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2014-09-22 16:27:36

Dr. Eric Topol Highlights Findings During Health 2.0 Keynote Address Regarding the Democratization of Medicine and Impact of Technology on the Patient-Physician Relationship NEW YORK and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today released the findings of a new WebMD/Medscape survey that provide novel insights regarding physician and patient perspectives on health technology's role in aiding diagnosis...

2014-09-10 23:01:48

AirStrip ONE may speed the delivery of care by securely transmitting near real-time vital signs to care team members SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Scripps Health has launched a pilot study of AirStrip ONE®, a software system that securely delivers data from multiple hospital-based patient monitoring systems to mobile devices used by physicians both within and outside the hospital. “This system gives doctors near real-time access to a wide range of patient vital signs from...

2014-07-31 16:29:26

CHICAGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 20,000 medical professionals and healthcare leaders gathered for AACC's 65(th) Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Chicago from July 27-31. The meeting featured never-before-seen breakthroughs in diagnostic research and technology that will advance medicine and get patients the treatment they need. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/PH41045LOGO As of Wednesday, July 30, more than 19,500 attendees had registered...

2014-07-24 08:31:47

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cypher Genomics, Inc., the genome informatics company, announced today the appointment of Henry (Hank) Nordhoff as executive chairman of Cypher's board of directors. Nordhoff directed Gen-Probe for 15 years as president and CEO and served as chairman of Gen-Probe's board of directors. In addition, Cypher appointed as directors: Herbert Boyer, Ph.D., who co-founded and led Genentech as vice president, and Andrew von Eschenbach, M.D., who was the...

2014-07-17 08:28:51

Led by Qualcomm, Gregory Lucier Makes First Investment after Leading Life Technologies SAN DIEGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edico Genome announced today that it has raised $10 million in a Series A financing to commercialize its DRAGEN(TM) Bio-IT Processor, the world's first next-generation sequencing bioinformatics application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC). The financing was led by Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture investment group, Qualcomm Ventures, and included...

2014-03-06 23:21:47

Genetic sequences of healthy elderly can serve as a control reference in DNA studies. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Scientists exploring the genetic causes of illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, cancer and diabetes now have a new tool – a reference DNA dataset built by researchers at Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI). STSI researchers announced the release of the Scripps Wellderly Genome Resource (SWGR) today at the Future of Genomic Medicine...

2014-02-21 23:01:51

Eric Topol, M.D., chief academic officer of San Diego-based Scripps Health system, will join H&HN Daily as a monthly contributor. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 As the world becomes more connected via smartphones and tablets, health care information technology (IT) is a critical piece of the patient care puzzle. Starting this month, one of health care IT’s most ardent advocates will share his knowledge and insights with readers of Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN)...

2014-02-04 12:27:09

Appointment Brings Profound Medical Expertise to AT&T, Dedicated to Supporting the Transformation in Healthcare by Connecting the Ecosystem DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has appointed Eric Topol, MD, as its Chief Medical Advisor. Dr. Topol will impact the design, development and delivery of AT&T's healthcare IT solutions, connecting the healthcare ecosystem to enhance health outcomes and care delivery processes for patients and their caregivers. Dr. Topol is a...

2014-01-13 23:24:01

Burwood Group contributes expertise in wireless technology to Scripps study on meditation and vital signs. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Meditation has long been associated with lower levels of stress and increased emotional well-being, but scientific research documenting immediate correlation with blood pressure reduction and other stress markers remains rare. One reason: immediate effects that take place during meditation are challenging to document because monitoring equipment...

Zio Patch Beats Holter For Extended Tracking Of Heart Rhythm
2014-01-03 06:47:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A small adhesive wireless patch worn on the chest for up to two weeks is better at detecting abnormal and potentially dangerous heart rhythms than the Holter monitor, the gold standard of care for decades, the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) reported Thursday in the American Journal of Medicine. The researchers said the ZIO Service – which includes the FDA-approved ZIO Patch, data analysis and a diagnostic report...


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