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Healthcare Innovation Headed for the Spotlight at CES 2016


Healthcare Innovation Headed for the Spotlight at CES 2016mHealthWatch is gearing up to cover next month’s presentation of CES 2016 in Las Vegas. And although countless major announces and interesting revelations await, some aspects of the show aren’t difficult to predict.

The International Consumer Electronics Show has grown to become the largest consumer technology trade event in the world. And with the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show rapidly approaching, so too is the CES Innovation Awards ceremony.

If you’re not familiar, the program is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products — and healthcare technology is expected to feature prominently throughout the event.

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Op-Ed: Could Inspector Gadget Shape Health IT’s Future?


Op-Ed Could Inspector Gadget Shape Health IT’s FutureThe following is a guest contributed post from Jonathon Dreyer, director of cloud and mobile solutions marketing at Nuance.

Inspector Gadget was, by far, my favorite show growing up.  It had everything: mystery, a bionic detective, an evil genius looking to take over the world, a bipedal talking dog named Brain, and, of course, Penny.

Penny was the coolest.  In addition to being roughly my age at the time, she was resourceful, constantly solving capers and thwarting Dr. Claw’s devious plots—and she did this by using technology.  Outfitted with a book that was remarkably similar to a tablet and a wristband that resembled a modern-day smart watch, she could talk with Brain, conduct research, and look up locations and coordinates on a digital map.

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All Fun and Games at mHealth Summit 2015: New Speakers Confirmed


Venture+ Forum At The 2015 mHealth Summit Highlights Today's Digital Health Investing And Top Health Tech CompaniesIn case you haven’t heard, Games for Health Day at mHealth Summit on November 8 will feature a hands-on workshop on creating successful game-based projects that can teach, heal and transform individuals, as well as a series of talks, moderated group discussions and roundtables focusing on the use of cutting-edge video games aimed to improve health and health care.

“This full day pre-Summit event is designed to address issues facing gaming technology designers and producers, healthcare providers, pharmacy organizations and policy makers, as well as the needs and real-world use of games and gaming technologies among consumers,” said Beth Bryant, President of the Games for Health Project. “Our interactive workshop will explore the strength of games, their use in healthcare and ways designers can make games a meaningful experience, while educational sessions will focus on cognitive and positive psychology, resilience, corporate wellness, nutrition, active gaming, training and education, research, wearables and behavior change.”
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Vermont to Host Health Care Technology Summit This Fall


Vermont to Host Health Care Technology Summit This FallMake room for yet another prominent healthcare and technology summit. This one is coming in early fall of this year.

Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) has just announced the 2015 Transforming Health Care Through Technology Summit at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington, Vermont.

The Summit will open on September 30 and close October 1.
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DynaMed Plus Provides A New And Improved Clinical Decision Support Tool


DynaMed Plus Provides A New And Improved Clinical Decision Support ToolEBSCO Health just released their new clinical decision support tool, DynaMed Plus.

While all medical professionals invest years in their chosen area of expertise, the advances in medicine continue to grow and expand on a daily basis. It is for this reason that technologies such as DynaMed Plus can be of great value even to the most experienced healthcare professionals.

DynaMed Plus is touted as the largest database of medical-related evidence-based content, and is updated more frequently than any other software of its kind. The goal is to help medical professionals identify the full range of options each of their patients has, allowing physicians to narrow down their diagnosis and treatment options per their individual patient’s needs.

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In Conversation with Jared Reitzin: Exclusive Interview with etherFAX CEO Paul Banco at HIMSS15


In Conversation with Jared Reitzin Exclusive Interview with etherFAX CEO Paul Banco at HIMSS15The fax machine may no longer be thought of as cutting-edge technology, particularly in the healthcare space, but its utility and security have never been greater, which keeps faxing at the forefront of communications throughout the healthcare space.

Perhaps no company is more important to the present and future of faxing than etherFAX, a firm that helps to “manage all business-critical fax communications and eliminate the need for fax boards, media gateways and other telephony infrastructure.”

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How Podcasts Are Shaping the Future of Healthcare Technology


How Podcasts Are Shaping  the Future of Healthcare TechnologyWhere there’s education, there’s innovation.

In the realm of modern healthcare technology, the more that’s known of cutting-edge wireless technologies, the faster new solutions for mHealth and telemedicine will be devised and introduced to market.

With the hopes of spurring local interest, understanding, and discussion in all things wireless and mobile, The Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) is launching a weekly audio broadcast called Michigan Mobile Musings, hosted on BlogTalkRadio.

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