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medicalxpress.com - Kylie Foy - Study examines role of mobile health technology in monitoring COVID-19 patients
Study examines role of mobile health technology in monitoring COVID-19 patients
Medical Xpress

A 60-person task force, including MIT Lincoln Laboratory researchers, has published a study reviewing mobile health (mHealth) technologies and examining their use in monitoring and mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. They found that…

reuters.com - Sharon Lam - Breakingviews - Healthcare IPO examines value of China's big tech
Breakingviews - Healthcare IPO examines value of China's big tech
Reuters

HONG KONGHONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - JD.com is offering a timely reminder of why big technology firms are valuable to Beijing. The e-commerce giant's healthcare arm has priced shares in its initial public offering at a reasonable 13 times…

israelnationalnews.com - Interpol warns of fake COVID vaccines & immunity passports - Technology & Health
Interpol warns of fake COVID vaccines & immunity passports - Technology & Health
Israel National News

The Interpol international criminal police organization has issued an advisory to individuals and health agencies alike, warning that criminal elements are highly likely to take advantage of the forthcoming release of a number of coronavirus…

israelnationalnews.com - New study reveals soaring levels of anxiety & depression linked to lockdown - Technology & Health
New study reveals soaring levels of anxiety & depression linked to lockdown - Technology & Health
Israel National News

A new study conducted by researchers at Tel Aviv University and the Academic and Technology College of Tel-Hai has revealed soaring levels of anxiety among the Israeli population as compared to the pre-coronavirus era, as well as much higher levels…

entrepreneur.com - Entrepreneur en Español - Technology brings us closer to the culture of prevention
Technology brings us closer to the culture of prevention
Entrepreneur

The appearance of new technology companies only makes us notice that there is an avid feeling of evolution and adaptation to the current market, the new economically active generation already has the chip of the digital world immersed and we must…

livemint.com - Monika Halan - India's big battle of ideas shouldn't evoke hopelessness
India's big battle of ideas shouldn't evoke hopelessness
mint

Bloomberg Opinion columnist Andy Mukherjee triggered a weekend storm with his loss of hope in India, as expressed here. Bloomberg Opinion columnist Andy Mukherjee triggered a weekend storm with his loss of hope in India, as expressed here. He has…

nytimes.com - Mary Williams Walsh - Nobody Is Going to Conventions. Convention Centers Are Growing Anyway.
Nobody Is Going to Conventions. Convention Centers Are Growing Anyway.
The New York Times

After 20 years of trying, Indianapolis finally landed the American Dental Association convention. Last December, the group agreed to gather there in 2026, promising Indianapolis tens of thousands of visitors and tens of millions of dollars for the…

venturebeat.com - Wilson Pang, Appen - AI budgets expected to expand in 2021, despite pandemic
AI budgets expected to expand in 2021, despite pandemic
VentureBeat

This article is the third in a 5-part series on predictions in AI in 2021 — catch up on the first and second in the series. Artificial intelligence (AI) has reached the top: Two-thirds of senior executives across industries cite AI as…

forbes.com - 2020 Forbes Healthcare Virtual Summit - Forbes Connect
2020 Forbes Healthcare Virtual Summit - Forbes Connect
Forbes

Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Cigna Corporation president and CEO David Cordani champions an approach to health care that treats the “whole person” – body and mind – and broadens access to integrated…

scotsman.com - Ivan McKee - How Scotland's life sciences sector is playing a major role in the fight against Covid - Ivan McKee MSP
How Scotland's life sciences sector is playing a major role in the fight against Covid - Ivan McKee MSP
The Scotsman

A great deal of recognition should be given to everyone involved in supporting our national response to the pandemic and, as the minister for trade, investment and innovation, I would like to highlight the vital role that the life sciences and…

azcentral.com - Amanda Morris, The Arizona Republic - A Chandler student designed a tougher football helmet and won a national prize for it
A Chandler student designed a tougher football helmet and won a national prize for it
The Arizona Republic

JT Mulvihill loved playing football. He loved how every second of the game and every inch gained on the field mattered. Then in middle school, a genetic condition caused a retinal detachment that left him blind in his left eye. Though he's still…

forbes.com - Geri Stengel - Funding Female Founders: If Male VCs Won't Do It, Women Angels And Limited Partners Will
Funding Female Founders: If Male VCs Won't Do It, Women Angels And Limited Partners Will
Forbes

© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP Where venture capitalists fear to tread, women angels are marching ahead. The importance of angels to female founders cannot be understated: 27% of angel portfolio companies have a woman CEO, according to the Angel…

jmir.org - Digital and Mobile Technologies to Promote Physical Health Behavior Change and Provide Psychological Support for Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery:...
Digital and Mobile Technologies to Promote Physical Health Behavior Change and Provide Psychological Support for Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery:...
Journal of Medical Internet Research

Background: Digital technology has influenced many aspects of modern living, including health care. In the context of elective surgeries, there is a strong association between preoperative physical and psychological preparedness, and improved…

healthaffairs.org - International Reference Pricing: A Lazy, Misguided, Bi-Partisan Plan To Lower US Drug Prices
International Reference Pricing: A Lazy, Misguided, Bi-Partisan Plan To Lower US Drug Prices
Health Affairs

Pharmaceutical pricing is a perpetually contentious policy issue. Branded drug list prices grew annually by 9.1 percent over the last decade. The growth rate in net prices (reflecting discounts and rebates) was lower, at around 4.5 percent, but…

bloomberg.com - Jonathan Stearns - Brussels Edition: Waiting For Joe
Brussels Edition: Waiting For Joe
Bloomberg

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg's daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union. The EU is already moving to bury Donald Trump's transatlantic legacy. The bloc's leaders will make an appeal to U.S.

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