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Health risk from wireless network devices rising: Study

LONDON: Health risks from mobile wireless devices like phones and tablets are growing stronger, and require immediate action, says a new study. According to the BioInitiative Working Group, which released a mid-year update covering new science studies from 2012 to 2014, new studies intensify medical concerns about malignant brain tumours from cell phone use.  166 more words

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Google Glass in Healthcare - Part 1 the Basic Facts

HIMSS was exciting and despite the HIS Talk HISies awarding Google Glass the most over rated technology:

Oh, @wareflo – this could hurt… #HIStalkapalooza14 Most overrated tech…

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Software: See the Grown-Up in the Child

It’s a guessing game parents like to ponder: What will my child look like when she grows up? A computer could now answer the question in less than a minute. 628 more words

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The Robots Are Coming for Your Job

Depending on who you ask, technology is either in the process of either destroying countless jobs previously performed by humans or it will help usher us into a nearly utopian existence—one that has whole new kinds of employment opportunities mind you. 649 more words

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Transforming Healthcare from Fee-For-Volume to Fee-For-Value through Population Health

Don Berwick’s pivotal 2008 article, “The Triple Aim: Care, Health, And Cost,” created the framework for healthcare reform under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 945 more words

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DIY Eyeglass Prescription Platform Powered by Smartphone

EyeNetra cofounder and CTO Vitor Pamplona shows off the DIY eyeglass prescription platform.(Courtesy EyeNetra Inc.)

Venture capitalist Vinod Khosla caused something of a ruckus when he declared that much of the medical profession is “something a computer algorithm could do if the treatment involved no harm.” 466 more words

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Increasing Access to Health Insurance Leads to More Female Founders

VC and PITCH judge Hunter Walk pulls together some intriguing analysis on the effects of Obamacare. 

By Hunter Walk (Partner, Homebrew)

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