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Telemedicine for All – The Future of Distance Diagnosis


Seventy-nine years and never sick a day in her life…until 79½. Diagnosis was grim: pancreatic cancer that has metastasized to the liver. Stage 4, inoperable. It rang over and over in our ears…unbelievable. Mom wasn’t a medicine person—barely took an Advil. She wasn’t overly fond of doctors but would go when she was supposed to. […]

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Consumer Electronics Show 2013 (1of 4): Born Mobile


This year, for the first time ever, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was kicked off with a keynote from a mobile company. Dr. Paul Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of Qualcomm, set the tone for CES with his presentation entitled Born Mobile (full video source: http://www.qualcomm.com/ces). Here are some highlights on what he had to say […]

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Mobile Health—Three Technology Challenges

Do you have an iPhone? Great, me too. Now, on the count of three, we’ll both drop our iPhones into a pail of water. Ready? One, two… Wait, what’s the hesitation? I don’t see you taking the plunge with me. And this underscores one of the big problems with our inevitable future with electronic health […]

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The Rise of Transaction Medicine

Today someone sent me a video link about new technologies that will change the way medicine is practiced, today, tomorrow, forever. All of these gadgets utilized smart mobile technology to monitor some aspect of physical health, including the “do it yourself ECG” app and the “monitor patients in the ICU” app. This link came on […]

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