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Washington's version of Silicon Valley startup founders

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's "18F" program to create its own version of a high-tech startup for government digital projects has …

9 mind-expanding documentaries to increase your intelligence

Be honest, now and then we all spend our free time watching various TV series, don’t we? And while some may consider it to be a rather meaningless …

Cardio Exercise Heart Rate

Your cardio exercise heart rate has a big impact on the outcome of your workout. Keep it too low and you won't induce the stress that helps your …

AT&T is updating its system for monitoring patient health remotely

Over the past two years, AT&T has jumped in on the growing telehealth trend with its Remote Patient Monitoring kit. The service provides patients with various Bluetooth-enabled medical devices — such as blood pressure cuffs and smart scales — that send health data along to their health care …

2016 Predictions: Digital Health's Second Wave And Thirteen Transformative Healthcare Trends

This year, we’ve seen dramatic developments in the movement to transform healthcare. Finally, there’s progress in the fight against chronic diseases like obesity and diabetes. Many payors and providers are working to reinvent themselves and realize that healthcare reform is here to stay. The …

Lean startup: Don’t “just test it”

The lean startup approach is at times interpreted as action without planning and measuring. The logic is: “We don’t know the road ahead so we cannot …

Great communication in healthcare can save lives

One carefully worded text message encouraging people to donate organs added an extra 100,000 donors to the list, all thanks to behavioural insights<p>We are only just beginning to learn about the power of words in health. Not the great works of literature, whose influence goes without saying, but the …

Ex-Apple exec describes first-hand experience using Theranos technology

Jean-Louis Gassée, former head of Apple engineering in the late ’80s, wrote about his personal experience using the technology of Theranos, a …

Insurance start-up Oscar seeks to shake up healthcare through its app

Imagine you can't sleep, so you grab your cellphone, open an app, type in "insomnia" and browse a list of specialists. Then you make an appointment with a doctor who the app says has a record of not just being the cheapest but also treating patients of your age and gender.<p>Maybe then you fall back …

Telemedicine Is Vital to Reforming Health Care Delivery

<b>Telemedicine Is Vital to Reforming Health Care Delivery</b><b>By Joseph C. Kvedar, MD</b><b>October 7, 2015</b><b>Harvard Business Review</b> Health care remains one of the …

Telemedicine Is Vital to Reforming Health Care Delivery

Health care remains one of the few services that require people to have a face-to-face interaction to obtain access. But more and more consumers are questioning that reality, and change is on the way. In January 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new provider …

Congress Passed A Bill To Change Obamacare. What Happened Next Will Amaze You.

Turns out, Republicans in Congress can make Obamacare better when they want to.<p>WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama signed a bill into law Wednesday, which is pretty boring in and of itself. The legislation is kind of boring, too. But what made the moment significant is it's the first time in four …

This vegan butternut squash soup is an Ayurvedic all-star

<i>Mikaela Reuben is a rising (healthy) rock star chef, cooking for celebrity clients like Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson, and traveling the world to whip</i> …

Are Indian startups hiring recklessly?

Indian technology startups have been on a hiring spree lately—thanks to easy availability of funds. But, given their business models, the huge manpower they have accumulated may soon <b></b>turn into a liability. In fact, several companies are already reworking their hiring policies, and some are trimming …

Your startup team just screwed up badly — here’s what you do next

You’ve been there. Someone on your team just screwed it up. Your production website went down in the middle of the night, it took hours to bring it back up. It’s 10am the next day, you’re at your daily standup, and the culprit is looking down, ashamed and quiet; the team is noticeably uncomfortable …