Davide Vigano, CEO of Sensoria

Sensoria Weaves Sensors into the Fabric of Your Life

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October 21, 2014

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Entrepreneurs, Exercise & fitness, Health 2.0 2014, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber:

“The garment is going to be the next ultrapersonal computer” – Davide Vigano, CEO of Sensoria

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Myontec Makes Intelligent Shorts to Improve Your Performance

Myontec Makes Intelligent Shorts to Improve Your Performance

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October 20, 2014

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Innovation/innovative companies, Innovator Series, Salber, Sports and Health:

By training using these shorts, athletes (including weekend warriors) can improve muscle balance (right vs. left side, hams vs quads) and thus improve performance.

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Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD, author of The Doctor Weighs In on Everything

Ebola: The Psychology and Politics of Hysteria

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October 19, 2014

6 comments

Ebola, Global Health, Health care & health policy, Michaeli, Neurobiology, Psychology & behavior, Public Health:

The Ebola scare has deep biological roots. We are programmed to fear the unknown and be averse to to losses. Some politicians exploit it for personal gain. They should be exposed and repudiated.

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Pat Salber, MD, MBA, Host of The Doctor Weighs In

Nano Silver & Ebola: Is Google Messing with My Meta?

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October 19, 2014

3 comments

Salber, Social Media:

When a preview snippit is changed from anti- to pro, search results can be misleading. Check out what happened to my recent Nano Silver & Ebola post

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Adrian Gropper, contributor, The Health Care Blog

Ebola Offers a Teachable Moment For Health Information Technology

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October 18, 2014

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IT:

The essence of controlling Ebola is surveillance. To accept surveillance, the population must trust the system responsible for surveillance. That simple fact is as true in Liberia as it is in the US. The problem is that health care surveillance has been privatized and interoperability is at the mercy of commerce.

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Rick Altinger, CEO of Glooko

Glooko: Linking Blood Glucose to What’s Happening in Your Life

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October 17, 2014

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Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Digital health, Entrepreneurs, HealthXL, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber:

Patients can then useGlooko to contextualize the glucose readings by adding lifestyle information that surrounds the time the measurement was taken: what they ate, how many carbs they ingested, what medications they took, whether they were exercising.

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Ash Damle, Founder and CEO of Lumiata

Lumiata: Powering Predictive-First Healthcare

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October 16, 2014

9 comments

Big data, Health 2.0 2014, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber, Videos&Vlogs:

Lumiata powers Predictive-First Healthcare by combining the brilliance of physicians with the analytical power of big data

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David Harlow, host of HealthBlawg

Apple HealthKit – Epic Integration at Ochsner Health System – David Harlow Interviews Dr. Richard Milani

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October 15, 2014

2 comments

IT:

The first health system to announce that it had integrated HealthKit into its Epic EHR is Ochsner Health System in Louisiana. It is a 12-hospital, 40-clinic operation with over 900 physicians. I spoke recently with Dr. Richard Milani, Ochsner’s Chief Clinical Transformation Officer.

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Penguins are Jumping…Payment Reform is Leaping!

Penguins are Jumping…Payment Reform is Leaping!

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October 14, 2014

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POLICY:

I’ve written before about what economists call “The Penguin Problem” — No one moves unless everyone moves, so no one moves. The healthcare Payment Penguin Problem goes something like this.

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Patricia LaChance, patient safety advocate

Sleep Apnea + Opiods = Post-Surgical Preventable Death

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October 14, 2014

5 comments

Medical Error, Patient Safety:

In far too many instances, post-surgical patients are placed on opioid therapy with little or no consideration given to their medical histories, especially as they relate to medication tolerance and opiod-induced respiratory depression.

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Technology & Innovation

Davide Vigano, CEO of Sensoria

Sensoria Weaves Sensors into the Fabric of Your Life

October 21, 2014 1 comment

“The garment is going to be the next ultrapersonal computer” – Davide Vigano, CEO of Sensoria

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Politics & Policy

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD, author of The Doctor Weighs In on Everything

Ebola: The Psychology and Politics of Hysteria

October 19, 2014 6 comments

The Ebola scare has deep biological roots. We are programmed to fear the unknown and be averse to to losses. Some politicians exploit it for personal gain. They should be exposed and repudiated.

Read More...