Discussing South African Healthcare

Discussing healthcare in South Africa usually ends up in a heated conversation. It is generally divided into two area’s: private and public sector. Those...

How Can Google Glass Transform Medicine?: An Interview with Accenture Connected Health Services

Accenture’s recent Digital Consumer Tech Survey 2014 revealed a growing interest in wearable technology. That’s endorsed by the plethora of new wearable devices on...

Mindfulness and Communication; Wearable Technology and Data Visualization

Vandrico is an unbiased 3rd party verifier and specialized R&D firm that investigates new technology to help businesses identify the true players on the...

Hacking The Medical Care of Chronic Disease

The medical world has done an astounding job of treating and curing acute disease. Heart attacks, strokes, gun shot wounds, infections and broken bones...

Remote Patient Interaction With Google Chromebox

Google just unveiled its internal meeting system as an actual product called "Chromebox".   It says "for meetings" on the site but actually this could be...

Screening: Is it Always a Good Thing?

With all the medical research we do, it’s easy to lose sight of what the end goal should be: to save lives. Whether saving...

Figure1 – Tinder Meets Instagram, Almost

The smartphone has quickly become the ideal tool for physicians. It enables companies' long-touted tagline: At the point of care. But hardly ever has...

An Entrepreneur On The Inside: How A Seattle Doctor Is Redefining Patient-Clinician Communication

A sheet of paper reading “Digital Health” covers Suite 250‘s original office sign at the  Springbrook building of Seattle Children’s Hospital. Inside are two...

Collaboration on the Front Lines: Physicians and Coders Unite

The role of physicians has evolved vastly over the decades, and physicians have worn many hats to reflect the changing demands for their services....

Health Hackathons: Can Digital Health Innovation be Hacked?

Since OpenBSD and Sun coined the term “hackathon” back in 1999, dozens of these competitions have been held all over the world. The concept...

The LinkedIn Doctor: A Toe Dip Into Social Media

In 2011, MedCrunch interviewed Dr. Kevin Pho about his activity and expertise around social media in health care. Since, tools have evolved. Google+ boasts...

Three Ways Text Messaging Can Save Lives

With all the negative coverage surrounding text messaging, it looks like they might be useful after all. Here are three innovative ways text messaging...

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The gamification of fitness – A review of the Goji Play...

We all love when two ideas that seemed so widely unrelated come together and form something completely new and revolutionary. Have you ever spent...