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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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Helpful tips for the new #graduate  +Houston Business Journal 
You need to decide what is truly important to you, what values you will live by. Give serious thought to how you want to live so that you can be content with what life gives you back.
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Did you know that rotating your plate makes fod taste better?
An experiment involving more than 12,000 participants found that certain orientations of plates made food seem more delicious, with people potentially willing to pay more for good-looking food
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#app based eye exam. #DIY healthcare getting easier with more wide spread access . 
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If only all the family meals could be this easy and fun! ht @hmns https://www.audubon.org/magazine/may-june-2015/candid-camera #food  
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ICYMI: Apple details how the heart rate monitor on the Apple Watch works http://buff.ly/1HDC3pS #AppleWatch
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Tips from the Blue Zones on How to Live Happily to 100 and beyond. #Centenarians  
The centenarians living in Blue Zones aren't drinking Ensure or eating chocolate ice cream. Instead, many are drinking wine, and all are eating beans. But living to 100 isn't just about diet.
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#signofthetimes  'Cars need to talk to each other!"  
The Department of Transportation wants America's cars to talk to each other, and it wants that to happen pretty soon. That's why Secretary Anthony Foxx h
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Interesting +Walt Mossberg compares #AppleWatch apps to early iphone apps and makes perfect sense.  The appeal is with the apps and being new of course.. it takes some development time to get it perfect.  Wouldn't Dick Tracy be proud?  
The Apple Watch is a very good product with a chance to be great as new and better apps get written.
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Excellent.. wondering how parents will use this information.(Notifications when your teen driver speeds)    #teens #parenting #AppleWatch
 
Volkswagen’s Apple Watch App Will Notify You When Your Teen Driver Speeds
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Amazing things #biosensors can and may do in the future #sensors #biotech
Someday soon, on-demand diagnostics could be as simple as doodling on your arm or leg. Special sensor-laden inks would help diabetics monitor their blood sugar and allow people to stay on top of ot...
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So simple  but what a great idea.  Hands free tracking for the ipad and more!  ht @RasuShrestha #gadgets  
Researchers from MIT Media Lab have created a miniaturized trackpad that fits onto the user's thumbnail and can wirelessly control smartphones, laptops, and wearables. The tiny device — called the...
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Smiles from the pet corner today.   #sleep  
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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.

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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
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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
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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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To Create Healthy Urgency, Focus on a Big Opportunity
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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
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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
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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