured of HIV — the "Berlin patient" Timothy Ray Brown. But no one is exactly sure which asp...
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Review: Telcare Glucose Meter

Review: Telcare Glucose Meter | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
An easy-to-use glucose monitor uploads data to the cloud for ready access.
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Is the stock market bubble of 2014 ready to burst?

Is the stock market bubble of 2014 ready to burst? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
With the latest round of QE coming to an end, the economy will revert back to its normal state without Fed money to prop it up which could lead to a serious correction for equities.
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Big data in radiology will drive personalized patient care

Big data in radiology will drive personalized patient care | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Dynamically mining big data in radiology will help radiologists make more intelligent, consistent, and logical decisions and facilitate more personalized and precise recommendations for patient care, according to Dr. Eliot Siegel of the University of Maryland.
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Immediate openings at BioHealth Innovation, Inc. for Entrepreneurs-in-Residence working within NIH institutes. Cardio-pulmonary or Infectious Disease expertise desired.

Immediate openings at BioHealth Innovation, Inc. for Entrepreneurs-in-Residence working within NIH institutes. Cardio-pulmonary or Infectious Disease expertise desired. | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
BioHealth Innovation, Inc. BHI), a Montgomery County innovation intermediary which translates market-relevant research into commercial success by bringing together among other things management, funding, and markets, is seeking an experienced life science professional with entrepreneurial experience to serve as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR)....
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Survey: 69 percent of physicians think patients should use tech to assist in diagnosis

Survey: 69 percent of physicians think patients should use tech to assist in diagnosis | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Theranos CEO wants to make blood tests less painful and easier to get (video)

Theranos CEO wants to make blood tests less painful and easier to get (video) | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes spoke at TEDMED 2014 this week on making diagnostic tests more patient friendly as company works with Walgreens to roll out collection centers.
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100 million wearable health devices to be shipped in next five years

100 million wearable health devices to be shipped in next five years | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Close to 100 million wearable remote patient health monitoring devices will be shipped over the next 5 years, according to ABI Research.
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Startups and Valuations

Startups and Valuations | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Thursday on The Accelerators, Niklas Zennström, managing partner at London's Atomico and co-founder of Skype, shares his views on valuation.
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Ex-Allscripts CEO launches new mobile health startup for diabetes care

Ex-Allscripts CEO launches new mobile health startup for diabetes care | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Digital Health Technologies Impacting Asia

Digital Health Technologies Impacting Asia | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
While the US remains the undoubted center of the digital health world, momentum rapidly growing in Asia.
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How To Think Like an Entrepreneur: the Inventure Cycle

How To Think Like an Entrepreneur: the Inventure Cycle | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The Lean Startup is a process for turning ideas into commercial ventures. Its premise is that startups begin with a series of untested hypotheses. They succeed by getting out of the building, testi...
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Why Venture Capital Wasn't Right For Me And 15 Alternative Funding Sources

Why Venture Capital Wasn't Right For Me And 15 Alternative Funding Sources | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
If your VC funding efforts are meeting dead ends and slammed doors, it's time to take a new path. Here, a guide of 15 options.
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Will an 'App' Replace the 'Doc'?

Will an 'App' Replace the 'Doc'? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Virtual medicine has many advantages, but it will never replace face-to-face communication between doctors and patients, says David Nash, MD, MBA.
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Computer simulations help doctors learn to diagnose patients

Computer simulations help doctors learn to diagnose patients | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
[...] Hernandez wasn’t a real patient â€" just a simulation on a computer screen, created by a medical professional to help train doctors-to-be to diagnose patients. Medical schools routinely use mannequins and trained actor-patients to give medical students a breadth of experience they might not get as they follow doctors and residents around teaching hospital wards. [...] the number of medical students trying to diagnose a single virtual patient is limited only by the number of computer an
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Investors agree: Attractive M&A environment in digital health right now

Investors agree: Attractive M&A environment in digital health right now | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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How to Market a Revolution

How to Market a Revolution | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
It has been 15 years since the DVR (digital video recorder) debuted to much fanfare at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It was instantly...
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As Doctors Lose Clout, Drug Firms Redirect the Sales Call

As Doctors Lose Clout, Drug Firms Redirect the Sales Call | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Big health systems are putting distance between their doctors and drug salespeople, making it harder for pharmaceutical companies to get quick acceptance of medicines and putting pressure on profits
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Why Translational Medicine Will Never be The Same

Why Translational Medicine Will Never be The Same | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
There have been 2 or 3 courses in my entire education that have changed the way I think.  This is one of those. Hobart Harris Professor and Chief, Division of General Surgery at UCSF For the past t...
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Electrozyme's metabolism-monitoring temp tattoos backed by Mark Cuban

Electrozyme's metabolism-monitoring temp tattoos backed by Mark Cuban | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
San Diego's Electrozyme has developed a temporary tattoo, backed by Mark Cuban, that can gauge metabolic substances secreted in sweat - giving athletes a clue on their electrolyte balance, hydration level, muscle exertion and physical performance.
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5 reasons tech adoption is sluggish in healthcare

5 reasons tech adoption is sluggish in healthcare | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Robert Pearl, M.D. examines in Forbes the five factors that impact technology adoption in healthcare.
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Study: Smartphone improves diet tracking adherence, but not weight loss

Study: Smartphone improves diet tracking adherence, but not weight loss | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Optum Labs adds yet more partners for big data sharing

Optum Labs adds yet more partners for big data sharing | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Optum Labs, co-founded by the Mayo Clinic and Optum, announced four additional partners to its big data sharing effort in an attempt to find improvements in healthcare: Harvard Medical School Department of Health Care Policy, Medica Research Institute, University of Maryland, Baltimore and Merck.
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BYOD trend in healthcare requires providers to shore up security

The advent of bring-you-own-device to work in the healthcare segment is spurring hospital and medical facilities to shore up device, data and systems security and it's not proving easy or quick to do, says a healthcare software development expert.
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