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Tattoo hope in patient monitoring

Tattoo hope in patient monitoring | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
An "electronic tattoo" could herald a revolution in medicine and even computer gaming, say US scientists.
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GPs' fury over 'poison pen' online tirades

GPs' fury over 'poison pen' online tirades | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Launched to create a dialogue, NHS Choices has become mired in abuse and insults...
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Development of a culturally tailored Internet intervention promoting hepatitis B screening in the Turkish community in the Netherlands

Hepatitis B virus infections are an important health problem in the Turkish community in the Netherlands. Screening for hepatitis B should be promoted through public health interventions, which take into account the socio-cultural and behavioural determinants that influence screening. The Intervention Mapping protocol was used to develop a culturally tailored Internet intervention for first-generation Turkish immigrants in Rotterdam, aged 16–40 year.

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Map of profiles of NHS organisations

Map of profiles of NHS organisations | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
All of Guardian Healthcare Network's profiles of NHS organisations, using data from Kable Healthcare and Patient Opinion.
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Wi-Fi lets Bradford hospital patients keep connected

Wi-Fi lets Bradford hospital patients keep connected | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it

A new Wi-Fi network service for patients and visitors has started at Bradford Teaching Hospitals.
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Patients Get Social About Their Health - eMarketer

Patients Get Social About Their Health - eMarketer | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Healthcare marketers cautious while awaiting guidance from the FDA. Consumers are using social networks to air their daily triumphs and challenges—health and wellness being no exception.
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Blockchain is a system that makes health information accessible to doctors from anywhere, anytime, and on any electronic medical system. http://sco.lt/5yVeuP
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E-Health Insider :: Health features in govt data plans

E-Health Insider :: Health features in govt data plans | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it

Wider online access to medical records is highlighted as one of the key elements of the government’s plans for greater data transparency in a newly-launched consultation on open data.

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E-Health Insider :: EHI interview: Ronnette Lucraft

E-Health Insider :: EHI interview: Ronnette Lucraft | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it

NHS Direct has gone from delivering its services by phone, to web, and back to phone again with the advent of mobile apps. Shanna Crispin talks to its chief operating officer.

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Facebook Use May Lead to Psychological Disorders in Teens [STUDY]

Facebook Use May Lead to Psychological Disorders in Teens [STUDY] | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Psychologist Larry Rosen presented on the positive and negative side effects of social networking on teens at a recent psychology convention.
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4 Ways iPads Are Changing the Lives of People With Disabilities

4 Ways iPads Are Changing the Lives of People With Disabilities | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
Touch devices like the iPad are revolutionizing the lives of children, adults and seniors with special needs.
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Launch issues still plague Macquarie Uni Hospital IT

Launch issues still plague Macquarie Uni Hospital IT | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
In-house team inherits tech sprawl....

Macquarie University Hospital's in-house IT team is still suffering consequences of its failed partnership with private operator Dalcross Holdings.

The self-styled "IT hospital" opened last June, but had no dedicated IT staff under chief information officer Geoff Harders until May that year.

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Research linking autism to internet use is criticised

Research linking autism to internet use is criticised | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
A row erupts between Lady Susan Greenfield, a fellow academic and autism campaigners over 'unsubstantiated claims'...
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iPads for Heart Patients: Mayo Clinic Rocks Again

iPads for Heart Patients: Mayo Clinic Rocks Again | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
A great initiative coming from Mayo Clinic again: Being in the hospital after major surgery is no fun. On top of dealing with pain, patients have uncertainty. They also have to worry about getting ...
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Using an online service for breastfeeding support: what mothers want to discuss - Journal Downloads

Using an online service for breastfeeding support: what mothers want to discuss - Journal Downloads | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
The importance of encouragement and systematic support of breastfeeding as a world-wide public health issue is recognised in the joint World Health Organization and UNICEF Innocenti Declaration as well as the current Australian dietary guidelines.1,2...
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Wachter's World : Why the Medical Record Needs to Become More Like Facebook

Wachter's World : Why the Medical Record Needs to Become More Like Facebook | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
The explosive growth of Facebook and MySpace illustrates the market for electronic tools to enhance communication and collaboration. Could there possibly be another workplace more in need of social networking tools than the modern hospital?
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Cough up the hairball and make NHS technology open

Cough up the hairball and make NHS technology open | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
The health service would benefit greatly from greater use of open source, standards and data, according to Rob Dyke and Tim Knight of the award-winning Open Me project...
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Better Health Project : Pediatric Diabetes Healthcare Experience @ Pok Oi Hospital

Collaboration between the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design and Pok Oi Hospital. WHAT A 4 month service design project understanding pediatri...
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QR codes to be used to help emergency responders find medical data on patients | QR Code Press

QR codes to be used to help emergency responders find medical data on patients | QR Code Press | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
QR codes continue to integrate into the medical field as Connectyx Technologies unveils plans to inject the mobile technology into their popular MedFlash platform.
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Hospital uses QR codes for appointment booking | mobihealthnews

Athens, Georgia-area hospital Athens Regional Health Services recently started including QR (Quick Response) codes in its print advertisements to encourage women to sign up for mammograms, according to a report from the Athens Banner-Herald. Smartphone users can take a picture of the QR code with their phones, which then send their mobile web browsers directly to the facility’s website to sign up for a mammogram appointment. In order to read QR codes, users need to download a QR scanner application.

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Royal Free first hospital in the country to launch a new web portal for breast cancer patients

The Royal Free is among the first hospitals in the country to launch a new personalised web service for breast cancer patients.

Mihealth, a one-stop-shop web portal providing information on all aspects of breast cancer care, has been launched at the Royal Free’s breast unit.

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MOBILE HEALTH TECHNOLOGY CAN AID DIABETES MANAGEMENT, STUDY FINDS

MOBILE HEALTH TECHNOLOGY CAN AID DIABETES MANAGEMENT, STUDY FINDS | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it

WASHINGTON — Mobile health technology may help patients, particularly those with Type 2 diabetes, better manage their condition, according to a new study conducted by University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers.

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Research linking autism to internet use is criticised

Research linking autism to internet use is criticised | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it
A row erupts between Lady Susan Greenfield, a fellow academic and autism campaigners over 'unsubstantiated claims'...
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How Web 2.0 is changing medicine -- Giustini 333 (7582): 1283 -- bmj.com

How Web 2.0 is changing medicine -- Giustini 333 (7582): 1283 -- bmj.com | Technology in Healthcare | Scoop.it

Is a medical wikipedia the next step?

Few concepts in information technology create more confusion than Web 2.0. The truth is that Web 2.0 is a difficult term to define, even for web experts.1 Nebulous phrases like “the web as platform” and “architecture of participation” are often used to describe Web 2.0. Medical librarians suggest that rather than intrinsic benefits of the platform itself, it's the spirit of open sharing and collaboration that is paramount.2

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