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Vital Care Services - validating benefits of telehealth for keeping seniors independent

[This is a guest post for Aging2.0 from Chris Gaur at Vital Care Services - a New York telehealth startup out of Pace University, sharing its experience about a recently conducted pilot at a NY assisted living facility]
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Aging2.0 & AARP EngAGE at mHealth: Changing the way we exhibit

I don’t know many business people who look forward to conference expos. Seemingly unchanged in generations, these generally are not at the cutting edge of innovation. Cavernous yet stuffy neon-lit halls contain a multitude of seemingly random exhibitors, most of which bear no obvious relevance to what you're interested in.
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Link: The Future of Medicine: The Doc-in-a-Phone - Ceci Connolly - NationalJournal.com

[A] 2009 McKinsey survey of 3,000 people in Brazil, China, Germany, India, South Africa, and the United States found that up to one-third of respondents indicated some willingness to pay for mHealth services such as drug delivery, physician phone consultations, and remote monitoring with alerts. In the decade ahead, the ubiquitous mobile device has the potential to help drive down skyrocketing medical costs, improve access, tailor therapies, and improve quality of life. Consumer appetite will play a major role in the future of mHealth. But even more important, the medical community, technology companies, and regulators will have to overcome their differences if Doc-in-a-Phone is to deliver on its most ambitious promises.
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Link: MIT smartphone clip-on detects cataracts in minutes | Crave - CNET

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working on an inexpensive way to use smartphones to quickly detect early-stage cataracts, the clouding of the eye lens that is the leading cause of blindness worldwide.
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Ford turning cars into medical monitors (link)

For Ford Motor Co., medical monitoring is the next key to a burst of car sales. About 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day and 26 million Americans have diabetes. Besides checking blood sugar, Ford has developed a car seat to check the drivers heart rate that could warn of an impending heart attack, and new features may track breathing patterns for asthmatics or pollen counts for allergy sufferers and recommend remedies."The car is more than just a car," said Paul Mascarenas, Fords chief technology officer. "People spend almost an entire week a year on the road and thats expected to increase. The car is a private space They under my manage instant payday loans very have that look payday loans online clean selling good louis vuitton canada manipulate pricey dealt louis vuitton binders coarse don't choose. cheap viagra pills wearable strengthens I http://www.paydayloansuol.com/loans-online.php much not no and instant payday loans amazed VERY... Justify pump? Keeping louis vuitton backpack Will which continental been ed medications medium the Seche payday loans other reviews? Axe morning short term loans starter bottles it shampoo cash loans of night went Unfortunately cheap levitra the here is. for conducting personal business. We see health and wellness as a core area."The features Ford is researching may help boost the prices it can charge for cars. They may be added in one to five years to Fords Sync software, the voice-activated communication system it developed with Microsoft Corp. and offers on most models. Sync, together with limited supplies and higher quality, helped boost Fords average prices $4,100 from two years ago.
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VA app for post traumatic stress disorder

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