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Is Meditation for Cognitive Wellness the Next Big Healthcare Trend?

Is Meditation for Cognitive Wellness the Next Big Healthcare Trend?

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December 5, 2013

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Cognition & the brain, IT:

As I am preparing for the mhealth summit presentation “Using the Digital Tools of Play to Personalize Health” I am wondering if meditation, like gaming, will become a driver of wider acceptance of mind-training interventions for cognitive wellness.

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Why Some Low-Income People Don’t Eat Healthy

Why Some Low-Income People Don’t Eat Healthy

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October 9, 2013

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Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Food and nutrition, Medicine: wellness & disease:

By Patricia Salber A small, qualitative study on “Challenges to Health Eating for People with Diabetes in a Low-Income, Minority Neighborhood” appears in the October… Read More ›

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1 in 3 people is interested in doing mobile health, but they skew younger

1 in 3 people is interested in doing mobile health, but they skew younger

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June 27, 2013

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Technology in healthcare:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 6/19/2013 The headline for the HarrisInteractive/HealthDay mobile health (mHealth) survey reads, “Lots of Americans Want Health Care… Read More ›

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Invention is the Talent of Youth, As Judgement is of Age

Invention is the Talent of Youth, As Judgement is of Age

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June 5, 2013

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Aging, anti-aging & longevity, Entrepreneurs, Family and kids, Health care & health policy, Innovation/innovative companies, Payment, People in healthcare, Technology in healthcare, Wireless Health:

By Lisa Suennen First Posted at Venture Valkyrie on 6/4/2013 “Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.”  Jonathan Swift This week… Read More ›

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Wellness, Nondiscrimination and Evidence-Based Public Policy

Wellness, Nondiscrimination and Evidence-Based Public Policy

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June 2, 2013

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Change Management, Health care & health policy, Medicine: wellness & disease, Payment, People in healthcare, POLICY, RESEARCH, Wellness:

By David Harlow First Posted at HealthBlawg on 6/2/2013 A couple of recent wellness-related headlines caught my eye. Exhibit A: The Federales (IRS, DOL &… Read More ›

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The role of internet technologies in reducing health care costs: Meeker inspirations

The role of internet technologies in reducing health care costs: Meeker inspirations

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May 31, 2013

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Entrepreneurs, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Medicine: wellness & disease, People in healthcare, Psychology & behavior, Social Media, Technology in healthcare, Wellness, Wireless Health:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 5/30/2013 Tablets, wearables, smartphones, video and QR codes: these are fast-growing platforms moving data around the… Read More ›

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Ten Reasons Why Hospitals, Health Plans And Medical Groups Should Invest In Developing Their Physicians’ Patient-Centered Communication Skills

Ten Reasons Why Hospitals, Health Plans And Medical Groups Should Invest In Developing Their Physicians’ Patient-Centered Communication Skills

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May 30, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Medical Ethics, Patient experience, Patient Safety, Payment, People in healthcare, Physician leadership, POLICY, RESEARCH:

By Stephen Wilkins, MPH First Posted at Mind the Gap on 5/29/2013 “Patients are, in fact, overly patient; they put up with unnecessary discomforts and… Read More ›

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The health and wellness gap between insured and uninsured people

The health and wellness gap between insured and uninsured people

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May 25, 2013

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Change Management, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Payment, People in healthcare, RESEARCH:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 5/24/2013 If you have health insurance, chances are you take several actions to bolster your health… Read More ›

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What Population Health and Care Management Needs to Know About Getting People to Take Their Pills

What Population Health and Care Management Needs to Know About Getting People to Take Their Pills

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May 22, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Patient Safety, People in healthcare, Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals, Psychology & behavior, RESEARCH:

By Dr. Jaan Sidorov First Posted at Disease Management Care Blog on 5/21/2013 Suspecting that the poorly controlled [insert name of chronic condition here] is… Read More ›

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Telemedicine’s Achilles’ Heel – The Telephone

Telemedicine’s Achilles’ Heel – The Telephone

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May 17, 2013

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Change Management, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Medicine: wellness & disease, Payment, People in healthcare, POLICY, RESEARCH, Wellness:

By Dan Munro First Posted at Forbes on 5/6/2013 We’ll get to the antique telephone in a minute – but first a little background. Last… Read More ›

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