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Alfred Poor
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Professional speaker, writer, and technology expert
Professional speaker, writer, and technology expert

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Preliminary results from a study of a family planning #smartphone #app indicates that it may have a failure rate (unwanted #pregnancy) equivalent to birth control pills. #healthtech
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A father figured out how to create custom #orthotics using a 3D printer. As a result, his son with cerebral palsy can walk and run. #healthtech #wearables
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Printed smart stickers can be used for sensors as well as delivering therapeutic treatment. Patients won't notice he flexible, stretchable devices . #healthtech #wearables
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Mobile technology plays important roles in healthcare, yet only about half of the hospitals responding to a survey have a mobile technology strategy in place. Of those that do, #smartphones and #WiFi phones are rapidly displacing traditional #pagers. #healthtech
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The #FDA has approved a device that gives patients control over pain medication doses. The system often results in lower opioid pain killer use. #healthtech #wearables
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Implanted #biosensors may be powered indefinitely using a fuel cell that uses the patient's own #glucose as a power source. #healthtech #wearables
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A new service gathers data from #wearables and other smart devices to support clinical trials. It then evaluates and interprets the results. #healthtech
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My "smart TV" doesn't seem so smart anymore. I'm tempted to give it a brain transplant using one of these options reviewed by my friend and colleague +Steven Vaughan-Nichols.

Want a great video-streaming device? Here's my pick of the current best of the best.
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Digital health technology delivers great benefits, but opens the door to #cybersecurity risks. As it turns out, patients are often the weak link in keeping their data safe. #healthtech
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