Videogames can be Healthy

The GfH Community held its 2013 conference @ Boston, MA in June and the topics discussed were truly cutting-edge.
See the event details at the link below and try to attend the next one.

http://gamesforhealth.org/conferences/conf-2013/

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Health Info Xchanges

Operational Health Information Exchanges Show Substantial Growth, But Long-Term Funding Remains A Concern.
This excellent article in Health Affairs explains how sustainability in the absence of public funds is a major concern in the health information exchanges setup in the USA so far. Can we think of a good revenue model that can be adopted across the world?
checkout..

http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2013/06/27/hlthaff.2013.0124.abstract

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EMR Uptake and Penetration in the US

Adoption Of Electronic Health Records Grows Rapidly, But Fewer Than Half Of US Hospitals Had At Least A Basic System In 2012. The main challenge is the penetration in smaller centers and rural areas, that constitute a bulk of the facilities. Checkout the following link for more on this from Health Affairs:

http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2013/06/27/hlthaff.2013.0308.abstract

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HIT: Webfirst article in HEALTH AFFAIRS

Office-Based Physicians Are Responding To Incentives And Assistance By Adopting And Using Electronic Health Records
A good initiative boosted by a good incentive & support. read the abstract at the following link:

http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2013/06/27/hlthaff.2013.0323.abstract

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Diabetes App from INDIA

Mumbai-based startup, Diabe.to, aims to make it easier for diabetic patients to monitor their condition by offering tools that run on Android and iPhone devices. Checkout the link below

http://www.zdnet.com/in/india-startup-helps-track-diabetes-with-smartphones-7000017504/

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