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Surgical social media: the physician-patient connection

Surgical social media: the physician-patient connection | Medicaid & Medicare | Scoop.it

Healthcare should consider social media as a way to better inform patients of procedure and treatment risks, and to streamline efficiencies across doctor-patient communications.

 

Although surgeons already are using the technology to communicate with one another, driving equity of care in the process, we're only just beginning to glimpse social media's potential as a meaningful communications channel linking patient and physician.


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Tech-savvy health fanatics could be sharing their most intimate information

Tech-savvy health fanatics could be sharing their most intimate information | Medicaid & Medicare | Scoop.it
People using smartphone apps and wearable technology to track their health and fitness, weight loss or bodily functions could be unwittingly handing over some of their most private information to third parties. 

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FDA New Drug Approvals 2014

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FDA approves Farxiga (dapaglifozin, Astra Zeneca, BMS) to treat type 2 diabetes. 

 

 


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For a free updated ongoing review of new drugs (NCE/NME) approved by the FDA in 2014 with a list of new NDA/BLA filings, PDUFA dates. 

 

FDA first approved drug Farxiga (dapaglifozin, Astra Zeneca, BMS) to treat type 2 diabetes is reviewed with links, references,

clinical data and regulatory history and its competition with J&J first approved SGTP2 inhibitor Invokana. 

 

Approvals of generics, combination products or new formulations is not covered.

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The Case for Social Media in Professionalism

Slides for my August 19, 2014 presentation at the #TTHC2014 CME conference at Mayo Clinic - "Sustaining Trust in a Technology-Driven Health Care World"

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Obamcare sparks big jump in Medicaid

Tom Foreman explains how Obamacare is causing a surge in Medicaid enrollment. More from CNN at http://www.cnn.com/
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More EHR vendors join the Apple HealthKit bandwagon | mHealthNews

More EHR vendors join the Apple HealthKit bandwagon | mHealthNews | Medicaid & Medicare | Scoop.it
Like Epic, Cerner and athenahealth are looking to leverage HealthKit technology to make their products mHealth-optimized.
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Can Big Data Improve Medical Diagnoses?

Can Big Data Improve Medical Diagnoses? | Medicaid & Medicare | Scoop.it
A new startup called Enlitic aims to build software that detects cancer tumors in x-ray images. SOURCE August 21, 2014 What if software akin to the program that recognizes faces in Facebook FB +2.01%photos could detect cancer in an x-ray? That’s the idea behind Enlitic, a new startup founded by Jeremy Howard. Howard is a heavy hitter in big data: He’s data strategist for Silicon Valley venture capital powerhouse Khosla Ventures and former president and chief scientist of Kaggle, which hosts big-brain predictive modeling competitions. Enlitic aims to use advances in machine learning to make medical diagnoses. The company says it has partnered with hospitals and medical imaging companies – Howard won’t say which ones – to mine a host of data sources, including x-rays, lab results, handwritten doctors notes, and claims records. The company is building software algorithms that identify otherwise invisible patterns in these data sources, making for sharper diagnoses. The software, which

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Alleged photo leaks raise the question: Can Apple keep healthcare data secure in the cloud?

Alleged photo leaks raise the question: Can Apple keep healthcare data secure in the cloud? | Medicaid & Medicare | Scoop.it
If the alleged leak of risque celebrity photos from iCloud was going to happen, it couldn’t have happened at a much worse time.
Apple is just a week away from unveiling its new iPhone and health wearable, according to reports.

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A new platform that aggregates patient conversation around the NHS across channels

A new platform that aggregates patient conversation around the NHS across channels | Medicaid & Medicare | Scoop.it

 HealthBerry works by aggregating feedback left across channels such as Twitter and Facebook, along with more tailored ones such as Care Connect and Patient Opinion.

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blog > Next steps under open payments

blog > Next steps under open payments | Medicaid & Medicare | Scoop.it
Has your #healthcare org reviewed its open payment data? Review now before Medicaid/Medicare makes it live in Sept. http://t.co/k9ppUvWGMT
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