Health Care Trends With a Social Media Twist
Today, Fast Company described new research from scientists who have found a way to utilize DNA to send huge amounts of data between cells. Essentially, this allows them the ability to have one cell give instructions to another.
Now, like we use the Internet and social networks to communicate with one another, scientists could someday “hack” cells to do the same thing.…Continue
Added by Samantha Hamilton on October 9, 2012 at 3:53pm — No Comments
Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) made a significant change. Kraft Foods, part of the DJIA since September 2008, was released from the Average this morning and replaced with—UnitedHealth. A packaged foods company replaced by a healthcare…Continue
Added by Lindsay LeCain on September 24, 2012 at 1:29pm — No Comments
If you’re anything like me, the Internet is both a blessing and a curse when it comes to your general health and wellbeing. If you’re anything like me, you think it’s a brilliant idea to immediately Google any symptom you find yourself experiencing. If you’re anything like me, “I have this weird pain in my…Continue
Added by Samantha Hamilton on March 19, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
There are a lot of apps out there – to be more specific, there are roughly half a million apps for Apple’s iOS platform in general (source: MacStories.net). That being said, we wanted to share some apps that we have recently fallen in love with. What apps would you add to our…Continue
Added by Katie Stensberg on November 23, 2011 at 11:36am — No Comments
Medicine and healthcare have been one of the most researched and studied branches of Science for centuries. There are records of use of medicines as early as 500 B.C. Research and development over millions of years has led to the establishment of the current structured healthcare system. Documentation of patient records is an integral component of healthcare and mandatory in many countries which rely on insurance-based healthcare systems.
Early forms of healthcare documentation…Continue
Added by Mike Perry on November 8, 2011 at 3:32am — No Comments
As a leader in the field of healthcare analytics, ezDI has constantly escalated in the dimension of the market and business intelligence. The present director has shared the preview of the healthcare cost containment with the industry recently. According to the esteemed director, plans formulated by most companies do not exactly have the required level of maturity that is demanded by most employers. Putting light on the making of the case for better and well…Continue
Added by Mike Perry on October 18, 2011 at 9:26am — No Comments
Posing medical questions online is nothing new, nor is getting feedback. What is new is asking those questions online for real-live doctors to answer. HealthTap has created just this; a healthcare social network with over 5,000 licensed professionals answering patient questions.
Added by Nick Liberati on October 5, 2011 at 6:25pm — No Comments
I recently came across a study conducted at John’s Hopkins involving video games aiding in the recovery of patients. Researchers studied 22 ICU patients admitted for respiratory failure, sepsis, cardiovascular disease and…Continue
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Thank you to all the new members of Health Care 3.0 for joining and for your contributions to the community. We wanted to take a moment and feature one of our newest members, Roy Temple. I've included Roy's bio below... we're glad to have him and when you have a moment send him a welcome message.
Roy Temple is a principal in the Washington, D.C.-based Democratic polling firm, The Feldman Group.
Temple has been active in…
Added by Palmer Reuther on June 15, 2010 at 10:27am — No Comments
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