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Marketing Medical Devices: EndoGoddess App At Apple Store Pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Jen Dyer gave up her practice to purse her entrepreneurial dream in the #mhealth space. Her new diabetes app, EndoGoddess, is now available at the Apple store. Dr. Dyer sat with #MedDevice to discuss the innovation for diabetes. HealthVault Microsoft HealthVault is a trusted place for people to gather, store, use, and share health information online. Learn more Connect your health data Medical Research and Technology After his father had cataract surgery, a NASA Glenn engineer invented a noninvasive method of detecting the disease before surgery becomes necessary. NASA's space exploration programs have played a role in key advancements in medical science, from diagnostics to telemedicine to a space shuttle-derived heart pump. Find out more about NASA's contribu...

Apple changes mHealth game with HIPAA security claims Apple's claim that FaceTime video chat can be made HIPAA-compliant could be a game-changer for telemedicine specifically and healthcare generally. Apple officials just announced that with the right security configuration, FaceTime video chat sessions can be secured end-to-end, and at a level that will satisfy HIPAA requirements. That configuration does require a bit of advanced networking. To run the video chat sessions securely, you'll need a WPA2 Enterprise-enabled network that provides authenticated access. Existing WEP, WPA1, and WPA2 won't cut it.

Privacy - HealthVault (Last updated: August 2014) Microsoft is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement applies to the data collected by Microsoft through the Microsoft HealthVault Account (the "Service"). It does not apply to data collected by other online or offline Microsoft sites, products, or services. Future Visions In-body sensing Imagine a future with In-body Sensing. Battery-free wireless intelligent sensor modules implanted in the body will enable continuous health monitoring in the future. Tiny sensor-devices gather physiological information and communicate this to the outside world if deviations in physiological properties are detected. Collin, 61 years old, visits his doctor for the latest health sensor which is the size of a rice grain.The miniaturized device for monitoring heart rate and body core temperature is inserted in his breast using a special needle.He is a fanatic sportsman, he goes running every day.The sensor is connected to a tiny transponder and a processing unit which sends the relevant data of his heart rate and core temperature to his wrist device.

Accelerator Click here to see the list of 2014 SXSW Accelerator winners. The sixth annual SXSW Accelerator pitch event presented by Oracle will take place at SXSW Startup Village on Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9. A live audience, as well as a panel of expert judges will discover advancements in various sectors of emerging technology. The best part? Product demonstrations by the most ambitious talents in the world with the most creative new ideas to change it. American Academy of Sleep Medicine – Association for Sleep Clinicians and Researchers Can you provide me with an explanation of some of the acronyms typically used in discussions about coding and reimbursement? CPT – Current Procedural Terminology E/M – Evaluation and Management eRx – Electronic Prescribing HCPCS – Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System ICD-9 – International Classification of Diseases (9th Edition) MAC – Medicare Administrative Contractor PQRS – Physician Quality Reporting System SGR – Sustainable Growth Rate For additional assistance with acronyms typically used in discussions about coding and reimbursement, review the acronym list on the CMS website. What codebook contains diagnosis codes? The International Classification of Diseases 9th Edition (ICD-9) is a codebook for diagnosis codes. ICD codes are developed by the World Health Organization.

English The advent of Telecare Computing and Telecommunication have been profoundly redefined by digital technologies and convergence in the last decades, leading to seamless mobile communication and ubiquitous internet. Likewise, Healthcare is starting to be revolutionised by the convergence of Medical Technology with Information Technology and Communication Technology, leading to a fast-growing, new industry: Telecare. {*style:<b> Ten predictions for the mobile health market Tags: ABI Research | Chilmark Research | IDC | In-Stat | industry metrics | InMedica Research | Juniper Research | Manhattan Research | Over the past three years, research firms including InMedica, Juniper, Chilmark, ABI, In-Stat, IDC, and Manhattan have been predicting the future size of and eventual revenues generated by mobile health services. This week MobiHealthNews has compiled its list of ten predictions for the next five years of mobile health — including prognostications for both consumer and enterprise — beginning with one that has already come to pass.

Learn more about your Health Information Security rights The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules establish Federal requirements for keeping your health information secure. The HIPAA Privacy Rule generally requires health care providers and health plans to safeguard your health information. This requirement applies to both paper and electronic records. The HIPAA Security Rule more specifically details the steps your health care providers and others must take to keep your electronic protected health information secure.

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