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The Real Opportunity of Precision Medicine and How to Not Miss Out

The Real Opportunity of Precision Medicine and How to Not Miss Out | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
Do you know all of the opportunities that precision medicine presents? Clinical improvements often reduce system variation, but that doesn’t mean…
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AttractiveHealthcare's curator insight, May 25, 4:54 AM

 A great summary.

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America’s Epidemic of Unnecessary Care

America’s Epidemic of Unnecessary Care | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
An avalanche of unnecessary medical care is harming patients physically and financially.
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A Bindi That Delivers Nutrition To Poor Women In India

A Bindi That Delivers Nutrition To Poor Women In India | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
making sure everyone can use iodized salt is likely going to be a cheaper and more widely applied solution for everyone.
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Not to be underestimated for the social good of global health but the last line is key: "...making sure everyone can use iodized salt is likely going to be a cheaper and more widely applied solution for everyone.

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SPM survey in Times Square: “Americans believe their medical data should be shared with their providers” | e-Patients.net

SPM survey in Times Square: “Americans believe their medical data should be shared with their providers” | e-Patients.net | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
National Survey Also Shows 87% Think Health Information Exchange Should be Free Times Square jumbotron, March 16 - see the black text sign: "Healthcare
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I'm spreading the news!
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The Healing Power of Your Own Medical Records

The Healing Power of Your Own Medical Records | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
There is evidence that letting patients see their medical files helps them take better care of themselves, but the medical establishment still resists sharing the data.
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Unleashing the power of shared personal health data.

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Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap: The Journey to Better Health and Care | Newsroom | HealthIT.gov

Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap: The Journey to Better Health and Care | Newsroom | HealthIT.gov | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
Download the "Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap: The Journey to Better Health and Care" Infographic [PDF - 761 KB]
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What Angelina Jolie's Very Personal Medicine Tells Us About Personalized Medicine

What Angelina Jolie's Very Personal Medicine Tells Us About Personalized Medicine | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
Angelina Jolie told the story yesterday of her decision to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes surgically removed to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer due to the faulty BRCA1 gene she was born with. This follows a similar decision to undergo a double mastectomy in 2013 to reduce the [...]
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Couldn't agree more with Mr. Grainger's paragraph on personalized medicine. 

 "The biggest hurdle ( to personalized medicine) seems to be one of education. The default state of humans is to be pretty bad at understanding risks – and the output of all precision medicine algorithms is precisely that: an estimate of individual risk. While science can make the estimate more accurate, what it cannot provide is the calibration of what that risk estimate means to the individual."

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Surgery in the Year 2050

Surgery in the Year 2050 | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
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Survey: Many Providers Charging Patients for Access to Their EHRs - iHealthBeat

Survey: Many Providers Charging Patients for Access to Their EHRs - iHealthBeat | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
A recent survey published by the American Health Information Management Association finds that many health care organizations charge patients for access to their electronic health records. The survey found such charges ranged from a flat fee to a per-page rate. Modern Healthcare, Perspectives in Health Information Management.
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Agree with comment that this is unsustainable with patient demand

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Obamacare, Back at the Supreme Court: Frequently Asked Questions

Obamacare, Back at the Supreme Court: Frequently Asked Questions | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
A list of frequently asked questions about the King v. Burwell Supreme Court case and its implications for Obamacare.
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Epic to open its own app store | mHealthNews

Epic to open its own app store | mHealthNews | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
The announcement fuels speculation that the EMR giant will

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A new app store? 

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Precision Medicine vs. Personalized Medicine | HealthWorks Collective

Precision Medicine vs. Personalized Medicine | HealthWorks Collective | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
From now on I'll be using Precision Medicine when talking about industry-related topics, and Personalized Medicine when we're talking about patient-focused topics. It this all just semantics? To a small degree, yes. But words mean things, and clarity is important. Especially for a writer.
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The name game in healthcare journalism and we wonder why patients are confused!

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Are You A Sitting Duck for HIPAA Data Breaches? – Infographic | EMR and HIPAA

Are You A Sitting Duck for HIPAA Data Breaches? – Infographic | EMR and HIPAA | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
The people at Data Motion, cloud based HISP providers, sent me the following infographic covering the HIPAA data breaches. It's a good reminder of the
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"The 38% of healthcare organizations do not ensure personal devices are secure enough....". So appropo today with Brigham & Women's breach from stolen physician phone!

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Art Jones's curator insight, November 19, 2014 9:00 AM

Incidence of data breaches are growing in every industry. The top two causes of a breach can be HACKING = 34% and ACCIDENTAL DISCLOSURE = 29%.


The article does provide a list of things to do now to secure your data.

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The Revolution Will Be Digitized: Wearable Devises Will Have Immense Health Ramifications

The Revolution Will Be Digitized: Wearable Devises Will Have Immense Health Ramifications | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
Spearheaded by the flood of wearable devices, a movement to quantify consumers’ lifestyles is evolving into big business with immense health and privacy ramifications

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Study: Acetaminophen reduces not only pain but pleasure - CNN.com

Study: Acetaminophen reduces not only pain but pleasure - CNN.com | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
Feeling so happy you just can't stand it? You might want to pop some acetaminophen.
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Roadblocks to Sharing Medical Records

Roadblocks to Sharing Medical Records | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
A report to Congress suggests ways to counter deliberate blocking of data between hospitals and doctors.
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How tech billionaires are using money and data to solve for death

How tech billionaires are using money and data to solve for death | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
How tech billionaires are using money and data to solve for death. http://wapo.st/humanupgrade
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New study reveals main culprit for Alzheimer’s disease

New study reveals main culprit for Alzheimer’s disease | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
A new analysis in more than 3,600 donated brains in the US has singled out malfunctioning tau proteins as the main driver for the cognitive decline and memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease, offering a new focus for future Alzheimer's...
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Fascinating research changing focus from amyloid plaques to tau proteins as culprit in Alzheimer's

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PUBLICAGENDA.ORG - How Much Will It Cost?

PUBLICAGENDA.ORG - How Much Will It Cost? | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
Public Agenda is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that helps diverse leaders and citizens navigate complex, divisive issues and work together to find sustainable solutions. Research from Public Agenda suggests Americans are hungry for more and better information about the cost of health care. However, obstacles remain to increasing the number of Americans who compare prices before getting care.
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Downloadable survey of How Americans Use Prices in Health Care.

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The gamification of health may be booming, but is it effective?

The gamification of health may be booming, but is it effective? | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it

The health care industry's use of gaming to encourage consumers to adopt healthier habits is growing rapidly, but evidence that such strategies can produce lasting positive health outcomes is lacking.


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Health app developers face their biggest obstacle: Privacy regulations | VentureBeat | Health | by Evan Schuman

Health app developers face their biggest obstacle: Privacy regulations | VentureBeat | Health | by Evan Schuman | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
Mobile apps for health care have broken new ground in monitoring, diagnosis, and treatment. Next week, some of the most advanced will be highlighted at the SXSW Accelerator competition.

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Health app developers face their biggest obstacle: Privacy regulations | VentureBeat | Health | by Evan Schuman #DIDweknowit  #Deerwalkinc #venturebeat
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The Supreme Court Has the Power to Deepen a National Health Divide

The Supreme Court Has the Power to Deepen a National Health Divide | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
One goal of Obamacare was uniformity, but the court could effectively make health care access more unequal than ever before.
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Most people want to go digital for health – especially the un-well | Health Populi

Most people want to go digital for health – especially the un-well | Health Populi | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
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Power to the People in peer-to-peer conversations and support!

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Why Should Patient Experience Embrace Copernicus?

Why Should Patient Experience Embrace Copernicus? | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
Point One. Heliocentric versus geocentric. Heliocentric—the planets revolved around the sun. Geocentric—the earth was the center of the universe and everything revolved around it. Copernicus. Early...
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Agree, methods and strategy should be patient centric rather than hospital centric and all touch points of interaction should be included.

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'Unprecedented': Drug May Help Heal Damaged Spine

'Unprecedented': Drug May Help Heal Damaged Spine | To Your Health..Care | Scoop.it
Researchers say they've developed a drug that may help heal a damaged spine — the first time anything like a drug has been shown to help.The drug works on ne...
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