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When and how to audit a diabetic foot service

Sun, 11 Oct 2015 22:35:44 +0000

Important data for anyone wanting to get benchmarks for setting up a community, regional or nationwide service. Thanks to our SALSAmigos Duncan Stang and Graham Leese. Quality improvement depends on data collection and audit of clinical services to inform clinical improvements. Various steps in the care of the diabetic foot can be used to audit […]

NIH supports development of a mobile health research platform

Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:07:23 +0000

Source: NIH supports development of a mobile health research platform | National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Limb Salvage vs. No Limb Salvage: in One Graph

Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:13:54 +0000

    Intriguing data from Choi, et al. With age, presence of osteomyelitis, glucose control all non-contributory it was renal disease, limited activity before surgery, a low hemoglobin level, a high white blood cell count, a high C-reactive protein level, and one vessel runoff or worse were significantly associated with the success or failure of limb salvage. […]

Sensoria Partners With OHI to Deliver First Wearable to Prevents Falls

Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:23:49 +0000

Congrats to our friends at Sensoria and OHI for what we at SALSA believe to be the first commercial mashup of wearables and next-gen orthotics. Source: Sensoria Partners With OHI to Deliver First Smart Orthotic Device That Prevents Falls – Yahoo Finance

@UofA’s Armstrong Keynotes Inaugural Symposium on Limb Salvage at Cleveland Clinic

Fri, 02 Oct 2015 21:19:11 +0000

David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director of the University of Arizona’s Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) provided the keynote address for the inaugural symposium on Diabetic Limb Salvage / Critical Limb Ischemia and Wound Healing held in Cleveland this weekend. “I’m honored to have been a part of this great program and […]

As requested…Friday’s Cleveland Clinic Keynote and Lectures

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:54:11 +0000

As requested, here are the lectures for Friday. Feel free to copy them and pay it forward! Enjoy. Keynote lecture Offloading (and wearables): 30 years of research in (20) minutes. 

Study links two human brains in successful question and answer experiment. Wow.

Sun, 27 Sep 2015 23:22:37 +0000

Talk about getting inside someone’s head. Colleagues at UW have done it again. This time, over the internet.

How will we talk to our gadgets in the (near) future?

Sun, 27 Sep 2015 16:32:11 +0000

How will we communicate with our gadgets in the near future? Right now, my iPhone 6s’s biggest battery draw is for always-listening Siri. Screens are everywhere now– but so are microphones. Here’s an interesting article from colleagues at Wired.     Where we’re going, we don’t need words. Source: In the Future, How Will We […]

6 Tech Mega-Trends: From the World Economic Forum

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 03:00:07 +0000

Really a must-read. Six tech megatrends boiled down from the World Economic Forum’s Deep Shift report. These trends will greatly impact how individual lives are lived, how business is conducted, how groups of people function, and how we govern. 1. People and the internet – people’s association and interaction with the web as a mental, […]

HealthTap: Helping Millions Feel Good

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 19:48:29 +0000

Is HealthTap the way of the future? Is this creating constantly-improving “concierge medicine for everyone?” What do you think?