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The Power of Personalized Coaching

Having a chronic disease does not mean that we are powerless in achieving our best states of health. In fact, maximizing our personal well-being may be well within our control! More resources are becoming available to help patients overcome their chronic symptoms. One of these valuable resources is Vida’s personalized coaching platform - an app… Continue reading The Power of Personalized Coaching

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The Role of Big Data in Personalizing the Healthcare Experience: Mobile

Cheaper, faster, better technology is  enabling nearly one in four people around the world to connect with each other anytime, anywhere, as online social networks have changed the way we live, work and play. In healthcare, the data generated by mobile phones and sensors  can give us new information about ourselves, extend the reach of our healers… Continue reading The Role of Big Data in Personalizing the Healthcare Experience: Mobile

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The Role of Big Data Personalizing the Healthcare Experience: Genomics Part I

  Genomics is making headlines in both academia and the celebrity world.  With intense media coverage of Angelina Jolie’s recent double mastectomy after genetic tests revealed that she was predisposed to breast cancer, genetic testing and genomics have been propelled to the front of many more minds. In this new data field, companies are approaching, collecting, analyzing… Continue reading The Role of Big Data Personalizing the Healthcare Experience: Genomics Part I

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Qualcomm Life Connect2013 – A Healthy Mix of Optimism and Realism

Perhaps I am old-fashioned because I believe that the world is still a people business. Working hard to build a thriving ecosystem, the folks at Qualcomm Life brought together a stimulating 2013 Qualcomm Connect conference. Paul Jacobs, the CEO of Qualcomm, presented an interesting mix of trends and numbers including facts such as, “there are… Continue reading Qualcomm Life Connect2013 – A Healthy Mix of Optimism and Realism

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Big Data and Genomics: Baby Steps

In the future, patients may no longer have to wait for the right diagnosis because scientists have decreased the time and cost of sequencing the human genome - the time has decreased from nine months in 2000 to 24 hours today, and also the cost has decreased from about $95 million in 2001 to $7950… Continue reading Big Data and Genomics: Baby Steps