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Apps - A group of tech-savvy parents have built NightScout, a remote-monitoring system that gives young diabetics and their families more flexibility in...
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Healthcare - Printed jawbones and dental implants are set to lead the growth in commercial 3-D printing, with the sector expected to expand over 500 percent in the next 10 years, according to a new report. The dental sector is on the verge of a...
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Advice - Money is flowing into biotech at an almost startling rate. In 1980, investments topped out at $2 billion. In 2012, that number was $48.5 billion. One reason for this massive influx of cash is the seemingly endless number of...
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Business - At the Intel Developer Forum, Intel featured a connected wheelchair that collects biometrical information, tracks location and sends vitals to doctors if things go wrong. Intel intern Tim Balz, who invented the wheelchair, joins...
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Healthcare - It’s no secret that hours hunched over a computer can cause chronic, and sometimes even debilitating, back pain. The Tobias Reeuwijk takes a look...
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Cool Tech - For the first time, scientists from the University of Edinburgh were able to grow a whole functional organ, a thymus, from scratch inside a living...
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#NYCTech - Want to lose weight and get healthier? Isn’t that always the promise of every new weight loss program that comes down the pike? What if there was an app for that, complete with input on the foods you eat, an anonymous online support...
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Business - How some modern technologies — from airport screening to cellphones — may help in the fight to contain the Ebola virus.
BOARDROUNDS
#NYCTech - You have a medical emergency, you go to the emergency room, you see a doctor, immediate problem solved, you leave. That’s it? What about follow up? As every entrepreneur knows, follow up is everything. BoardRounds co-founder...
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Business - Surgeons at Houston Methodist hospital are using 'Plato's CAVE' to create virtual patients using 3, 4 and even 5-D imaging. The images can be downloaded on iPads or smartphones and are being used in the operating room during surgery.
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Business - Telemedicine services are increasingly embraced by Americans as a convenient alternative to a trip to the doctor's office. Melinda Beck...
ALAZZO HEALTH
#NYCTech - The best medicine in the world is no good at all unless patients remember to take it. This is one of the big problems (and expenses) in healthcare today, and one that AllazoHealth, a healthcare analytics firm, is attacking...
SENSE HEALTH
#NYCTech - There’s nothing quite like two-way communications. It’s called a conversation and patients tend to respond to treatment much better when they can communicate with their doctors. Sense Health unlocks the potential of text...
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Analytics - Been eating a lot of fast food lately, buying alcohol and smoking cigarettes? Don’t be surprised if your doctor calls you on it – before your next visit. Bloomberg Businessweek is reporting that Carolinas HealthCare, a large...
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Advice -   1. A practical digital health fellowship for providers and post-graduates Over the past 3 years, I have had coffee with MD’s, MBA’s, MPH’s, Phd’s etc and the one thing that has come up over and over again is that...
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AlleyTalk - Healthcare treatments and technologies, no matter how innovative, typically have finite potential. True revolutions with seemingly infinite applications are vanishingly rare – the ultimate disruptors.  It is not to be taken...

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