Jeremy Verdo

13 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 2 Following | @jeremyverdo | Keep up with Jeremy Verdo on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jeremy Verdo”

Can Big Data And Mobile Make Health Care More Effective?

<i>By Sue Poremba</i><p>Mobile and big data are good medicine for health care. Providers are leveraging big data to more effectively inform decisions while taking advantage of the immediacy and convenience that mobile device technology has to offer.<p>For example, athenahealth’s Epocrates Bugs + Drugs, which …

Sony gets into genetic analysis with aim of helping docs pick better treatments

We tend to forget that many companies celebrated for their shiny things also have significant interest in health care; <i>everyone</i> gets sick, after all. Sony is one of this gang, producing medical-grade equipment and the like under its own name, as well as buying up and investing in outfits that have …

Lead A Better Life Through Numbers: Seth Roberts Talks Quantified Self

He's an advocate of "Quantified Self," the movement started by Gary Wolf and Kevin Kelly to capture data about yourself (such as what you eat, how much you sleep, your mood) to monitor and improve your day-to-day functioning.<p>A number of activity monitors, sleep monitors, and other biometric devices …

Mobile Health Technologies: Future Tools of Healthcare

A presentation touching on an overview of mobile health tools including apps, social media, patient portals, genomics, and mobile clinical trials.

The Obsession With Medical Costs Will Turn Mobile Health Apps And Devices Into A Major Growth Industry

To lower skyrocketing costs, consumers and the health care industry are looking at a variety of solutions. Increasingly, apps and mobile devices that allow consumers to take charge of their own treatment are seen as ways to start bringing down costs. They are taking health care out of hospitals and …

mHealth

How Mobile Apps Could Transform Rural Health Care

When it comes to rur­al health care, broad­band is a mat­ter of life or death.<p>Rur­al res­id­ents seek ser­vices from primary-care doc­tors and …

Health Care

Mobile Health Tech: From Novel Startups to Global Industry

<i>Last week's mHealth summit in Washington, D.C., gave tech leaders an opportunity to evaluate the field and its future.</i><p>Mobile MIM<p>Mobile health technologies are the fastest growing sector of one of the fastest growing markets in the world, projected to be worth $11.8 billion by 2018. At the mHealth …

5 Health Tech Trends to Watch in 2014

2013 was a big year for consumer health technology. According to mobile tech consultancy Research2Guidance, there are now close to 100,000 mobile …

DrChrono to developers: Use our API to help us fix health care

Health care is a massive market opportunity for any developer — and yet, only about 1.3 percent of the application programming interfaces (APIs) on ProgrammableWeb are associated with clinical services.<p>In Mountain View. Calif, a company called DrChrono announced today that it has opened up its API …

How Mobile Technology Is Changing Medicine As We Know It

Technology is constantly shaping medicine and has led to a number of innovations in the past decade. Systems ranging from electronic health records …

Mark Seliger's greatest portraits - in pictures

If you are a star, Mark Seliger will have photographed you – and that includes presidents.<br>The photographer knew exactly how he wanted to capture Barack Obama when he took his portrait in 2011:<br>"I had this idea of photographing him from the front and back. Obama's only concern was that the back angle …