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Kathy Mackey
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@mkmackey on twitter. Watching Trends in Healthcare, Medical & Technology
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Watching trends in healthcare, medical and technology.  Niche marketer for healthcare and technology organizations. Curator and connector of Dedicated-Doctors Daily & Houston-Healthcare Daily.

Fan of mobile health technologies, medical apps,  emerging technologies, and med tech gadgets.

Telling stories and building enthusiasm and community for emerging ideas, new companies, and products. Digital conversationalist.


Marketing Advisor to entrepreneurs and corporations Ascent Synergy Solutions

Contact Kathy for consultation in business development, traditional and digital marketing including community management at kmackey@ascentsynergies.com 713-898-9019. 

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Created online presence for an award winning medical app that revolutionized the mobile health market.
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Get rid of the arsenic in rice with this.. #glutenfree  #cooking
Preparing rice in a coffee machine can halve levels of the naturally occurring substance.
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Wannabe #photographers  and real ones.. Take note: Plug-in #iphone  camera with sensor looks really impressive..
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What could be more fun than watching +James Hamblin of +The Atlantic teaching the values of #healthyeating with a chicken nuggets recipe. 
A group of chefs in New York is teaching public schools how to make healthier versions of classic lunches—using only the ingredients available in cafeterias. In this episode of "If Our Bodies Could Talk," James Hamblin learns one such recipe, the quintessential nugget.  (Hamblin recently cooked with Mark Bittman.)
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 2006 study showed that household dogs with minimal training can smell early- and late-stage lung and breast cancers. Swedish oncologists also found that dogs can distinguish among types of ovarian #cancer. #Dog facts you should know..  
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Transportation disrupters Lyft and Uber making strides in airport rides.  See +SouthwestAirlines allowing Lyft at Love Field in Dallas. #Trends  
The debate on airport rideshares is hardly settled, but Southwest Airlines has taken a side by enticing its passengers to get a Lyft to and from Love Field.
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Interesting #Technology helping those who are color blind.  Helping those connect in ways you wouldn't expect.
Neil Harbisson was born with achromatopsia, a rare condition that leaves 1 in 30,000 people completely colorblind. He convinced doctors to implant an antenna in his skull, which allows him to hear colors through audible vibrations in his head. Harbisson calls himself a cyborg: "I don't feel that I'm using technology, I don't feel like I'm wearing technology," he says in this short film. "I feel like I am technology."   This documentary was create...
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What would you think of a camera in the #AppleWatch?
A FaceTime call would not be one of the “glanceable moments” the Apple Watch enables. It would be a squintable horror.
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Calm before the storm. Getting to higher ground is a good idea :) #houwx
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Neat use of virtual reality #VR as  education  and rehab for stroke patients.
Virtual reality could help stroke patients recover by
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#3DPrinting  in medicine has so many benefits for patients.  Its really the little things that make a huge difference.  

See here a mom unable to see the ultrasound image but can feel.  ht to Chris on LInkedIn http://www.businessworld.in/news/opinion/columnists/3d-printing-comes-of-age/1875228/page-1.html
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'Becoming Steve Jobs' is not the bio Jobs wanted | InfoWorld
www.infoworld.com

The apologia for the Apple cofounder is heartfelt, but also a distortion of his reality

Puppy being trained to sniff out superbug at Vancouver hospital
www.theglobeandmail.com

A dog trainer and a puppy named Angus are on the hunt for a deadly superbug

A Goofy Wearable That Tracks the Air Quality Around You | WIRED
www.wired.com

An online platform for crowdsourcing environmental quality data launches its first sensor product.

How Wearables Are Being Used For Social Good | Co.Exist | ideas + impact
www.fastcoexist.com

Even the Embrace, a sleeping-bag like device to keep premature babies warm, can be considered a wearable.

How an Entrepreneur's Passion Can Destroy a Startup
online.wsj.com

Strong Feelings Can Lead Founders to Make Bad Choices at the Worst Times. Here's What to Watch For.

+Rita Bruno
bionews-tx.com

Read About How a UTHSCSA Study Suggests Telemedicine Can Help Treat Retinopathy Of Prematurity.

A New App for Dancing with Your iPhone
www.newyorker.com

The new app Bounden invites users to dance, but it also lays bare our obsessively protective relationship with our phones.

Super Brains: Kaku on What Makes a Genius | Think Tank | Big Think
bigthink.com

Are champions born or are they made? Science still cannot settle that debate. But one thing is clear: Certain brain injuries can produce sup

How A Toddler Playing With An iPhone Led To An Education Revolution
www.fastcompany.com

Dan Yang was a highly successful telecom entrepreneur, until her toddler daughter's fascination with the iPhone prompted a leap into educati

China doctors successfully separate conjoined twins | AAJ News
www.aaj.tv

ISLAMABAD: A four-hour-long surgical operation performed in southwestern China has led to successful separation of a twin, joined at the abd

One Of America's Largest Hospitals Brings Google Glass Into The ER
www.fastcompany.com

Boston's Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center, one of America's largest hospitals, is testing Google Glass in their ER so doctors don't hav

Houston-Healthcare Daily
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Houston-Healthcare Daily, by Kathy Mackey (@mkmackey): updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and ph

To Create Healthy Urgency, Focus on a Big Opportunity
blogs.hbr.org

Is your team moving forward, fast -- or just running in frantic little circles?

DailyTech - NASA Contracts Company to Develop Replacement Tissues
www.dailytech.com

3D tissues could replace damage astronaut tissues on long flights, be used as test models on Earth

NY Times attacks Low T |
worldofdtcmarketing.com

low T,” as the condition has been labeled, isn’t nearly as common as the drug ads for prescription testosterone would have you believe.

UberConference Now Lets You Join Google Hangouts By Phone | TechCrunch
techcrunch.com

Shortly after Google launched Hangouts, it also started allowing you to add participants by dialing their phone numbers right from Hangouts.

The Most-Read Leadership Stories Of 2013
www.fastcompany.com

How your brain works how social media works how success works and how can you get any work done in an open office? The top leadership storie

Old tech: the obsolete gadgets you just couldn't bear to throw away
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Paula Cocozza: We asked you to tell us about old cameras, phones and other kit that you just couldn't bear to part with. Here are your stori

Houston-Healthcare Daily
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Houston-Healthcare Daily, by Kathy Mackey (@mkmackey): updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and ph