What the Ebola Outbreak Shows Us About Modern Health Technology
Global Healthcare
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Global Healthcare
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What the Ebola Outbreak Shows Us About Modern Health Technology

Patti Doherty - September 19, 2014

Unfortunately, emerging disease outbreaks are nothing new. However, the current Ebola virus outbreak in Africa is showing us more than just the cracks in international public health…

How Health Innovators Can Foster Patient Empowerment
Business
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Business
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How Health Innovators Can Foster Patient Empowerment

Patti Doherty - May 7, 2014

Now that questions about implementation of the Affordable Care Act shift from “how many people have enrolled” to “will patient outcomes be improved,” healthcare innovators similarly would…

WEF’s Top 10 Innovations for 2014: How May These Impact the Future of Healthcare?
eHealth
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eHealth
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WEF’s Top 10 Innovations for 2014: How May These Impact the Future of Healthcare?

Patti Doherty - March 27, 2014

The World Economic Forum (WEF) recently issued its predictions for the top 10 emerging technological innovations. The World Economic Forum (WEF) recently issued its predictions for the top 10 emerging technological…

CVS Kicks the Habit, with Implications for Consumer-Centered Healthcare
Business
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Business
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CVS Kicks the Habit, with Implications for Consumer-Centered Healthcare

Patti Doherty - February 12, 2014

CVS/Pharmacy’s recent announcement that it will cease selling tobacco products in all its stores by October 1 made headlines nationwide. The decision underscores the growing power of…

MyHealthTeams CEO Eric Peacock on Social Media in Healthcare [Part II]
eHealth
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eHealth
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MyHealthTeams CEO Eric Peacock on Social Media in Healthcare [Part II]

Patti Doherty - November 6, 2013

Part Two—Interview with Eric Peacock, CEO, Co-founder, MyHealthTeams Part Two—Interview with Eric Peacock, CEO, Co-founder, MyHealthTeamsEric Peacock co-founded the social networking company MyHealthTeams to help people suffering from…

MyHealthTeams CEO Eric Peacock Offers New Function for Social Media in Healthcare
eHealth
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eHealth
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MyHealthTeams CEO Eric Peacock Offers New Function for Social Media in Healthcare

Patti Doherty - October 26, 2013

Eric Peacock founded the social site MyHealthTeams to help people suffering from chronic diseases and their friends and families find better ways to communicate with each other…

Technology Access Could Lower Barriers to Clinical Trial Acceptance
eHealth
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eHealth
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Technology Access Could Lower Barriers to Clinical Trial Acceptance

Patti Doherty - August 15, 2013

"Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought." Nobel Laureate Albert Szent-Gyorgyi no doubt would be impressed with…

Clinical Trials Could Get More Help From Social Media
eHealth
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eHealth
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Clinical Trials Could Get More Help From Social Media

Patti Doherty - July 20, 2013

A few months ago, I discussed the development of a patient-centered clinical trial, in which participants could access their own health data and even help design more…

Medical Devices
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On Cleveland Clinic’s Top 10 Healthcare Innovations of 2013

Patti Doherty - December 6, 2012

Earlier this week, I reflected on the Cleveland Clinic predictions on the Top 10 innovations in healthcare for 2012 from the vantage point of the year coming to a close. Today,…

Medical Devices
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The Top 10 Healthcare Innovations of 2012. How Well Did They Do?

Patti Doherty - December 4, 2012

Last year, the Cleveland Clinic predicted what the Top 10 innovations in healthcare for 2012 would be. Before we report on the Cleveland Clinic’s predictions for 2013, let’s review how well…