Kit Sumabat

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Pneumonia costs PhilHealth at least P 2 billion annually – expert

Pneumonia topped the list of 20 illnesses that the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. paid for in claims annually, costing at least 2 billion pesos in …

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PHL Medical Association, magdo-donate ng biometrics equipment sa PhilHealth

U.S. hospitals speed transition to digital records -study

* Number of hospitals going digital triples since 2010<p>* U.S. funding for health IT driving the switch<p>July 8 (Reuters) - U.S. hospitals are making major strides in switching to electronic health records from paper, driven by an infusion of federal funding for the nationwide effort, according to a …

Mobile Messaging – The Future of Health Care Technology

More industries and sectors that have ‘front of house’ or public interaction at their core are discovering that text messaging is a useful tool that …

Ponderings from the Podium: Big Data, Mobile Health & Information Exchange

Associations and federal agencies have been busy hosting meetings and webinars that address pressing issues facing healthcare organizations, …

Teaching Doctors How to Think

Clinical decision-making will always be imperfect. But there are ways to make it better.<p>Jonathan_W (@whatie) / Flickr<p><i>"He who thinks he knows doesn't know. He who knows that he doesn't know, knows." -- Joseph Campbell</i><p>I have made clinical errors, also known as mistakes, at various points in my …

Saharan Africa

There are smartphones, and then there are smartphones that also make a difference. With the recent re-engagement in the Millennium Villages Project …

Survey: Mobile, cloud computing are source of most healthcare security worries

This week, a study from the Ponemon Institute found that cloud based storage and mobile applications are the typical sources for safety concerns in …

House Call: Five Smartphone Accessories That Help Monitor Your Health

Smartphones are kind of like the Swiss Army knives of the tech world. They make calls. They allow you to send and receive email, browse the Web, …

One Man's Quest To Make Medical Technology Affordable To All

David Green is a man on a mission to drive down the cost of medical devices and health services.<p>His tactic: Use market forces and slightly tweaked business strategies to make health care accessible to even the poorest people. And he's had some amazing success.<p>I caught up with Green (no relation to …

How mobile phones bring good things to life (and health)

…and I’m not talking about GE here (or here).<p>Most people (75%) still view phone calls as the communication mode that best bolsters their …

Mobile Technology Is Transforming The Health Industry, But To What Extent?

Technology is in the process of bringing change to every piece of the health industry — wellness, fitness, healthcare, medicine — you name it. And as it always seems with introduction of new technologies, it’s awe-inspiring how quickly they can transform entire industries yet, at the same time, …

How the soul of open source is saving time, money — and lives — in health care

<i>Rich Roth is VP of Strategic Innovation at Dignity Health.</i><p>[<i>Editor’s note: VentureBeat selected Dignity Health to speak at our HealthBeat event last month because of their unique model; we asked them to follow up on their talk with this look at how an ‘open source’ model can speed up innovation in</i> …