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

The Early Results are In: Obamacare and the Uninsured

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September 1, 2014

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Health care & health policy, INSURANCE, Salber:

Uninsured numbers drop – Good news for those of us who favor government-facilitated health insurance coverage.

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Nathan Cortez, JD, , Asst Dean of Research SMU Dedman School of Law

Nathan Cortez JD on FDA Regulation of Mobile Health Technologies

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August 28, 2014

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Entrepreneurs, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber, Technology in healthcare:

One of the hottest topics in mHealth is FDA Regulation – Listen to this TDWI podcast as Nathan Cortez, JD, a leading expert in field, addresses the issues.

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Dental restorations

4 Questions to Ask Before You Get a Dental Restoration

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August 27, 2014

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Salber:

Only four states in the U.S. require either certification or continuing education for those who create dental restorations. Dental laboratories in more than 40 states in the U.S. remain unregulated.

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Cyrcadia:  A Wearable, Social Breast Cancer Screening Bra

Cyrcadia: A Wearable, Social Breast Cancer Screening Bra

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August 21, 2014

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Cancer, Entrepreneurs, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber:

Cyrcadia has developed a complex sensing grid that can sense temperature changes in throughout the tissues of both breasts. And there’s an app to make monthly screening social….really?

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Downey Woodpecker

Birding for Life

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August 20, 2014

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Mental health, Salber, Stress & relaxation:

Trish O’Kane’s lovely opinion piece on birds and birding in the 8/16/14 New York Times, titled “What the Sparrows Told Me,” may change the way you look at birds forever.

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TDWI on TV:  Campbell & Salber Talk Ebola

TDWI on TV: Campbell & Salber Talk Ebola

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August 6, 2014

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Fox News, Global Health, Public Health, Salber:

Kevin Campbell and Pat Salber appear on several news casts explaining (almost) everything you want to know about the ebola epidemic.

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

Ebola: Is the US at Risk?

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August 4, 2014

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Salber:

There has been a lot of concern expressed about whether transporting Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, medical missionaries infected with Ebola, back to the US puts the us at risk for an Ebola epidemic like the one devastating West Africa right now. Watch as I answer that question on Fox news today

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Derek Newell, CEO, Jiff

Jiff: Rewarding Employees Digital Health Achievements

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July 30, 2014

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Digital health, Digital Health Summer Summit 2014, Entrepreneurs, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber, Technology in healthcare:

The Jiff platform collects “digital exhaust” from health apps to facilitate tying improved health outcomes to reductions in employees’ out-of-pocket cost-sharing.

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Vinod Kholsa, Founder, Kholsa Ventures

Entrepreneurs: Vinod Khosla Answers Your Questions

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July 29, 2014

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Digital health, Entrepreneurs, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber, SV Health 2.0:

Video: Vinod Khosla, Founder of Khosla Ventures answers entrepreneurs questions for almost an hour at 7/2014 Health 2.0 Silicon Valley in Sunnyvale, Cal. Fun & informative.

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Doctors:  Solve “Daily Rounds” Clinical Cases on Your Phone

Doctors: Solve “Daily Rounds” Clinical Cases on Your Phone

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July 26, 2014

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EDUCATION, Entrepreneurs, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber, SV Health 2.0:

Daily Rounds collects clinical cases from medical schools & individual docs so physicians can learn from case studies via their mobile phone.

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