Technology and Health

Employers turn to technology to improve workplace health
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With most of its 12,000 employees involved in the manual work of building tunnels and track across London, Crossrail has taken an unusual tack in efforts to support workplace health: it has stressed the mental wellbeing of its staff. “We have a …

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HHS CTO: Technology in healthcare is a Trojan Horse for culture change
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Susannah Fox, current Chief Technology Officer at HHS and former Pew researcher, knows it's a little odd that, as CTO, her background is in anthropology, not technology. But she thinks it's also illustrative of the role technology has to play in …

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Watson Health partners with drug and devicemakers to tap into real-world data
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Watson Health has publicly announced deals with 18 different companies and patient organizations over the past few years, broadening its reach to include drugmakers, devicemakers, technology companies, health systems, medical associations and even …

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Vodafone PowerTalks: The Gap For Technology In Health
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In a dialogue which attracted more than 200 guests drawn from government, the private sector, research organizations, academia, health and ICT sector, Vodafone Uganda CEO, Allan Richardson underscored the significance of Information and …

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Technology Enables DGHI Professors to Teach across the World
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This semester, professors at the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) have been using a range of technology-enabled teaching approaches to take their courses beyond the walls of a traditional classroom. Using innovative technology allows professors to …

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Dignity Health Improves Asthma Outcomes with Use of Digital Health Technology
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SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dignity Health, one of the nation's largest health care systems, announced results from a randomized controlled study which demonstrated that the use of digital health technology improved asthma control. The study …

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What will technology do for our healthcare? – live chat
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There is, however, health tech far more sophisticated than typing symptoms into search bars. Self-testing genetics kits can inform us of our risk of common conditions and likelihood of going bald; wearables can measure our heart rate and remind us to …

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Eight technologies that could change healthcare beyond recognition
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Electronic health records are widely used, but they are usually centralised, provided by a small number of suppliers. Some commentators have described how records using blockchain technology would bring benefits like resilience and encourage …

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Technology helps drive healthcare, bioscience
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Since the Roadmap was first rolled out, the biosciences and healthcare industries have undergone long overdue changes, including the rapid rise of technology. Many reasons have been cited for the slow start to the sector's adoption of new technology, …

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