PSFK Labs explore how Cloud-Powered Medical Records eliminate information silos within the healthcare system.
People have used foods to treat illness and poor health for longer then recorded history has kept track. With many of the more time-tested cures even still in use today. Such as ginger ale for an upset stomach, which comes from the use of raw ginger or ginger candies for the same symptoms.
If you are trying to make sense of privacy in the age of Edward Snowden, Facebook, Google Glass, drones, Snapchat, genetic profiling and the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record you could be forgiven for being confused. In 2014 the confusion isn’t going to go away. More »
Words spoken are rarely forgotten and in the case of the perpetually troubled Giudices, they often come back to hurt them! Now, it’s emerged the woman who has been… READ ON
What sort of day is the wrong day to announce a new statewide network for sharing health records? Maybe the day one of the largest branches of state government, the North Dakota University System, announced to the media that hackers had access to a server storing hundreds of thousands of private student records – including... Show More Summary
President Obama’s job approval rating hits a record low this week, as a majority of Americans say his administration has mostly failed at growing the economy, creating jobs, improving health care and the country’s image. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday.
Most sector ETFs have hit new year-to-date highs. Some sector investments like SPDR Select Sector Health Care (XLV) are not only blazing a trail in 2014, they’re crushing all-time records. Meanwhile, REIT ETFs like iShares DJ Real Estate (IYR) have shaken off the hangover of 2013’s...
Private medical records from England’s National Health Service have been uploaded in their entirety to Google BigQuery servers adding to the ailments afflicting the 65 year old government health care service. The NHS was originally founded in 1948 with a creed of service, “from each according to their ability as each according to their needs.”... Show More Summary
A concerted effort by US swine exporters, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), and Agricultural Trade Offices (ATOs) in China helped to open China to exports of breeding swine, and build record trade that hit $19.8 million in 2013.
1. Process vs. product. Computers are just machines. I repeat, they are just tools. Health information technology is a shell which houses knowledge and human ability. It is nothing more. Electronic medical records may either streamline our thought processes or make them more cluttered. They will not, however, lead to better or more perfect care. [...]
Hillary Clinton has confirmed, to a paying audience of 20,000 sellers of electronic health records systems, that she supports Obamacare, and opposes single-payer health insurance. Speaking to a closed-to-the-press meeting of the "HIMSS14"...Show More Summary
New Office of National Statistics (ONS) figures show conception rate among under 18 year olds dropped in 2012. Public Health England (PHE) welcome new figures showing the conception rate among under 18 year olds dropped by 9.8% to 27.7 per 1000 in 2012, an all-time low for England. Published today (25 February 2014) by the […]
American stocks rose on Monday and the S&P 500 hit a record intraday high, helped by gains in health insurers' shares and optimism about merger activity. ||| New York - US stocks rose on Monday and the S&P 500 hit a record intraday high, helped by gains in health insurers' shares and optimism about merger activity. Show More Summary
AliveCor today announced a partnership with Practice Fusion, a popular web based electronic health record (EHR) company. Physician offices will now be able to import the AliveCor Heart Monitor’s ECG readings and reports into the Practice Fusion EHR. Show More Summary
Billy Graham's grandson, Will, made sure to set the record straight regarding the health and condition of the iconic preacher at the beginning of his talk during a breakfast meeting of Christian media professionals at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention.
I was alerted to this paper by one of the authors this week:National electronic health records and the digital disruption of moral ordersPublication DetailsGarrety, K., McLoughlin, I., Wilson, R., Zelle, G. & Martin, M. (2013). National electronic health records and the digital disruption of moral orders. Show More Summary
Guest Post: Apple is in a unique position to upend the multi-billion dollar turf controlled by a few long-entrenched providers of electronic health record systems -- and in so doing, to revolutionize healthcare and put patients in control.
There's nothing like a crisp New England winter evening, a roaring fire, a cup of cider, and a 242 page Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to fill your Friday night.I've summarized the preamble and all 50 criteria to save you time as you consider the proposals during the 60 day comment period. Show More Summary
When people think about what makes where they live great, the community's overall health and economy tend to rank high on the list. As mayors, we are proud of our cities' track records at promoting healthy and financially secure places to live. Show More Summary
This appeared a day or so ago.'Big Brother' database will grab children's health records but parents are being kept in the darkLeaflets about the scheme don't say children's records will be harvestedDoctor fears the data grab will 'undermine...Show More Summary