Timothy Spomar

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5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success

It all comes down to self-awareness.<p>Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to …

Better Care At A Fraction Of The Cost -- Only A Plane Ride Away

Have you ever wondered why hospitals don’t compete on quality? Say there is a hospital in your area that has lower mortality rates, lower infections rates and lower readmissions rates than any of its competitors. In any other market, the business would be scrambling hand over foot to make sure …

FBI Monitoring Armed Standoff in Oregon National Wildlife Refuge

The FBI has taken the lead in monitoring an armed standoff in Oregon where a group of militia members, along with some members of the family of …

12 Pieces Of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

Matt Valentine, buddhaimonia.com<p>1. Live with compassion<p>Compassion is one of the most revered qualities in Buddhism and great compassion is a sign of …

8 Resources for Funding Mobile Healthcare and Fitness Startup

<i>Rahul Varshneya is the co-founder of</i> <i>Arkenea</i> <i>LLC</i><i>, a mobile app consultancy helping healthcare and fitness tracking startups in creating experience-rich mobile apps. Subscribe to his free email series on</i> <i>growth hacking mobile apps for distribution</i><i>.</i><p>The rise of popularity in health, medical and fitness …

Digital Health

Bubble-Propelled Microbots Zoom Around Inside Live Mice

Putting tiny robots to work<p>Last year, in a lab in sunny San Diego, researchers fed a dozen mice a small drop each of a very special liquid. Inside the drops, invisible to the naked eye, were thousands of tube-shaped, microscopic motors. The motors made their way to the mice's stomachs, embedded in …

Making Big Money In Concierge Medicine

<b>A rapidly transforming healthcare environment will enable a substantial number of investors and healthcare entrepreneurs focused on concierge medicine to become wealthy and possibly ultra-wealthy.</b><p>Among primary care and emergency room physicians, as well as a number of different types of specialists …

30 Under 30: The Entrepreneurs Making Healthcare Digital

Our annual list of the best-and-brightest in healthcare and science was so dense that we decided it was time for a spin-out.<p>This year there are two lists: this one, for entrepreneurs who are changing the healthcare space, and a second for pure scientists, which you can find here.<p>The 30 Under 30 in …

Entrepreneurship

Habits That Help Boost Productivity From Dawn To Dusk

Resolutions, intentions, visualizations, and plans are all great. But it’s <i>habits</i> that really change our lives. In fact, a recent article from Psychology Today notes that habits are so powerful that, if we’re in the environment that supports our habit, we’ll carry out the action without even …

Could Plug-And-Play Be The Future Of Healthcare Diagnostics?

As healthcare is moving toward greater consumerization, devices used for diagnostics are keeping pace and becoming leaner, meaner and even cheaper. Radiology, the “darkroom” of the healthcare world, is now coming into the light and directly into patients’ hands… so as to speak.<p>New-age diagnostic …

Medical Blockbuster Book Of The Year: The Patient Will See You Now

Dr. Eric Topol wrote what I believe will be the medical book of 2015 — The Patient Will See You Now: The Future of Medicine is in Your Hands. Dr. Topol is a leading thinker in healthcare’s age of enlightenment. He does a terrific job of laying out the immense potential of smartphones and iMedicine …

Will 2015 deliver the promise of telemedicine?

The year of 2014 was a big year for telemedicine. The idea of using technology to provide remote health care has been around for years, but it really started to take off this year with the proliferation of wearable devices, and providers starting to embrace seeing patients through video chat.<p>In …

Worth a Watch: 5 Smart Pieces of Marriage Advice from Divorcees

They know better than anyone what works and what doesn’t<p>There are plenty of studies on how to make your marriage work, but some of the best advice might just come from people who have been there—and know exactly what happened that made things go sour. BuzzFeed put together a video of divorcees …

Marriage

IDC: Top 10 Technology Predictions For 2015

IDC issued today its top 10 predictions for 2015. In a webcast (and accompanying report), IDC’s Frank Gens advised companies in <i>all</i> industries to “Amazon” themselves, but also predicted that the best job of “Amazoning” will be done by Amazon itself.<p>All innovation today is Amazon-style innovation: at …

How Big Data Will Help Save Healthcare

More and more companies are talking about big data these days—but it’s more than a buzzword. It might just change the way healthcare works in the U.S. From better patient outcomes to a more transparent healthcare system to more accessible and affordable care, big data could change every inch of the …

How To Increase Productivity By Employee Happiness

Whether you are an entrepreneur managing a startup, or a corporate executive with thousands of employees, it’s hard to ignore the evidence of big value from happy employees. For example, the Harvard Business Review a while back included an analysis of hundreds of studies showing an average of 31% …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Wearable Technology And Digital Healthcare Strategies Should Shift Focus To Chronic Medical Illness

As we marvel at the gadgets that companies such as Nike, Fitbit, Jawbone and Apple have recently produced and brought to market–gadgets that can record our heart rate, calories expended, and steps taken—one can only think of how this technology could likely be used on a greater scale to help those …

Prefrontal Connection May be Key in Controlling Anxiety

Natural worriers can relax a little: Neuroscientists are beginning to understand their condition. In particular, recent studies suggest that the …

Medivizor wants to one-up Dr. Google with a personalized medical research service

Dr. Google may be the most popular medical “expert” on the internet, but yet another company wants to push the faux authority off its perch.<p>For the …

Articles about 6 relaxing porches patios and terraces on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...<p>Sited in a remote Canadian forest, a luxurious cabin rental embraces indoor-outdoor living.<p>Nestled along the banks of rivers throughout the United States, these modern …

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