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Everbody Needs A Weekly Dose...Of Ideas

Every week another batch of cool ideas lands in my inbox courtesy of the trend spotters at Springwise.com.  Noteworthy this week:
  • The Kyocera-made Mi-Look is a GPS-enabled mobile device which helps ensure the safety of elders who live alone.  
    • Think about sandwich generation applications.  How's Mom?  What's she doing?  Where is she?
  • Curious about how your smoker's lungs look? Find out at SapientNitro
    • Think about other applications for so-called augmented reality - patient education, health counseling, pre-surgical  orientation.  As the website says, further possibilities abound.  The hearts of non-exercisers.  The skin of sun-worshipers.  The livers of imbibers.
  • Groundswell Health is a San Francisco company that’s bringing the power of Groupon-style collective buying to healthcare practices and other purchasers of medical supplies and equipment.  
    • "Now in beta, Groundswell Health aims to help the healthcare industry achieve real savings on the medical goods and services that are bought and sold every day."
And that's just a week's worth.  If you can't find an idea worth implementing, you're NOT trying very hard.


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