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A Biometric Password That is Always with You

heart-cardiogramWhat could be a better way of securing data rather than a heartbeat? A scientific research team from the Binghamton University believe that heart’s electrical pattern may be used as an encryption key for electronic records.

Currently the complexity and cost of present encryption tools do not allow the full implementation of such data into telemedicine field and mobile healthcare systems.

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Storing Medical Data: Useful Lessons from Retail That May Be Applied in Health IT

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The healthcare industry could learn many lessons from the domain of IT infrastructure, data storage and processing from retail sector according to Kate McCarthy of Forrester Research.

Data archiving, storage and analytics systems assist retail enterprises to understand consumer behaviour and decision making patterns; what people buy and when, based on travel plans, season, budget estimation and other factors.

According to McCarthy, many retail enterprises use such data mining not only to influence reactively consumers, but also to proactively understand their needs and preferences. If these methodologies would be applied in healthcare, it could significantly reduce inaccurate clinical outcomes and increase quality of care at the same time.

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Scanadu provides a data mining opportunity for personal healthcare management

?Data mining, diagnostics, and information will be the key to empower individuals in the management and ultimate improvement of their own health.? says Grace Century?s CEO, Scott Wolf. ?Like Star Trek, ‘if we can imagine it, we can make it happen.’?

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How I Did It: Scanadu
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Watch as Walter De Brouwer, founder and CEO of Scanadu, discusses how a tragic accident that left his son with a trauma. . . http://on.aol.com/video/how-i-did-it–scanadu-517907636

U.S. officials hope genetic data from thousands of participants in ongoing studies

DNA?In an effort to remain the leader in health and innovative breakthroughs, President Obama announced a pioneer announcement for analyzing DNA last week,” says Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century. ?All can say is that this is a perfect premise for a science fiction movie!”

WASHINGTON (January 31, 2015 – The Gulf Today)— The United States has proposed analysing genetic information from more than 1 million American volunteers as part of a new initiative to understand human disease and develop medicines targeted to an individual?s genetic make-up.

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Could healthcare be the next windfall for tech funds?

iAccording to Scott Wolf, CEO of Grace Century, “With demographics in favor of the healthcare sector, and technology moving in favor of health related ventures, venture capitalists smell blood. The one thing they never tell you is that when it comes to a pure start-up, it is very difficult to get funding after the ‘dot-com debacle’ –and that is without giving away a major piece of the pie.?

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