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Health Insurers Are Trying To Track The Junk Food You Buy At Grocery Stores - Report

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Technology is driving consumers to track, record, and share loads of personal information.  Whether it be via fitness trackers, heart rate monitors, grocery and restaurant loyalty cards, or check-ins, people are sharing more personal data today than they ever have before.  But now it sounds like hospitals, insurers, and grocery...
Health Insurers Are Trying To Track The Junk Food You Buy At Grocery Stores - Report

HIPAA rules, outdated tech cost U.S. hospitals $8.3B a year

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HIPAA, along with outmoded communications technology, reduces the time available for patient care, according to a new survey of healthcare professionals...
HIPAA rules, outdated tech cost U.S. hospitals $8.3B a year

Lenovo rolls out extra-compact ThinkCentre Edge 62z all-in-one for $549

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Some of Lenovo's pro customers can be very fussy: hospitals and schools want multiple computers in a small area, but without skimping on the usual features they'd expect from desktops. If any PC could resolve those contradictory demands, it might be the company's new ThinkCentre Edge 62z. The extra-angular...
Lenovo rolls out extra-compact ThinkCentre Edge 62z all-in-one for $549

23andMe Mixes Up Customer DNA Data

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23andMe does relatively cheap analysis of your genetic information. Google had invested in the company before, and its co-founder Anne Wojcicki is married to Google co-founder Sergey Brin, who previously mentioned the company in his blog (“As a customer of 23andMe, I have always been excited about the product....
23andMe Mixes Up Customer DNA Data
After 'Music for Airports,' Brian Eno turns to hospital soundscapes

Hospital Care Goes Wireless

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Hospitals are about to go wireless: bandage-like sensors will wirelessly send measurements of blood pressure, oxygen levels and other vital signs....
Hospital Care Goes Wireless
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How the wave of a wand can detect bleeding in the brain

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The Infrascanner Model 2000, which uses near-infrared technology to screen for intracranial hematomas, is intended for use on battlefields, in hospitals, and on the sidelines of high-contact sports. [Read more]...
How the wave of a wand can detect bleeding in the brain

A prescription for strapped hospitals

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Mary Jo Gorman uses tech to transform health care. By Dinah Eng, contributor FORTUNE -- Mary Jo Gorman is a medical doctor in St. Louis, but she would fit right in at a software startup in Silicon Valley. ­Gorman, 53, has successfully launched three companies; her latest venture, Advanced ICU...
A prescription for strapped hospitals

Hospitals That Mend the Apple Set

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For people with a broken iPhone, iPad or other Apple device, several companies have sprung up to offer new repair options....
Hospitals That Mend the Apple Set

RT @n2vip Electronic medical record efforts pushing private practice docs to healthcare systems/hospitals/clinics? http://nyti.ms/aA2S15

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RT @n2vip Electronic medical record efforts pushing private practice docs to healthcare systems/hospitals/clinics? http://nyti.ms/aA2S15
'Map of the Dead' tailors Google Maps for zombie apocalypse survival

Got the flu? Google will find out long before your GP

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Social media has the potential to weed out bad hospitals and predict epidemics, says Anjana Ahuja...
Got the flu? Google will find out long before your GP

Health care robot brings experts to bedside

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A health care robot developed by iRobot and InTouch Health allows doctors who may be thousands of miles away to interact with patients at their bedsides.Called RP-VITA, the robot stands 1.7 meters high and rolls around hospitals controlled by an iPad. The robot was designed to bring world class...
Health care robot brings experts to bedside

5 ways robots are invading -- and improving -- hospitals

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If you’ve been waiting for the day when robot doctors will cut you open, monitor you recovery, and keep you company in your hospital room, you won’t have to wait much longer. “We’re in the first inning of a nine-inning exercise. The average patient walks in a hospital and is...
5 ways robots are invading -- and improving -- hospitals
The All-Important Valley Talent Flow: Why I Suddenly Just Got a Lot More Interested in Pinterest

4 tips for developing applications that end users will actually end up using

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People have been espousing the consumerization of information technology for more than three years. But enterprises are still pushing out stodgy apps, and employees are throwing those apps out the window. Fortunately, IT administrators can escape this cycle and give employees applications of real value, if and only if they...
4 tips for developing applications that end users will actually end up using

Challenges for Medical-Record Privacy Rules

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Federal rules that aim to give patients more control over their information are posing technical and administrative problems for the doctors and hospitals that have to implement them....
Challenges for Medical-Record Privacy Rules
Bing News for Windows 8 updated with custom RSS feeds, Bing Maps gets local search feature
Bacteria-killing textiles could obliterate hospital infections
US Government uses virtual 'CyberCity' as a training ground against online attacks

Within a Decade, All Indians will Have Access to High-tech Healthcare: Dr. Devi Shetty

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Analysts peg the Indian healthcare industry to reach $155 billion in terms of revenue by 2017. But are hospitals really using their money effectively? Narayana Hrudayalaya (NH) most certainly has been. The NH Group of Hospitals has been delivering on its promises of providing high quality, highly affordable healthcare services....
Within a Decade, All Indians will Have Access to High-tech Healthcare: Dr. Devi Shetty

Google offers to buy iProvo fiber network to make Provo, Utah its third Google Fiber city

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Following the announcement of Austin, Texas as the second Google Fiber city, the search giant has announced that it intends to bring its gigabit Internet initiative to Provo, Utah. The company revealed in a blog post that it had signed an agreement to purchase iProvo, the city’s existing fiber-optic network....
Google offers to buy iProvo fiber network to make Provo, Utah its third Google Fiber city

As medicine goes digital, Apple's iPad is top choice among doctors

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As physician practices and hospitals are increasingly required to bring their operations into the present with digitized records, Apple's iPad is the device of choice when it comes to doctors interacting with health records, a new study shows.    ...
As medicine goes digital, Apple's iPad is top choice among doctors
FDA approves first autonomous telemedicine robot for use in hospitals

iRobot hitches a ride on Ava mobile robot

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iRobot's tablet-sporting Ava mobile robot will get her debut this year in hospitals testing remote diagnosis via videoconferencing. Next step: people's homes? [Read more]...
iRobot hitches a ride on Ava mobile robot

Top jobs of the week in tech

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We have just about recovered from our Structure:Europe-induced jet lag, and just in time: We wanted to be 100 percent awake and alert for yesterday’s Apple event. We also have the latest job listing for you, from companies across the nation: Synacor, a cloud-based media delivery company, is hiring for Principal Engineer...
Top jobs of the week in tech

MyCanvas Allows Homeowners To Access Their Personal Service Data History In The Cloud

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Canvas is a portal for mobile business applications, used primarily by small businesses and contractors to replace their paper forms with smartphones apps. Today Canvas is announcing MyCanvas, a cloud service for their subscribers that allows anyone to access their personal service data history in the cloud. Canvas wants to...
MyCanvas Allows Homeowners To Access Their Personal Service Data History In The Cloud

PRO: A near-term outlook for big data

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Big data now touches everything from enterprises and hospitals to smart-meter startups and connected devices in the home. Hadoop, meanwhile, is fast becoming the leading tool to analyze that data, and there is the ever-lingering question of privacy and how we, the technology industry, are responsible for teaching ethical ways...
PRO: A near-term outlook for big data

Google confirms Google Fiber coming to Austin, Texas by mid-2014

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We already knew that Google was getting set to announce its Gigabit Google Fiber internet service for Austin, Texas today after an initial successful launch in Kansas since last November. Reports claimed invites started going out this month, but today Google has officially announced Google Fiber will be coming...
Google confirms Google Fiber coming to Austin, Texas by mid-2014
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