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The Only Colors You Should Ever Use in a Small Space

The best hues for tiny rooms.<p>The best antidote for an undersize space? Rich, saturated color — and lots of it. Designers share the best hues for a tiny room.

Obesity epidemic will reverse 20 year decline in dementia cases, health experts warn

Dementia cases have been declining since 1990 in England but the growing obesity epidemic will reverse that trend within a decade, the Alzheimer's Association annual conference in Copenhagan heard today<p>Britain is facing a health time-bomb which will reverse a 20 year decline in dementia diagnoses …

Google and Novartis to Collaborate on Smart Contact Lens for Diabetics

Google is teaming up with Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis – specifically its Alcon eye care division – to bring its smart contact lens to market. Originally unveiled in January, the futuristic lens analyzes the user’s tears to consistently monitor blood glucose levels.<p>Google[x], the team …

VCs Find Fertile Ground In Women’s Health

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Christine Magee is an analyst for CrunchBase.</i><p>Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and investors may be predominately male, but they’re fully attuned to the women’s health market.<p>Mobile health apps have become increasingly popular as consumers seek to monitor every aspect of their lives …

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Decorating A Tiny Apartment

Small apartments have their upsides – lower rent, often a closer proximity to bustling downtown areas, and a certain irreplaceable cozy charm. That …

Articles about modern energy efficient smart home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...<p>To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...<p>Are you looking for some efficient ways to save energy …

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Landscape design is a matter of personal taste, but there are some approaches that almost any designer would recommend against.<p>San Francisco philanthropist Ann Hatch has long dedicated herself to the making of artful objects.<p>A blank canvas can really get the blood pumping. For some, the sight is a …

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Health Catalyst Raises $41M For Healthcare Data Storage And Analysis

In another sign of the growing VC interest in healthcare technology companies, data warehousing and analytics software company, Health Catalyst, has raised another $41 million in funding.<p>Firms including Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Sorenson Capital, CHV …

Fletcher Allen, Vermont HIE Make Clinical Data Available

Switzerland-based pharmaceutical company Roche has agreed to pay $1.9 billion to buy New York-based Flatiron Health Inc., which has both an oncology …

Hawaii to Release $14.3M for Statewide EMR Implementation

Switzerland-based pharmaceutical company Roche has agreed to pay $1.9 billion to buy New York-based Flatiron Health Inc., which has both an oncology …

NextGen Being Sued by Hospital

| Reprints<p>A hospital in White Sulphur Springs, Mont. is suing NextGen, the Horsham, Penn.-based electronic health record (EHR) vendor for not …

The Cloud by Another Name

As hospital systems of all sizes struggle with the question of how to cope with rapidly increasing data storage requirements, the cloud is becoming …

Three Questions to Consider When Migrating to ICD-10 | Health Standards

The date for compliance with ICD-10 has been pushed back to October 13, 2014, from October 2013, but this doesn’t mean delaying implementation is in …

5 Scientific Discoveries Based On Weird Baby Experiments

Babies can be mysterious creatures -- what exactly is going on in that little noggin? Fortunately, over the years, scientists have developed some creative ways to find out what makes babies tick. Here are some of the weirdest (but not cruel -- no abandonment here!) ways that research has probed …

Pregnancy

Study suggests we're all susceptible to false memories

Researchers from UC Irvine have found that people with extraordinarily accurate memory are as vulnerable to the inception of fake memories as others, indicating that perhaps nobody is protected from memory distortion. The study, published last month in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of …

Study Shows Tablet Program Mitigates Patient Readmission Rates

New Jersey-based HackensackAlliance, an accountable care organization (or ACO), says it has taken care coordination “to the next, high-tech …

Big Marketing Push Underway for EHRs in Developing Nations

With electronic health records now a fixture across much of North America and Europe, the practicality and prevalence of EHRs may soon be equally …

The 5 Year Vision for Networked Medical Devices

Driven by a rapidly aging population and reforms engendered by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), U.S. unit sales of networked medical devices will …

Mobile to Drive Healthcare Analytics Market Through 2020

For the remainder of this decade, no factor will drive the healthcare analytics market as aggressively as mobile.<p>From the implementation of the ACA …

Stages of meaningful use, EMR adoption: HIMSS Analytics Q&A

January 29, 2013 - Given the money that is on offer to eligible professionals and hospitals, the EHR Incentive Programs have become the measuring …

iPatientCare EHR Surges to the Top of Apple’s App Store

iPatientCare, Inc. announced Thursday that its app on iOS is now one of the most downloaded iPad-based EHR applications for physicians and other …

Research Seeks to Correlate IT Usage, Nursing Home Quality

The University of Missouri School of Nursing has received a grant of nearly $1 million from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality …

AppScript wants to help docs find, prescribe best health apps

There are more than 40,000 health-related apps on the market. Yet there is little oversight or organization, leaving even the professionals scratching their heads over what to formally recommend.<p>With tens of thousands of health-related apps on the market, and hundreds more popping up every day, …

Apps

First health app store runs into major hurdle: security flaws

Happtique is on a mission to build a professional app store for health care. But independent developers spotted security flaws just days after the company authorized its first set of medical apps.<p>The company has responded to these concerns by suspending its certification registry until further …

Missouri, Illinois HIEs Sign Data Sharing Agreement

| Reprints<p>Two statewide health information exchanges (HIEs), from Missouri and Illinois, have signed a data-sharing agreement, allowing patient …

Research Firm Sees mHealth as Top Global Healthcare Trend

Research firm Frost & Sullivan has listed mHealth as the top area of growth for the global healthcare market in 2014 as beyond, as indicated by a …

Doctor photo sharing app Figure 1 raises $2M

Healthcare photo sharing app Figure 1 raised $2 million in seed funding. The round was co-led by Version One Ventures and Rho Canada Ventures, a …