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Long-term care communications platform secures $330,000 seed round

SafeKeeping, maker of an integrated, mobile-friendly care communications platform for long-term care, announced this morning it has secured $330,000 in seed funding from Solidea Capital and other unnamed investors. WHAT THEY DO SafeKeeping’s tool aims to cut down on non-emergency calls between care teams and patient families. Its integration with PointClickCare, another senior-focused EHR company, allows long-term...

AliveCor ends sales of KardiaBand, its ECG accessory for Apple Watches

Mobile ECG maker AliveCor has ended sales of KardiaBand, its FDA-cleared ECG wristband designed for use with Apple Watches, a representative of the company confirmed to MobiHealthNews today. The company appears to have pulled down the device’s purchase page sometime after June 12, according to cached versions of the site collected by archive.org, and at...

Primal + Keto Cooking Made Easy: Primal Oatmeal

On mornings when a bowl of oatmeal is what your body craves, this hearty and comforting Primal breakfast cereal is exactly what you need. Coconut flakes, almonds, pecans, and the milk of your choice are blended into a creamy, oatmeal-like cereal and topped with fresh berries. Make Primal oatmeal in the morning or the night...

Long-term care communications platform closes $330,000 seed round

SafeKeeping, maker of an integrated, mobile-friendly care communications platform for long-term care, announced this morning the closure of $330,000 in seed funding from Solidea Capital and other unnamed investors. WHAT THEY DO SafeKeeping’s tool aims to cut down on non-emergency calls between care teams and patient families. Its integration with PointClickCare, another senior-focused EHR company, allows...

Despite growing availability of APIs for patient health records, uptake remains low

When it comes to health records, patients have more access than ever before. At many healthcare systems patients can now download records on their smartphone through an API, thanks to the 21st Century Cures Act. However, a new study published in JAMA found that despite the availability of these technologies few patients are using the capabilities.  TOPLINE DATA Researchers found...

“Why can’t I look like them?” How the comparison complex makes you hate on your body—and 5 ways to beat it for good.

Ever feel like the body you want is always just out of reach? Like you’ll never quite be lean, strong, fit, or healthy enough? Or that there’s always somebody “better” than you? Here’s how to stop hating on your body, and free yourself from the frustration of constant comparison. ++++ Caron Adderley lost 55 pounds over...

Questions to Ask Before and After Surgery

Share on: by Dr. Anita Gupta Why Does Communication Matter to Doctors and Patients Before and After Surgery? Hospitalization and surgery are demanding life events that lead to considerable stress and anxiety in patients. The fear of the "unknown" is a powerful force for the patient especially during the perioperative surgical time period. Unfortunately, medical errors...

What to Know About Uterine Fibroids

Share on: If you don't know about uterine fibroids, you should. They are the most common gynecological condition among women. Uterine fibroids are lumps made of muscle cells and other tissues that grow in or around the wall of a woman's uterus. These tumors can cause serious medical issues including heavy menstrual bleeding, debilitating pain...

UK Prime Minister urges social media giants to limit spread of vaccine misinformation

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called on social media companies to take action against the spread of misleading claims about vaccines as figures show more than 230 cases of measles were reported in the UK in the first three months of the year. Measles can be prevented by having the MMR vaccine, given in two...

Dairy-Free Coconut Whipped Cream Recipe

Whipped cream is a fun and delicious addition to so many drinks, desserts, and breakfasts, but it’s not really an option for those that don’t consume dairy. Fortunately, it’s possible to make delicious dairy-free coconut whipped cream that tastes better than anything out of a can. How to Make Dairy-Free Whipped Cream Dairy-free whipped cream is made with...

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