A touch-screen insulin pump & GSK’s open clinical trial data top medical innovations this week
Digital health rules in MedCity News’ top stories this week.
Tandem Diabetes Care began shipping its touch-screen diabetes insulin pump last month and is already causing quite a stir among some patients.
Criticized in the past for being protective of its data, GlaxoSmithKline announces it will offer up its clinical trial data (even trials that failed) to other researchers.
These 12 inspiring women are using Twitter to help advance healthcare innovation.
Startup thisCLICK‘s scheduling software has gotten some traction with Medtronic‘s AF Solutions unit.
A touch-screen nurse call system for the bedside competed in the DC to VC competition at Health 2.0 this week.
Tweets we liked this week. (Also check out the funniest health-related tweets from the VP debate)
“Let me die in an ER of a treatable disease, like an American!” Mrs. Parcell, on 30 Rock, on the harms of Obamacare #debatehealth
— Dan Henderson (@OneGoodDan) October 12, 2012
People forget that HITECH that funds EMR’s and #HealthIT & associatedjobs was part of”jobs bill” not part of healthcare reform
— Sherry Reynolds (@Cascadia) October 12, 2012
— Chris Amstutz (@ChristopAmstutz) October 12, 2012
A bacteria that poops gold? Yep, that exists… wapo.st/Riku0Z
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) October 5, 2012
— Thomson Reuters (@thomsonreuters) October 5, 2012
We didn’t write these, but you should read them anyway.
Why doctor morale is so important (John Mandrola – MedCitizen)
How India is using cellphones to help diabetes patients (CNN)
USC’s Center for Body Computing will create a digital health incubator (mobihealthnews)
The key to noninvasive disease testing might lie in our breath, of all places (Wall Street Journal)