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By Brian Dolan February 27, 2014
"Here at HIMSS it's all about hospital-to-patient, doctor-to-patient, nurse-to-patient. Why is no one talking about patient-to-patient?" HelpAround Co-founder and CEO Yishai Knobel said during an interview at HIMSS 2014 in Orlando this week. "Especially when research has shown that peer support drives medical outcomes." Knobel's startup Israel-based HelpAround is poised to be one of the first to...
By Neil Versel August 15, 2013
Smartphones have gotten good enough to provide nearly continuous, closed-loop, outpatient control of blood sugar in people with diabetes, according to a recently published study. "We showed that it is possible. Frankly, there were voices saying that it was not possible," corresponding author Boris Kovatchev, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Diabetes Technology, tells...