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Report: Half of clinicians use tablets for EHR, documentation ...

Report: Half of clinicians use tablets for EHR, documentation ... | eHealth | Scoop.it
The report also finds that while the majority of charting and electronic health record (EHR) interaction is performed via laptop or desktop computer, nearly half of all clinicians who own a tablet commonly utilize it for EHR ...
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DARPA-funded prosthetic memory system successful in humans, study finds | KurzweilAI

DARPA-funded prosthetic memory system successful in humans, study finds | KurzweilAI | eHealth | Scoop.it
Hippocampal prosthesis restores memory functions by creating “MIMO” model-based electrical stimulation of the hippocampus --- bypassing a damaged brain
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Last year December I posted this development but now explained in a different way. It is an amazing development and offers new perspectives in Alzheimer research and treatment  

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How badly designed electronic health records can put patients in danger

How badly designed electronic health records can put patients in danger | eHealth | Scoop.it
A team of researchers at MedStar, a not-for-profit health care system headquartered in Maryland, collected nearly 2 million reports of safety hazards from clinics in Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region. Of those, 557 said explicitly that a problem with the electronic health records put a patient in danger, according to the article published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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maybe time to put our money on Personal Health Records

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Qardio Makes a Breakthrough in Preventative Healthcare with the Launch of QardioCore, the First Wearable ECG Monitor

Qardio Makes a Breakthrough in Preventative Healthcare with the Launch of QardioCore, the First Wearable ECG Monitor | eHealth | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Qardio Makes a Breakthrough in Preventative Healthcare with the Launch of QardioCore, the First Wearabl
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And how is the interpretation of the EKG/ECG organised in understandable explanation for the user, who is not a clinician???

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The ‘Internet of Caring Things’

The ‘Internet of Caring Things’ | eHealth | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things IoT will have to become the Internet of Caring Things as we start living longer with the interaction between humans and machines the last mile ripe for development, says IBM master inventor Susann Keohane.
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Pretty disappointed comment.... many companies are already focusing on that area for years with good solutions, e.g. Philips Healthtech, Apple, etc  "Caring data" are privacy related and should be treated with high security measurements!

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Health Care Data Science for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety | AHRQ Patient Safety Network

Health Care Data Science for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety | AHRQ Patient Safety Network | eHealth | Scoop.it
This piece explores the role for a clinician data scientist in utilizing clinical datasets to improve health care quality and safety.
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Too much data to handle. Also clinical data experts most likely can't over see the amount of data. AI is needed to make that happen

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Gestalt Design - Jonathan Stewart

Gestalt Design - Jonathan Stewart | eHealth | Scoop.it
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Interesting new solution that may change the interaction between physician and patient

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'Healthcare is ground zero for cyberattacks': 5 thoughts from CHIME's Russell Branzell

Thousands of cyberattacks — some successful and others detected and prevented — are carried out everyday across every industry. In the digital world of healthcare, vulnerability to such attacks is greater than ever. During the American College of Healthcare Executive's 2016 Congress on Healthcare Leadership, Russell Branzell, president and CEO of the College of Healthcare Information Management, outlined key cybersecurity concepts for healthcare leaders to know.
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Philips Unveils New Aging Well Services for Independent Seniors |

Philips Unveils New Aging Well Services for Independent Seniors | | eHealth | Scoop.it
Philips is introducing its new Aging Well Services, a collection of offerings to help seniors live independent, healthy lives in their own homes. The firm
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Philips teams up with Validic to integrate personal health data from third-party devices and apps into connected health services

Philips teams up with Validic to integrate personal health data from third-party devices and apps into connected health services | eHealth | Scoop.it
From Yahoo Finance: AMSTERDAM and DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) today announced it is further enabling connected health by signing an agreement with Validic , a U.S.-based ...
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Google's Cardboard VR Helps Prepare for Major Pediatric Surgery

Google's Cardboard VR Helps Prepare for Major Pediatric Surgery | eHealth | Scoop.it
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Amazing and smart use of technology

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Philips: if you pay for health, you get health - SmartHealth

Philips: if you pay for health, you get health - SmartHealth | eHealth | Scoop.it
If you pay for health, you get health. Philips zet in op een gezondheidsstrategie waarbij big data, machine learning en algoritmes de boventoon voeren.
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PHILIPS : UCHealth deploys Philips IntelliSpace PACS to optimize its image sharing workflow, driving cost savings and enhancing patient care | 4-Traders

PHILIPS : UCHealth deploys Philips IntelliSpace PACS to optimize its image sharing workflow, driving cost savings and enhancing patient care | 4-Traders | eHealth | Scoop.it
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cardiovascular Week -- Royal Philips announced its collaboration with UCHealth, an integrated delivery network of five hospitals in Colorado and more than 100... | November 25, 2015
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Integration of (image) data in healthcare and sharing with all stakeholders (including the patient) in the healthcare ecosystem is one of the big foci of Philips

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Can humans empathize with robots? The knife test. | KurzweilAI

Can humans empathize with robots? The knife test. | KurzweilAI | eHealth | Scoop.it
Examples of pictures of humans and robots in pain or perceived pain (credit: Toyohashi University of Technology) Researchers at Toyohashi University of
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Next step: evidence that we may love robots?

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Intelligence-augmentation device lets users ‘speak silently’ with a computer by just thinking | KurzweilAI

Intelligence-augmentation device lets users ‘speak silently’ with a computer by just thinking | KurzweilAI | eHealth | Scoop.it
MIT Media Lab researcher Arnav Kapur demonstrates the AlterEgo device. It picks up neuromuscular facial signals generated by his thoughts; a bone-conduction
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Interesting new invention to interface your thoughts with a computer or the Internet 

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Thanks to AI, Computers Can Now See Your Health Problems

Thanks to AI, Computers Can Now See Your Health Problems | eHealth | Scoop.it

Machine learning is helping doctors diagnose things like genetic disorders, Alzheimer's, and autism faster than ever before.

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"Machine learning is helping doctors diagnose things like genetic disorders, Alzheimer's, and autism faster than ever before." This is technically great, but was there consent for using the many faces on FB for this? What if your face shows up having a (genetic) disorder where you were not aware of??? 

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IQBuds Cut The Noise, Accentuate Voices Without a Prescription |

IQBuds Cut The Noise, Accentuate Voices Without a Prescription | | eHealth | Scoop.it
A lot of people have hearing issues that make it difficult for them to hear others while surrounded by a noisy environment, yet prescription hearing aids m
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Cheaper better, disruptive to traditional solutions...

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Could these three brain regions be the seat of consciousness? | KurzweilAI

Could these three brain regions be the seat of consciousness? | KurzweilAI | eHealth | Scoop.it
(Left) A coma-specific region in the left pontine tegmentum in the brainstem (red). (Right) Multiple nuclei implicated in arousal surround the coma-specific
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There seems to be an area of consciousness....

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Agenda: Telecare has vital role to play in future of NHS - All The Internet Of Things

Agenda: Telecare has vital role to play in future of NHS - All The Internet Of Things | eHealth | Scoop.it
The most comprehensive & up to date source of IoT news
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Simple overview to start further reading

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sugarBEAT Continous Glucometer Cleared in Europe |

sugarBEAT Continous Glucometer Cleared in Europe | | eHealth | Scoop.it
Nemaura Medical, a company out of Loughborough, UK, won European regulatory approval to introduce its sugarBEAT continuous glucose monitoring system. The p
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Continuous monitoring with less activities for the patient is becoming available

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Open-science nonprofit trots out promising data from study of iPhone app for Parkinson's

Open-science nonprofit trots out promising data from study of iPhone app for Parkinson's | eHealth | Scoop.it
Open-science nonprofit Sage Bionetworks has released promising data from a study of its iPhone app for Parkinson's.
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Hackers shut down Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center IT systems, demand $3.6 million ransom

Hackers shut down Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center IT systems, demand $3.6 million ransom | eHealth | Scoop.it
Hollywood (Calif.) PresbyterianMedicalCenter staff declared an internal emergency on Friday after hackers forced the hospital's IT systems offline, according to a statement from CEO Allen Stefanek. An anonymous physician from the hospital told NBC Los Angeles that the systems had been having trouble for a week, leaving departments to communicate via fax machine.
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How good is the security of your Hospital Information System? Are healthcare organizations becoming an interesting target??

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Just 25% of doctors prepared to handle complex patients

Just 25% of doctors prepared to handle complex patients | eHealth | Scoop.it
One-quarter of U.S. physicians are not prepared to effectively manage and coordinate care for patients with multiple chronic conditions, and 84 percent are not prepared for managing care of patients with severe mental health problems, according to a Commonwealth Fund study published in Health Affairs. 
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A consequence of "knowing more and more about less and less".... shocking figure for the the Netherlands

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Playing 3-D video games can boost memory formation | KurzweilAI

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This may slow down the process of dementia...

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What separates the mobile health app "millionaires" from the rest? - MedCity News

What separates the mobile health app "millionaires" from the rest? - MedCity News | eHealth | Scoop.it

A global survey focusing on mobile health apps shows the majority of those companies and developers who produce them are dissatisfied with the reception their apps receive on the market, and say performance falls short of their goals. The report by German market research company research2guidance also indicated a changing profile of the developers and businesses behind these apps, along with their priorities.The survey also sought to explore some of the distinguishing characteristics of successful mobile health app


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Denise Silber's curator insight, November 26, 2015 5:18 AM

As you know, many mobile apps for health fall short of their creators' expectations in terms of downloads. Recent study shows that distributing via hospital more successful than reaching out to the individual.

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A molecular light-driven nanosubmarine | KurzweilAI

A molecular light-driven nanosubmarine | KurzweilAI | eHealth | Scoop.it
Rice University scientists have created light-driven, single-molecule submersibles that contain just 244 atoms (credit: Loïc Samuel/Rice University) The
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Good comment. Join forces: http://www.nanowerk.com/nanotechnology-news/newsid=41393.php

Opens new doors for precision delivery of medication

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