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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Why Does The U.S. Spend So Much More On Healthcare Than Other Countries?

Why Does The U.S. Spend So Much More On Healthcare Than Other Countries? | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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It’s Time For VCs To Run To Their Bubble Bunkers

It’s Time For VCs To Run To Their Bubble Bunkers | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Techstars, one of the most prominent accelerators in the world, announced yesterday that it was introducing what it called “an equity back guarantee.” The..
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GE wins approval of 3-D imaging tech for breast screening

GE wins approval of 3-D imaging tech for breast screening | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
GE today announced the approval of its SenoClaire breast tomosynthesis device that employs 3-D imaging, developed in collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital. 
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Breaches Cost Healthcare 56B Annually

Breaches Cost Healthcare 56B Annually | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Since 2009, breaches of patient data have affected more than 30 million Americans. By Katie Wike, contributing writer
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Innovation Uncensored San Francisco 2014

Innovation Uncensored San Francisco 2014 | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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Apple Bars Developers From Sharing Health Data

Apple Bars Developers From Sharing Health Data | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Apple has warned developers that they must not provide advertisers with personal data that they collect from applications built using the company's health software. The policy—consistent with the standards of companies such as FitBit—establishes a higher standard of privacy for health monitoring devices.
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Scientists develop app to diagnose jaundice in newborns

Scientists develop app to diagnose jaundice in newborns | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
A team of University of Washington scientists have developed a smartphone app that could be used as a way to diagnose jaundice in infants called BiliCam.
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IBM Watson Speeds Drug Research

IBM Watson Speeds Drug Research | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
IBM Watson moves from supplying known answers to tough questions to making its own discoveries in life sciences and pharmaceutical research.
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The World's Hangover Cure Finally Comes to the U.S.

The World's Hangover Cure Finally Comes to the U.S. | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Bayer is marketing Berocca as a performance drink, but Australians know what it's really for
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Language, tech barriers said to hinder ACA enrollees from proving citizenship

Language, tech barriers said to hinder ACA enrollees from proving citizenship | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Roughly 300,000 people who purchased health plans through the federal exchange face a Sept. 5 deadline to provide proof of their citizenship or immigration status or risk losing coverage at the end of the month. But immigrant advocacy groups are warning that many of them have been stymied from providing the appropriate documentation by technical problems and language barriers.
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Med tech IPOs for NeuroSigma, ReWalk ready for fall

Med tech IPOs for NeuroSigma, ReWalk ready for fall | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Epilepsy devicemaker NeuroSigma filed to raise up to $50 million in an IPO, while ReWalk--whose mobile exoskeletons were recently approved by the FDA--set IPO terms to raise $50 million.
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Tricorder X Prize announces 10 finalists for hands-on diagnostic tests

Tricorder X Prize announces 10 finalists for hands-on diagnostic tests | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
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23andMe aims to be Google for genetic research

23andMe aims to be Google for genetic research | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
In less than a decade, Silicon Valley biotech company 23andMe has turned a refrigerator full of spit into one of the largest databases of personal genetics information in the world.
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5 recent hospital transactions and partnerships

5 recent hospital transactions and partnerships | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
The following hospital mergers, acquisitions and general transactions took place within the past week, beginning with the most recent.
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The Need for Speed: What Machine Learning Means for Healthcare’s Future - and Siri’s Brain

The Need for Speed: What Machine Learning Means for Healthcare’s Future - and Siri’s Brain | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
With its adolescent Jeopardy win, Watson started the machine-learning craze. Now it’s matured to the point that its brain-power is being used in healthcare settings, and Big Daddy’s planning to sell its stuff.
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Searching for the next Apple? Citi says look 'East'

Searching for the next Apple? Citi says look 'East' | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Investors who missed out on Apple’s turnaround should eye Japan and Korea’s low-valued, “cash-hoarding” companies, say analysts at Citi.
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More Americans surviving cancer than ever

More Americans surviving cancer than ever | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
By 2024, there will be almost 19 million U.S. cancer survivors; those who recover face another set of health concerns
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Cause of ALS is found, Northwestern team says

Cause of ALS is found, Northwestern team says | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Researchers at Northwestern University say they have discovered a common cause behind the mysterious and deadly affliction of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , or Lou Gehrig's disease, that could open the door to an effective treatment.
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What does it take to be a lean startup leader in life science? Steve Blank offers a few pointers

What does it take to be a lean startup leader in life science? Steve Blank offers a few pointers | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Steve Blank offered many insights for life science entrepreneurs on the lean startup model in translational medicine at an NYCBio talk. Here are a few of them
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Artificial intelligence, big data and harnessing the "body's hidden drugs"

Artificial intelligence, big data and harnessing the "body's hidden drugs" | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
Berg, a Boston-area startup, builds off that concept of studying healthy tissues to understand the body's molecular and cellular natural defenses - and what leads to a disease's pathogenesis. It's using concepts of artificial intelligence and big data to scope out potential drug compounds - ones that could have more broad-ranging benefits, pivoting away from today's trend toward targeted therapies.
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CoFounders' Relationships

Unfortunately, many of our natural inclinations about equity splits are wrong or counterproductive, destined to cause problems in the long run, even when they seem eminently fair, wise, and peaceful in the short run.
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IBM to sell Watson's brainpower to speed clinical and academic research

IBM to sell Watson's brainpower to speed clinical and academic research | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
IBM on Thursday rolled out yet another healthcare use of its Watson computing technology, namely to help academic and clinical researchers sort through mountains of research data.
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Amazon, FDA meeting a harbinger for potential healthcare move

Amazon, FDA meeting a harbinger for potential healthcare move | Realms of Healthcare and Business | Scoop.it
It looks as if Amazon is poised to join the fray of large technology companies jumping into the healthcare space.
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