Stephanie Cion

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Even with AI, people still the driving force of innovation

Had a great time at SXSW and I’ve been working with John Furrier and the team over at theCube for years so when I was asked to jump on stage at the …

Artificial Intelligence

Apps That Hint at a Fanciful Fake Future - MIT Technology Review

Right now, one of the best gadgets for viewing augmented reality or virtual reality may be sitting in your pocket.<p>Smartphones, especially newer, …

Virtual Reality

Only 28% of consumers are comfortable selecting a health monitoring device on their own

<i>Parks Associates releases consumer segmentation identifying key connected health consumer categories</i>Parks Associates announced new connected health …

Digital Health

Plenty of buzz for AI in healthcare, but are any systems actually using it?

It doesn’t take much to grab hospital executives’ attention these days—just casually mention the words “artificial intelligence” and watch their eyes …

Making Telehealth a Valuable Part of Preventive Care Programs

January 10, 2018 - An under-the-radar bill introduced in Congress last year could, if passed, pave the way for Medicare coverage of telehealth in …

Health Care

7 Trends Driving Global Health And Life Sciences In 2015

There are presently massive shifts occurring in the competitive global landscape of health, and particularly in the life sciences. As we approach 2015, it is imperative that leaders in the health space understand the trends and shifts happening around them, not only in the US, but also in …

Billionaire Bunkers: Exclusive Look Inside the World's Largest Planned Doomsday Escape

For the very first time, a modern day Noah’s Ark has opened its doors for an exclusive inside look offering up plans for the ultimate Billionaire bunker and doomsday escape.<p>Vivos founder and CEO Robert Vicino announced Vivos Europa One which will be an invitation only, five star, underground …

Swimming Pools

Mind Over Matter: The Ultimate Pursuit For Brain Health

For the past 200 years, science and medicine have approached the human brain as an entity separate from the human body. Today, with greater emphasis on preventative healthcare, a new discipline and field of study is emerging that connects the concepts of “mind, body and soul” to determine ultimate …

Digital Health

The Companies Disrupting Healthcare In 2015

Healthcare is the worlds largest industry today – it is three times larger than the banking sector. After lagging behind for almost five decades, this industry is revitalizing and transforming itself faster than any other vertical.<p>Improving the healthcare system requires simultaneous pursuit of …

Digital Health

Gulp! Mom, Far Away, Is At The Emergency Room-What Now?

Imagine yourself in this situation: you get a phone call from your aging parent, sounding serious. You’re hundreds of miles away. It’s a medical matter.<p>We recently found ourselves on the receiving end of this. “It’s Mom. I can’t swallow, and this has been going on all day. I went to Urgent Care and …

Aging

A New Era For Pharmaceuticals: New Commercial Models

by Rick Edmunds, Rolf Fricker, and Stephan Danner<p>The pharmaceutical industry is undergoing a commercial evolution. Traditional sales and marketing tactics — such as the classic in-person sales rep model — have declined, straining under the pressure of rising costs, new regulations, increasing …

Innovation

PillPack Raises $50 Million In Latest Funding Round

The last time we spoke, TJ Parker, the CEO of PillPack, said the company had some exciting developments coming, but that he couldn’t talk about them.<p>Today, the company announced one of those developments: a $50 million funding round, led by CRV, an early-stage venture capital firm. “The primary …

Customer Service

Prosthetic electrodes will return amputees' sense of touch

For all the functionality and freedom that modern prosthetics provide, they still cannot give their users a sense of what they're touching. That may soon change thanks to an innovative electrode capable of connecting a prosthetic arm's robotic sense of touch to the human nervous system that it's …

Why Human Resources Is Dead

According to Wikipedia “human resource” was first used by economist John R. Commons in his book <i>The Distribution of Wealth</i> which was published in 1893, over 120 years ago. The term also gained a lot of traction in the 1910′s and 1920′s where it was quite literally used to mean that workers were seen …

The Workplace

U.S. Health Care Companies Enjoy Big Opening In India

India’s economy is expected to grow 7.5% in the year ahead, driven by ever-growing demand for energy, infrastructure, and technology and high-quality healthcare. I’ve traveled to India to see what’s happening.<p>On my first visit to India, which was structured by prominent serial entrepreneur, Ritika …

Medical Technology

The Coolest Tech Startups at CES 2014

<b>LAS VEGAS --</b> At the 2014 International CES, amid all the new tablets and smartphones and audio systems and mega-huge TVs, is an area called Eureka Park. It's where technology startups come together to show off their shiny gadgets and services. It's where entrepreneurialism and innovation bubble …

Startups

Tikker - The watch that estimates life expectancy so you live better!

Tikker is a wrist watch that counts down your life to remind and motivate you to make better, heathier, and happier life choices. Make every moment …

Want to Know When You'll Die? 'Big Data' Could Tell You

Tech & Science<p>Last year, a life insurance agent came to Nathan DeWall’s Lexington, Kentucky, home to weigh him, take his blood pressure and ask a …

This $1.5B Startup Is Making Health Insurance Suck Less

In less than two years, Oscar Health, a New York City-based health insurance company, has already amassed 40,000 members, with its member-friendly …

Survey: Out-of-Pocket Costs for Health Care Up 11%

Both health-care consumers and providers felt the squeeze of rising health-care costs in 2014 – with out-of-pocket costs for patients rising 11% -- according to a TransUnion Healthcare report released Wednesday.<p>“Our latest report demonstrates that consumers continue to feel the pressure of rising …

4 Ways to Get Cheaper Health Insurance

More Americans than ever are buying their own health insurance plans, but navigating the marketplace has never been trickier. While it's not easy, …

Uber for Doctors: 5 Apps Bring Back House Calls

Silicon Valley is trying to revolutionize the way Americans get medical care by bringing doctors directly to your phone, but another fast-growing …

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AOL

PhilHealth: Negligent employers face hefty fines, penalties

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) on Thursday, April 23, warned negligent employers that they face hefty …

Insurance you'll still need in retirement

Once you're retired, you typically don't need disability or life insurance to replace your wages. You'll be living off other sources of income: your …

Health Care by Decade: A Guide to Protecting Your Health in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s

Just like your 401(k), your health is a long-term investment that you really can't afford to push to the bottom of your priority list.<p>Yet knowing what steps to take in order to stay healthy isn't always obvious--thanks to all of the conflicting information out there.<p>Do you need a mammogram at 40 or …

Health Care

Private Exchanges and Pet Insurance

On this morning's program, the hosts will be discussing private health insurance exchanges, pet insurance and more with special guests from Accenture …

Thousands May Have Been Shorted On Insurance Subsidies After Calculation Error

Thousands of families with a disabled or deceased parent may have received a lower subsidy than they deserved to buy health coverage through the …

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