2563 Articles Matching "data"

Patient data: Who owns it? Who can improve it? What's it worth?

Feb 19, 2019 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
As the patient moves into the consumer role in healthcare, more questions emerge around their role in data...
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The Alluring Mirage Of Digital Health

Feb 19, 2019 , Forbes
We should employ and leverage information technology tools. But digital health is not a panacea, and we should not place much faith on government edicts, data analytics and logarithms as a substitute for the hard work and hard choices necessary to improve the health of...
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Merck, Pfizer drug combo extends kidney cancer survival: study

Feb 17, 2019 , Reuters
A combination of Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda and Pfizer Inc's Inlyta helped patients with advanced kidney cancer live longer than those receiving and older Pfizer standalone therapy, according to data from a late-stage study presented on Saturday....
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Improving Health And Hygiene With Purell, Azure, And IoT

Feb 16, 2019 , Forbes
GOJO Industries--makers of Purell--are leveraging Microsoft Azure to develop technology for connected IoT hand sanitizer dispensers to monitor hygiene behavior in hospitals and provide data that can be used to influence the practice of hand hygiene to improve health in hospital...
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Ambivalence Over Motherhood Could Reshape Practices Around Family Planning

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
New data from a CDC survey finds that in up to 19 percent of pregnancies, women are unsure if they want to be pregnant, a state of mind doctors need to be in tune with when counseling them, researchers say. Public health news looks at AIDS death rates in the South; depression's harmful role in aging brains; looking for treatments in moss piglets and a reason to get off the couch this weekend, as...
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IT leaders looking for meaningful data-exchange regs

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Industry stakeholders were generally optimistic about proposed data-exchange rules, but they want regulators to ensure the information is useful to patients 
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Does Herpes Cause Alzheimer's?

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
What causes Alzheimer's disease? The answer could be right under our noses, says leading expert Professor Ruth Itzhaki. Her latest paper presents a lifetime of research evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores can also cause Alzheimer's -- and new data which show antiviral drugs dra......
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Retail uses tech and data to engage its consumers — why can't healthcare?

Feb 16, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Humana's chief medical officer said that healthcare already has the tools it needs to anticipate patients' needs and close gaps in...
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Health data aggregation, centralization platform 1upHealth scores $2.38M in seed funding

Feb 15, 2019 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The round was led by Eniac Ventures, Social Leverage and Meridian Street...
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Medicinal Cannabis: More Data Needed On Clinical- And Cost-Effectiveness

Feb 15, 2019 , Forbes
In the U.S., at the state level, there has been a tremendous groundswell of support in recent years for the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. The growing medicinal use of cannabis in the U.S. cries out for more evidence, particularly since an increasing number of states have legalized its...
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Hospital Requirements Part of Federal Data-Sharing Push

Feb 15, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 13—A requirement that hospitals share specific information electronically at discharge in order to participate in Medicare was one of several hospital-focused provisions in a new federal data-sharing push....
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Digital support helps UK GPs reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing, study shows

Feb 15, 2019 (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
The year-long study used EHRs from 79 GP surgeries in the UK contributing to the Clinical Practice Research...
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The Science Of Science: Smaller Is Better When It Comes To Building Innovative Teams

Feb 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A study published in Nature mines large databases and reports that while big teams help drive progress, they are best suited for confirming novel findings, rather than generating them. Public health news also looks at beneficial insects; a failed uterus transplant; chronic inflammation's toll on memory; income predictors at age 6; and aging-in-place...
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Walgreens Flu Index logs big gains in Mississippi

Feb 14, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
It’s not a great time to be in Mississippi based on the latest week of data from the Walgreens Flu Index. Read More...
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Tech companies see health data as a huge opportunity, but people don't trust them

Feb 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
A new survey from Rock Health shows that tech companies are less trusted when it comes to sharing...
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Seven Lessons from Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer Dr. Adrienne Boissy

Feb 14, 2019 (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Don’t mix up EHR data or patient portals with...
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Fractures, Head Injuries Common In E-Scooter Collisions, According To UCLA Research

Feb 14, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
UCLA researchers have found that people involved in electric scooter accidents are sometimes injured badly enough — from fractures, dislocated joints and head injuries — to require treatment in an emergency department. The researchers examined data from 249 people who were treated at the emergency ......
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Singapore police say American accused of leaking HIV data 'pathological liar'

Feb 14, 2019 , Reuters
Singapore police said on Wednesday a U.S. citizen accused of leaking the names of more than 14,000 HIV-positive people was "a pathological liar", in a case that has raised concerns over data privacy in the city-state....
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How Samsung platforms are supporting health tech’s toolmakers

Feb 13, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
At HIMSS19, the electronics company is discussing its partnerships for digital brain health tools and its long-term efforts toward data-driven health...
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Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against Teen Smoking

Feb 13, 2019 , WebMD
All told, more than 1 in 4 high school students and about 1 in 14 middle school students used a tobacco product in 2018, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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