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Google Developing Disease Detection Pill
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google X scientists hope to create a pill laden with nanoparticles to non-invasively identify diseases like cancer.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/29/2014
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Medifast Gains Fitbit Integration, Digital Weight Loss Tools
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Like Weight Watchers, Medifast adds digital tools, services for weight-loss clients.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/28/2014
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Fitbit Takes On Apple With New Wearables
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Fitness device market leader preps a smartwatch and two new fitness trackers in a preemptive strike against challenger Apple.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/27/2014
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Connecting With The Digital Citizen
Elaine Beeman, Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting
Commentary
Accenture's Elaine Beeman outlines the principles of the federal Digital Playbook and how they relate to projects like relaunching HealthCare.gov.
By Elaine Beeman Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting, 10/27/2014
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Ebola: 10 Tech Responses To Deadly Disease
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Tech companies are addressing the Ebola scare by offering everything from germ-zapping robots to Ebola tracking apps.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 10/24/2014
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Apple Launches Maps Connect For Small Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
New mapping service aims to improve accuracy of Maps data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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Google Buys Firebase, Fills Cloud Apps Hole
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Bolstering Google Cloud Platform, Firebase service helps developers create mobile and web apps that store and sync data in real-time.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/22/2014
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Can IoT Slash Healthcare Costs?
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
The Internet of Things in healthcare -- a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients -- has the power to drastically cut waste and save lives, says panel.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/22/2014
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Wearable Devices: Privacy, Security Worries Loom Large
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
82% of Americans say they're worried that wearable technology will invade their privacy, according to PwC study.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 10/22/2014
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Shellshock & Why EHRs Need Updating
Michael A.M. Davies, Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners
Commentary
Nearly half of all security breaches occur in healthcare, and outdated medical records systems make data more vulnerable. An up-to-date EHR system can help solve security concerns, save money, and improve patient care.
By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 10/22/2014
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NASA Spinoffs: 6 Innovations In Health & Medicine
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
From solar-powered refrigerators that store vaccines to handheld diagnostic devices -- these technologies were originally developed for NASA missions and were later commercialized to make life better on Earth.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 10/22/2014
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Magic Leap Lands Google Funds
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/2014
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Remaking Healthcare To Improve The Patient Experience
Richard Roth, Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health
Commentary
Technology must help, not hinder, the connection between patients and healthcare providers.
By Richard Roth Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health, 10/21/2014
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IBM Lays Internet Of Things Foundation
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
IBM is offering a set of APIs and cloud services through its BlueMix platform to simplify development for networked devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/21/2014
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Apple Updates iPad, iMac, OS X, iOS
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
iPad Air 2 gets slimmer and more powerful, while iMac gains a 5K Retina display.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/16/2014
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How Johns Hopkins Delivers Coordinated Care
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
Commentary
Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership uses Salesforce.com CRM to deliver a coordinated care model that engages an entire community for better health.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 10/16/2014
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Concussion Tool: Digitized Mouthpiece Warns Athletes
Patience Wait,
News
Sensor-equipped mouthpiece can detect worrisome hits to the head.
By Patience Wait , 10/16/2014
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4 Healthcare IT Lessons From Dreamforce 2014
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
Commentary
Healthcare providers, medical device manufacturers, and data analytics firms explore innovative ways to engage patients.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 10/15/2014
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10 Robots Changing The World
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
Driverless cars are just the beginning. Take a look at the robots we will depend on for health, work, and entertainment.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/15/2014
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9 Tech Companies As Ben & Jerry's Flavors
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Get ready for Amazon Rainforest Crunch and IBM Big Blueberry Bonanza.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 10/15/2014
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