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Donato Tramuto featured in BostInno article, The Future of Telemedicine: Can Technology Keep the Doctor Away?

Donato Tramuto featured in BostInno article, The Future of Telemedicine: Can Technology Keep the Doctor Away? Last year, when Donato Tramuto discovered a rash on his chest, he simply snapped a picture with his phone. Because he is the CEO of a healthcare company, Physicians Interactive, he sent the photo to a doctor friend who was able to immediately diagnose him with shingles. For now, that’s not a common experience. But a number of startups are working on various elements

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Five Ways Mobile Tech Can Improve Your Health

Five Ways Mobile Tech Can Improve Your Health Edna Boone is the senior director of mHIMSS, the mobile health initiative behind HIMSS, the non-profit devoted to the improvement of health through technology. Join the mHIMSS LinkedIn group, and follow her @mHIMSS. Just a decade ago, if someone had said that Steve Jobs would have a huge effect on how medical professionals administer care, that prediction would have been met with an eye roll. But the reality is people increasingly access

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Touching Lives Across the Globe

Touching Lives Across the Globe Non-profit Health eVillages is saving lives by introducing mHealth technology in developing countries and rural areas in America. What can a 1970s medical textbook tell a physician or nurse practitioner as they’re caring for patients with critical medical complications? Not enough. In many areas of the world, including parts of the United States, patient access to quality healthcare is being negatively impacted by a lack of provider access to timely medical information. In fact, more

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New York Times Company, Boston Globe Releases Globe 100

Boston Globe Ranks Momenta Pharmaceuticals Top Public Company Based In Massachusetts The Boston Globe unveiled today its annual Globe 100 list ranking the best-performing public companies in Massachusetts, and Momenta Pharmaceuticals claims the number one spot. For the first time in three years, the Globe 100 list features 100 companies. The recession took its toll on Bay State firms in 2009 and 2010, making it difficult for many of them to qualify for the Globe 100. View the full story

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Fast Company Features Health eVillages, Founder Tramuto

Don’t Innovate…Integrate BY KAIHAN KRIPPENDORFF | 05-09-2012 On my flight home from Seattle tonight, I banged through emails then called up the latest Mission Impossible movie. The opening scene grabs you. A spy walks down a dark alley. His mobile phone, scanning his surroundings to conduct facial recognition, identifies that the woman walking toward him is an assassin and warns him with an alarm. But it’s too late. She has already pulled out a silenced gun and shot him. If

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Learn about Health eVillages at HIMSS12

Remember Health eVillages, the program launched last fall to bring mobile medical reference and decision support technology to clinicians in underserved parts of the world, including poor communities right here in the U.S.? You know, the project of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights and mobile medical content provider Physicians Interactive, the one I am serving on the advisory board of? View the full story here.

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Health eVillages Featured in Access to Health

Health eVillages is a new health care and human rights advocacy consortium which aims to bring mobile medical reference and decision support technology to clinicians fighting to save lives in underserved regions worldwide. Health eVillages will be assisting health care professionals practicing medicine in the most challenging clinical environments, by providing them with mobile clinical reference and decision support tools for medical training, diagnostics and clinical references. View the full story here.

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Health eVillages & Mobile Solutions

Health eVillages & Mobile Solutions The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights in partnership with Physicians Interactive recently launched Health eVillages to assist healthcare professionals practicing medicine in the most challenging clinical environments. This is the first consortium of healthcare and human rights organizations that is providing mobile medical technology to challenging regions worldwide. View full story.

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Health eVillages: mHealth tools for underserved regions worldwide (podcast)

Health eVillages: mHealth tools for underserved regions worldwide (podcast) Physicians Interactive Holdings and the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights have launched Health eVillages, a consortium that has so far brought mobile medical tools to Kenya, Uganda, Haiti, and the US Gulf Coast. In this podcast interview, Health eVillages co-founder Donato Tramuto discusses the inspiration for the initiative and describes how the partners are working together to turn their vision into a reality. View full story.

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Behind the Scenes With Health eVillages

Behind the Scenes With Health eVillages I recently had the opportunity to head out to San Francisco to attend the Health 2.0 conference – I was pretty jazzed since this would be my third time out there since first attending as a volunteer in 2008. I think as the Health 2.0 field has matured over the past few years, there have been some pretty interesting initiatives and companies popping up. Being interested in covering this sort of innovation, I was

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Medical Non-Profit Launches, Health eVillages Brings Worldwide Mobile Health

Health eVillages Health eVillages is a new health care and human rights advocacy consortium which aims to bring mobile medical reference and decision support technology to clinicians fighting to save lives in underserved regions worldwide. Health eVillages will be assisting health care professionals practicing medicine in the most challenging clinical environments, by providing them with mobile clinical reference and decision support tools for medical training, diagnostics and clinical references. View full story.

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Clinicians in Underserved Regions Receive eSupport

Clinicians who are providing medical care to individuals in underserved regions throughout the world will now have another tool at their disposal. Health eVillages, a healthcare and human rights advocacy consortium, secures new and refurbished mobile phone and handheld devices, loads those devices with the latest in clinical decision support technology, and ultimately provides those devices to medical professionals who are on the ground providing public health services in poor, remote and underserved areas. Health eVillages has conducted pilot projects

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