Analytics, Behavioral Health and Cellphones: The ABC Approach of Ginger.io

Analytics, Behavioral Health and Cellphones: The ABC Approach of Ginger.io »

3 Dec, 2014
Companies
At the recent Exponential Medicine conference in San Diego, we had the opportunity to spend some time with Vinod Khosla, a prominent venture capitalist. Mr. Khosla has a vision to drive the current practice of medicine toward a more data-driven science of medicine, especially when it comes to behavioral health. One of the companies he…
What You Missed at Boston’s Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum

What You Missed at Boston’s Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum »

26 Nov, 2014
EventsNews
Suchi Saria speaks at the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum. Photo by Aine Cryts. The ethics of using predictive analytics in medical decision making. A mobile app that captures clinical data from Parkinson’s patients. Using predictive analytics to help inform end of life decisions. These are just three of the topics…
Myo & Google Glass: Why Gesture-Based Wearables May Break Down Barriers

Myo & Google Glass: Why Gesture-Based Wearables May Break Down Barriers »

Myo, a gesture-based piece of wearable technology, pushes into the healthcare space. Photo provided. When you schedule a one-on-one interaction with your physician, you’ll often find that he or she is nose deep in the computer, checking or entering your background information, examining blood work and asking questions. Augmedix CEO Ian Shakil says…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

9 Oct, 2014
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Boston startup PillPack brings in the big bucks. Photo via PillPack. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, in Boston and beyond: 1. PillPack Raised $8.75 Million in Funding You may have heard about the Somerville-based startup PillPack - we've written about them before. Their founder, TJ Parker, was a founding…
Coordinated Care and EHRs: Where Does Behavioral Health Fit In?

Coordinated Care and EHRs: Where Does Behavioral Health Fit In? »

8 Oct, 2014
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Behavioral health presents EHR challenges. Photo via flickr. One of the goals of the Affordable Care Act is to drive coordinated care delivery. But including behavioral health as part of the overall patient story has been a sticking point for many technologists and physicians. It presents some challenges – but those challenges…
Wearables and Analytics Promise a Comprehensive Look at Parkinson’s

Wearables and Analytics Promise a Comprehensive Look at Parkinson’s »

6 Oct, 2014
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Andy Grove, a former Intel CEO, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease after retiring from the company. Recently, he brokered a collaboration between Intel and the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) with a goal of using big data analytics and Intel technology to better study and understand the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. “Intel has created a…
Shaping Health 2.0: Dr. Richard Parker’s Perspective on Geneia’s Theon

Shaping Health 2.0: Dr. Richard Parker’s Perspective on Geneia’s Theon »

There’s absolutely no doubt that medicine has changed dramatically over the past twenty years and it continues to shift every day. As we move from traditional medicine to a more defined era of what some medical professionals are now calling "Health 2.0," new problems and new solutions have appeared. Disparities in health systems are now addressed with innovative…
“Putting Care in Context” Winners Attack Health Hurdles

“Putting Care in Context” Winners Attack Health Hurdles »

18 Aug, 2014
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Share4Care won second place in the "Putting Care in Context" challenge. The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), MadPow, and Health 2.0 announced the winners of their "Putting Care in Context" design challenge last week. The challenge sought innovative ideas that might help patients take an active role in sharing their health struggles and…
Sharing Patient Information & Cloud-Based Storage

Sharing Patient Information & Cloud-Based Storage »

12 Aug, 2014
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If your phone automatically backs up, you may be leaking patient information. Photo via Creative Commons. "In May 2013, an Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine faculty member discovered residents [were] using Internet-based services to maintain a spreadsheet of patients. Their intent was to provide each other up-to-date information…

And the winner is… »

5 Jan, 2014
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All weekend teams of engineers, statisticians, and medical professionals collaborated over large pizzas and big data, and Sunday evening the judges of MIT’s Critical Data Marathon announced the hackathon's winners. In this 2-day long event, the participants were given an extremely rich data set: almost 10 years of data from the Intensive Care Unit at…

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