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How The Internet Of Things Could Power Preventive Treatment Of Chronic Diseases

by Sophie-Charlotte Moatti, Mobile veteran, monetization expert, Facebook entrepreneur, Stanford MBA, @scmoatti
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This blog post is part of a series on the future of health and technology produced by the editors of HuffPost ImpactX in conjunction with the world premiere of the trailer for documentary 'Detected,' produced by Ironbound Films, in partnership with Cisco. The trailer will debut on March 16 at the SXSW Music and Film Festival in Austin, TX. For more information about 'Detected,' click here. To see all the other posts in the series, click here.

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This blog post is part of a series on the future of health and technology produced by the editors of HuffPost ImpactX in conjunction with the world premiere of the trailer for documentary 'Detected,' produced by Ironbound Films, in partnership with Cisco. The trailer will debut on March 16 at the SXSW Music and Film Festival in Austin, TX. For more information about 'Detected,' click here. To see all the other posts in the series, click here.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Receives $200,000 Grant from James M. Cox Foundation

Grant to support technology enhancements through “Connected Patient Project”
Press Release

PHOENIX, March 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Phoenix Children’s Hospital received a $200,000 grant from the James M. Cox Foundation. The grant will support the hospital’s “Connected Patient Project,” which provides customized patient care information on tablets.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital uses Journey Boards as tools to help families of a sick child identify what they need to know before taking their child home from the hospital. Parts of the Journey Board may also be applied to a clinic or emergency room visit.

More than 100 People Get Active at KIPP Charlotte’s Physical and Fit: Fighting Obesity Day and Learn About Healthy Lifestyles

Support from UnitedHealthcare to provide enhancements to the school’s fitness and nutrition programs
Press Release

March 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - More than 100 people took part in KIPP Charlotte’s Physical and Fit:  Fighting Obesity Day, an event aimed at engaging the community in various fitness-themed activities to encourage active and healthy lifestyles. Volunteers from UnitedHealthcare managed fitness stations, such as yoga, martial arts and dance, and distributed Food For Thought kits to students, parents and families.

SAP and Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to Host Youth Innovator Hackathon on March 7 in South San Francisco

High School Students from Across the Bay Area to Learn from Top Tech Engineers, Designers and Mentors; Challenged to Create Mobile Apps to Address Social Problems in Education, Healthcare and the Environment
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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Mar. 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ — High school students from across the Bay Area will compete at SAP’s SuccessFactors campus in South San Francisco this Saturday, March 7 at this year’s Youth Innovator Hackathon.

Gildan to Donate U.S. $3.5 Million to Community Projects in Honduras

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  • Funds to be distributed through FUNDEIH (Foundation for the integral development of Honduras)
  • Donation proceeds to fund projects related to education, health, living conditions and housing in the northern region of the country
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  • Funds to be distributed through FUNDEIH (Foundation for the integral development of Honduras)
  • Donation proceeds to fund projects related to education, health, living conditions and housing in the northern region of the country

New Family Lounge Officially Opening in Critical Care Unit at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx

New Room, Funded by CBS EcoMedia, Provides Parents and Families with a Space for Respite
Press Release

Feb. 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - A ribbon-cutting ceremony at The Pediatric Critical Care Unit (PCCU) at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) will celebrate the official opening of the new Family Lounge, funded by EcoMedia – a CBS Company.

Cox Communications and Cleveland Clinic Form Alliance to Take Healthcare to the Home

Press Release

February 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Cox Communications and Cleveland Clinic announce the formation of Vivre Health, a groundbreaking strategic alliance to bring world-class healthcare to the home through innovative telehealth and home health solutions.

Astellas Pharma Launches the Newest Element in its Global Corporate Brand Campaign On CNN's Global Broadcast Network

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Astellas Pharma Inc. (hereafter called Astellas or "the Company") President and CEO, Yoshihiko Hatanaka, announces the newest element of its on-going rollout of the Company's global corporate brand campaign which will broadcast over CNN's worldwide network beginning Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.

HP’s Danica Balazova Shares her First-Hand Experience with eHealth Centers

Bringing help to those most in need
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When HP’s Danica Balazova met Shanti in Bagbera, India, Shanti had been suffering from debilitating headaches for months, unable to get proper care in her rural village.

But after visiting an eHealth Center and using its tele-consulting capabilities to talk to a doctor, Shanti learned that the issue wasn’t as serious as she had feared—she had high blood pressure. With the right medication and diet modifications, Shanti’s headaches disappeared.

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