• The Cloud, dbGaP and the NIH
  • 3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations
  • Telehealth Effective but Slower Than Onsite Stroke Assessments
  • NIH forms team of experts for the President’s Precision Medicine Research Net
  • Bio-marker set forms the basis for new blood test to detect colorectal cancer
  • First White House Data Chief Discusses His Top Priorities
  • Seniors: Supercharge that Walker with Legal Steroids: Mobile Apps!
  • The Cloud, dbGaP and the NIH

    The Cloud, dbGaP and the NIH

    SOURCE March 31, 2015 This week finally sees the release of the NIH position statement on the use of dbGaP data in the cloud.  We’ve been keenly aware of the need to address this issue for some time however, it’s essential that great care be taken when making changes to […]

  • 3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations

    3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations

    31 Mar. 2015 SOURCE “Orbit” is the term surgeons use for the eye socket.  The most common types of orbital fracture are orbital floor (blow-out) fracture due to sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents or hits from direct blunt objects. Any orbital-related surgery involving implants is complex and lengthy, since each […]

  • Telehealth Effective but Slower Than Onsite Stroke Assessments

    Telehealth Effective but Slower Than Onsite Stroke Assessments

       iHealthBeat, Monday, March 30, 2015 Telehealth interventions for stroke assessment take slightly longer than traditional in-person consultations, but they can be effective for instances when there is no vascular neurologist on site, according to a study published in Telemedicine and e-Health, FierceHealthIT reports (Hall, FierceHealthIT, 3/30). Study Details For […]

  • NIH forms team of experts for the President’s Precision Medicine Research Net

    NIH forms team of experts for the President’s Precision Medicine Research Net

    SOURCE: March 20, 2015 Working Group to host public meetings, seek public input into the design of the Initiative A newly created team of experts in precision medicine and large clinical research studies will seek public input from the large and diverse stakeholder community interested in the development of the […]

  • Bio-marker set forms the basis for new blood test to detect colorectal cancer

    Bio-marker set forms the basis for new blood test to detect colorectal cancer

    SOURCE MARCH 30, 2015 Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer globally and the second most common cause of cancer deaths. The chance of a cure is high if the cancer is detected early enough, but early detection is not a given. Researchers from VIB and KU […]

  • First White House Data Chief Discusses His Top Priorities

    First White House Data Chief Discusses His Top Priorities

    SOURCE March 27, 2015 Data science is not entirely new to Washington, D.C.—nor is DJ Patil, who was recently named as the U.S.’s first chief data scientist. Pres. Barack Obama’s administration launched Data.gov nearly six years ago and required all agencies topublish at least three “high-value” data setsto the publicly […]

  • Seniors: Supercharge that Walker with Legal Steroids: Mobile Apps!

    Seniors: Supercharge that Walker with Legal Steroids: Mobile Apps!

    This Infographic Shows the Power of Wireless Medical Innovation SOURCE March 28, 2015 Data from Mobile Future, a communications technology association, shows that smartphone ownership among U.S. seniors has increased 55% in the past year. To illuminate the breathtaking growth and innovative uses of mobile digital health technology, the infographic […]

 

Medical Devices, Medical Apps, Doctor and Patient

Education, Medical Blogs, Videos, Websites and Podcasts

The purpose of this website is to introduce both patients and healthcare professionals to the impact of the Internet on medicine and healthcare, by curating and organizing relevant articles in all fields of the digitalization of Medicine. (See i-NEWS section on Main Menu). Medical Apps and Medical Devices are examined, and internet technology and Patient Education are evaluated., for their places in all medical settings. The influence of the internet is shown in every Medical Specialty,, and improvements in Medical Education through the internet by showing the viewer the Top Patient Accredited Medical Information Websites, , the Best Medical Blogs, the top Medical Videos, and best Medical Podcasts. In addition to the latest-breaking Internet Medical News and Internet Medical Research News in all specialties are studied.. As Dr. Eric Topol of the Scripps Digital Medicine says, vast changes are occurring, now, due to the convergence of changes in technology. Medical Apps and Medical Devices are affecting many areas of of Medicine. Overall, the internet is changing all healthcare, from the use of Internet Technology in Hospital Administration in America to the use of iPhones to diagnose infectious disease in Africa

We are living in a great time for medicine. As most know, it is time for a change..

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How Cloud Brings Innovation to Acute Care EHR Technology

How Cloud Brings Innovation to Acute Care EHR Technology

SOURCE March 28, 2015 The healthcare sector has seen significant advancements in recent years, as EHR adoption rates have skyrocketed and electronic prescribing systems take hold across hospitals and medical practices. However, there are significant lapses in advancing acute care EHR that developers need to address. EHR vendors will play […]

 
 

The Cloud, dbGaP and the NIH

The Cloud, dbGaP and the NIH

SOURCE March 31, 2015 This week finally sees the release of the NIH position statement on the use of dbGaP data in the cloud.  We’ve been keenly aware of the need to address this issue for some time however, it’s essential that great care be taken when making changes to […]

 
 

3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations

3D Printing Enables More Precise Surgical Implants for Orbital Eye Operations

31 Mar. 2015 SOURCE “Orbit” is the term surgeons use for the eye socket.  The most common types of orbital fracture are orbital floor (blow-out) fracture due to sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents or hits from direct blunt objects. Any orbital-related surgery involving implants is complex and lengthy, since each […]

 
 

Telehealth Effective but Slower Than Onsite Stroke Assessments

Telehealth Effective but Slower Than Onsite Stroke Assessments

   iHealthBeat, Monday, March 30, 2015 Telehealth interventions for stroke assessment take slightly longer than traditional in-person consultations, but they can be effective for instances when there is no vascular neurologist on site, according to a study published in Telemedicine and e-Health, FierceHealthIT reports (Hall, FierceHealthIT, 3/30). Study Details For […]

 
 

LabDisk diagnoses multiple diseases within an hour

LabDisk diagnoses multiple diseases within an hour

SOURCE March 30, 2015 LabDisk is a device for detecting multiple diseases quickly and non-invasively Typically, tests for diseases must be done one disease at a time, and can take days to be processed through a lab. A new device developed in an EU project, however, can test for several […]

 
 

NIH forms team of experts for the President’s Precision Medicine Research Net

NIH forms team of experts for the President’s Precision Medicine Research Net

SOURCE: March 20, 2015 Working Group to host public meetings, seek public input into the design of the Initiative A newly created team of experts in precision medicine and large clinical research studies will seek public input from the large and diverse stakeholder community interested in the development of the […]

 
 

Bio-marker set forms the basis for new blood test to detect colorectal cancer

Bio-marker set forms the basis for new blood test to detect colorectal cancer

SOURCE MARCH 30, 2015 Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer globally and the second most common cause of cancer deaths. The chance of a cure is high if the cancer is detected early enough, but early detection is not a given. Researchers from VIB and KU […]

 
 

Tongue Rolling and 5 Other Oversimplified Genetic Traits

Tongue Rolling and 5 Other Oversimplified Genetic Traits

SOURCE March 30, 2015 Can you roll your tongue? If so, you’re part of the majority. Between 65 and 81 percent of people on Earth have this strange and seemingly arbitrary talent. But why can some do it while others can’t? The most common answer, the one often taught in elementary […]

 
 

Why Iceland could hold the secrets to the future of medicine

Why Iceland could hold the secrets to the future of medicine

SOURCE March 28, 2015 In a tiny country of just 320,000 people, scientists have begun to discover precisely how our DNA makes us who we are — and how it might turn on us. This week, researchers used the complete genomes of 2,636 Icelanders, coupled with a trove of historical […]

 
 

Genomics Needs A Killer App

Genomics Needs A Killer App

SOURCE March 28, 2015 Genomics is an incredible technology for newborn and pre-natal screening, investigating the cause of a rare condition, and treating cancer, but for most healthy people it’s still not particularly revolutionary. Imagine if instead, with the information locked in your DNA, we could predict what diseases you’ll […]