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7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Harvard Business School

The 30-Minute Stepup Workout | Men's Health

Gaddour has broken up the workout into three 10-minute segments. Each section features a new stepup variation to improve your speed (minutes 1 to 10), strength (minutes 11 to 20), or stamina (minutes 21 to 30). Watch Gaddour demonstrate each one in the video above.<p>By the time 30 minutes is up, …

5 Reasons Why Running Is a Metaphor for Life

At the beginning of 2011--at 47 years of age--I took up running for two reasons. One: I had a problem controlling my weight (I wasn't huge, but I wasn't svelte either) and two: to honour my friend Dave Fitzsimons--a two time Olympian and champion runner--who died of non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 2008. …

Marathons

IBM's Watson makes its health care debut on the Apple Watch

Imagine: You’ve been trying to keep your cholesterol low, but constant business travel means too many fast food meals and not enough exercise. What …

Artificial Intelligence

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 …

People with chronic conditions want to use e-tools to manage their care: study

<b>By Helen Branswell</b><p><b>THE CANADIAN PRESS</b><p>TORONTO — A new study suggests Canadians are interested in using electronic communications to help manage their …

Top 10 eHealth trends and best practices

Presentation of Top 10 eHealth & Healthcare trends presented at IDC Content Management Evolution 2014: Portals, Mobile and Social. Madrid (Spain), 11th of March 2014. www.cesaralonso.com

Startup Taking Aim at Chronic Disease Raises $23 Million in Andreessen-Led Round

Omada's Prevent product is designed to help people at risk for developing diabetes.<p>Omada Health has closed a $23 million funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz, in what marks the venture capital firm’s first significant investment in the digital health space.<p>The San Francisco startup’s flagship …

An Entrepreneur's Prescription For Fixing Healthcare: Start Innovating!

Jonathan Bush is CEO and coFounder of athenahealth, Inc., a cloud-based health technology and services company. In his recently published book entitled <i>Where does it Hurt?: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Fixing Health Care</i> he shares his fundamental belief in the need for systems-changing innovations in …

Healthcare Cloud Infographic

As you know, I always love a good infographic. This one does a decent job showing where we’re at in healthcare’s view of the cloud. Basically, cloud …

The Rise of mHealth: 10 Trends

June 27, 2014 | Print | Email<p>In an era of digitization, healthcare has a stronghold on harnessing innovation and connectivity to advance the field. …

Health 2.0 in Europe – Here's 35 startups to watch

It’s no surprise that the intersection of health, wellness and technology is becoming a popular space for entrepreneurs in Europe. From …

Digital health startups have taken $2.2B in funding so far in 2014, already besting 2013 total (report)

The digital health space has continued to heat up, and it’s looking like 2014 will be a big year for investment in the space.<p>A new Rock Health report says that halfway through 2014 more than $2.2B has been invested in digital health startups. That’s already more than the $1.97 billion invested in …

Can Technology Fix Medicine? - MIT Technology Review

After decades as a technological laggard, medicine has entered its data age. Mobile technologies, sensors, genome sequencing, and advances in …

Digital Health

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What Healthcare Could Learn from a Technology Company

Healthcare is very different from most other industries. It is fragmented, conservative, highly regulated, and hierarchical. It doesn’t follow most …

Five Expectations For Patients About The Future of Medicine - The Medical Futurist

The waves of technological changes coming towards us will generate new possibilities as well as serious threats to medicine and healthcare. Every …

5 Things Preventing Technology Adoption In Health Care

The Stanford Medicine X conference is one of the most publicized events in health care. Its hashtag #MedX was a top-trending term on Twitter throughout last week’s event.<p>Every year, thought leaders, physicians, academics and entrepreneurs gather at MedX under common desire: to transform American …

5 Megatrends With The Potential To Transform U.S. Health Care

Recently, Cisco chairman and CEO John Chambers told me that U.S. health care is at a tipping point. A positive one, he hopes, but the truth is no one knows for sure which direction the system will tip.<p>At the close of our interview, I asked Chambers what health care topic he’d like me to cover in …

The most important trend in physician communications

<i>This is the first in a series of posts announcing the latest MDigitalLife report: Missing the forest for the trees: The change in physician roles</i> …

Health Care Industry

Infographic Friday: Doctors Who Help Patients on their Decision Journeys Help Themselves - RealSelf Insights Center

If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time, you’re already familiar with the concept of the “consumer decision journey,” the …

Infographics

Social Media Explained by Patients (not Doughnuts or Cats)

One in three consumers shares health-care experiences on social media, a recent study shows, and those posts impact other patients’ decisions. …

Ex-Google Executive Launches Digital Health Start-Up To Fight Chronic Disease

It’s a common story. A bruising encounter with disease or the health care system spurs an entrepreneur to come up with a solution. Stephanie Tilenius watched her father struggle during his lifetime with obesity, before succumbing to a heart attack. A consultation with a Mayo Clinic or Cleveland …

Health tech's radical promise to patients: Pay doctors for results, not treatments

In recent decades, the health care industry has made remarkable progress in the understanding, detection and treatment of disease, primarily thanks to technological advancements. Given that the majority of Americans are healthy most of the time, one might expect that medical progress would …

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How the crowd, not medical professionals, will lead the health-tech revolution

Technology has improved our ability to control many aspects of our lives — although, it’s done so more rapidly in some areas than others. So we can stream music and films where and when we choose and do our banking at 3 in the morning if we wish. Yet, when it comes to health care, medical …

How To Get Doctors To Email Their Patients

Remember memos? As late as the 1990s, businesspeople would type, print and copy a formal memorandum onto a sheet of pre-printed letterhead to be delivered the next day. But those days before email are ancient history, right? Perhaps not, if you work in healthcare. Despite fueling nearly 18% of our …