Arsalan Karim

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Senate bill would pay doctors to use Facetime with patients

A new bipartisan Senate bill would let Medicare experiment with paying for more telehealth services, enabling physicians and other healthcare …

Health Care

5 Secrets of Successful mHealth Apps

There are over 100K mobile apps for mHealth tasks, made up for both iOS and Android platforms nowadays. The purpose of the mHealth industry solutions …

The Bot And The Doctor Must Work Together

Here’s how and why.<p>Messaging Leads To Conversational Automation<p>Messaging apps are the new paradigm and the ability to message clinical professionals …

Ready or Not — Healthcare Consumers Want a Mobile Patient Experience

Most people don’t look forward to doctors’ visits. As kids, we dreaded the needles and the medicine. As adults, we dread the time off work, the …

Mobile Health Takes on a New Challenge: Diagnosing Cervical Cancer

Technology’s role in modern healthcare is growing. Artificial intelligence is being used for mental health, and smartphones can use add-ons to do …

Cancer

Cyber Attack At Honda Stops Production After WannaCry Worm Strikes

The WannaCry worm is still alive. Honda said this week that it was forced to halt production for one day at its Sayama plant near Tokyo after finding the WannaCry ransomware in its computer network.<p>This virus is the same one that infected over one million machines worldwide after taking advantage …

Cybersecurity

Researchers Are Using Viruses to Make Superbugs Commit Suicide

Such sweet irony.<p>The gene-editing technology called CRISPR has its origins as a bacterial immune system against viruses, a feature which could be …

Dexcom CEO talks ‘game changer’ diabetes management coming to Apple Watch

With the upcoming watchOS 4 update for Apple Watch slated to bring new features for diabetes management devices, we took some time to speak with Dexcom’s CEO Kevin Sayer this week about what it means for users. When Apple revealed watchOS 4 at its Worldwide Developers Conference this month, it …

Smartwatches

5. Mobile Apps & Devices | Tech Trends

November 21, 2016 — hpectechtrends<p><b>Mobile Apps and Devices</b> is a comprehensive listing of innovations within the field of mobile hardware or software …

Medical Technology

Innovating in a Highly Regulated Industry Like Health Care

When I was Chief Innovation Officer at Boston Children’s Hospital, I often felt that my title should have been Chief Innovation <i>Communication and Relations</i> Officer. In any firm, an innovation program cannot be effective without building bridges within the firm. But, in highly regulated industries, …

Wellness Apps Evade the FDA, Only to Land In Court

Smartphone apps are great at lots of things, from sending selfies, to solving late-night taco cravings. And even if they occasionally fail, the …

Stop Trying to Sound Smart When You’re Writing

When I read a piece of business writing, whether it’s a proposal, a report, or a simple email, I’m turned off by people who have invested more energy …

Creative Writing

How Harley-Davidson Used Artificial Intelligence to Increase New York Sales Leads by 2,930%

It was winter in New York City and Asaf Jacobi’s Harley-Davidson dealership was selling one or two motorcycles a week. It wasn’t enough.<p>Jacobi went for a long walk in Riverside Park and happened to bump into Or Shani, CEO of an AI firm, Adgorithms. After discussing Jacobi’s sales woes, Shani, …

We asked people how to fix EHRs, and boy did they have answers (UPDATED)

Health systems have invested billions on electronic health records, and EHR vendors have kept pace in improving and enhancing their platforms. Yet, …

FHIR holds big promise for interoperability, but will need to coexist with other standards for the foreseeable future

Russell Leftwich, MD, senior clinical advisor of interoperability at InterSystems and member of the HL7 board of directors, says IT professionals …

Health Care Technology

7 Amazing Medical Breakthroughs That Will Wow The World In 2017

Leukemia therapies, augmented reality, and advancements in Alzheimer's treatments are leading the charge for the future of health care.<p>1. Tricorders<p>On the original <i>Star Trek</i>, Dr. McCoy (a.k.a. “Bones”) carried a sensory device called a tricorder to record and relay medical information. Soon, thanks …

Prepare for the Digital Health Revolution

Telemedicine<p><i>How health care is transcending physical walls.</i><p>At the turn of the 20th century, getting a checkup in America frequently meant your doctor …

Healthcare Innovations That Address The 5 Pillars Of Poverty

Good health is a core pillar of wellbeing in every society, as legislators on both sides of the aisle realized when it came time to vote on the Trump administration’s healthcare package last week. Yet even with affordable care, access to health care is elusive for many disadvantaged Americans, as</i> …

Which patients face highest risk for ending up in emergency rooms?

Biostatistician Colin Weaver takes the same kind of algorithms and machine learning techniques that land a certain blender on your Amazon page or a …

Health Care (Canada)

AI can predict heart attacks more accurately than doctors

An estimated 20 million people die each year due to cardiovascular disease. Luckily, a team of researchers from the University of Nottingham in the UK have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict your likelihood of having a heart attack or stroke as well as any doctor.<p>The American …

How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing healthcare

Artificial intelligence has challenges to overcome before it gains full traction in many fields. And healthcare is no exception, especially where privacy is concerned. Last year, DeepMind ran afoul of UK authorities and privacy groups over its data sharing deal with the NHS. Medical information is …

Artificial Intelligence

9 things to know about blockchain in healthcare

October 03, 2016 | Print | Email<p>Blockchain is being posited as the next frontier in healthcare that will help solve some of the industry's …

Blockchain: Opportunities for health care

​Blockchain technology has the potential to transform health care, placing the patient at the center of the health care ecosystem and increasing the …

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 …

What is Blockchain Technology? A Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners

Is blockchain technology the new internet?<p>The blockchain is an undeniably ingenious invention – the brainchild of a person or group of people known …

Blockchain

Blockchain

The World Is Now<br>Open For Business<p>We are on a mission to build a more open, accessible, and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time. …

Pharmaceutical Information Network (PIN), Netcare Learning Centre

PIN and Authorized Health Care Providers<p>Health Care Professionals who do not use real-time integrated systems can access PIN through Alberta Netcare …

Canada

Summary Corporate Plan 2017-2018 | Canada Health Infoway

Description:<p>This plan outlines four important goals to transform health care through innovation and support Canadians to take control of and manage …

Crowdsourcing

IBM wants its Watson supercomputer to treat diabetes, fight cancer, and monitor pregnancy

IBM's putting its Jeopardy-playing supercomputer to work to help doctors treat diabetes, fight cancer and monitor pregnancy.<p>IBM Watson Health this week said it'll begin a partnership with diabetes-drug maker Novo Nordisk. It also unveiled a pregnancy-monitoring app.<p>The idea is to use Watson's …

Diabetes