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Elsevier, ExitCare collaboration to help with meaningful use

March 23, 2012, 8:35 am by Healthcare IT News

Elsevier, which specializes in clinical decision support technology, has expanded its partnership with ExitCare, a Lake Elmo, Minn.-based developer of enterprise-wide patient education tools. Election Feature Content:  No sticky read more


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Fitbit Flex Sleep Sensor Tracker

Will health sensors make humans immortal?

Not so fast! We need to get from here to there. Today, health/behavior monitoring and quantification sensors are all the rage. The Fitbit, a wearable sensor, is one of the more popular wearable tech devices for tracking your health. Fitbit tracks your activity (steps), diet, and even your sleep patterns. You can interact with the Fitbit using a series of tapping sequences and the Fitbit syncs all your data with your phone and computer. Then the process is to quantify, analyze, and optimize your wake and sleep life. Doing all this will not help you avoid your ultimate demise, but it could contribute to a longer life and better yet, one where you're in better health along your life's time-line. The concept is that if you are monitoring your activity, food, and sleep, you can make adjustments to improve these areas; thus better health. The Fitbit Flex is only $99! Get started Buy directly from Fitbit

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Simple home DNA kit allows you to find out what your DNA says about you and your family. Find out what percent of your DNA comes from populations around the world, ranging from East Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, and more. Break European ancestry down into distinct regions such as the British Isles, Scandinavia and Italy. People with mixed ancestry, African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans will also get a detailed breakdown.

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Docs sound warning about ICD-10 dangers
Healthcare IT News : March 6, 2015, 7:51 am
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Informatics off the radar for most med students
Healthcare IT News : March 6, 2015, 6:10 am
A new survey published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association wanted to gauge medical students' attitudes regarding clinical informatics training and careers. Instead, researchers found a surprising lack of awareness about the field. Clinical Informatics off radar for med students The survey aimed to gauge medical students attitudes regarding clinical informatics training and careers. Instead, the survey uncovered a dearth of awareness of the field.

Fitness devices and the principles of data protection
Healthcare IT News : March 5, 2015, 10:42 am
Fitness devices and data protection Parallel to rising interest in wearable tech is mounting criticism that these devices put consumer data at risk. Critics are concerned that inadequately protected data will be vulnerable to hackers and could open the doors for discrimination from employers or insurers. It could also put users’ reputations or safety on the line. Prominent figures and organizations have been busy writing guidelines for privacy frameworks that balance industry advancement with the protection of user data. Privacy & Security Fitness devices and the principles of data protection Parallel to rising interest in wearable tech is mounting criticism that these devices put consumer data at risk.

CIO Spotlight Episode 24: Cris Ewell, Ph.D
Healthcare IT News : March 5, 2015, 7:00 am
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