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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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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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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

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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

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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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This Year’s Connected Health Symposium is Not to be Missed

This Year’s Connected Health Symposium is Not to be Missed

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October 11, 2014

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The 2014 Connected Health Symposium (our 11th) promises to be a feast for those hungry for knowledge on the subject. This year we have content focused on connected health at scale, the patient voice, new ways of sensing health and the latest policy updates – just to name a few of the topics we’ll cover during this two-day event.

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Patrick Burns, Founder and CEO of Principled Strategies

SafeUseNow IDs Risky Opioid Prescribing

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October 10, 2014

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Alcohol, drugs & addiction, Entrepreneurs, Health Tech Forum 2014, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber, Videos&Vlogs:

y analyzing a variety of metrics, the Safe Use Now program identifies prescribing behaviors that may contribute to prescription drug misuse, abuse, addiction, and diversion and stratifies them by risk severity using their proprietary “PSI Score™ model.”

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Donato Tramuto, Founder of Health eVillages

A Conversation with Donato Tramuto, Founder Health eVillages

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October 9, 2014

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

Health eVillages’ Founder, Donato Tramuto is a man with a passion to “heal the villages,” using mobile health technology.

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Martin Kelly headshot

HealthXL – Matchmaking Young Companies with Strategics

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October 7, 2014

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Digital health, Entrepreneurs, HealthXL, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber:

Martin Kelly, CEO of HealthXL says “We are both a matchmaker and a priest. We want to help these companies get married and move on in the relationship.”

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Christina Thielst, Host of Christina's Considerations

Social Media Friendly Hospitals

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October 5, 2014

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Have you ever wondered which hospitals were the most social media friendly or how your organization compares with others? Or, have you wanted to benchmark your hospital against peers, but didn’t know where to find the data.

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