Tag Archives: Veterans

Apple opens up its health records service to veterans with iPhones

A patient at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Jeff Hutchens | Getty Images Apple and the Department of Veterans Affairs announced Wednesday that veterans can now access their health information on their iPhone via Apple’s health records service. The move enables veterans to see their medical information in one place and share… Read More »

VA unveils new app to connect veterans with care, help with data sharing

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs this week announced a new mobile application it says will help simplify and organize existing resources into one  location to help manage health care needs. WHY IT MATTERSThe Launchpad App for Veterans brings several VA applications aimed at veterans and their caregivers into one location, and will be updated… Read More »

These health-tech veterans want to avert the next Theranos disaster with ‘medical diligence’

Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord of MDisrupt Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord Before Theranos raised hundreds of millions of dollars, forged a partnership with Walgreens and started using its flawed blood-testing technology with patients, a thorough due diligence process might have raised red flags about the company’s methods and practices. Two industry executives — Ruby… Read More »

Animal Online Courses for Novices and Veterans Alike

Last February, footage on the news regarding cattle cruelty in Indonesia outraged Australians. Reports showed mistreated cattle in an Indonesian slaughterhouse. In 2011, the Australian government had already suspended the exportation of cattle from Indonesia after a video made available at the time showed the inhumane treatment of cows. The latest controversy has prompted Australian… Read More »