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A Bright Future for Digital Health Startups in 2014

Other sectors of health care innovation may be falling behind digital health. Underwhelming numbers showing health care’s share of venture capital funds have many people painting a grim picture of…
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5 Ways Doctors Should Text

The media noted a trend of doctors connecting with patients through social media and texting as early as 2012. Doctors can respond to simple questions their patients send via email…
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GPS Sensors Help Increase Understanding of Breathing Disorders

Many asthmatic patients are able to keep their conditions under control by using an inhaler. But thanks to a new technology, an inhaler has the ability to not only deliver…
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Here’s How One Team Got Health IT Right

Based on the hit-and-miss performance of many current EHRs and similar solutions on the market, it’s clear that many tech experts don’t quite understand how to make a truly useful…
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Digital Cadavers Create Opportunities for Learning

A defining moment in many medical students’ academic career is their first experience handling a cadaver. For many doctors, the memory of feeling and touching human organs for the first…
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How Emerging Tech Brings Patients and Providers Together, with Dr. Chris Kuzniak

Stationed in Atlanta, Dr. Chris Kuzniak is a practicing surgeon turned entrepreneur with strong points of view on how technology advancements and adoption can complement the patient-provider relationship. Kuzniak frequently…
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[INFOGRAPHIC] Cleveland Clinic’s Top 10 Medical Innovations of 2014

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Healthcare Business Stories You May Have Missed

The government was shut down. Parks went unvisited, White House gardens unpruned, disease outbreaks unsurveiled. Health insurance exchanges opened, too, and it was a rocky start for some, but things…
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Is Telemedicine Making Healthcare Less Human?

Possibly yes, probably no, says the CEO of the American Telemedicine Association. Telemedicine –remote consultation with doctors via Skype or apps that send and receive test results – is often…
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Moving Through CT Scans, Sans Mouse

Dr. Charles Kuntz estimates that he has interpreted over 5,000 CT scans in his veterinary career. These scans are a common feature in his operating rooms, as well as those…
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3D Printed Casts Could Replace Plaster

It may look futuristic but the Cortex cast has been long-awaited Each year six million Americans will break a bone, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. That means…
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Medicaid Goes Mobile?

A mobile app might help providers in New Jersey attest for Meaningful Use, but questions outnumber answers so far. Apps are all the rage, and HealthBiz Decoded has covered their…