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Tech jobs found to be highest-paying

For the fourth consecutive year, the technology sector boasted the highest-paying jobs in the United States, according to an annual report from …

FDA approves 1st direct-to-consumer birth control application

The FDA approved marketing for Natural Cycles, a mobile medical application that claims to help prevent pregnancy.

Menstruation

Health Care Is Broken. Oscar Health Thinks Tech Can Fix It

In the late 1990s, two graduate students in Stanford’s computer science department set out to organize the world’s information. Shortly thereafter, a …

Health Care

Tech Giants Pledge to Ease Patient, Provider Access to Health Data

Promise seen as opportunity to bring on data-driven revolution in health care<p>WASHINGTON—Major tech companies committed Monday to removing technological barriers that have hindered patient and provider access to health-care data online.<p>At a Trump administration event focused on developing more …

Health Care

It’s Early Days for the Use of AI in Medicine

We know that AI can make a big difference in solving medical challenges, and we see an enormous business opportunity.<p>We disagree with your suggestion in “IBM Has a Watson Dilemma” (Exchange, Aug. 11) that IBM has not made enough progress on bringing the benefits of artificial intelligence to health …

Health Care

4 Tips to Successfully Market a Sensitive or 'Unsexy' Business

Marketing isn't just for the cool kids anymore.<p>"But I'm not <i>cool enough</i> to do marketing." This is something I hear so often when I'm working with brands on developing a branded content strategy. So many brands think that telling brand stories or engaging with customers is something left for sneaker …

Marketing

Five Tips for Marketing Your Service-Based Business

Not sure how to market your service-based business? Focus on these five tips for bringing in new customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With so much attention being paid to marketing new products, entrepreneurs building service businesses may feel overlooked. The …

Small Business

Clinically applicable deep learning for diagnosis and referral in retinal disease

1.<p>OECD. Computed tomography (CT) exams (indicator). (2017); https://doi.org/10.1787/3c994537-en<p>2.<p>OECD. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

How To List Online Courses On Your Resume The Right Way (Because Yes, There Is A Wrong Way)

So you’ve been taking some online courses. You’ve learned a ton, and you’ve even been using your new skills at work or to develop a side project.<p>But now you’re contemplating a career move and wondering how (and even whether) to include your continuing education on your resume. You’re right to …

37 Startups building voice applications for healthcare

Voice is uniquely positioned to be a valuable tool for seniors who wish to stay in their homes - especially for those who are unable to use other …

Digital Health

Boston Children’s Hospital investigating Alexa skills for doctors in the clinic

In early 2016, Boston Children’s Hospital <b>was among the first healthcare organizations to leverage Amazon Alexa</b> with KidsMD, a skill that helps …

Digital Health

How To Build Your First Mobile App

> How To Build Your First Mobile App<p>Views139<p>You have the power to make the next billion-dollar mobile app that can break the market. Your idea could …

Apple’s new Health Records feature touts nearly 80 supported health systems

Apple opened up its new Health Records API just over two months ago to let developers create new apps and improved experiences for patients, particularly as they visit multiple doctors or health systems. Now we’re hearing more about the standard on which the Health Records platform is based, along …

Digital Health

Designing Alexa skills for consumers? Focus on content first, Cigna head says

Voice assistants are finding their way into a growing number of consumer homes, leading an ever-increasing number of healthcare companies to …

Digital Health

Gottlieb Reshapes FDA to Elevate Centers, Streamline Policymaking

Most FDA commissioners look to leave their imprint on the agency by making structural changes that update the roles and functions of lead operations. …

How a rushed California law will change the privacy and security landscape for mobile health apps

<i>About the Author: Adam H. Greene, JD, MPH, a partner and co-chair of Davis Wright Tremaine’s health information practice, and former Senior Health</i> …

Personal Information

STAT Plus: IBM’s Watson supercomputer recommended ‘unsafe and incorrect’ cancer treatments, internal documents show

Internal IBM documents show that its Watson supercomputer often spit out erroneous cancer treatment advice and that company medical specialists and …

Cancer

Apple's applied-for sunscreen-detection patent could use Apple Watch or phone camera

The United States Patent Office has published a patent from Apple, filed December 18 of last year and not yet granted, for a "sunscreen detector" …

Apple Watch

Janssen funds cancer study using VitalConnect, physIQ tech

VitalConnect and physIQ are teaming up with the Haga Teaching Hospital in the Netherlands to conduct a study on how wearable biosensors and …

Digital Health

Are You Ready for the Shifting Clinical Trial Landscape? - ACRP

Five years ago, your contract research organization (CRO) was focused on asthma drugs. Today, the emphasis is on cardio-related treatments. Where …

Webinars

Drug takers using Apple Watch and Fitbit to monitor heart-rate; doctors say false sense of security

The heart-rate monitor on the Apple Watch is useful for everything from tracking workouts to detecting a wide range of medical conditions, but one group of people have seemingly found another use for it: attempting to make recreational drug usage safer …<p><i>CNBC</i> reports that users of cocaine, ecstasy, …

Don't Just Lecture Robots—Make Them Learn

The robot apocalypse is nigh. Boston Dynamics’ robots are doing backflips and opening doors for their friends. Oh, and these 7-foot-long robot arms …

Amazon acquires virtual pharmacy PillPack

This morning Amazon broke the news that it is acquiring virtual pharmacy PillPack. With this, the online retail giant that has made itself famous for …

Diabetes app for young patients didn't improve blood glucose control

A mobile diabetes management application did not result in better blood glucose control, but it could be a useful tool in self-management. Findings …

LinkedIn app turns your profile into a digital business card with QR codes

LinkedIn today is rolling out a new feature that will make it much easier to get contact information from LinkedIn users.<p>Announced via a blog post, the company says that adding support for QR-based business cards makes it much easier to connect with people in the real world. Making it super easy to …

One Sentence With 7 Meanings Unlocks a Mystery of Human Speech

Ruth Nall is a talented talker. Always has been. When she was a child, her mother taught her to enunciate her words when she spoke, which she did …

Amazon to buy PillPack in potentially disruptive drug retail push

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it would buy small online pharmacy PillPack, a move that will put the world's biggest online retailer in direct competition with drugstore chains, drug distributors and pharmacy benefit managers.<p>The deal's potential to disrupt major players across the …

CVS Health

A Plea for AI That Serves Humanity Instead of Replacing It

Sixty-two years ago this summer, Dartmouth professor John McCarthy coined the term artificial intelligence. Joi Ito, director of MIT’s Media Lab, has …

Artificial Intelligence

7 ways digital health is transforming patient care

Digital tools are changing the way patients think about healthcare and how they want to access care, according to a survey conducted by Aetna.

Foretelling the digital health future: Patents hold clues to Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft plans

Many eyes are watching the likes of Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech stalwarts for signals about their healthcare intentions. While …

Digital Health