Business
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Up Next for Care-Hacking Startups: Transforming Data into Action

Deanna Pogorelc - February 24, 2014

First published on MedCityNews.com. Digital health futurist Fard Johnmar has a great way of describing the movement under way in consumer health engagement — he calls it care…

Medical Devices
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The Quantified Self Goes to the Olympics

Deanna Pogorelc - February 20, 2014

First published on MedCityNews.com. Since wearable health technologies seem to have found the most traction in a slice of the population with a great interest in being healthy,…

Business
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Potential Malaria Detection, Drug Sensitivity Handheld Testing Device on Indiegogo

Deanna Pogorelc - February 17, 2014

First published on MedCityNews.com. A “handheld laboratory” designed to diagnose malaria in under 15 minutes could be in the hands of healthcare workers overseas within two years if…

Business
334 views

Verizon, WellPoint, CVS, Walgreens Ally with Former Senators to Push Telehealth Policy Reform

Deanna Pogorelc - February 14, 2014

First published on MedCityNews.com. A cohort of big players in connected health is joining three former senators in pursuit of policy that supports broad use of telehealth and…

eHealth
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Six Mobile Health App Design Tips

Deanna Pogorelc - February 6, 2014

First published on MedCityNews.com. A great majority of patients with chronic diseases would accept mobile app prescriptions from their physicians, according to a survey of 2,000 patients released…

eHealth
404 views

ACA Success Stories Social Media Campaign: Marketing Hit or Miss?

Deanna Pogorelc - February 2, 2014

First published on MedCityNews.com. Remember Chad Henderson – the hero for journalists who were hungry for health insurance exchange success stories when the site first launched in October?…

Business
859 views

ZipLine Medical: Surgical Wound Closure Without Stitches or Staples

Deanna Pogorelc - January 29, 2014

First published on MedCityNews.com. To prevent the scarring and discomfort of stitches and staples, a medical device company has created what it thinks is a quicker, simpler…

Diagnostics
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New Blood Test Could Help Doctors Figure Out Origins of Strokes

Deanna Pogorelc - January 27, 2014

First published on MedCityNews.com. Clinical trials are underway for what could be a first-of-its-kind blood test that would help doctors determine what caused a patient to have a…

Business
363 views

SaaS Firm Crowdfunds “People-Focused” Image Sharing

Deanna Pogorelc - January 25, 2014

First published on MedCityNews.com. There’s too much time and distance involved in sharing medical images today, says the team of physicians and computer scientists at MyMedImage. First…

Business
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Healthcare IT VC Funding Almost Doubled in 2013

Deanna Pogorelc - January 18, 2014

First published on MedCityNews.com. Mobile health companies led the way to a record year for healthcare IT companies seeking venture capital, according to a new report from consulting…