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Opposing Drivers In Health Reform – The Healthcare Professionals’ View

An upcoming global study, to be launched at the Health 2.0 conference later this year, asks the question: “How do healthcare professional (HCP) opinions on health reform differ between the United Kingdom and the United States; each a nation facing … Continue reading

Opposing Drivers In Health Reform – The Healthcare Professionals’ View

An upcoming global study, to be launched at the Health 2.0 conference later this year, asks the question: “How do healthcare professional (HCP) opinions on health reform differ between the United Kingdom and the United States; each a nation facing … Continue reading

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Intel partnered with headphone maker SMS Audio to develop biometric-sensing earbuds. The earbuds are powered by Valencell’s PerformTek technology, and will offer a built-in optical sensor for continuous heart rate monitoring, sweat and water resistance, and integration with RunKeeper so … Continue reading

Key Stakeholders and Health Reform – The Healthcare Professionals View

If you could isolate the voice of healthcare professionals (HCPs) around the world, what would you want to know about? This was the question which was discussed when Daniel Ghinn of Creation Healthcare, and Matthew Holt of Health 2.0 came … Continue reading

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A radiologist and clinical owner developed CannaScan, a real-time, cloud-based validation system that allows Massachusetts police departments to verify that people found with marijuana have been issued a valid prescription. CannaScan claims it allows the “Good Guys to Weed Out … Continue reading

Giving Startups their Big Start: How Developer Challenges Make the Difference

The best way to get your startup noticed is to have your product validated by experts in the industry. As a young startup connecting with that community of experts can be quite difficult. Participating in a developer challenge can not … Continue reading

“Putting Care In Context” Design Challenge Winners Announced

Innovations Help Patients Share Their Lives with Health Care Providers The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), Mad*Pow and Health 2.0 today announced the winners of the “Putting Care In Context” design challenge which sought innovative ways to help patients take an … Continue reading

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Athos, a smart workout clothing startup, raised $12.2 million in Series B funding. Athos makes flexible sensors that can be printed on workout clothing to gather data (heart rate, calories burned) and communicate with a smartphone. Athos reminds us of … Continue reading

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Figure 1 raised $4 million in a round led by Union Square Ventures, brining total funding to $6 million. Image sharing is not so new (see itMD, CaptureProof, TigerText), but Figure 1 has been called the Instagram for doctors, using … Continue reading

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Accenture and Philips developed proof-of-concept software that allows people with ALS and other nerve diseases to control Philips products using their brainwaves, along with existing capabilities to use voice and eye commands. Doctor On Demand, a telehealth company that provides … Continue reading

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HealthTap announced HealthTap Prime, a subscription-based, end-to-end virtual care service that’s available to anyone, anytime, via smartphone, tablet or wearable smartwartch. The NFL will install real-time location systems in 17 of its stadiums this year in partnership with Zebra Technologies. … Continue reading

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