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How to use OneDrive: Our guide to Microsoft’s free cloud storage service

11 tips for using the app on your PC and phone including how to share files, access previous file versions and more<p>Formerly known as SkyDrive, …

Do Less, Accomplish More

THERE IS AN OLD story of a man riding very fast on a horse. As he rides past his friend standing on the side of the road, the friend yells, “Where …

Mindfulness

The problem of doctors’ salaries

An economist argues that American doctors get paid too much—and offers some bold ideas on what to do about it.<p>The United States pays more than twice as much per person for health care as other wealthy countries. We tend to blame the high prices on things like drugs and medical equipment, in part …

Health Care

Partners Healthcare uncovers twist, and savings, in population health data

The Partners Healthcare Center For Connected Health deployed analytics tools to examine and classify patients coming through the system from 2010 …

Health Care Technology

10 more handy iPhone tips that I use on a regular basis [Video]

A few weeks ago I posted about 10 handy iPhone tips that I use on a regular basis. To follow up, I’d like to share 10 additional iOS tips that I often use. Like I said before, chances are that hardcore iOS users will know most of these, but there’s usually at least one or two tips that catch users …

Smart diabetes management service Livongo Health raises $52.5M and looks to new markets

Glen Tullman doesn’t like it when someone tells him he’s sick when he’s feeling fine.<p>It’s something he thinks his customers probably don’t want to hear, either. Tullman runs a startup called Livongo Health, which offers a blood glucose monitor accompanied with a service designed to intervene and …

Digital Health

Make every aspect of your life better by sending 5 simple emails

You can make strides in 5 fundamental areas by just sending 5 emails.<p>1. Happiness<p>Every morning send a friend, family member or co-worker an email to say thanks for something.<p>Might sound silly but it's actually excellent advice on how to make your life better.<p>There's tons and tons and tons of …

Moving Patient Data Is Messy, But Blockchain Is Here to Help

This morning, Senate Republicans moved Rep. Tom Price one step closer to the highest office of public health, rolling over a Democratic boycott in …

7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination

This column is by Zdravko Cvijetic, Founder of Zero toThe post 7 Strategies That Will Help You Eliminate Procrastination appeared first on iamwire.

How IBM And Microsoft Are Disrupting The Healthcare Industry With Cognitive Computing

Cognitive computing is the ability to simulate human thought process in a computerized model. Thanks to cloud computing and Big Data, cognitive computing has become affordable and accessible to businesses. The availability of abundant compute and storage resources combined with the evolution of …

Artificial Intelligence

11 simple tips for being more productive that don't feel like work

You went out with friends last night, which seemed like a brilliant idea in the moment and quickly escalated to a wildly good time, but now you're paying the price to productivity.<p>You're utterly exhausted due in part to dehydration and largely attributed to lack of sleep, you can't quite satisfy …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

The Productivity Guide: My Best Productivity and Time-Management Strategies

What is Productivity?<p>Let's define productivity. Productivity is a measure of efficiency of a person completing a task. We often assume that …

We Interviewed Health Care Leaders About Their Industry, and They’re Worried

However the Trump administration and the Republican U.S. Congress replace or revamp the Affordable Care Act, it is unlikely to halt America’s ongoing move from the rightfully maligned fee-for-service payment system to one that pays for “value” — the quality of outcomes relative to the price. …

Health Care

One Hospital’s Experiments in Virtual Health Care

Few recent trends in health care delivery have more power to improve population health, patient and provider experience, and hospital business models than virtual care. But for an industry reliant on, and in many ways limited by, brick-and-mortar facilities, this movement will mean significant …

Digital Health

Something weird happens to companies when they hit 150 people

The dynamics of companies change fundamentally when they exceed roughly 150 people, in ways that startup founders can struggle to address.<p>“It’s one of the magic numbers in group sizes,” contends Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox, who joined in 2005 when the internet company had fewer than …

Warby Parker

How to Get Health Care Employees Onboard with Change

Organizational transformation is notoriously difficult. Twenty years ago, John Kotter pegged the failure rate at 70% and the needle hasn’t moved much since. Major change also takes a long time to implement — between five and seven years on average — and the performance improvements that are …

Management

3 Challenges Organizations Face in Leadership Development

Today's business environment is more complex and volatile and requires a different approach to leadership development.<p>I have always been passionate about investing time and resources in leadership development within my own companies realizing that I first must constantly improve myself before …

Leadership

What we know about how Republicans might replace Obamacare

If there’s one thing Republicans have been clear about for the past six years, it is that the top of their agenda includes repealing Obamacare.<p>But Obamacare repeal would leave an estimated 22 million Americans without coverage and wreak havoc on the individual insurance market. It’s becoming …

Health Care

50 Quotes With the Power to Motivate You to Do Anything

There’s no denying the fact that entrepreneurs need a daily dose of motivation. One of the best ways to lift your spirit is by reading quotes that tug at heartstrings and stimulate our minds.<p>As I'm living the entrepreneur dream and working my 10-13 hours a day, I am in constant need of motivation. …

How Instagram’s Head Engineer Is Using Quantum Mechanics To Manage His Team

James Everingham’s passion for physics predated his management role at Instagram. Here’s how he’s brought one to bear on the other.<p>I didn’t intend to go into computer science, and I definitely didn’t expect to become a manager. Instead, I started out thinking I’d be a laboratory scientist. In …

Management

This Is How To Be Productive: 5 New Secrets Proven By Research

Want to know how to be productive? Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work.It’s like …

Time Management

Researchers: Medical errors now third leading cause of death in United States

Nightmare stories of nurses giving potent drugs meant for one patient to another and surgeons removing the wrong body parts have dominated recent headlines about medical care. Lest you assume those cases are the exceptions, a new study by patient-safety researchers provides some context.<p>Their …

Medicine

What Procrastination Does To Your Happiness?

In September 2014, two British professors wanted to find out what happens when students do not hand over their assignments on time. Their study threw …

Psychologists say a common cognitive trap could be sabotaging your success

What time are you available for a phone call tomorrow? Can you sign off on this project proposal? How much pizza should we order for tomorrow's staff meeting?<p>Ugh. 2 p.m. Yes. 10 pies. Done.<p>You might feel incredibly productive after making these decisions, simply because you checked three items off …

19 things successful people do in the first 10 minutes of the workday

"Getting off on the right foot isn't just important with relationships. It's important with the start of any workday, as well — particularly busy ones," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "You Can't Be Serious! Putting Humor to Work."<p>"The first 10 minutes can also …

Success

Decoding the Top 10 Buzzwords of Healthcare Big Data Analytics

November 16, 2015 - Big data. The Internet of Things. Population health management. Cognitive computing, machine learning, natural language …

Digital Health

6 Curious Hacks to Accomplish More By Doing Less

Yesterday I've crossed two borders, closed three ongoing projects with my clients, sealed the deal with a new prospect and was home by dinner to share a cooked together meal with my significant other.<p>I work around 25 hours per week, get a healthy eight-hour sleep, take unscheduled day offs and …