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4 Ways Cameras Are Changing Healthcare - Forbes

When discussing innovation in healthcare technology, much of the terminology is exotic-sounding and futuristic. Recent examples from this column include: functional MRIs to detect lies, active cancellation of tremor (ACT) to stabilize food utensils for Parkinson’s patients, and virtual assistant apps for people with cognitive disabilities. 736 more words

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Study: Personality Traits and Their Impact on Health

Are you as worry-prone as Woody Allen, or as chill as Seth Rogan? Your answer might give you a glimpse into your future. Certain personality traits make you more likely to develop serious diseases down the line, reports a study released this week in the journal Social Psychology and Personality Science.

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What's Your Passion?

Is your passion… Integrating faith and health? Parish nursing? Faith community nursing? Spiritual care? Wholistic health? Extending the reach of traditional healthcare to faith communities? 974 more words

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VA Awards Contract for Independent Assessment of Health Care to Non-Profit Firm - VA Press Release

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October 1, 2014

VA Awards Contract for Independent Assessment of Health Care to Non-Profit Firm

Choice Act Requires Third Party Assessment of Processes; Firm Will Serve as Program Integrator… 299 more words

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Laying the groundwork for data-driven science - National Science Foundation

October 1, 2014

The ability to collect and analyze massive amounts of data is rapidly transforming science, industry and everyday life, but what we have seen so far is likely just the tip of the iceberg. 1,358 more words

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Concerns persist over Phila. VA benefits office - Delaware Online

William H. McMichael, The News Journal 8:50 p.m. EDT October 3, 2014

PEMBERTON, NEW JERSEY – The problems continue at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs benefits office despite scathing congressional testimony more than two months ago about mail and records manipulation, the woman who blew the whistle on the problems told members of the House VA committee Friday. 993 more words

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The Implications of Overuse Medical Care - AHRQ Interview with Rosemary Gibson

Editor’s note: Rosemary Gibson, MSc, is Senior Advisor to The Hastings Center and an editor for JAMA Internal Medicine. She led national initiatives to improve health care quality and safety at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for 16 years. 2,305 more words

Health Care Economics