Monthly Archives: January 2013

Who’s Who at Health:Refactored

Day one of Health:Refactored is officially in the books much to the relief of many tired shoulders. After all, there was hardly a panel or speaker who didn’t resort to the tried and true crowd favorite: “Raise your hand if … Continue reading

Launch! Demo: share.md, the Pinterest for Doctors

This week’s Launch! demo is share.md, presented by Mobicratic Co-founder Travis Good. Share.md is designed to be a Pinterest for doctors. The mobile and web apps allow physicians to browse information, share articles, blog posts and studies, and post pictures and … Continue reading

Susannah Fox Q&A on Pew’s Latest Health Tracking Report

The most recent report to come out of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project found that seven out of 10 American adults track some kind of health indicator such as weight, diet or a symptom. “Tracking for … Continue reading

Analyzing the Whole Genome with Bina Technologies

I attended the Personalized Medicine World Conference 2013 this week where I met with Mark Sutherland, SVP of business development at Bina Technologies. Bina has built an analysis solution that helps make sense of the raw data from whole genome … Continue reading

Personalized Medicine Preview: Customized App Prescription

Tamoxifen effectively works to treat breast cancer in some patients, but it’s ineffective in others. We know this from genetic testing. Rewards effectively encourage behavior change in some people, but they don’t have any influence on others. We know this from … Continue reading

News & Updates

100Plus is about to launch 100Plus. The company has already released two experimental applications, 100Proof and Outside. 100Plus, the app, combines the company’s learnings from those experiments. The new app recommends other user-suggested activities based on an individual’s location and … Continue reading

Launch! Demo: First Stop Health Concierge Service

As the Launch! series continues, First Stop Health CEO Patrick Spain demos the company’s online and phone concierge care service. First Stop users get 24/7 access to physicians with a monthly subscription. In this video Spain replays a recording from … Continue reading

Open Health Data: An International Snapshot

The 2009 Digital Britain Report described data as ‘an innovation currency’ and ‘the lifeblood of the knowledge economy.’  We are now in 2013 and while there is tremendous buzz around open data in general, open health data is definitely lagging … Continue reading

Billing Software Company Kareo Raises $20.5 Million

A recent report estimated that more than 80% of family physicians have adopted electronic health records to date. Of them, many chose to implement cloud-based EHRs and services this year, as opposed to locally-hosted technology systems. There are a few … Continue reading

News & Updates

In a new report “Identifying Personal Genomes by Surname Inference” published in the journal Science, researchers described how online genetic data can be used to identify individuals. While it’s been well-known that this could possibly be done, this report describes … Continue reading

ONC Health IT Announces Ocular Imaging and SMART-Indivo App Challenge Winners

Technological solutions continue to create higher levels of efficacy and patient engagement in healthcare, as winning technologies from two recent innovation challenges demonstrate. Winners of the following challenges, which were sponsored by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health … Continue reading

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