The Phoenix Commons, a senior co-housing community, is photographed in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Residents own individual condos but share public spaces like a common room and a dining room which make it easy to socialize. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group) Phoenix Commons residents Jane Voytek and Karin Bloomquist talk in the senior co-housing community's hot tub in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Residents own individual condos but share public spaces like the hot tub, a common room and a dining room which make it easy to socialize. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Phoenix Commons residents, from left, Karin Bloomquist, Jane Voytek and Angela Hunkler talk after using the senior co-housing community's hot tub in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Residents own individual condos but share public spaces like the hot tub, a common room and a dining room which make it easy to socialize. … [Read more...] about Cohousing: The new trend in senior living
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April 2, 2018 1 Comment While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders. I am pleased to share some of those conversations here. This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. Check out some of my other short takes from HIMSS 2018, too. Gerard Scheitlin, Chief Risk Officer – VP Security, Risk & Assurance, Orion Health We spoke a bit about the TEFCA — the interoperability framework proposed by ONC under the 21st Century Cures Act — which is intended to create a framework of trust that will ensure that healthcare records can be transferred and used in creation of longitudinal records for everyone. Of course, it seems crazy that the health … [Read more...] about Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Style Supported by ByJennifer Miller March 28, 2018 Over video, chat and text — though rarely IRL — digital dating coaches help you create a more attractive online profile, decipher your date’s cryptic text message and boost your confidence after an unsuccessful Tinder fling. These are not substitutes for a licensed therapist, but they’re convenient. “We strive for instant gratification,” said Liron Shapira, 30, the co-founder of a chat-based Silicon Valley start-up called Relationship Hero. “We give 24-7 service. If you want advice at 4 a.m., you can get it.” Like Virtual Brunch Online dating coaches have been around practically since online dating began, but their focus has shifted. In 2009, when Laurie Davis Edwards started a company called eFlirt Expert, her most popular offering was a dating … [Read more...] about What Can an Online Dating Coach Do for You?
As roughly 43,000 health IT professionals gear up to descend upon Las Vegas for this year's HIMSS conference, Healthcare Dive offers a view into what we're watching and what first-time attendees should be on the lookout for. From meaningful use to the uptick in telehealth adoption and the creeping entrance by massive consumer tech companies like Amazon and Apple into healthcare, there's a lot to cover. Google-parent company Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt speaks on Monday at 5 pm (all times listed here are in Pacific Standard Time) and CMS Administrator Seema Verma takes the stage on Tuesday morning at 8:30 am. Beyond these keynotes, Healthcare Dive highlights some topics and sessions to watch out for in between trips to slot machines. Keep your eyes peeled for a HIMSS18-themed newsletter from Healthcare Dive hitting your inbox Thursday afternoon. The special edition will include major takeaways, insights from thought leaders at the conference and some fun tidbits. … [Read more...] about HIMSS18: 11 hand-picked sessions to check out
How many astronauts does it take to change a lightbulb? By the look of things on a recent morning in the NASA Neutral Buoyancy Lab at Johnson Space Center in Houston: two.Plus hundreds of support personnel, including 14 divers suspended in the water with video cameras, all manner of tech support poolside, and a cadre of coffee-sipping flight operations specialists watching on screens in a control room overlooking the scene.It's 9:11 a.m. when Col. Nick Hague, 42, encased in his 300-pound space suit, is lowered by crane into a pool that measures 202 feet long, 102 feet wide, and 40 feet deep. Submerged in it is a replica of the $75-billion-plus International Space Station, or ISS. For the next six hours, Hague and German astronaut Alexander Gerst will simulate an extravehicular activity (EVA), a.k.a. spacewalk, to perform maintenance tasks.This fall, Hague will ride a Russian rocket to the ISS and begin a six-month stint. He's one of just eight members of NASA's class of 2013, and first … [Read more...] about Here’s Exactly What NASA Training is Like For Astronauts