July 29, 2015 in In the News
Few can see past the speeches and the political battles to the doctor over there that is tending the infirm, and to the hospital that is receiving those in anguish, or feel in their heart painful wrath at the injustice which denies the miracle of healing to the old and to the poor. And fewer still have the courage to stake reputation, and position, and the effort of a lifetime upon such a cause when there are so few that share it. But it is just such men who illuminate the life and the history of a nation.
February 17, 2015 in In the News
The article below is a great read from the end of 2014, so we wanted to share it with you – our readers. In it, Chirag Patel of Highnote Foundry talks about why he believes 2015 will be the year telemedicine takes off, and what he believes needs to happen for this growth to occur.
October 28, 2014 in In the News
“Hospital caregivers typically bring their own mobile devices to work and use them to share clinical and care coordination information other members of their multidisciplinary care team. It’s a practice that screams “HIPAA violation.”
October 13, 2014 in In the News
The potential benefits brought by an interconnected world via the Internet is amazing, especially when it comes to the mundane and sometimes laborious such as getting in touch with your doctor via the phone. Physicians are often notoriously busy people, and it’s common to wait on hold during a phone call for 15 minutes or more, until the doctor has two minutes to chat. Luckily, more providers are adopting technological communications into their practices: starting with secure email portals for their patients. Although some people worry that this technology is phasing out physicians, a new study published in October in the journal Health Affairs shows the inclusion of secured email communication has actually made patient-doctor talks more efficient.
September 17, 2014 in In the News
Physicians are often stuck with the timeless struggle of getting patients interested in their day-to-day well-being, and mobile healthcare technology—also known as mHealth—is making the battle easier by pushing people to take better care of themselves and be more alert about their health. While some studies have (at times) shown complex devices like smartphone apps, biometric clothing and fitness trackers can improve outpatient decisions, even something simple like reminding people via text message about their dietary choices can improve overall health awareness and comprehension, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
September 10, 2014 in In the News
Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials: Average cost to develop one new drug in 2012 was $1.3 BILLION. Neurology Clinical Trials: Average Phase I Neurology trial costs about $9,000 per patient per month. Oncology Clinical Trials: Adult Clinical Trial participation rate is 3%. Government Sponsored Clinical Trials: On average 4,012 hours (range of 1,512 to 13,319 hours) were required for a government sponsored trial.
September 01, 2014 in In the News
The end of a beautiful Labor Day weekend was met by the very unfortunate news of the leaked photos of more than 100 female celebrities. Whether these photos were nude or not, it has raised serious questions, although not new questions, regarding the security of Apple’s iCloud.
August 17, 2014 in In the News
Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen
August 06, 2014 in In the News
2100 photos, 6.5 years, 1 video diary. This past June, Rebecca Brown uploaded a YouTube video that documents her mental illnesses – depression, anxiety, trichotillomania, and dermatillomania – one photo a day. Over six and a half years she has documented 2100 photos, and even more impressively, her project is still going.
August 05, 2014 in In the News
July 29, 2014 in In the News
This past weekend was the American Podiatric Medical Association’s Annual Scientific Meeting (The National) in beautiful, sunny Honolulu, Hawaii.
July 20, 2014 in In the News
Medicine is not often thought of as a creative industry. We focus instead on science and evidence. Behind the science is a group of driven individuals who are focused on problem solving.
July 09, 2014 in In the News
Remember when CaptureProof’s Founder & CEO, Meghan Conroy was on Bloomberg Surveillance?