• Medicare to Start Paying Doctors Who Coordinate Needs of Chronically Ill Patients
  • Inside a cancer stem cell researcher’s toolbox: Xenotransplantation
  • Teleaudiology Makes a Difference in Zambia, Africa
  • Technologies that connect providers with patients, drive down workers’ comp costs
  • New Research Reveals 4 Segments of Digital Health Consumers
  • mHealth Poised to Transform Clinical Trials
  • How tumor cells transition to invasion revealed by microchip
 

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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

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Medicare to Start Paying Doctors Who Coordinate Needs of Chronically Ill Patients

Medicare to Start Paying Doctors Who Coordinate Needs of Chronically Ill Patients

  SOURCE AUGUST 16, 2014 WASHINGTON — In a policy change, the Obama administration is planning to pay doctors to coordinate the care of Medicare beneficiaries, amid growing evidence that patients with chronic illnesses suffer from disjointed, fragmented care. Although doctors have often performed such work between office visits by patients, they more »

 
 

Inside a cancer stem cell researcher’s toolbox: Xenotransplantation

Inside a cancer stem cell researcher’s toolbox: Xenotransplantation

SOURCE August 20, 2014 > In previous posts, I have alluded to the fact that studying cancer in a dish (in vitro) is not optimal (here and here). Today, I give you the next essential tool in a cancer stem cell (CSC) researcher’s toolbox: xenotransplantation. Xenotransplantation is an impressive mouthful that simply more »

 
 

Teleaudiology Makes a Difference in Zambia, Africa

Teleaudiology Makes a Difference in Zambia, Africa

SOURCE August 20, 2014 People with hearing problems are being helped in Zambia, a developing country larger than Texas with a population of more than 14 million. Dr. Jackie Clark, a clinical associate Professor in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences http://bbs.utdallas.edu at the University of Texas, Dallashttp://utdallas.edu has helped Dr. Alfred more »

 
 

Technologies that connect providers with patients, drive down workers’ comp costs

Technologies that connect providers with patients, drive down workers’ comp costs

SOURCE August 18, 2014 The Association of American Medical Colleges projects a shortage of 91,500 physicians by 2020 and 130,600 by 2025. With 32 million Americans newly insured as a result of healthcare reform and 15 million more patients eligible for Medicare, the demand for healthcare services is becoming increasingly more »

 
 

New Research Reveals 4 Segments of Digital Health Consumers

New Research Reveals 4 Segments of Digital Health Consumers

SOURCE August 18, 2014 Market research firm Park Associates has announced a new digital health research revealing four digital health consumer segments based on their attitudes toward their health and healthcare solutions: Healthy and Engaged, Challenged but Mindful, Unhealthy and In Denial, and Young and Indifferent. The research found that among all U.S. broadband more »

 
 

mHealth Poised to Transform Clinical Trials

mHealth Poised to Transform Clinical Trials

SOURCE August 18, 2014 The health sciences industry received some important and encouraging news from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in late June—an announcement that may, ultimately, help to transform the way data is collected in clinical trials and lead to safer studies and faster time to market. more »

 
 

How tumor cells transition to invasion revealed by microchip

How tumor cells transition to invasion revealed by microchip
 
 

Brain stimulation ‘helps in stroke’

Brain stimulation ‘helps in stroke’

SOURCE August 16, 2014 Stimulating the part of the brain which controls movement may improve recovery after a stroke, research suggests. Studies showed firing beams of light into the brains of mice led to the animals moving further and faster than those without the therapy. The research, published in Proceedings of more »

 
 

Start-up Profile: Pristine Is Bringing Google Glass to the Hospital

Start-up Profile: Pristine Is Bringing Google Glass to the Hospital

Head’s Up, Doc: Pristine’s software lets surgeons stream video to students while wearing Google Glass headsets in the operating room. SOURCE August 18, 2014 Patients’ lives could be saved by streaming video to specialists The phrase “the doctor will see you now” may soon mean something new. Pristine, a start-up out of Austin, more »

 
 

Artificial Cells Act Like the Real Thing

Artificial Cells Act Like the Real Thing

(l-r) Eyal Karzbrun, Alexandra Tayar and Prof. Roy Bar-Ziv SOURCE August 19, 2014 Cell-like compartments produce proteins and communicate with one another, similar to natural biological systems   Imitation, they say, is the sincerest form of flattery, but mimicking the intricate networks and dynamic interactions that are inherent to living more »