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Beyond Healthcare Data; Shifting the Focus to Non-Healthcare Data BEYOND HEALTHCARE DATA; SHIFTING THE FOCUS TO NON-HEALTHCARE DATA

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Jan 21, 2020

The recently proposed information blocking rule from the ONC and CMS has thrust interoperability into the spotlight like nothing has in recent years, making it a hot topic for media fodder, and a major concern for organizations necessitating renewed attention to data-sharing practices.  The con...

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Ransomware in 2020 RANSOMWARE IN 2020

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Jan 20, 2020

Since that time, ransomware has attacked large and small organizations, as well as individuals, across every sector.  The malware’s versatility continues to make it a useful tool that requires nominal investment of time and resources.  Ransomware is delivered via several different ve...

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Telemedicine: An Opportunity to Lower Costs and Expand Access to Healthcare TELEMEDICINE: AN OPPORTUNITY TO LOWER COSTS AND EXPAND ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE

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Jan 19, 2020

With the 2020 elections looming, America's focus has turned to the many challenges that next term’s president will face. Arguably, the most important question America faces is: How are we going to fix healthcare?  Nestled in this question are two, often competing, priorities: access a...

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Four Best Practices To Communicate A Health Care Merger FOUR BEST PRACTICES TO COMMUNICATE A HEALTH CARE MERGER

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Jan 16, 2020

It seems like not a week goes by without some sort of headline news detailing the latest hospital or health system merger, like these or these. Health care mergers aren’t new, but they are taking place at a rapid pace. The National Institute for Healthcare Management (NIHCM) Foundation reports...

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Leveraging AI and Machine Learning to Advance Interoperability in Healthcare LEVERAGING AI AND MACHINE LEARNING TO ADVANCE INTEROPERABILITY IN HEALTHCARE

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Jan 16, 2020

Navigating the healthcare system is often a complex journey involving multiple physicians from hospitals, clinics, and general practices. At each junction, healthcare providers collect data that serve as pieces in a patient’s medical puzzle. When all of that data can be shared at each point, t...

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TOP 8 HEALTHCARE PREDICTIONS IN 2020 TOP 8 HEALTHCARE PREDICTIONS IN 2020

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Jan 16, 2020

So, without further ado, here is a summary of their projections for what we can expect in the healthcare industry for 2020. The price tag of being hospitalized is hefty, and plays a large role in increasing the U.S. healthcare expenses. On average it costs over $2,000 a day to stay in a hospital bed...

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2020 health trends and predictions 2020 HEALTH TRENDS AND PREDICTIONS

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Jan 16, 2020

The AI Era is creating a world full of opportunities.” Artificial intelligence, or AI, already is enabling a myriad of opportunities in health. This year, I believe AI will move beyond operational and clinical analytics to more advanced workloads, like diagnostics, early detection and other ad...

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It’s Time To Address The Role Of Implicit Bias Within Health Care Delivery IT’S TIME TO ADDRESS THE ROLE OF IMPLICIT BIAS WITHIN HEALTH CARE DELIVERY

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Jan 15, 2020

After many decades of study and exposition in the medical and sociological literature, policy makers and health care providers have finally turned their attention to social determinants of health (SDoH) and their effects on health outcomes. This is a welcome development. It brings needed focus on so...

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5 Reasons Why Electronic Health Records are Better than Paper Records 5 REASONS WHY ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS ARE BETTER THAN PAPER RECORDS

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Jan 15, 2020

By now, leadership in your medical organization is starting to conclude that there are more problems than benefits in continuing to use using paper-based records and it is time to make the switch to electronic health records. While some practices can manage to get by using old-fashioned paper, the d...

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How AI can improve medical diagnosis HOW AI CAN IMPROVE MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS

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Jan 15, 2020

How do medical specialists diagnose conditions? They look at our symptoms, use the knowledge they have built up in practice, bring tools and techniques into play, and work out what they think is wrong with us. Then they get on with treating us. Sounds simple enough, but in reality it’s often v...

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DENTAL PRACTICES CAN IMPROVE BY USING BIG DATA ANALYTICS DENTAL PRACTICES CAN IMPROVE BY USING BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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Jan 14, 2020

As a dentist, your online and offline marketing strategies are both important. Not only that, but analytics programs can help you to make sure that you’re promoting your business to the right people. Analytics programs for dentists will help you to analyze and understand the demographics of pe...

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How should providers screen for social determinants of health? HOW SHOULD PROVIDERS SCREEN FOR SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH?

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Jan 14, 2020

The healthcare industry has been talking about the importance of addressing social determinants of health for years, but many struggle with how to collect the insights. For example, if 68% of Americans are affected by at least one SDOH, how do they even discover the one? What is the ideal way for pr...

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How To Make Healthcare Marketing & Communications More Inclusive HOW TO MAKE HEALTHCARE MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS MORE INCLUSIVE

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Jan 13, 2020

This includes health care and extends well beyond an organization’s public image, though. Communicating in an inclusive manner can have real-life health consequences. There is a well-documented correlation between a patient’s sense of comfort/acceptance and their willingness to be forthc...

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Five Health Care Trends For 2020 FIVE HEALTH CARE TRENDS FOR 2020

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Jan 13, 2020

In 2020, the Affordable Care Act will turn 10 years old. Since it became law and ushered in sizable reforms across our industry, some aspects of health care have improved dramatically, while new problems have emerged that require remediation. In other words, health care reform has been neither the c...

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Top 3 Myths About Digital Identity in Healthcare TOP 3 MYTHS ABOUT DIGITAL IDENTITY IN HEALTHCARE

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Jan 10, 2020

Healthcare is in the midst of a digital transformation, creating information security, compliance, and workflow challenges. The engagement of an increasingly decentralized workforce along with anytime anyplace healthcare and the proliferation of cloud-based applications, databases, and mobile device...

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Why is Content Optimization Important in Your Healthcare Content Strategy? WHY IS CONTENT OPTIMIZATION IMPORTANT IN YOUR HEALTHCARE CONTENT STRATEGY?

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Jan 09, 2020

The healthcare industry provides care to the general public. By marketing standards, that’s a broad audience to target with written content. Content optimization is a window of opportunity to get the most out of a compelling article or blog that you create. Through this strategy, you gain the ...

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The Prognosis is Positive for the Healthcare Industry’s Big Migration to the Cloud in 2020 THE PROGNOSIS IS POSITIVE FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY’S BIG MIGRATION TO THE CLOUD IN 2020

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Jan 09, 2020

One of the biggest issues that healthcare organisations face when implementing new IT infrastructure solutions is that they lack the budget to properly integrate them. The annual Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and Navigant survey found that 56% of respondents didn’t believe...

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5 PREDICTIONS FOR DIGITAL HEALTHCARE IN 2020 5 PREDICTIONS FOR DIGITAL HEALTHCARE IN 2020

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Jan 08, 2020

The evolution of healthcare has unfolded year after year, advancing at what sometimes feels like warp speed. However in 2019, digital innovations appeared to be progressing at a gradual rate. Luckily experts are predicting that there will be a multitude of technological advancements coming in 2020. ...

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5 Benefits of Interoperability in Healthcare 5 BENEFITS OF INTEROPERABILITY IN HEALTHCARE

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Jan 08, 2020

How much thought do you give to the various computer systems that have been set up to enable staff to keep track of and manage patient data as well as communicate and connect with other entities, such as insurance providers and referring physicians? While the computer setup is the main concern for y...

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The State of Telehealth in 2020 THE STATE OF TELEHEALTH IN 2020

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Jan 08, 2020

telehealth gives you a way to provide patients with medical care anytime and anywhere. Telehealth solutions like healow TeleVisits  help practices like The Clark Clinic deliver quality care to patients who may have difficulty making it into the doctor’s office. Sometimes it also may be ch...

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How Machine Learning Can Support Early Intervention for High-Risk Patients HOW MACHINE LEARNING CAN SUPPORT EARLY INTERVENTION FOR HIGH-RISK PATIENTS

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Jan 07, 2020

U.S. healthcare costs have skyrocketed over the last decade and show no sign of slowing down. We currently spend $3.5 trillion a year on healthcare—about $11,000 per person, more than twice the average per-person spending in other developed countries. And healthcare costs are expected to nearl...

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7 Trends Impacting The Design of Healthcare Environments in 2020 7 TRENDS IMPACTING THE DESIGN OF HEALTHCARE ENVIRONMENTS IN 2020

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Jan 06, 2020

SmithGroup one of the nation’s leading integrated design firms has tapped its broad network of 1,300 interdisciplinary design professionals to offer its predictions for the trends and challenges that the design industry will face in the decade ahead. In the last couple of years, the impacts of...

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Seven trends that will shape corporate health insurance in 2020 SEVEN TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE CORPORATE HEALTH INSURANCE IN 2020

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Jan 06, 2020

Corporate health insurance has changed a lot over the last decade and is set to continue to evolve in the face of continuing technological, economic and societal change. Demand for more tailored and cutting-edge solutions that meet their workforces and businesses changing needs is also set to grow a...

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Current and Potential Challenges of Telehealth CURRENT AND POTENTIAL CHALLENGES OF TELEHEALTH

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Jan 06, 2020

The idea of telehealth seems like a dream come true for patients; whenever they aren’t feeling well, instead of hopping in the car to drive to a doctor’s office, they can simply hop on their phones or computers and connect with a provider virtually. There are other benefits to telehealth...

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Moving Beyond Dazzle to High-Impact Collaboration MOVING BEYOND DAZZLE TO HIGH-IMPACT COLLABORATION

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Jan 03, 2020

From the first artificial skin to driverless cars that navigate busy streets with ease, 2019 brought a dazzling array of artificial intelligence (AI) discovery. In 2020, the progress made toward AI-fueled collaboration will be as critical as AI innovation especially in healthcare. We’ve reache...

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3 Healthcare Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2020 3 HEALTHCARE CYBERSECURITY TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2020

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Jan 02, 2020

The healthcare industry frequently struggles with data breaches and other cybersecurity incidents. That’s likely because cybercriminals know the value of medical data. It’s also problematic that healthcare information often gets passed between multiple parties and organizations, some of ...

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Key Trends of Blockchain in Healthcare in 2020 KEY TRENDS OF BLOCKCHAIN IN HEALTHCARE IN 2020

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Jan 02, 2020

Blockchain technology has a place in any commercial network that is strongly motivated to avoid allowing a single central party to coordinate and approve transactions within the network. While the technicality of blockchain has a steep learning curve, there is tremendous potential in blockchain&rsqu...

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Choosing the Right Fit for Your ERP Implementation CHOOSING THE RIGHT FIT FOR YOUR ERP IMPLEMENTATION

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Dec 30, 2019

For a long time, the EHR has been the focus of the healthcare IT world thanks to initiatives like meaningful use. Now EHRs have mostly been implemented nationwide, and most providers are not going to go through all the hassle and expense of putting in a different EHR. Instead, providers are looking ...

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4 Ways to Make Security Training A Priority in Your Healthcare Organization 4 WAYS TO MAKE SECURITY TRAINING A PRIORITY IN YOUR HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATION

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Dec 27, 2019

Healthcare finally made the shift–it went digital. Overdue, perhaps and maybe less rapid than the transition by other industries but nonetheless notable. The age of the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) has dawned, and healthcare is riding the wave. You go, healthcare! For healthcare organizat...

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Why Providers Must Adopt Telehealth in 2020 WHY PROVIDERS MUST ADOPT TELEHEALTH IN 2020

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Dec 27, 2019

Sometimes life just gets in the way. Work schedules, family obligations, and unforeseen circumstances can make going to the doctor an inconvenience rather than a helpful necessity. It’s not uncommon for patients to forget or intentionally skip appointments, cancel unexpectedly, or even put off...

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Driving Success in Healthcare AI DRIVING SUCCESS IN HEALTHCARE AI

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Dec 27, 2019

To drive successful adoption and deployment of AI technologies, and ultimately desired outcomes, it is critical to have a partnership in which customers and vendors are working collaboratively. Healthcare organizations and vendors alike must share their responsibilities to divide and conquer the wor...

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One Doctor’s Thoughts On Why Big Tech Won’t Really Disrupt Healthcare ONE DOCTOR’S THOUGHTS ON WHY BIG TECH WON’T REALLY DISRUPT HEALTHCARE

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Dec 26, 2019

In recent times, tech giants like Apple, Google and Amazon have made it clear that their sights are set on carving out a place in healthcare. (Yes, the latest news of Google’s healthcare ambitions came when we learned that the HHS Office for Civil Rights was investigating whether its big healt...

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11 Healthcare Innovation Trends To Watch In 2020 11 HEALTHCARE INNOVATION TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2020

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Dec 25, 2019

As we near the end of the year, rather than reflect on fond memories of 2019, related to healthcare startups and innovation, here are some areas or trends that I will be following in the new decade.

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4 Ways Healthcare Is Being Transformed by the Cloud 4 WAYS HEALTHCARE IS BEING TRANSFORMED BY THE CLOUD

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Dec 24, 2019

Healthcare is increasingly turning to the cloud. According to research from Global Market Insights, the North American healthcare cloud-computing market surpassed $8.5 billion in 2018, and the global market could exceed $55 billion by 2025. That doesn’t mean there hasn’t been turbulence ...

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How Biometric Technologies Improve Healthcare Operations HOW BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES IMPROVE HEALTHCARE OPERATIONS

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Dec 23, 2019

Iris scans, fingerprint readers and facial recognition are growing in use across healthcare settings — and they’re poised to offer even greater possibilities.  With just a touch or a glance, these biometric tools can identify and authenticate patients and employees by detecting uniq...

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WHAT ARE THE UPCOMING TRENDS IN AI IN HEALTHCARE FOR 2020? WHAT ARE THE UPCOMING TRENDS IN AI IN HEALTHCARE FOR 2020?

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Dec 23, 2019

Among all the significant transformations happening across various industries, healthcare is one such industry that is being revolutionized with the latest technologies to meet challenging demands of the time. The fundamentals of the industry are changing for better. AI along with several other tech...

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Addressing Healthcare’s IT Security Oversight Challenges ADDRESSING HEALTHCARE’S IT SECURITY OVERSIGHT CHALLENGES

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Dec 19, 2019

Data theft within the healthcare sector continues to skyrocket, led by third-party data breaches and phishing attacks. Halfway through 2019, the number of patient records breached already exceeds the 2018 number by more than 10 million. Perhaps most concerning, many of the breaches lasted weeks or m...

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Can Digital Health Bridge The Low-Income Gap? CAN DIGITAL HEALTH BRIDGE THE LOW-INCOME GAP?

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Dec 18, 2019

We’ve known for a few years that income correlates with health in a major way. From the length of life to stroke risk to self-reported health status, the more access, opportunity, and means of upward mobility a person has, the better their projected health outcomes. Waves of organizations are ...

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Identity and Access Management – Bridging the Efficiency and Security Gap in Healthcare IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT – BRIDGING THE EFFICIENCY AND SECURITY GAP IN HEALTHCARE

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Dec 17, 2019

The healthcare sector is charged with preserving some of the most sensitive information of any industry. Hospitals and clinics are required to securely store data, such as social security numbers, patient medical records, insurance policy details, and credit card numbers. Although healthcare adminis...

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What’s FHIR and How Will It Drive Healthcare Interoperability? WHAT’S FHIR AND HOW WILL IT DRIVE HEALTHCARE INTEROPERABILITY?

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Dec 13, 2019

The Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) allows developers to build standardized browser applications that lets providers access data from any EHR. Users want the freedom to be able to access a website from any browser, on any device, and on any operating system. This same need for indep...

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AI in Healthcare AI IN HEALTHCARE

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Dec 12, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine earning (ML) stand to transform outcomes for stakeholders across the healthcare industry more directly than nearly any other technology since the discovery of antibiotics. Able to ingest and learn from massive amounts of data   including patient inf...

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How mobile health services are changing the healthcare sector HOW MOBILE HEALTH SERVICES ARE CHANGING THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR

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Dec 12, 2019

One can expect a smart, mobile-powered solution for enhanced patient care, high level of data security, efficient record maintenance, resourceful healthcare training and innovation, and enhanced interpersonal communication. These changes are already slow-transforming the working and developments of ...

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3 Ways Electronic Health Records Will Continue to Improve in 2020 3 WAYS ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPROVE IN 2020

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Dec 12, 2019

Electronic health records are not just a speculated source of physician burnout. They’re a direct cause for about 13 percent of providers, according to University of New Mexico researchers who recently examined the effects of EHR implementation and use.  The issue runs even deeper, says D...

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Healthcare System Security HEALTHCARE SYSTEM SECURITY

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Dec 11, 2019

Viruses. Spyware. Ransomware. Hacking. Intrusions. All are extremely damaging, especially when healthcare systems are involved. That's because they not only compromise sensitive and confidential financial and operational information, but they put patients' personal health information (PHI) a...

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Navigating the Healthcare System is Miserable – Can AI Bots Help? NAVIGATING THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IS MISERABLE – CAN AI BOTS HELP?

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Dec 11, 2019

Regardless of whether you’re a chronic patient or a casual visitor to your doctor, navigating the healthcare system is miserable. I saw this first hand recently when I and then my daughter got a simple wart on our hand. You’d think this wasn’t a big deal, but as usual we put off tr...

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4 REASONS TO UTILIZE DENTAL EHR 4 REASONS TO UTILIZE DENTAL EHR

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Dec 10, 2019

The adoption of EHR (Electronic Health Records) is rapidly increasing in healthcare. Dental EHR systems are being developed with advanced functionalities to cover developments in technology and to comply with new regulations. Adoption of dental EHR, however, is still lower than in other areas of hea...

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Leveraging AI in Healthcare LEVERAGING AI IN HEALTHCARE

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Dec 09, 2019

It is no secret that AI is an often-overhyped buzzword in healthcare. Over the last two years, KLAS has been watching the AI space closely, doing extensive research and interviewing providers to try to understand how real AI is and in which ways it is impacting healthcare. We specifically wanted to ...

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The Intersection of Tech and Holistic Health THE INTERSECTION OF TECH AND HOLISTIC HEALTH

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Dec 09, 2019

There is a common misconception in the healthcare field that technological innovation is opposed to the philosophy of holistic care. Tech is viewed as artificial, manufactured, and impersonal it values human experience only for the sake of developing better algorithms and treats the physical body of...

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HOW AI AND ROBOTICS IN HEALTHCARE ARE EXCELLING BEYOND SCIENCE FICTION HOW AI AND ROBOTICS IN HEALTHCARE ARE EXCELLING BEYOND SCIENCE FICTION

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Dec 08, 2019

Artificial intelligence is becoming progressively sophisticated at performing tasks that humans do, with more efficiently, quickly and at a lower cost. From finding new links between genetic codes to making robotic-assisted surgery, AI simplifies the lives of patients, doctors, and hospital administ...

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5 Reasons Why A Single, Integrated EHR Will Not Solve Interoperability 5 REASONS WHY A SINGLE, INTEGRATED EHR WILL NOT SOLVE INTEROPERABILITY

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Dec 06, 2019

A recent survey of health system IT, informatics, business, and clinical staff revealed that less than 40% of healthcare executives believe their organizations successfully share clinical data with external health systems, payers, and other partners. When asked what steps their organizations are tak...

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NANOTECHNOLOGY COULD REVOLUTIONIZE THE FIELD OF DENTISTRY NANOTECHNOLOGY COULD REVOLUTIONIZE THE FIELD OF DENTISTRY

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Dec 05, 2019

One way that it could improve dental care is by improving the effectiveness of dental cleanings. Nanobots could be used to scrape a collection of bacteria off of teeth, which is known as the biofilm. This could allow patients to have a much whiter smile and have far better dental health overall. Not...

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The Growing Emergence of Robots in Healthcare THE GROWING EMERGENCE OF ROBOTS IN HEALTHCARE

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Dec 05, 2019

Robots are a rapidly growing part of the modern health care landscape. The history of robots in medicine dates back to 1985 when a robotic arm called “PUMA” assisted with surgery for the first time. The operation  a neurosurgical biopsy was a complete success. Some of today’s ...

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Succeeding With Data-Driven Healthcare SUCCEEDING WITH DATA-DRIVEN HEALTHCARE

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Dec 05, 2019

Many medical organizations talk about having a roadmap to the future, but following one is hard. Adopting new healthcare IT can feel overwhelming when you’re trying to keep up with your daily patients. But overwhelming becomes manageable when a practice remembers the principles that go into a ...

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The prognosis is positive for healthcare’s big migration to the cloud in 2020 THE PROGNOSIS IS POSITIVE FOR HEALTHCARE’S BIG MIGRATION TO THE CLOUD IN 2020

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Dec 04, 2019

One of the biggest issues that healthcare organisations face when implementing new IT infrastructure solutions is that they lack the budget to properly integrate them. The annual Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and Navigant survey found that 56% of respondents didn’t believe...

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3 Predictions for the Next Five Years 3 PREDICTIONS FOR THE NEXT FIVE YEARS

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Dec 02, 2019

Medical science was taking great strides around the turn of the 20th century. An Austrian biologist had learned that humans have different blood types, researchers were discovering the existence of vitamins and a Dutch physician invented electrocardiography. The landscape looks a little different no...

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Collaboration will enable healthtech sector to thrive COLLABORATION WILL ENABLE HEALTHTECH SECTOR TO THRIVE

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Dec 02, 2019

The healthcare sector’s biggest challenge is how we create organisations that are governed smarter, as well as a workforce, and indeed population, that learns faster and feels able to solve the problems that they are beset by on a daily basis.” He went on to add: “Whether you work ...

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Driving the healthtech revolution with business-driven networks DRIVING THE HEALTHTECH REVOLUTION WITH BUSINESS-DRIVEN NETWORKS

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Nov 29, 2019

The healthcare industry has oftentimes been synonymous with the slow uptake of new technologies. However, now this famously cumbersome sector is undergoing a profound digital transformation. Like many industries today, healthcare services are becoming increasingly data driven in a change that is onl...

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How Technology Influences The Healthcare Industry HOW TECHNOLOGY INFLUENCES THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Nov 29, 2019

Technology today is nothing short of incredible. We’ve almost become immune to it by now, but if you take a second to stop and think about how different life would be without it, it’s easy to appreciate just how much of an integral part of our lives it has become. Aside from entertaining...

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How artificial intelligence is empowering healthcare HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS EMPOWERING HEALTHCARE

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Nov 27, 2019

It is hard to think of any area of our lives that might not one day be affected by artificial intelligence, and an exponential rise in recent years has already seen it become increasingly embedded in healthcare. After an early focus on supercharging the way in which new drugs can be discovered, AI i...

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The Changing Face of Healthcare Delivery THE CHANGING FACE OF HEALTHCARE DELIVERY

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Nov 27, 2019

A confluence of factors is driving a dramatic shift in healthcare delivery from traditional sites of care such as hospitals and clinics to outpatient and retail care sites such as urgent care clinics and ambulatory surgical centers. Of course, this shift doesn’t just change things for patients...

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8 Common Mistakes Healthtech Companies Make When Building Health Products 8 COMMON MISTAKES HEALTHTECH COMPANIES MAKE WHEN BUILDING HEALTH PRODUCTS

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Nov 26, 2019

Most of us in the health industry want to get meaningful health products to market, and to the people who need them, as fast as possible.  Yet in the growing healthtech sector, despite over $50B invested since 2011, there have been relatively few successful exits.  Over the past five years...

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How digitalisation is driving dramatic IT changes in healthcare HOW DIGITALISATION IS DRIVING DRAMATIC IT CHANGES IN HEALTHCARE

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Nov 26, 2019

Today, IT within the healthcare industry is undergoing profound changes. This has been driven, in part, by the development of advanced new treatments, including robotics, analytical imaging and robust data networks, which enable the lessons learned from pioneering medical practitioners to be distrib...

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5 ways data science is transforming modern healthcare 5 WAYS DATA SCIENCE IS TRANSFORMING MODERN HEALTHCARE

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Nov 26, 2019

From remote diagnosis to personalised treatments, data science is starting to give healthcare and Life Sciences the shot in the arm they desperately need. Healthcare has come a long way over the last couple of centuries. We’ve gone from cleaning blood with leeches and biting sticks for pain re...

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A Roadmap To Welcoming Health Care Innovation A ROADMAP TO WELCOMING HEALTH CARE INNOVATION

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Nov 26, 2019

Health care systems are being flooded with a slew of digital innovations, both internally and externally sourced. The promise of remote sensors, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and personal health records, together with investment from the National Institutes of Health and private investo...

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How connecting data will lead to faster medical breakthroughs HOW CONNECTING DATA WILL LEAD TO FASTER MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS

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Nov 25, 2019

Medical progress in the past decade has been great, but we’ve reached a bottleneck of which many of us are unaware. Spreadsheets and relational databases that have been a mainstay over the past 30 years have reached their limits. And because they cannot cope with the vast amounts of data and t...

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Shifting to Value-Based Medicine SHIFTING TO VALUE-BASED MEDICINE

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Nov 22, 2019

What could be said about quality in cinema could also be said for the world of healthcare. Volume-based care puts less focus on quality or the type of service they give to patients and more on the numbers and cost of care  those who were the most successful were those who could see the greatest...

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Eight steps towards better cybersecurity in healthcare EIGHT STEPS TOWARDS BETTER CYBERSECURITY IN HEALTHCARE

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Nov 22, 2019

To tackle cyber risks in healthcare, the European Union will introduce a tightened system of rules for medical equipment in 2020. The Medical Devices Regulation will assure purchasers for healthcare institutions that any new equipment meets strict cyber security requirements, and reduce the chance o...

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How healthcare apps are helping drug users transition from addiction to recovery HOW HEALTHCARE APPS ARE HELPING DRUG USERS TRANSITION FROM ADDICTION TO RECOVERY

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Nov 21, 2019

As a society, we are faced with many challenges, and it’s no secret that one of the more prevalent is that of substance abuse. Amongst the most dangerous and holistically destructive of these behaviors, affecting multiple facets of our social landscape from individual health and wellbeing to p...

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The latest healthcare data breaches in 2019 THE LATEST HEALTHCARE DATA BREACHES IN 2019

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Nov 21, 2019

When a data breach occurs at a private company, the loss of personally identifiable information (PII) can be inconvenient to consumers, reputation-battering for the organization, and may lead to identity theft and further account compromise. If a security incident takes place at a healthcare service...

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Defragmenting Healthcare with FHIR DEFRAGMENTING HEALTHCARE WITH FHIR

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Nov 20, 2019

In our digital lives, we have become accustomed to apps and services operating almost seamlessly. If I miss a turn while following the step-by-step directions from my favorite navigation app, the system auto-corrects and presents a new route. Web apps like this are now so commonplace, most of us don...

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Why HCAPHS Is Archaic In Healthcare Today WHY HCAPHS IS ARCHAIC IN HEALTHCARE TODAY

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Nov 20, 2019

The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey hasn’t changed since its inception in 2006. Healthcare leaders have long wanted to see it reformed. Now, hospital groups are making the case for a major HCAHPS overhaul. Here’s what they’re are ask...

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The Urgent Importance of Cybersecurity in Healthcare THE URGENT IMPORTANCE OF CYBERSECURITY IN HEALTHCARE

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Nov 19, 2019

The leading reason why criminals steal data is to sell it for profit. Financial records, such as credit card information, fetch a higher price than medical data, yet cybercriminals put extensive time and resources into targeting healthcare. Stability may be the reason. People can cancel a credit car...

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5 Trends In Healthcare Cloud Computing For 2020 5 TRENDS IN HEALTHCARE CLOUD COMPUTING FOR 2020

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Nov 19, 2019

Cloud computing offers healthcare professionals instant access to patient data through secure portals and near-limitless storage and control. A physician can store information in seconds and access it just as quickly. This process eliminates the need for hard copies unless specifically requested by ...

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Doctor data and the future of AI in healthcare DOCTOR DATA AND THE FUTURE OF AI IN HEALTHCARE

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Nov 19, 2019

In today’s digitally connected world, data is everything. This is especially true within the medical field, which arguably demonstrates the best examples of how data is changing the world for the better. Though the industry is still at the forefront in its ability to use that data with emergin...

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Why the time is now for digital health WHY THE TIME IS NOW FOR DIGITAL HEALTH

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Nov 18, 2019

There has it seems, never been a better time to be in digital health. And for medtech players involved in the design and manufacture of healthtech products, there are significant opportunities on the horizon. With the NHS continuing its drive for increased innovation, the conditions are being create...

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Untangling The Relationship between Social Service And Health Care Spending And Health Outcomes UNTANGLING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIAL SERVICE AND HEALTH CARE SPENDING AND HEALTH OUTCOMES

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Nov 18, 2019

Proposals to extend health insurance coverage and improve access to high-quality health care in the US currently prominent in national policy debates must find ways to make expansion affordable. Could more investment in social services help? Social service investments have been shown to improve heal...

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Why Health Data is the Next in Big Data Analytics WHY HEALTH DATA IS THE NEXT IN BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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Nov 15, 2019

Data is the new oil. It’s valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be used. It has to be changed into gas, plastic, chemicals, etc to create a valuable entity that drives profitable activity; so must data be broken down, analysed for it to have value. This comment by British mathematician a...

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Tips for managing and integrating technology after healthcare acquisitions TIPS FOR MANAGING AND INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY AFTER HEALTHCARE ACQUISITIONS

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Nov 15, 2019

There's an old saying: "Culture trumps process." I'd like to amend this to say, "Culture trumps technology." While this is obviously a play on words, one does have to seriously consider the culture of organizations that are acquired today in the healthcare space. This is ...

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Artificial Intelligence’s Need for Health Data ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE’S NEED FOR HEALTH DATA

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Nov 14, 2019

With doctors’ time in short supply, one area in which AI-driven tools could help transform healthcare is by increasing diagnostic accuracy. AI-driven diagnostic tools, especially in areas like cardiology, have the potential to save the healthcare system money and most importantly save lives. T...

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The Future of Healthcare THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE

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Nov 13, 2019

For decades, technology has enabled better quality research, treatment, and access to healthcare. As a result, citizens around the world are increasingly empowered to focus on self-care, and people are now living longer than in previous generations. But as healthcare improves, the industry is presen...

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3 Myths About Machine Learning in Health Care 3 MYTHS ABOUT MACHINE LEARNING IN HEALTH CARE

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Nov 13, 2019

Machine learning will dramatically improve health care. There are already a myriad impactful ML health care applications from imaging to predicting readmissions to the back office. But there are also high-profile, expensive efforts that have not achieved their goals. In our collective roles as the C...

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Chatbots in Healthcare CHATBOTS IN HEALTHCARE

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Nov 12, 2019

Do you remember when Apple unveiled that little voice inside your phone, Siri, almost ten years ago in 2010? Before that point, asking your phone to tell you a joke in public would’ve gotten you weird looks. Not to mention the lack of a robotic punchline. Now if you blurt out a command, a devi...

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The Future of Healthcare Software Development THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

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Nov 12, 2019

For decades, artificial intelligence has continued to play a critical role in different industries. However, when the term “artificial intelligence” is mentioned within the healthcare sphere, many people imagine robots operating on human beings and rendering doctors obsolete. Far from th...

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Change management in the health-tech industry CHANGE MANAGEMENT IN THE HEALTH-TECH INDUSTRY

blog article

Nov 11, 2019

As a provider of clinical technology, we have recently been reflecting as to why the adoption and implementation of new technology is slower than other industries especially in the B2B space. As a healthcare professional myself, I started thinking about my approach to choosing technology solutions. ...

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Does AI Have a Place in Medicine? DOES AI HAVE A PLACE IN MEDICINE?

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Nov 11, 2019

AI the capability of a machine to imitate intelligent human behavior—is poised to transform the practice of medicine as we know it. But it is a complementary technology, designed to enhance the performance of humans including physicians, nurses and medical researchers—in doing their jobs...

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An eye on future healthcare technologies AN EYE ON FUTURE HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGIES

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Nov 11, 2019

AI is expected to vastly expand clinicians’ treatment insights, and improve physician workflows from radiology and diagnostic decision support to complex acute hospital care and busy ambulatory environments. Virtual assistants are helping to ease the burden of documentation workflows by enabli...

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POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS

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Nov 11, 2019

It’s a well-documented trend that the rise of digital channels such as webchat, apps, FAQs, etc., has led to a change in the way contact centers handle interactions. The routine, “easy” interactions are now handled by self-service channels. Deflecting these low-value interactions h...

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Using Innovation Centers to Reduce Emerging Technology Solution Risk USING INNOVATION CENTERS TO REDUCE EMERGING TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION RISK

blog article

Nov 08, 2019

As healthcare is being transformed with new digital technologies, several emerging technology solutions are being developed and funded to enable successful care delivery. The digital healthcare market is seeing a decline in funds from venture capitalists[1], which likely signals their caution to inv...

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A look into the next decade of healthcare IT A LOOK INTO THE NEXT DECADE OF HEALTHCARE IT

blog article

Nov 07, 2019

It’s always my pleasure to speak with clients. Without them, we can’t be relevant. Our culture of trusted partnerships – which we celebrate at events like the Allscripts Client Experience – guide us to build solutions important to them today and tomorrow. From these partnersh...

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Solving Healthcare’s Data Challenges With Storage-As-A-Service SOLVING HEALTHCARE’S DATA CHALLENGES WITH STORAGE-AS-A-SERVICE

blog article

Nov 07, 2019

Managing healthcare data is a special kind of a nightmare for IT professionals. First, the industry is highly regulated. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires strict attention to a complex set of rules governing access, security and privacy. A failure to follow the...

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Is AI The Real Answer to Reducing Overutilization? IS AI THE REAL ANSWER TO REDUCING OVERUTILIZATION?

blog article

Nov 06, 2019

There are certainly moments when overutilization of the system for unnecessary tests can be pinpointed to a specific cause. A few years ago, for example, Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy prompted a massive spike in BRCA tests, including among a significant number of women who had a low proba...

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Clinical Depth: The Power of Knowing More than the Minimum CLINICAL DEPTH: THE POWER OF KNOWING MORE THAN THE MINIMUM

blog article

Nov 06, 2019

In medicine, contrary to common belief, it is not usually enough to know the diagnosis and its best treatment or procedure. Guidelines, checklists and protocols only go so far when you are treating real people with diverse constitutions for multiple problems under a variety of circumstances. The mor...

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WHY KEEPING UP WITH THE LATEST DENTAL TECHNOLOGY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER WHY KEEPING UP WITH THE LATEST DENTAL TECHNOLOGY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

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Nov 05, 2019

Making sure that you have an improving dental practice that utilizes the latest technologies is more important than ever. New and innovative technologies make it possible for dentists to provide a standard of care that’s far beyond anything that was possible previously. If you’re not usi...

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The Untold Reality of Medical Device Shortages in the U.S. THE UNTOLD REALITY OF MEDICAL DEVICE SHORTAGES IN THE U.S.

blog article

Nov 05, 2019

The industry as a whole is in need of meaningful solutions. As taxpayers, patients and key stakeholders in healthcare, we must collaborate to eliminate interruptions to our healthcare supply chain. For those invested in improving healthcare from the inside, this means working across competitive boun...

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5 Trends that are Changing the Healthcare Industry 5 TRENDS THAT ARE CHANGING THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

blog article

Nov 05, 2019

The healthcare industry is growing rapidly and at a steady pace. According to a recent survey by Deloitte, the Healthcare technology sector is expected to reach USD $280 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 15.9% between 2016-2021. Technological advancements in the healthcare industry have improved our qua...

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HEALTHCARE GONE VIRTUAL HEALTHCARE GONE VIRTUAL

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Nov 04, 2019

Have you heard of telemedicine or virtual healthcare? If you haven’t, I think it’s time. In fact, I’d go so bold as to say the time is now for adoption and implementation of virtual health programs. Why? Because technology has finally caught up with our vision for the future. Consu...

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Top 9 Technology Trends That Will Transform “Medicine And Healthcare” In 2020 TOP 9 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS THAT WILL TRANSFORM “MEDICINE AND HEALTHCARE” IN 2020

blog article

Nov 03, 2019

Healthcare is an industry that is as of now being changed utilizing the most recent technology, so it can address the difficulties it is looking in the 21st century. Technology can help healthcare associations satisfy developing need and proficiently work to convey better patient consideration. Here...

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AI is helping rural patients get crucial medical care AI IS HELPING RURAL PATIENTS GET CRUCIAL MEDICAL CARE

blog article

Nov 01, 2019

For those of us who live in big cities in developed countries, it’s easy to take access to hospitals and medical specialists for granted. But many rural communities in developing countries have too few medical clinics and doctors. With only prohibitively expensive and slow options for managing...

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TAKE YOUR HEALTH ON THE GO TAKE YOUR HEALTH ON THE GO

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Oct 31, 2019

Wearable technology has been a recent trend with a wide range of options from smart watches to heated clothing. While most think of the fitness industry when thinking about wearable technology, healthcare is using it to help address key issues with healthcare costs, aging generations, and the rise o...

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TOP 4 MYTHS ON EHR DEBUNKED TOP 4 MYTHS ON EHR DEBUNKED

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Oct 31, 2019

Electronic health records have gained popularity over the last few years as more practices use them to increase efficiency, reduce medical errors, and improve patient care. Regrettably, as with most new technology, numerous myths and misconceptions surround EHR and need to be debunked. If you are un...

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Precision Medicine: How Far We’ve Come PRECISION MEDICINE: HOW FAR WE’VE COME

blog article

Oct 30, 2019

Creating Value for Everyone provides unique data, insights, and examples about how organizations are making changes in every part of the value chain. With precision medicine overturning our very conception of healthcare, this is a must-read for anyone who wants to be part of its future. Data-centric...

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Why You Need To Care About Telemedicine WHY YOU NEED TO CARE ABOUT TELEMEDICINE

blog article

Oct 30, 2019

Telemedicine is on the forefront of the healthcare revolution.  According to a recent report, the telemedicine market within the United States will be around $65 Billion by 2025.  While telemedicine has existed for several decades, it has been becoming more mainstream with mass market adop...

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When Talking About Social Determinants, Precision Matters WHEN TALKING ABOUT SOCIAL DETERMINANTS, PRECISION MATTERS

blog article

Oct 29, 2019

The term social determinants of health (SDOH) is ubiquitous in health care; equally pervasive is the misuse of the term to characterize health system interventions to address non-medical factors that contribute to health. Health care industry representatives often use SDOH interchangeably with other...

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Cloud Faxing Can Optimize these Six Common Healthcare Workflows CLOUD FAXING CAN OPTIMIZE THESE SIX COMMON HEALTHCARE WORKFLOWS

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Oct 29, 2019

How many steps would you estimate it takes the typical medical practice to process a faxed request from a pharmacy for a prescription refill? I can’t speak for how every practice handles this type of daily business operation, but after speaking with hundreds of physicians and healthcare office...

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Top 5 benefits of healthcare interoperability TOP 5 BENEFITS OF HEALTHCARE INTEROPERABILITY

blog article

Oct 29, 2019

Despite all of modern medicine’s ground-breaking achievements and our increasingly digitized world, the ability to share information between different payers and providers in a reliable and secure way remains frustratingly out of reach. Around 30% of patient data in electronic health records i...

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How to Build A Tech-Enabled Flu Immunization Program That Works HOW TO BUILD A TECH-ENABLED FLU IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM THAT WORKS

blog article

Oct 25, 2019

While the weather is warm, preventing the flu is usually not top of mind for most healthcare consumers. But for health plans, it’s never too early to start planning for the impending 2019-2020 season. Ideally, people will be vaccinated in the early fall, allowing sufficient time to build antib...

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A framework for understanding health care systems A FRAMEWORK FOR UNDERSTANDING HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS

blog article

Oct 25, 2019

The starting point for understanding a health care system is to understand what you expect it to do for you. Initially, you may think there are only two jobs: prevent disease and treat the disease that cannot be prevented. But, because incentives work differently for different kinds of prevention, l...

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How Value-Based Care is Changing the Way You Build Digital Health Companies HOW VALUE-BASED CARE IS CHANGING THE WAY YOU BUILD DIGITAL HEALTH COMPANIES

blog article

Oct 24, 2019

Fundamentally, value-based care requires vendors as well as providers to operate differently, but new revenue models and a new approach to hiring deserve special consideration. In this article, we’ll cover the state of value-based care, how vendors are being required to accept outcomes-based c...

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THE FACILITY IMPLICATIONS OF MODERN HEALTHCARE THE FACILITY IMPLICATIONS OF MODERN HEALTHCARE

blog article

Oct 23, 2019

The concept of “value-based care” was a common focal point at the 2019 Healthcare & Medical Properties Conference stressed during the beginning discussion surrounding operational trends that independent physicians and larger health networks both face. Recent mergers in the New Jersey...

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Moral injury from a primary care perspective MORAL INJURY FROM A PRIMARY CARE PERSPECTIVE

blog article

Oct 23, 2019

The backbone of a great health care system is its primary care task force. From Singapore to France, elite health care systems rely on these cerebral doctors to provide preventive, urgent, and acute care along with chronic disease management. Primary care doctors have a broad-ranging impact from hea...

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4 Innovative Ways to Contain Healthcare Financial Leakage 4 INNOVATIVE WAYS TO CONTAIN HEALTHCARE FINANCIAL LEAKAGE

blog article

Oct 23, 2019

The financial risk to health systems has never been higher.  Decades of reimbursement reductions coupled with operating cost increases have left health systems executives no choice other than innovation.  The traditional methods are no longer enough.  For something to be transformatio...

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BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE

blog article

Oct 23, 2019

If you’re like me, one of the first things you do when you leave the house in the morning is put on your headset. I may be joining a meeting, calling a friend, getting coffee – sometimes all three – before I even set foot in the office. When I get to work, I’m collaborating w...

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POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS

blog article

Oct 22, 2019

It seems like every photo shown of a business in action these days features a bunch of people in a huddle room, looking productive – just like our own Poly beauty shot below. But the technology that is IN the room really matters most to the people who are joining remotely – the people NO...

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Why electronic medical records should be standardized WHY ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS SHOULD BE STANDARDIZED

blog article

Oct 22, 2019

How can we possibly get to standardization in medicine? And is that a good thing? Standardized checklists save lives; rigid procedures for sterilization of equipment saves lives; universal compliance with recommended beneficial treatments saves lives. And while it’s sometimes a wonderful thing...

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SMART DEVICES AND 3D PRINTING ARE REVOLUTIONIZING DENTISTRY SMART DEVICES AND 3D PRINTING ARE REVOLUTIONIZING DENTISTRY

blog article

Oct 22, 2019

Smart devices and 3D printing are likely to play an important role in improving dental practice, and they’re likely to become increasingly important in the future. Not only do these technologies play a role when it comes to dental care that’s used in offices, but they’re also begin...

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3 Quantum leaps that will change healthcare by 2030 3 QUANTUM LEAPS THAT WILL CHANGE HEALTHCARE BY 2030

blog article

Oct 18, 2019

In recent years, we have seen medtech investments rise to new heights. In 2017, venture capitalists reportedly poured US $ 9 billion into space, an increase of 60 percent over the previous year. While more money is devoted to innovation in this sector, there are still very few companies that have di...

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Reasons For Startups To Focus On Mobile Health App Development REASONS FOR STARTUPS TO FOCUS ON MOBILE HEALTH APP DEVELOPMENT

blog article

Oct 17, 2019

Not so long in the past, you had to wait in long queues at the hospital or clinic before your turn arrived. The documentation process was long, and people felt the pain, as they survived the wait that tired them more than the issues they were facing. Healthcare was unavailable in the rural areas, an...

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A Growing Healthcare Challenge A GROWING HEALTHCARE CHALLENGE

blog article

Oct 17, 2019

Data breaches involving phishing and other email-related compromises persist as a top challenge for healthcare providers. So, what are some of the top trends emerging from these incidents? Phishing attacks are the primary vector in many of the largest health data breaches being reported to the Depar...

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5 Use Cases for Cloud Communications in the Healthcare Sector 5 USE CASES FOR CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS IN THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR

blog article

Oct 16, 2019

When you think of the cloud, what comes to mind? Maybe you think of the apps on your smartphone? Perhaps some of those apps are associated with your facility’s electronic medical record system? If so, your healthcare organization is already leveraging the power of the cloud to connect staff, p...

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Why SDoH Data Is Key For Developing Population Health Strategies WHY SDOH DATA IS KEY FOR DEVELOPING POPULATION HEALTH STRATEGIES

blog article

Oct 16, 2019

The healthcare industry has come a long way in its appreciation of non-clinical factors impacting a patient’s overall well-being, such as social determinants of health (SDoH). However, the industry has made less progress when it comes to gathering information on individual patients’ soci...

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TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE WITH BIG DATA, 5G AND SURGICAL ROBOTS TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE WITH BIG DATA, 5G AND SURGICAL ROBOTS

blog article

Oct 16, 2019

The healthcare sector in recent times has witnessed more technological innovations such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Robotic Surgery, among others. As, in one side, big data is very significant in the healthcare and enabling patient information more shareable safely and precisely, on the ot...

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6 Most Precarious Developing Medical Technologies 6 MOST PRECARIOUS DEVELOPING MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES

blog article

Oct 15, 2019

Modern technology can be seen as a blessing and a curse, especially when it comes to the technology used in healthcare. Some of the medical technological advancements seen today are astonishing. They are there to improve our quality of life and to make us live longer, healthier lives, but everything...

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Using the 3M’s to Get Physicians to Embrace Telehealth: Metrics, Money & eMotion USING THE 3M’S TO GET PHYSICIANS TO EMBRACE TELEHEALTH: METRICS, MONEY & EMOTION

blog article

Oct 15, 2019

Telehealth utilization is on track to explode due to consumer demand, reimbursement alignment and an improved regulatory environment.  But for health systems to reap telehealth’s financial and clinical benefits, organizational leaders must demonstrate strong leadership, provide relevant e...

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Exploring The Relationship Between Social And Medical Service Spending EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIAL AND MEDICAL SERVICE SPENDING

blog article

Oct 15, 2019

The article’s primary finding of a positive relationship between health spending and social service spending is perhaps unexpected. Based on data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the study challenges the conventional wisdom that countries that spend more o...

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Uberization of Healthcare: Data Activation To Bring The Future of Healthcare Today UBERIZATION OF HEALTHCARE: DATA ACTIVATION TO BRING THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE TODAY

blog article

Oct 15, 2019

Pop health is still a pretty manual process. Having a dedicated solution, let alone a dedicated analytics platform, to address pop health is not as widespread as one might think.” — Brendan FitzGerald, research director, HIMSS Analystics When I first heard this line, a number of thoughts...

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Integrated Behavioral Health: Expectations vs Realities? INTEGRATED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH: EXPECTATIONS VS REALITIES?

blog article

Oct 14, 2019

However, some underlying health issues can’t be detected with a simple blood test or CAT scan. Behavioral health problems can impact every part of a person’s life. Some can develop as a result of physical problems, and vice versa. When patients go to the doctor, they’re putting the...

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The irrational exuberance of early cancer detection THE IRRATIONAL EXUBERANCE OF EARLY CANCER DETECTION

blog article

Oct 14, 2019

Here’s some good news for a change about cancer: Cancer mortality the rate of death from cancer has fallen substantially over the last four decades. There is also, however, some not-so-good news: Cancer incidence  the rate of cancer diagnoses has been rising. This doesn’t reflect in...

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What Do You Want to Know About Cancer? WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT CANCER?

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Oct 11, 2019

Cancer is an umbrella term for a large group of diseases caused when abnormal cells divide rapidly, and spread to other tissue and organs. Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world. In a healthy body, the trillions of cells it’s made of grow and divide, as the body needs them t...

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AI in Medicine: On the Way to Growth AI IN MEDICINE: ON THE WAY TO GROWTH

blog article

Oct 10, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a technology that can replicate human cognitive functions. Like in other fields, it is bringing a rapid transformation in healthcare due to the huge influx of healthcare data, advancements in analytics techniques, and innovation in clinical research and big data analy...

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Mental Health Care ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) AND MENTAL HEALTH CARE

blog article

Oct 10, 2019

This post is offered as a concise overview of important advances in artificial intelligence that will soon impact the way mental health care is practiced in day to day clinical settings. The result will be more individualized treatment incorporating both conventional and evidence-based complementary...

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The Graveyard of Digital Health, and How to Stay Out of It THE GRAVEYARD OF DIGITAL HEALTH, AND HOW TO STAY OUT OF IT

blog article

Oct 09, 2019

Yet the healthcare space has been slow to learn that lesson. Far from functioning as a team focused on a single goal, healthcare stakeholders operate on a fractured playing field, each one trying to get to the goal on their own. From that perspective, everyone becomes a competitor  and the abil...

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The good, the bad, and the hopeful in new interoperability plans from Washington THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE HOPEFUL IN NEW INTEROPERABILITY PLANS FROM WASHINGTON

blog article

Oct 09, 2019

Robust exchange of health information is absolutely critical to improving health care quality and lowering costs. In the last few months, government leaders at the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have advanced ambitious policies to make interoperability a reality. Overall, this is a...

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THE IMPACT OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN HEALTHCARE THE IMPACT OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN HEALTHCARE

blog article

Oct 09, 2019

Digital transformation is a top priority across every sector of the dramatically changing healthcare industry. Rapidly emerging digital technologies are being used by healthcare organizations and healthcare-related businesses to improve patient care, compete more effectively, comply with regulations...

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Benefits, Challenges, and Examples of Cloud Technology Application in Healthcare BENEFITS, CHALLENGES, AND EXAMPLES OF CLOUD TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION IN HEALTHCARE

blog article

Oct 04, 2019

Cloud technology application in healthcare is not new. Back in 2015, we created a post on cloud usage in healthcare, where we researched this topic and predicted that we will see the growth of this industry. And now in 2019, we see that we were right. Let us see what as changed in this area with tim...

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5 Tips For Delivering First-Rate Healthcare Services 5 TIPS FOR DELIVERING FIRST-RATE HEALTHCARE SERVICES

blog article

Oct 03, 2019

If you are looking to run a successful healthcare business, be it a small office or a clinic, you need to ensure your patients always receive high-quality services. To be able to deliver the best possible care services to your patients, you will have to create the appropriate environment and focus o...

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6 Health System Barriers to Digital Health Transformation 6 HEALTH SYSTEM BARRIERS TO DIGITAL HEALTH TRANSFORMATION

blog article

Oct 03, 2019

The concept of digital health information was introduced in the 1970s when professionals began moving away from problem-oriented medical records and making the transition to electronic health records (EHR). At the time, many facilities didn’t have the technology on hand to utilize digital heal...

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Primary Care Is at the Center of a Health Revolution PRIMARY CARE IS AT THE CENTER OF A HEALTH REVOLUTION

blog article

Oct 02, 2019

Most of today’s primary care is, in retail terms, a loss leader a well-oiled doorway to the wildly expensive sick care system. For decades, practitioners have been forced into production factories, seeing as many patients, ordering as many tests, and sending as many referrals as possible to sp...

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Why Tele-Treatment Will Be The Next Evolution of Telehealth WHY TELE-TREATMENT WILL BE THE NEXT EVOLUTION OF TELEHEALTH

blog article

Oct 01, 2019

Ubiquitous mobile technology like cell phones and smart watches play an increasingly important role in our health. You can have a checkup with your physician via the camera on your phone. If your heart rate becomes irregular, your Apple Watch will let you know (proven accuracy notwithstanding). Just...

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4 Trends driving change in healthcare 4 TRENDS DRIVING CHANGE IN HEALTHCARE

blog article

Oct 01, 2019

The more complex healthcare becomes, the more ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and surgical hospitals need to stay abreast of new trends—and understand how to turn them into new opportunities. To get started, here are some of the key drivers impacting the industry today. How will these driver...

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Can Blockchain Technology Fix Healthcare’s Problems? Not Even Close CAN BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY FIX HEALTHCARE’S PROBLEMS? NOT EVEN CLOSE

blog article

Sep 30, 2019

Blockchain has been making big waves across healthcare, heralded as the technology that’s going to save healthcare. The excitement is understandable. Just about every segment of healthcare is fragmented almost to the point of dysfunction. What better way to bind it together than via a digital ...

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Artificial intelligence in medicine raises legal and ethical concerns ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN MEDICINE RAISES LEGAL AND ETHICAL CONCERNS

blog article

Sep 29, 2019

The use of artificial intelligence in medicine is generating great excitement and hope for treatment advances. AI generally refers to computers’ ability to mimic human intelligence and to learn. For example, by using machine learning, scientists are working to develop algorithms that will help...

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Healthcare Intelligence Through Data HEALTHCARE INTELLIGENCE THROUGH DATA

blog article

Sep 27, 2019

When health insurers and physicians are given new ways to look at data, when they see the power of this information in new light, they do extraordinary things with it. And when the data they own are augmented with nontraditional, external data sets the possibilities are truly boundless. I work with ...

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What has emergency medicine wrought? Helplessness. WHAT HAS EMERGENCY MEDICINE WROUGHT? HELPLESSNESS.

blog article

Sep 26, 2019

It seems that all day, every day, I care for patients who simply won’t take care of themselves.  And I sometimes think that we in emergency medicine have caused more harm than we expected. Now let me first say, I also take care of those who can’t care for themselves.  There are...

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Medical devices cybersecurity: a growing concern? MEDICAL DEVICES CYBERSECURITY: A GROWING CONCERN?

blog article

Sep 26, 2019

Healthcare cybersecurity is a global growing concern. The last few years have seen an increasing rate of IT security incidents and data breaches for many healthcare ecosystems. Reports show that ransomware and other cyberattacks are on the rise – and that healthcare is one of the key targets. ...

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What does the next 25 years hold for global health? WHAT DOES THE NEXT 25 YEARS HOLD FOR GLOBAL HEALTH?

blog article

Sep 26, 2019

Global health is facing a time of political uncertainty and growing inequity, on the one hand, and great advances and innovations on the other, says David Mabey. It may come as a surprise, considering the dominant negative news narrative that grips us globally, but a survey put together by the Royal...

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Simply Healthcare & Wellcare Health now accepted at CardioFlex SIMPLY HEALTHCARE & WELLCARE HEALTH NOW ACCEPTED AT CARDIOFLEX

blog article

Sep 25, 2019

We at CardioFlex Therapy in Davie, Fl, work diligently with insurance companies to ensure we are considered a priority for many circumstances, to be within network, to have the lowest deductibles possible offered to you, our patients. You will be surprised to hear many insurance companies and insura...

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8 Tips for Urgent Care Clinics to Optimize Revenue & Remain Profitable 8 TIPS FOR URGENT CARE CLINICS TO OPTIMIZE REVENUE & REMAIN PROFITABLE

blog article

Sep 25, 2019

With the onset coming early and strong, emergency departments, primary care physicians, and urgent care clinics all over the country were overrun with patients waiting in line to see a doctor. While this had a negative impact on a large portion of the U.S. population, anyone involved in the on-deman...

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It’s time for AI-enabled solutions in health care to live up to their buzz IT’S TIME FOR AI-ENABLED SOLUTIONS IN HEALTH CARE TO LIVE UP TO THEIR BUZZ

blog article

Sep 24, 2019

Artificial intelligence is incredibly buzzy in health care right now, and for a good reason. Other industries are already experiencing AI-enabled radical transformations, like real-time fraud monitoring and detection in banking and finance and instantaneous image recognition across the web and socia...

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Is 5G technology bad for our health? IS 5G TECHNOLOGY BAD FOR OUR HEALTH?

blog article

Sep 23, 2019

As 5G wireless technology is slowly making its way across the globe, many government agencies and organizations advise that there is no reason to be alarmed about the effects of radiofrequency waves on our health. But some experts strongly disagree. The term 5G refers to the fifth generation of mobi...

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Deployed AI: How Lumiata is using AI to make healthcare smarter DEPLOYED AI: HOW LUMIATA IS USING AI TO MAKE HEALTHCARE SMARTER

blog article

Sep 23, 2019

Google Cloud AI to provide intelligent health analytics for improved risk awareness and cost management in healthcare. Lumiata was founded on a vision of smarter, more cost-effective healthcare, and AI plays a central role in making it a reality. We provide sophisticated machine learning application...

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7 ways precision medicine will make its mark 7 WAYS PRECISION MEDICINE WILL MAKE ITS MARK

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Sep 23, 2019

Precision medicine is slowly entering the mainstream of health and medical discourse, but is still a term in need of a concise definition to move beyond its origins in genomics to the present, where precision medicine also must encompass population health management, according to a new study from Ch...

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AI in Healthcare Is Exciting, However, It Is No Reason to Overpay For It AI IN HEALTHCARE IS EXCITING, HOWEVER, IT IS NO REASON TO OVERPAY FOR IT

blog article

Sep 20, 2019

Eventually, many conversations about artificial intelligence (AI) include HAL. An acronym for Heuristically programmed ALgorithmic computer, HAL played a prominent and disconcerting role in Stanley Kubrick’s mind-bending 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey. In the film, sentient computer HAL learn...

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Moving More Electrons To Optimize New Adult Composite Immunization Measures MOVING MORE ELECTRONS TO OPTIMIZE NEW ADULT COMPOSITE IMMUNIZATION MEASURES

blog article

Sep 20, 2019

Meaningfully measuring adult influenza and pneumococcal vaccination is a vital public health intervention. Ninety percent of deaths from influenza occur in older adults, often those with chronic co-morbid conditions. Pneumococcal disease is also responsible for thousands of deaths annually. In adult...

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Big data in healthcare: From theory to practice in 4 steps BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE IN 4 STEPS

blog article

Sep 19, 2019

Big data is hot! But for healthcare, big data is still mostly in its hype phase. People talk about it a lot, but don’t use it very often in practice. That mostly has to do with ignorance. Dan Ariely from Duke University put it nicely when he said: ‘Big data is like teenage sex: everyone ...

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4 Ways to Improve Mental Health Through Digital Health 4 WAYS TO IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH THROUGH DIGITAL HEALTH

blog article

Sep 19, 2019

Mental health care is undoubtedly one of the most pressing challenges that our national health system faces. Years of insufficient payment, infrastructure erosion, provider deficits, and stigma have created a fragmented patchwork of weak, under-coordinated and under-reimbursed treatment capabilities...

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Seven reasons why the Internal Combustion Engine is a dead man walking SEVEN REASONS WHY THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE IS A DEAD MAN WALKING

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Sep 18, 2019

The age of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) is over. Electric cars are the future. The transition has just begun, but the move from ICE vehicles to Electric will happen sooner and more quickly than most people suspect. What are the factors that lead me to say this with such confidence? However, ...

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Jobs ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE FUTURE OF JOBS

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Sep 18, 2019

My role here at SAP is IoT Evangelist. It’s my job to go around and speak about how the Internet of Things is changing the way we live, work, and run our businesses. IoT Evangelist is a job title that didn’t exist 5 or 10 years ago – mainly because the Internet of Things wasn&rsquo...

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3 Ways AI and Machine Learning Are Reshaping Medical Records 3 WAYS AI AND MACHINE LEARNING ARE RESHAPING MEDICAL RECORDS

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Sep 18, 2019

The world of medical records in both the public and private sectors remains dominated by a push toward interoperable data, and more broadly useful health data. Like everything else in American healthcare, the effort has been only moderately successful despite a price tag in the billions. In a modern...

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THE INTERSECTION OF HIPAA & THE HITECH ACT THE INTERSECTION OF HIPAA & THE HITECH ACT

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Sep 17, 2019

The HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act was meant to enforce certain rules within the HIPAA Omnibus Rule. It’s important that those in healthcare IT understand the relationship between the two. The HITECH Act’s stated aim was to improve the on-boar...

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How provider-in-triage systems in ERs compromise patient care HOW PROVIDER-IN-TRIAGE SYSTEMS IN ERS COMPROMISE PATIENT CARE

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Sep 16, 2019

If you’ve needed emergency care in the last few years, you probably encountered this situation: Soon after entering the emergency department, you were asked to go to a triage area in the waiting room where a doctor, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant asked you a few questions and order...

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4 Steps Healthcare Organizations Need to Take to Automate Their Data 4 STEPS HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS NEED TO TAKE TO AUTOMATE THEIR DATA

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Sep 16, 2019

According to IDC, all the data that’s being created and captured in healthcare is projected to grow by 36 percent (CAGR) more than any other industry. While managing growing volumes of data is a common challenge for many organizations across all sectors, healthcare is uniquely set apart by the...

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Resolving the complexity of autoimmune diseases: challenges and solutions RESOLVING THE COMPLEXITY OF AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES: CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS

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Sep 16, 2019

Chronic inflammatory diseases are life-long debilitating illnesses with increased mortality and high healthcare costs for therapy and care. These are systemic conditions characterized by activation of either the adaptive immune system—rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis— or t...

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How patient centricity is enabling the reality of Virtual Trials and mHealth HOW PATIENT CENTRICITY IS ENABLING THE REALITY OF VIRTUAL TRIALS AND MHEALTH

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Sep 13, 2019

It’s no secret that one of the greatest challenges facing clinical trials today is patient recruitment and retention. Low participation rates are an industry-wide problem, often stopping a study before it’s even begun. However, there may be a fairly simple solution to this issue. Accordi...

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A healthy dose of AI in healthcare? A HEALTHY DOSE OF AI IN HEALTHCARE?

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Sep 13, 2019

Nobody would deny that digital technologies, in particular Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics, have unprecedented potential to realise a more rapid diagnosis of diseases.They can also allow us to personalise patients’ treatment, increase health system efficiency and ultimately improve p...

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Healthcare data’s moment of lift HEALTHCARE DATA’S MOMENT OF LIFT

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Sep 13, 2019

Data wants to be free. Data also wants to be in free markets. A slew of newly announced initiatives points to the inexorable shift of data away from walled gardens and tightly controlled environments into the world of free markets. Consider these. A group of healthcare institutions and technology pr...

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HOW SMALL PRACTICES CAN USE EHR SOFTWARE HOW SMALL PRACTICES CAN USE EHR SOFTWARE

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Sep 12, 2019

Dental practices are using EHR systems to organize patient records digitally and improve patient visits. However, smaller dental practices may have a harder time taking advantage of EHR systems, but they can still benefit from EHR by understanding the best systems for their practice. Smaller practic...

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How EMRs can actually help physicians HOW EMRS CAN ACTUALLY HELP PHYSICIANS

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Sep 12, 2019

When I think about how hard it is to take care of our patients, and how many different people are involved in their care, it’s a wonder that anything ever gets done. We need to simplify systems, and harness the power of the information systems available to us, as well as the promise of the ele...

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Can Rah-Rah, Blah-Blah and Meh Accelerate Digital Health Innovation? CAN RAH-RAH, BLAH-BLAH AND MEH ACCELERATE DIGITAL HEALTH INNOVATION?

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Sep 11, 2019

Can combining health tech “rah-rah,” health policy “blah-blah” and the “meh” of academic research accelerate the uptake of digital health innovation? AcademyHealth, the health services research policy group, is co-locating its Health Datapalooza meeting, rooted in...

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Next Frontier in Healthcare Claims Automation. NEXT FRONTIER IN HEALTHCARE CLAIMS AUTOMATION.

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Sep 11, 2019

Claims optimization continues to provide health insurers a key area of opportunity to reduce consistently high loss ratios.  In fact, the U.S. healthcare industry has a significant opportunity to deploy claims automation to save $11.1 billion annually, according to new data released in the fift...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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8 Reasons Why Pagers Are Still the Preferred Communication Tool in Healthcare 8 REASONS WHY PAGERS ARE STILL THE PREFERRED COMMUNICATION TOOL IN HEALTHCARE

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Sep 10, 2019

It might seem odd in today’s day and age, that any profession would choose anything over their smartphones as a communication device. When in fact, paging services still rank worldwide in healthcare communication over their cellular counterpart. A mobility survey conducted by Spok showed that ...

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Finding New Ways to Think About Healthcare FINDING NEW WAYS TO THINK ABOUT HEALTHCARE

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Sep 10, 2019

The intersection of economics and healthcare is heavily reflected in his work. Two of his recent pieces include: “Medicaid Expansion, HIV Testing, and HIV-related Risk Behaviors in the United States” co-authored with Babson Professor John Marthinsen, accepted by the American Journal of P...

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Clinical trials advance medicine in the future. And help patients right now. CLINICAL TRIALS ADVANCE MEDICINE IN THE FUTURE. AND HELP PATIENTS RIGHT NOW.

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Sep 09, 2019

If you’ve ever used a medication to treat an illness, you have a clinical trial to thank for it. Every standard therapy used in medicine today once started as a clinical trial. And it is commonly understood that today’s clinical trials are shaping treatments of the future. Less understoo...

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4 Areas Where Big Data is Transforming Healthcare Right Now 4 AREAS WHERE BIG DATA IS TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE RIGHT NOW

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Sep 09, 2019

Leveraging technology in the right ways can make or break the future of healthcare. One of the ways that healthcare will become more efficient, more affordable, and save more lives is through the use of big data. In healthcare, big data uses specific statistics from a population or an individual to ...

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How telemedicine intersects with AI, social media, and precision medicine HOW TELEMEDICINE INTERSECTS WITH AI, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND PRECISION MEDICINE

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Sep 06, 2019

Telemedicine will eventually become a more prominent part of our clinical practice, with the incorporation of artificial intelligence (AI) and social media and networks, and integration with precision medicine in electronic health records. As clinicians and scientists, we should be thinking about wh...

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What Can The National Weather Service Teach Us About Disseminating Health Care Price Information? WHAT CAN THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TEACH US ABOUT DISSEMINATING HEALTH CARE PRICE INFORMATION?

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Sep 06, 2019

Price transparency is seen as a cornerstone for market-based health reform. More than half of states have passed price transparency legislation and the Trump administration recently released a new executive order requiring insurers to release price data for providers. Consumer advocates and free mar...

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Here’s what true grit looks like in health care HERE’S WHAT TRUE GRIT LOOKS LIKE IN HEALTH CARE

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Sep 05, 2019

As a medical director and practicing physician, I count myself fortunate to meet and engage in meaningful conversations with many health care professionals throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Recently I was both humbled and inspired when I visited with a group of primary care physicians who operat...

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Relatively Modest Health Reform May Create More Value Than ‘Medicare for All’ RELATIVELY MODEST HEALTH REFORM MAY CREATE MORE VALUE THAN ‘MEDICARE FOR ALL’

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Sep 05, 2019

Twelve years ago, February, Barack Obama stood in front of a freezing crowd on the steps of the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois, and launched his campaign for the presidency. A major theme of his campaign was the need to provide health coverage for then estimated 50 million Americans who ...

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Providers Don’t Take Enough Risk to Bend the Cost Curve PROVIDERS DON’T TAKE ENOUGH RISK TO BEND THE COST CURVE

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Sep 04, 2019

Back in 2015, 20 major health systems and payers pledged to convert 75% of their business to value-based arrangements by 2020. Today, more than two-thirds of payments from U.S. commercial health insurers are tied to some kind of value-based model. By 2021, the health plans expect three-quarters of t...

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Harnessing artificial intelligence for data analytics in digital health HARNESSING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR DATA ANALYTICS IN DIGITAL HEALTH

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Sep 04, 2019

There’s an abundance of data being captured and analysed as a result of artificial intelligence (AI) being used in digital health. By 2025, market research indicates that global big data in healthcare analysis forecast will reach $68.75B by 2020. Healthcare data capture is growing at a fast pa...

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Innovations in Care Delivery INNOVATIONS IN CARE DELIVERY

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Sep 03, 2019

The integrated management and delivery of quality and safe health services to people in need, along the continuum of disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, disease-management, rehabilitation and palliative care services, through the different levels and sites of care within the health system, is ...

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Patient Controlled Health Data: Balancing Regulated Protections with Patient Autonomy PATIENT CONTROLLED HEALTH DATA: BALANCING REGULATED PROTECTIONS WITH PATIENT AUTONOMY

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Sep 03, 2019

A patient can, under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), request a copy of her medical records in a “form and format” of her choice “if it is readily producible.” However, patient advocates have long complained about a process which is onerous, in...

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SD-WAN: Easing The 6 Top Pain Points In Healthcare SD-WAN: EASING THE 6 TOP PAIN POINTS IN HEALTHCARE

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Aug 30, 2019

Healthcare is emerging as a leading early adopter of software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN); it’s the top vertical contender in our sales funnel. SD-WAN quickly and affordably addresses the biggest challenges of today’s digital healthcare industry – from mobile health to el...

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The impacts of the global gag rule on global health: a scoping review THE IMPACTS OF THE GLOBAL GAG RULE ON GLOBAL HEALTH: A SCOPING REVIEW

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Aug 29, 2019

The 1984 Mexico City Policy is a U.S. federal policy that has prohibited foreign nongovernmental organizations that receive U.S. international family planning assistance from using their own, non-U.S. funds to provide, counsel on, or refer for abortion services as a method of family planning, or adv...

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Top 5 Factors Impacting the US Population Health Management Market TOP 5 FACTORS IMPACTING THE US POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT MARKET

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Aug 29, 2019

As the market has evolved, providers are taking a more measured approach into PHM, often using multiple solutions to fit specific needs or use cases. This has driven the market towards a best-of-breed approach with vendors offering integration with existing workflows used in the provider’s EHR...

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An International Perspective On The Paradoxes Of US Health Care AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE ON THE PARADOXES OF US HEALTH CARE

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Aug 28, 2019

Each year, the Commonwealth Fund selects an international cohort of Harkness Fellows in health care policy and practice, consisting of mid-career researchers, policy makers, and practitioners with leading positions in their countries, who come to the US to study the health care system, work with ren...

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Where Does Diabetes Technology Stand In 2019? WHERE DOES DIABETES TECHNOLOGY STAND IN 2019?

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Aug 28, 2019

Diabetes management went through a radical transformation in the last years due to technology: the diabetes patient community found a strong voice online, continuous glucose monitors are taking the place of finger pricks, digital patches and insulin pumps make the dosage of insulin more predictable,...

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What role does the science of complexity play in medicine? WHAT ROLE DOES THE SCIENCE OF COMPLEXITY PLAY IN MEDICINE?

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Aug 27, 2019

Unfortunately, our health care system has not been bound by the same physical laws and mathematical relationships as other complex adaptive systems. Thus, it has not been able to implement the same mechanisms that our ecosystems and cells have in order to obtain optimization in their ability to perf...

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Closing the Communications Gap in Digital Healthcare CLOSING THE COMMUNICATIONS GAP IN DIGITAL HEALTHCARE

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Aug 27, 2019

The pharmaceutical and healthcare industry is rapidly coming to terms with digital technology. With consumers demanding more convenient options for over-the-counter drugs and supplements – both of which do not require prescriptions – companies are moving quickly into the booming e-commer...

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3 considerations healthcare providers must make when using consumer data for patient care 3 CONSIDERATIONS HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS MUST MAKE WHEN USING CONSUMER DATA FOR PATIENT CARE

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Aug 27, 2019

Most healthcare consumers spend only a tiny fraction of their lives in the clinical world of medical appointments and procedures. Where and how they spend the rest of their time has a far bigger impact on their health and well-being. So why are some providers still relying primarily on clinical data...

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4 Ways Health IT Can Improve Patient Engagement & Cost Transparency 4 WAYS HEALTH IT CAN IMPROVE PATIENT ENGAGEMENT & COST TRANSPARENCY

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Aug 26, 2019

Imagine having to make a large purchase, but not having any insight into how much it will cost or if you will be able to access it after you have purchased it. Most consumers wouldn’t make an investment like that; they would demand information into where their money is going and what they woul...

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Preparing Healthcare Organizations for the California Consumer Privacy Act PREPARING HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT

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Aug 26, 2019

The CCPA exempts nonprofit entities that handle healthcare information, as well as providers and businesses already covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The law could, however, have an enormous impact on a wide range of consumer-directed healthcare organization...

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7 HEALTHY FOODS THAT CAN HELP YOU COMBAT STRESS, ACCORDING TO EXPERTS 7 HEALTHY FOODS THAT CAN HELP YOU COMBAT STRESS, ACCORDING TO EXPERTS

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Aug 23, 2019

Breathing exercises, essential oils, and even spending ten minutes petting a furry friend can all help lessen the physiological effects of stress. Something else that can work in your favor: snacking—if you choose the right type of foods. According to food mindfulness expert Geneen Roth, when ...

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Reflections On Public-Private Collaborations In Rural Health REFLECTIONS ON PUBLIC-PRIVATE COLLABORATIONS IN RURAL HEALTH

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Aug 23, 2019

The conversations among program and policy experts focused on the meeting’s theme—the social determinants of health, with special attention to the relationship between health security and economic opportunity. Because economic vitality and health outcomes are intimately intertwined, spea...

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The State Of State Legislation Addressing Health Care Costs And Quality THE STATE OF STATE LEGISLATION ADDRESSING HEALTH CARE COSTS AND QUALITY

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Aug 22, 2019

Ever-rising health care costs and significant variations in quality have made health care reform a central theme in national politics over the past decade. As we gear up for the 2020 elections, health care reform continues to take a front seat in national politics. Amongst the crowd of Democratic pr...

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How Maunakea Teaches Us to Practice Medicine HOW MAUNAKEA TEACHES US TO PRACTICE MEDICINE

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Aug 22, 2019

Traditional medicine, as defined by the World Health Organization, is the “knowledge, skills and practices based on the theories, beliefs and experiences indigenous to different cultures, used in the maintenance of health and in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement or treatment of physical a...

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Adopting the DoorDash model to health delivery ADOPTING THE DOORDASH MODEL TO HEALTH DELIVERY

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Aug 21, 2019

I was reading an article in The New York Times entitled, “The Rise of the Virtual Restaurant.” More and more people, particularly in urban settings, are using apps like Uber Eats, Grubhub, and DoorDash to bring fresh, warm food directly to their doorsteps.  Mr. Lopez, the virtual re...

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6 Market Growth Opportunities for Clinical Decision Support Systems 6 MARKET GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES FOR CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS

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Aug 21, 2019

The clinical decision support systems (CDSS) market is expected to grow from $3.79B in 2018 to $6.4B in 2024, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.3%, according to Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis. The new report, US Clinical Decision Support Systems Market, Forecast to 2024, ana...

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple la...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets.  You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design).  But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in t...

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Why Medicare for All Will Not Cure What Ails the Hahnemann WHY MEDICARE FOR ALL WILL NOT CURE WHAT AILS THE HAHNEMANN

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Aug 20, 2019

The impending closure of Hahnemann University Hospital is a local tragedy.  Eliminating a 170-year old institution is certain to exaggerate the daily travails of the economically disadvantaged inner-city population that Hahnemann serves as a safety-net hospital.  The closure is also a nati...

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10 Considerations for Success In A Post-MACRA Value-Based Healthcare Reality 10 CONSIDERATIONS FOR SUCCESS IN A POST-MACRA VALUE-BASED HEALTHCARE REALITY

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Aug 20, 2019

he first two years of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) Quality Payment Program (QPP) are in the books and many organizations are wondering if their strong performances will ever be met with a significant upside adjustment. Year 1 (2017) enjoyed very high participation...

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The Pharmacist’s Role on Immunization: What to Look For and Look Out For THE PHARMACIST’S ROLE ON IMMUNIZATION: WHAT TO LOOK FOR AND LOOK OUT FOR

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Aug 19, 2019

Three times a year, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) meets to review the latest findings on the immunization front, adjusting preferred dosing schedules and making recommendations in terms of best clinical practices. In that regard, the pharmacist’s role on immunization ...

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Benzer Vaccination Programs: Great Shots for Quality “One-on-One” Time with Your Pharmacist BENZER VACCINATION PROGRAMS: GREAT SHOTS FOR QUALITY “ONE-ON-ONE” TIME WITH YOUR PHARMACIST

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Aug 19, 2019

Like the kick-off of the NFL in the fall, the flu season may still be months away, but it’s always a good idea to circle a date on your calendar for getting up-to-date with immunizations. That, of course, goes double if you’re aged 59-or-older. It’s never comforting news to learn t...

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Protecting Health Data Outside of HIPAA: Will the Protecting Personal Health Data Act Tame the Wild West ? PROTECTING HEALTH DATA OUTSIDE OF HIPAA: WILL THE PROTECTING PERSONAL HEALTH DATA ACT TAME THE WILD WEST ?

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Aug 19, 2019

“If patients access their health data—some of which could contain family history and could be sensitive—through a smartphone, they must have a clear understanding of the potential uses of that data by app developers. Most patients will not be aware of who has access to their medica...

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CMS To Roll Out Nationwide Marketplace Quality Ratings CMS TO ROLL OUT NATIONWIDE MARKETPLACE QUALITY RATINGS

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Aug 19, 2019

The quality ratings—which reflect clinical quality data and enrollee satisfaction data—use a five-star system and will be displayed for most marketplace plans beginning on November 1, 2019 (for the 2020 open enrollment period). To date, quality rating information was only available throu...

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Evaluating Medicare Programs Against Saving Taxpayer Dollars EVALUATING MEDICARE PROGRAMS AGAINST SAVING TAXPAYER DOLLARS

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Aug 16, 2019

Medicare Advantage (MA) brings private-sector innovation to Medicare, and it offers valuable lessons for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to apply to other models of care in traditional Medicare. Predictable capitated payments allow MA plans to make investments in care delivery a...

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Everyone Is Having the Wrong Healthcare Debate EVERYONE IS HAVING THE WRONG HEALTHCARE DEBATE

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Aug 16, 2019

In 1807, in an effort to spite the British and French for shipping interference (and forced recruitment of American citizens into military service), the United States Congress passed an Embargo Act, effectively shutting down trade with these two countries. Britain and France quickly found other trad...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals...

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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Health Information Exchange After 10 Years: Time For A More Assertive, National Approach HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE AFTER 10 YEARS: TIME FOR A MORE ASSERTIVE, NATIONAL APPROACH

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Aug 14, 2019

Although most transactions in our modern world are electronic and automated, many health care professionals still exchange patient information through inefficient manual processes. In much of the US, health information exchange (HIE) requires a complex series of handwritten signatures and faxed requ...

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How a Value Focus Could Change Health Care HOW A VALUE FOCUS COULD CHANGE HEALTH CARE

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Aug 14, 2019

How will the drive to health care value affect health care’s structure? We tend to assume that the health care structure we’re become accustomed to is the one we’ll always have, but that’s probably far from the truth. If we pull levers that incentivize the right care at the r...

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Health And Social Spending In The US And Other High-Income Countries HEALTH AND SOCIAL SPENDING IN THE US AND OTHER HIGH-INCOME COUNTRIES

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Aug 13, 2019

What is the relationship between social spending and health care spending, particularly in high-income countries? A new study, being released ahead of print by Health Affairs, evaluated data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on 35 OECD member states spanning the p...

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CMS says it wants to cut paperwork. Providers have ideas. CMS SAYS IT WANTS TO CUT PAPERWORK. PROVIDERS HAVE IDEAS.

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Aug 13, 2019

CMS says it wants to cut red tape, and players across the healthcare industry are weighing in with a plethora of suggestions. The agency received roughly 440 comments in response to its Patients over Paperwork initiative in which provider, payer and pharma groups lobbied to reduce the individual reg...

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Choose Patients Over Profits CHOOSE PATIENTS OVER PROFITS

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Aug 12, 2019

Every day Americans walk into hospitals, outpatient clinics, and surgical centers thinking they have good health insurance. They’ve done their research, picked the right plan, paid their premiums, and checked whether the facility was in-network. It’s only after they receive care that the...

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Health Data Outside HIPAA: The Wild West of Unprotected Personal Data HEALTH DATA OUTSIDE HIPAA: THE WILD WEST OF UNPROTECTED PERSONAL DATA

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Aug 12, 2019

In this essay, we will look in the rear-view mirror to see how HIPAA has provided substantial protections for personal clinical data but with boundaries. We’ll also take a look out the windshield  the Wild West of unprotected health data.

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Are Radiologists Prepared for The Future? ARE RADIOLOGISTS PREPARED FOR THE FUTURE?

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Aug 09, 2019

Leave your bias aside and take a look into the healthcare future with me. No, artificial intelligence, augmented intelligence and machine learning will not replace the radiologist. This is an important accelerant to where we are going, economic hardship, because it will destroy most radiology A...

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A Mapping Tool To Address Health And Education Disparities And Improve Access To School-Based Health Care A MAPPING TOOL TO ADDRESS HEALTH AND EDUCATION DISPARITIES AND IMPROVE ACCESS TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CARE

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Aug 09, 2019

Our health is influenced by where we live, learn, work, and play. The economic, political, structural, and cultural factors that interact in our homes, schools, workplaces, and communities influence food security, safety, employment, physical activity, and family and community support. In resource-r...

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Healthcare AI funding hits new high as sector matures. HEALTHCARE AI FUNDING HITS NEW HIGH AS SECTOR MATURES.

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Aug 08, 2019

The potential for AI to improve the review of medical images, facilitate large-scale data analysis and otherwise make healthcare more efficient and effective has led to predictions the technology will transform the industry. Yet funding for startups driving any transformation has slowed, falling fro...

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New Hormone Injection Aids Weight Loss In Obese Patients NEW HORMONE INJECTION AIDS WEIGHT LOSS IN OBESE PATIENTS

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Aug 06, 2019

An injection has helped reduce body weight and glucose levels in patients with diabetes and obesity in four weeks. The findings came from a small study in which patients lost on average 4.4kg and the treatment led to substantial improvements to their blood glucose, with some patients reducing to nea...

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Social Determinants of Health, the New Patient-Care Frontier SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH, THE NEW PATIENT-CARE FRONTIER

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Aug 02, 2019

Social determinants of health SDOH include factors such as socioeconomic status, education, physical environment, employment, social support networks, and access to healthcare. Low income and indigent people with limited job security and less education are likely living in more dangerous neighbourho...

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Policymakers: You know there’s more to health than medical care. Now what? POLICYMAKERS: YOU KNOW THERE’S MORE TO HEALTH THAN MEDICAL CARE. NOW WHAT?

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Aug 01, 2019

Health is determined by more than just medical care. Research shows that the social determinants of health the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age are of even greater importance. Including factors such as education level, socioeconomic status, food availability, language, c...

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The 5 latest trends in healthcare AI THE 5 LATEST TRENDS IN HEALTHCARE AI

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Jul 30, 2019

In health care, AI is responsible for some particularly impressive trends. The technology opened new possibilities for how doctors treat and diagnose illnesses, resulting in a higher quality of care for the patients that need it. AI assists in both emergencies and ongoing care improvements.

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Health insurance for retirees HEALTH INSURANCE FOR RETIREES

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Jul 30, 2019

Planning your health plan in retirement is essential- Will you be using the NHS, or do you see the benefit to opting for private treatment? In this blog, we will be covering the options available to you and what to expect.

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What are the opportunities for AI in healthcare and what Big Data challenges lie ahead? WHAT ARE THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR AI IN HEALTHCARE AND WHAT BIG DATA CHALLENGES LIE AHEAD?

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Jul 29, 2019

Although artificial intelligence in healthcare is an area of intense interest, exploring the topic is akin to peeling an onion each layer revealing a new set of opportunities and obstacles.

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The future of effective HCP communication THE FUTURE OF EFFECTIVE HCP COMMUNICATION

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Jul 26, 2019

Compliant, obedient, and unknowledgeable. Thats how the patient landscape used to look to HCPs. Patients were wholly reliant on HCPs to provide them with the correct diagnosis and the most appropriate medication to improve their health.

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Health Brands Entertain With Heart HEALTH BRANDS ENTERTAIN WITH HEART

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Jul 25, 2019

As definitions of marketing continue to change, some healthcare companies are taking the idea of brands as entertainers to especially ambitious levels. According to one of the judges at the recent Cannes Lions, what makes these efforts successful is, firstly, clarity and courage on the part of brand...

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Craniocervical Instability Measurements CRANIOCERVICAL INSTABILITY MEASUREMENTS

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Jul 23, 2019

Did you know that some people have problems with the ligaments that hold their head on? These patients often become like a pinball in the great arcade game of medical specialists, going from one to the other without a diagnosis. They can sometimes find a diagnosis if they meet a doctor who knows whi...

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More evidence that pets benefit mental health MORE EVIDENCE THAT PETS BENEFIT MENTAL HEALTH

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Jul 19, 2019

Pet owners have long known — or rather, felt — that spending time with their beloved animal companion lowers stress and improves mood. An extensive review that Medical News Today reported on included several testimonials from people living with mental health conditions who vouched for th...

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Phase 3 Trial in the Works for Novel Non-Amyloid Alzheimers Drug PHASE 3 TRIAL IN THE WORKS FOR NOVEL NON-AMYLOID ALZHEIMERS DRUG

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Jul 18, 2019

With the latest major Phase 3 failure of Biogen and Eisais beta-amyloid-targeting antibody drug aducanumab, researchers are increasingly turning to other drug targets for Alzheimers disease. The absence of new drug approvals since 2003 and a rapidly growing prevalence of Alzheimers disease has creat...

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Do You Need a Daily Activity Tracker To Be Healthy? DO YOU NEED A DAILY ACTIVITY TRACKER TO BE HEALTHY?

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Jul 18, 2019

In the digital age, you can find technology for almost any task, from tracking your food to monitoring your sleep. These devices and apps can get you up and moving with notifications and daily reminders. But are daily activity trackers really helping you get healthy? Or do they just add more to your...

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40 doctor specialties: an index and overview of almost all the types of physicians 40 DOCTOR SPECIALTIES: AN INDEX AND OVERVIEW OF ALMOST ALL THE TYPES OF PHYSICIANS

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Jul 18, 2019

There are so many “-ologists” that they can be hard to keep straight. However, this list could be a handy reference.  This is not meant to be an exhaustive and all-inclusive list of what a specialist does, but it should provide you with a basic overview.

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Healthcare fast facts – largest hospital systems in America HEALTHCARE FAST FACTS – LARGEST HOSPITAL SYSTEMS IN AMERICA

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Jul 18, 2019

As employee benefits professionals, you often know who the players are regarding insurance carriers, pharmacy benefits managers and insurance brokers/benefits consultants. However, employee benefits are mainly (at least on a dollar basis) about healthcare and the majority of healthcare dollars &mdas...

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Paul Tiffin: Can we tame Big Tech’s big influence on healthcare? PAUL TIFFIN: CAN WE TAME BIG TECH’S BIG INFLUENCE ON HEALTHCARE?

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Jul 16, 2019

At the start of the year, Juliet Bauer, chief digital officer for NHS England, announced that she was joining LIVI, an independent provider of remote primary care advice. Months earlier, Michael Macdonnell, NHS England’s national director of Transforming Health Systems, declared he was leaving...

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Should You Exercise When You Have Cancer? SHOULD YOU EXERCISE WHEN YOU HAVE CANCER?

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Jul 16, 2019

After you receive a diagnosis of cancer, starting or maintaining an exercise routine might seem like the least of your worries.That s understandable. Regular exercise might be something you didn’t seem to have time for even before your diagnosis. With all the new demands of treatment, such as ...

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Animal Healthcare Market Value at Expected to Reach USD 48,847.2 Million by 2025 | CAGR 4.2% ANIMAL HEALTHCARE MARKET VALUE AT EXPECTED TO REACH USD 48,847.2 MILLION BY 2025 | CAGR 4.2%

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Jul 16, 2019

Animal Healthcare Market: Global Size, Trends, Competitive, Historical & Forecast Analysis, 2019-2025- Rising prevalence of infectious and parasitic diseases and increased pet adoption is expected to drive the growth of Global Animal Healthcare Market.Animal Healthcare Market is valued at USD 38...

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How diet quality affects the colon HOW DIET QUALITY AFFECTS THE COLON'S MICROBIOME

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Jul 16, 2019

New research has examined the effect of dietary quality on the composition of the colon's microbiota. The study suggests that following a high quality diet may increase the number of beneficial bacteria, whereas following a low quality diet may raise that of harmful bacteria. An increasing numbe...

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5G & Healthcare. Huge Boon for Providers, Impractical or Ho-hum? 5G & HEALTHCARE. HUGE BOON FOR PROVIDERS, IMPRACTICAL OR HO-HUM?

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Jul 16, 2019

It’s a fact. The more bandwidth-intensive connected medical devices and mobile devices our hospitals deploy, the more we are straining our health IT infrastructures. Something has to give. Many communications leaders see 5G technology’s real-time high bandwidth and lower latency access a...

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Empowering patients in their health care: Q&A with Cerner’s Teri Meintel EMPOWERING PATIENTS IN THEIR HEALTH CARE: Q&A WITH CERNER’S TERI MEINTEL

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Jul 15, 2019

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The management of patient access is critical to making sure that patients can get the care they need when, and where, they need it. In many cases, patient satisfaction is attributed to the patient access professionals who handle scheduling, registration, patient...

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Why Doctors Are Drowning in Medical School Debt WHY DOCTORS ARE DROWNING IN MEDICAL SCHOOL DEBT

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Jul 15, 2019

Its four o’clock on a roasting Wednesday last July. I am a resident physician at Yale University, and I am sitting beside my wife, Kristin Budde, who just became an attending physician, also at Yale. We are both opposite our new accountant.

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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WakeMed Health & Hospitals prepares patients before heart surgery to improve outcomes WAKEMED HEALTH & HOSPITALS PREPARES PATIENTS BEFORE HEART SURGERY TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES

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Jul 13, 2019

The use of enhanced recovery protocols for surgery has been commonplace in the U.S. since the concept was first introduced in the 1990s for colorectal procedures. The approach, which involves specific steps before and after surgery, has a strong track record of helping patients recover faster and im...

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Healthcare Australia acquires national allied health business Positive Rehab HEALTHCARE AUSTRALIA ACQUIRES NATIONAL ALLIED HEALTH BUSINESS POSITIVE REHAB

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Jul 12, 2019

Healthcare Australia (HCA) announces the acquisition of Positive Rehab which further boosts their expansion into direct Healthcare across verticals such as Allied, Corporate Health, NDIS, Homecare and Aged Care.Positive Rehab based out of South Australia, also operates in Queensland, Northern Territ...

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Want to solve surprise medical bills? Listen to patients WANT TO SOLVE SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLS? LISTEN TO PATIENTS

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Jul 11, 2019

Americans are fed up. Health insurance is increasingly costing more but covering less. According to a new Morning Consult poll, 59 percent of Americans say they wish their insurance company provided plans with lower deductibles so they could better afford the health care they need. Over the last 12 ...

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Why Cloud in Healthcare? WHY CLOUD IN HEALTHCARE?

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Jul 11, 2019

Previously, I discussed the benefits of adopting cloud into the healthcare industry. In this post, I want to address the main question; why implement cloud in healthcare?Cloud is more than a place to store data; it has become an ecosystem of tools for enterprises to make the most of their business.

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Medicare for All: Would Patients and Physicians Benefit or Lose? MEDICARE FOR ALL: WOULD PATIENTS AND PHYSICIANS BENEFIT OR LOSE?

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Jul 10, 2019

If, as is stated, it is not true that innovation would cease, where would the dollars come from for research and new drug/device development? Bernie Sanders erroneously stated in a recent article he published in the Wall Street Journal that drug development by pharma is funded by the government. Wit...

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Engaging Youth To Advance Community Health, Equity, And Safety ENGAGING YOUTH TO ADVANCE COMMUNITY HEALTH, EQUITY, AND SAFETY

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Jul 10, 2019

Striking differences by race and ethnicity in community health and public safety outcomes, with worrying implications for America’s youth, have been documented at the county and zip code levels. To address poor outcomes and disparities, philanthropic and public-sector attention has been increa...

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Resolving Surprise Medical Bills RESOLVING SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLS

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Jul 10, 2019

In a rare but welcome moment of bipartisanship, Congress appears ready to pass legislation protecting US consumers from the scourge of surprise medical bills. Such bills occur when patients lack insurance or have the misfortune of requiring services rendered by an out-of-network provider in emergenc...

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Creating Holistic Digital Experiences for Healthcare Events pt. 3 CREATING HOLISTIC DIGITAL EXPERIENCES FOR HEALTHCARE EVENTS PT. 3

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Jul 10, 2019

Adopting a comprehensive approach to your events marketing strategy that includes event listing and promotion on your flagship website as well as marketing efforts will ensure a holistic approach in creating awareness, engagement, and loyalty for your healthcare events.

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Standardizing Healthcare Terms: Challenges, Benefits, and Future STANDARDIZING HEALTHCARE TERMS: CHALLENGES, BENEFITS, AND FUTURE

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Jul 09, 2019

As a registered nurse (RN), Im in the field of medical and nursing terminologies within electronic health records (EHRs). I understand all too well the impact and benefits that standard healthcare terms contribute in leveraging interoperability and providing healthcare with big data for research and...

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5 ways to use social determinants of health data to improve patient outcomes 5 WAYS TO USE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH DATA TO IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES

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Jul 09, 2019

Its a puzzle many healthcare providers are still working to solve: when over 80% of health outcomes are influenced by non-medical factors, how can health systems help their patients achieve better outcomes?From affording time off work so they can attend an appointment, to accessing healthy food, chi...

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CMS’s International Pricing Model For Medicare Part B Drugs: Implementation Issues CMS’S INTERNATIONAL PRICING MODEL FOR MEDICARE PART B DRUGS: IMPLEMENTATION ISSUES

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Jul 09, 2019

For many years, Americans have paid significantly more than the rest of the world for prescription drugs. Medicare spent an estimated $140 billion in 2017 on outpatient prescription drugs, with this large total fueled by double-digit annual spending growth since 2013.[1] To lower the Part B portion ...

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RCN calls for RCN CALLS FOR 'WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY' COMPANY AT BRADFORD TEACHING HOSPITALS TO BE SCRAPPED

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Jul 09, 2019

Regional director Glenn Turp writes about RCN fears over moves by the Bradford Teaching Hospitals to set up a Wholly Owned Subsidiary Company.This week Estates, Facilities and Procurement staff employed by Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are taking industrial action

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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U.S. Companies Continue to Pay More in Healthcare as the Cost of Drugs Keeps Rising U.S. COMPANIES CONTINUE TO PAY MORE IN HEALTHCARE AS THE COST OF DRUGS KEEPS RISING

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Jul 08, 2019

The rising cost of healthcare has been a hot topic of discussion as of late throughout the United States, with many presidential candidates using it as a selling point of their campaign. The problem has gotten so bad within the past few years that the US currently pays more per capita for prescripti...

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Some healthcare workers deterrents to vax uptake SOME HEALTHCARE WORKERS DETERRENTS TO VAX UPTAKE

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Jul 08, 2019

A qualitative study has looked at the perspective of older people relating to influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations.Researchers interviewed 36 participants aged between 65 and 84 years, recruited from Queensland and New South Wales, between July 2017 and January 2018.
Uptake of the flu vacc...

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ROBO launches specialist healthcare & AI indices ROBO LAUNCHES SPECIALIST HEALTHCARE & AI INDICES

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Jul 08, 2019

HTEC, a research driven index portfolio of over 80 best-in-class healthcare technology & innovation companies from around the world, offers one of the most important investment opportunities for the next decade. Healthcare is undergoing a dramatic, technology-driven revolution, with the converge...

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SteriTrack, Microsoft to Offer Healthcare Device Data Reporting Globally STERITRACK, MICROSOFT TO OFFER HEALTHCARE DEVICE DATA REPORTING GLOBALLY

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Jul 08, 2019

SteriTrack has partnered with Microsoft to distribute a cloud-based healthcare device scanning software, which aims to provide immediate information regarding the status of equipment, across government bodies worldwide.Its Tractus platform updates users on device quality and possible expiration, as ...

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The transformative power of patient narratives in healthcare education THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF PATIENT NARRATIVES IN HEALTHCARE EDUCATION

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Jul 08, 2019

The narratives we share about ourselves and others are an integral part of our everyday lives. They are the medium through which we communicate, celebrate, and educate, providing a common currency that has the potential to be accessible to all. However, despite the repeated sharing of health and ill...

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Move Over Weights! Here are 5 Health Benefits of Dancing MOVE OVER WEIGHTS! HERE ARE 5 HEALTH BENEFITS OF DANCING

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Jul 08, 2019

Do you wish there was a way to meet the recommendations for physical activity each week without having to commit to a formal exercise routine? If so, why not put on some music and enjoy the health benefits of dancing?Dancing is a great way to improve both your physical and mental health. As a bonus,...

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Book Review: Healthy or Sick? Coevolution of Health Care and Public Health in a Comparative Perspective by Philipp Trein BOOK REVIEW: HEALTHY OR SICK? COEVOLUTION OF HEALTH CARE AND PUBLIC HEALTH IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE BY PHILIPP TREIN

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Jul 07, 2019

Healthcare is a large sector; within it, policymakers specialise in regulation, child health, medicines, hospital-building, workforce issues and many more areas that, like the TARDIS in Doctor Who, look small on the outside but are vast and complex on the inside. A challenge, not unique to healthcar...

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How AI Will Change Healthcare by 2020 HOW AI WILL CHANGE HEALTHCARE BY 2020

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Jul 05, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) has led to many medical advancements, from AI-based software for the management of medical records, to diagnosing and recognizing conditions. Despite such achievements, the AI market is still young and is projected to expand rapidly. The market in healthcare is expected ...

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Healthcare Insurance Market Set For Rapid Growth, To Reach Value Around USD HEALTHCARE INSURANCE MARKET SET FOR RAPID GROWTH, TO REACH VALUE AROUND USD

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Jul 05, 2019

The global Healthcare Insurance Market report delivers the clean elaborated structure of the Healthcare Insurance Market comprising each and every business-related information of the market at a global level. The complete range of information related to the global Healthcare Insurance Market is obta...

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AES Strikes Again AES STRIKES AGAIN

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Jul 05, 2019

For the past decade, districts in Bihar have seen outbreaks of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) during the peak summer months. Inspite of this history and almost a year since the roll out of Ayushman Bharat, this year was no different.The toll had passed 130 by end-June and is likely to increase, e...

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Global Big Data Analytics In Healthcare Market Set For Rapid Growth, To Reach Around USD GLOBAL BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN HEALTHCARE MARKET SET FOR RAPID GROWTH, TO REACH AROUND USD

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Jul 05, 2019

The global Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Market report delivers the clean elaborated structure of the Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Market comprising each and every business-related information of the market at a global level. The complete range of information related to the global Big Data An...

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Duncan Jarvies: It’s time for healthcare to be a better LGBT+ ally DUNCAN JARVIES: IT’S TIME FOR HEALTHCARE TO BE A BETTER LGBT+ ALLY

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Jul 04, 2019

Women who go on to identify as LGBT are more likely to have a teenage pregnancy than hetrosexual women. Lesbian women have a higher asthma rate than straight women. We know that women have a longer life expectancy than men, and that heterosexual marriage seems to narrow that gap (married men live lo...

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Veradigm Partners With American College of Cardiology on Next-generation Research Registries VERADIGM PARTNERS WITH AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY ON NEXT-GENERATION RESEARCH REGISTRIES

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Jul 04, 2019

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has partnered with Veradigm, an Allscripts business unit, to power the next generation of real-world research on behalf of cardiovascular disease and diabetes patients around the world. As part of this partnership, Veradigm which simplifies healthcare with da...

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Diabetes in the united states a death sentence why the participants insulin caravan travel to canada for medicine DIABETES IN THE UNITED STATES A DEATH SENTENCE WHY THE PARTICIPANTS INSULIN CARAVAN TRAVEL TO CANADA FOR MEDICINE

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Jul 04, 2019

From 2012 to 2016, the price of insulin in the USA nearly doubled. Last weekend, about a dozen people boarded the bus from Minneapolis, Minnesota, and drove 817 miles (1315 km) to London, Ontario in Canada, to purchase the drug without which they will not survive.
For us, insulin is like air....

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Global Non-Insulin Therapies for Diabetes Market 2019 GLOBAL NON-INSULIN THERAPIES FOR DIABETES MARKET 2019

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Jul 04, 2019

Global Non-Insulin Therapies for Diabetes Market perspective, underscoring thorough enlightenment of the product price, market fluctuations, sales volume, and growth potential.
The Global Non-Insulin Therapies for Diabetes Market appears to be a window into the vigorously growing Non-Insulin ...

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Global Healthcare BI Software Market 2019 GLOBAL HEALTHCARE BI SOFTWARE MARKET 2019

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Jul 04, 2019

The Global Healthcare BI Software market report studies market status, competition landscape, market share, growth rate, future trends, market drivers, opportunities and challenges, sales channels and distributors.The analysis provides essential Healthcare BI Software data of past years along side e...

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Smaller Healthcare Providers Struggling to Implement Healthcare Cybersecurity Best Practices SMALLER HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS STRUGGLING TO IMPLEMENT HEALTHCARE CYBERSECURITY BEST PRACTICES

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Jul 03, 2019

A recent study of cybersecurity best practices adopted by large and small healthcare providers has revealed there is a growing gulf between the two. Larger providers are more likely to have mature, sophisticated cybersecurity defenses, while smaller providers are struggling to follow cybersecurity b...

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Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth & Industry Report INTENSITY MODULATED RADIATION THERAPY MARKET SIZE, SHARE, TRENDS, GROWTH & INDUSTRY REPORT

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Jul 03, 2019

Intensity modulated radiation therapy is a type of conformal radiotherapy for the treatment of cancer. Intensity modulated radiation therapy is one of the important development in oncology in recent years. Improvement in the computer technology and imaging technique enabled the rapid development in ...

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The Secret Sauce to Become One of the Worlds Most Admired Healthcare Companies THE SECRET SAUCE TO BECOME ONE OF THE WORLDS MOST ADMIRED HEALTHCARE COMPANIES

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Jul 03, 2019

Every waking moment, brands are vying for our attention, blasting information our way with firehose-force. Its getting tougher and tougher for these brands to break through, which makes the businesses on the annual World’s Most Admired Companies list, produced by Fortune and global organizatio...

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Humana’s CEO and CMO Analyze the Gains Around Value Made in Medicare Advantage HUMANA’S CEO AND CMO ANALYZE THE GAINS AROUND VALUE MADE IN MEDICARE ADVANTAGE

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Jul 03, 2019

In an analysis published online in the Health Affairs Blog on July 3, Humana CEO Bruce D. Broussard, and chief medical officer William H. Shrank, M.D. look at the gains in quality and effectiveness being made in the Medicare Advantage program, as the entire U.S. healthcare system begins to shift in ...

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Workbook for Healthcare Decision Makers Provides RCM Strategics to Improve Patient Financial Outcomes WORKBOOK FOR HEALTHCARE DECISION MAKERS PROVIDES RCM STRATEGICS TO IMPROVE PATIENT FINANCIAL OUTCOMES

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Jul 02, 2019

Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) is a practice that is responsible for managing collected revenues and billing processes across a healthcare organization. The need to optimize these processes, reduce costs, and improve the patient financial experience has become a growing priority for healt...

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5 tips to make sure you 5 TIPS TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE GETTING RID OF YOUR MEDICINE THE RIGHT WAY

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Jul 02, 2019

If you take prescription or over-the-counter medicines to help manage your health, there may come a time when you no longer need to take these medicines. And, like fresh fruits and vegetables, medicines also expire. Medicine that has expired may not work as well and may no longer be safe to use.

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Health Affairs’ July Issue: Physicians, Nurses, Disparities & More HEALTH AFFAIRS’ JULY ISSUE: PHYSICIANS, NURSES, DISPARITIES & MORE

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Jul 01, 2019

The July issue of Health Affairs, a variety issue, includes studies about physicians, nurses, disparities, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and global health policy. Among the articles are two studies from the journal’s The Practice Of Medicine series, which is supported by The Physicians Founda...

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How antioxidants can hasten the spread of lung cancer HOW ANTIOXIDANTS CAN HASTEN THE SPREAD OF LUNG CANCER

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Jul 01, 2019

A few years ago, scientists in Sweden sparked a heated debate when they published research suggesting that taking antioxidant supplements, such as vitamin E, could make cancer more invasive. Their revelations challenged the belief that antioxidants can help fight cancer. Now, two independent Cell st...

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Type 2 diabetes: Low carb diet, without weight loss, may lower risk TYPE 2 DIABETES: LOW CARB DIET, WITHOUT WEIGHT LOSS, MAY LOWER RISK

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Jul 01, 2019

A new study from Ohio State University has found that a low carb diet can help those at a higher risk of developing diabetes — even if they do not actually lose any weight. The research specifically looked at people with metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors that ...

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Israeli Startup Aims to Avert Healthcare Hacking ISRAELI STARTUP AIMS TO AVERT HEALTHCARE HACKING

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Jun 28, 2019

The internet of things or IoT is taking the world by storm. IoT is the network of everyday objects outside of the typical devices we go online with that are equipped with technology capable of allowing the devices to send and receive data. This includes anything from smart refrigerators to smartwatc...

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Konica Minolta Healthcare Partners with DiA Imaging Analysis to Offer Advanced KONICA MINOLTA HEALTHCARE PARTNERS WITH DIA IMAGING ANALYSIS TO OFFER ADVANCED

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Jun 28, 2019

DiA Imaging Analysis, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) powered ultrasound analysis solutions, announced that it has partnered with Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc., a market leader in medical diagnostic imaging and healthcare IT, to expand analysis capabilities of Konica Min...

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Efforts to Improve Health Care Value Should Focus on Doing the Right Thing EFFORTS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE VALUE SHOULD FOCUS ON DOING THE RIGHT THING

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Jun 28, 2019

Health care institutions and providers face mounting pressure to wring more value out of every dollar spent on caring for their patients.A new review shows that most efforts to decrease low-value care have based their measurement of success on how much they reduced the overall use of certain tests a...

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Universal coverage pragmatists and visionaries must work together in 2020 UNIVERSAL COVERAGE PRAGMATISTS AND VISIONARIES MUST WORK TOGETHER IN 2020

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Jun 28, 2019

Proponents of universal health coverage currently fall into two groups pragmatists who propose a mix of incremental initiatives to achieve universal coverage, and visionaries, who prefer a single-payer approach that would eliminate private health insurance. While the presidential primary dynamics ma...

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Obesity: How diet changes the brain and promotes overeating OBESITY: HOW DIET CHANGES THE BRAIN AND PROMOTES OVEREATING

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Jun 28, 2019

Scientists have implicated specific neurons in the lateral hypothalamic area, a region involved in survival mechanisms such as food intake, in signaling to the brain when to stop eating. This mechanism is impaired in obese mice. Obesity is a worldwide problem, with the World Health Organization (WHO...

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How to manage diabetes HOW TO MANAGE DIABETES

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Jun 27, 2019

Diabetes also affects children and adolescents. Approximately 193,000 people younger than 20 in the country have diagnosed diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) note in 2017 guidelines that self-management and education are crucial aspects of diabetes care. Diabetes self-management can r...

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Reimagining Healthcare with Dr. Stephen Klasko, CEO of Jefferson Health REIMAGINING HEALTHCARE WITH DR. STEPHEN KLASKO, CEO OF JEFFERSON HEALTH

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Jun 27, 2019

This is the final episode of this exciting Spring 2019 podcast season.  I cant imagine a more engaging interview to conclude with one that truly exemplifies the purpose of Creating a New Healthcare.Our guest this week, Dr. Stephen Klasko, was recently ranked 6 in Modern Healthcares Top 50 Most ...

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Healthcare Archiving and eDiscovery Market 2019 HEALTHCARE ARCHIVING AND EDISCOVERY MARKET 2019

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Jun 27, 2019

Healthcare industry, in most of the countries, is strongly regulated and effectively handled by concerned authorities. That is why keeping a track of all the necessary documents are of great importance. This has created the need for Healthcare Archiving and eDiscovery Market and riding on this the g...

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The AI Marketing Mistake You are Making in Healthcare THE AI MARKETING MISTAKE YOU ARE MAKING IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 27, 2019

Stanford medicine predicts that healthcare data will produce 2,314 exabytes by 2020. for context, the volume of big data in healthcare will surpass finance, media, and manufacturing via compound annual growth of 36% through 2025.given this huge amount of data and big goals to improve value-based car...

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Interpreters Ensure Equitable Health Care Access INTERPRETERS ENSURE EQUITABLE HEALTH CARE ACCESS

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Jun 27, 2019

More than 2,000 times a month, Michigan Medicines Interpreter Services is called to assist patients with language barriers in clinics and hospitals.The four foreign languages the team most commonly speaks are Spanish, Arabic, Japanese and Chinese. Collectively, face-to-face interpreters can speak 15...

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Trump accomplished step one in healthcare transparency but can he conquer lobbyists? TRUMP ACCOMPLISHED STEP ONE IN HEALTHCARE TRANSPARENCY BUT CAN HE CONQUER LOBBYISTS?

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Jun 26, 2019

We american healthcare consumers - continue to experience frustration when we try to do one simple thing - discover how much emergency hospital care will cost.  should be pretty straight forward, right?  unfortunately, all of us, who navigate the healthcare system in all of its machination...

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Healthcare hiring in the crosshairs in China trade war HEALTHCARE HIRING IN THE CROSSHAIRS IN CHINA TRADE WAR

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Jun 26, 2019

Most of the 10 biggest US companies in the healthcare, pharmaceutical or consumer health business with production and operations in China have scaled back job postings nearly 30% from their 2018 peak until late June, yet another signal that the ongoing trade war between Presidents Donald Trump and X...

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Republicans must push through genuine health care reform REPUBLICANS MUST PUSH THROUGH GENUINE HEALTH CARE REFORM

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Jun 26, 2019

After a failed attempt at reforming health care in the last Congress, Republicans seem in danger of letting the issue become their own third rail of politics. If they do, there will be far less in the way of stopping a Democratic Party that is devouring any hint of moderation. The president understa...

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Taking action to stop the sabotage and expand access to health care for Americans TAKING ACTION TO STOP THE SABOTAGE AND EXPAND ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE FOR AMERICANS

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Jun 26, 2019

Over the past two years, we have seen consistent and ongoing threats from the Trump administration to the health care and guaranteed protections that millions of American families depend on. President Trump has tried to pass repeal plans that would take peoples health care away and allow insurance c...

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How to create a world where healthcare is a right not a luxury HOW TO CREATE A WORLD WHERE HEALTHCARE IS A RIGHT NOT A LUXURY

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Jun 25, 2019

Its been gratifying to see the World Health Organization (WHO) use its voice to insist that universal health coverage the idea that everyone everywhere should be able to access quality health services and medicines is an essential component for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. It has suc...

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Ken Burns Uncovers the Catholic Roots of a Healthcare Giant in The Mayo Clinic KEN BURNS UNCOVERS THE CATHOLIC ROOTS OF A HEALTHCARE GIANT IN THE MAYO CLINIC

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Jun 25, 2019

Currently airing on Netflix after a run on PBS last September, acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns’ latest effort, The Mayo Clinic: Faith Hope Science, explores the history of the famed Minnesota hospital and medical-research facility and finds some determined Franciscan nuns.For centuries, and ...

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The healthcare community needs to champion healthy THE HEALTHCARE COMMUNITY NEEDS TO CHAMPION HEALTHY

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Jun 25, 2019

We need to look beyond disease and individual sector silos and take into account the potential of the social and built environment to both prevent disease, and also contribute to it, say Tolu Oni and colleagues.The need to prevent disease is well recognised globally. However, prevention efforts ofte...

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Olive Adds Clincs Conversational AI to Digital Healthcare Employee OLIVE ADDS CLINCS CONVERSATIONAL AI TO DIGITAL HEALTHCARE EMPLOYEE

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Jun 25, 2019

While new technologies continue to transform the healthcare industry in unprecedented ways, administrative functions still burden the healthcare industry with 1 in every 3 dollars spent on administration. Olive, the company that introduced healthcare’s first digital employee, has joined forces...

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Clinical Nutrition Market Performs Well with Rising Healthcare CLINICAL NUTRITION MARKET PERFORMS WELL WITH RISING HEALTHCARE

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Jun 25, 2019

In the past decade, metabolic disorders have become prevalent across the world like never before. The number of patients going for diagnosis of metabolic disorders has boosted in this period, leading to the rise in the number of patients diagnosed. Therefore, with the growing prevalence of metabolic...

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2 Healthcare Stars Under Spotlight MSB And KZA 2 HEALTHCARE STARS UNDER SPOTLIGHT MSB AND KZA

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Jun 25, 2019

The healthcare industry of Australia plays a major role in developing the countrys economy. The healthcare sector witnessed an increase in the demand for health services by Australia’s growing and ageing population. The growth in the industry has been driven by increased patient volumes for ge...

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Why your healthcare facility should have a wound expert WHY YOUR HEALTHCARE FACILITY SHOULD HAVE A WOUND EXPERT

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Jun 25, 2019

We have partnered with The Wound Care Education Institute to raise awareness about the devastating effects of wound care knowledge gaps in the U.S. healthcare system. Our goal is to educate clinicians to empower themselves and their organizations to combat these gaps through wound care education. As...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 24, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’t just buy the first thing you see. The first thin...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your conversions are at this precise moment. You may not even ...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an example, one of the main questions someone typically h...

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Virtual Reality Might Be the Next Big Thing for Mental Health VIRTUAL REALITY MIGHT BE THE NEXT BIG THING FOR MENTAL HEALTH

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Jun 24, 2019

Experts used to worry that virtual reality (VR) would damage our brains. These days, however, VR seems more likely to help our gray matter. A new wave of psychological research is pioneering VR to diagnose and treat medical conditions from social anxiety to chronic pain to Alzheimers disease. Many o...

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Americans bargain shop for everything except health care AMERICANS BARGAIN SHOP FOR EVERYTHING EXCEPT HEALTH CARE

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Jun 24, 2019

Several years ago I had a shoulder injury and the doctor told me I might need surgery to fix the small tear in my rotator cuff. He said that I was borderline whether to have the surgery or not.  So I asked: "Doctor, if I have this surgery, about how much will it cost.He looked at me confus...

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How Leader States And Health Plans Deliver Evidence Based Treatment HOW LEADER STATES AND HEALTH PLANS DELIVER EVIDENCE BASED TREATMENT

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Jun 24, 2019

The opioid crisis continues to take a staggering toll on US health and society. In the past two decades, approximately 400,000 individuals died from opioid-related overdoses, more than six times the amount of US military casualties in the Vietnam War. Americans today are more likely to die of an opi...

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New Partnership Will Focus on Spinning Out New Drug Companies, Digital Health NEW PARTNERSHIP WILL FOCUS ON SPINNING OUT NEW DRUG COMPANIES, DIGITAL HEALTH

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Jun 24, 2019

Germany based Evotec, Oxford University and artificial intelligence experts Sensyne Health forged a partnership to form multiple spinout companies aimed at accelerated data-driven drug discovery and development.The three entities will fund a new BRIDGE (Biomedical Research, Innovation & Developm...

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International Yoga Day The Experts Speak INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY THE EXPERTS SPEAK

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Jun 21, 2019

On this International Day of Yoga, industry experts talk about the benefits of yoga in managing modern lifestyle diseases, improving general well-being and leading a healthy way of life
Chronic non-communicable diseases are fast becoming an epidemic in rural India. It contributes to 47 per ce...

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If you encounter these symptoms should visit a cardiologist IF YOU ENCOUNTER THESE SYMPTOMS SHOULD VISIT A CARDIOLOGIST

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Jun 21, 2019

Cardiovascular disease are almost on the first places by the number of subsequent deaths. Unfortunately, not everyone knows that is a signal for a trip to the doctor. That is why the diagnosis can be too late. According to statistics, 20-30 % of adults in the world suffer from hypertension, and in r...

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Common Hypertension Drug Valsartan Can Trigger Cancer? COMMON HYPERTENSION DRUG VALSARTAN CAN TRIGGER CANCER?

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Jun 21, 2019

It is common for the medical fraternity to discover adverse pharmacoviiglance for medicines. Further, drugs and medications meant to control a particular disease may trigger other health problems. For this reason, it is important for the pharmaceutical industry to stay wary of the side-effects of me...

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Intra abdominal pressure measurement devices market INTRA ABDOMINAL PRESSURE MEASUREMENT DEVICES MARKET

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Jun 21, 2019

Intra abdominal pressure measurement devices market research report contains most recent, ample and most advanced market information and a precious data. This Intra abdominal pressure measurement devices market report has been prepared with the combination of steps which employs a nice blend of indu...

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Urinary Tract Infection Kills URINARY TRACT INFECTION KILLS

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Jun 20, 2019

Women are at high risk of getting urinary tract infections because they have to the shorter ureter than men. Urinary tract infection occurs when bacteria or fungi get into the urinary tract and spread to other vital organs of the urinary system. E. coli Escherichia coli, is the main cause of UTI. Ur...

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Flexible & Semi-Rigid Ureteroscopy Market FLEXIBLE & SEMI-RIGID URETEROSCOPY MARKET

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Jun 20, 2019

Ureteroscopy is a medical examination performed on the urinary tract for the diagnosis of the bladder and other accompanying parts. An ureteroscope is usually passed through the urethra and into the ureter; the procedure is majorly useful in the diagnosis and the treatment of urolithiasis. The patie...

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Vitamin D Supplementation Unlikely To Avert Type 2 Diabetes VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION UNLIKELY TO AVERT TYPE 2 DIABETES

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Jun 20, 2019

A new study, examining Vitamin D effects found zero evidence of it preventing type 2 diabetes. While they are essential vitamins for healthy bones, they cant prevent diabetes. They can be found in cereals, fortified milk, sardines, mackerel, and salmon, along with production by the skin on sunlight ...

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Experts have found summer a method for the treatment of hypertension EXPERTS HAVE FOUND SUMMER A METHOD FOR THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION

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Jun 20, 2019

Scientists have found the old way of treating hypertension, which can cause the body a number of issues, including the development of cardiovascular diseases. It turned out, the key to health lies in the vegetables. According to statistics, in Russia every fourth person does not know about the prese...

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Why Cancer is Key to Pfizers $11 Billion Merger Plans WHY CANCER IS KEY TO PFIZERS $11 BILLION MERGER PLANS

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Jun 19, 2019

Pharmaceutical companies are betting big on cancer.Thats one reason drug company Pfizer announced this week that it plans to acquire the cancer drugmaker Array BioPharma, for $11 billion.The cancer drug industry is expected to be worth $237 billion by 2024 compared to $138 billion in 2019, according...

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Healthcare from a Horizontal Perspective HEALTHCARE FROM A HORIZONTAL PERSPECTIVE

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Jun 19, 2019

Have you ever been a patient in an ambulance, before or after becoming an EMS provider? Have you witnessed a loved one become a patient? How did it alter your perception of patient care? EMS Worlds series, The Patient-Provider Experience, shares the stories of both patients and providers who have be...

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Blockchain Technology in Healthcare Market Outlook 2019 BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTHCARE MARKET OUTLOOK 2019

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Jun 19, 2019

The blockchain technology is assigned for maintaining and recording real-time transactions. It is a brilliant initiative for cyber security. The increase in cyber threats is urging the need for enhanced protection. Additionally, the pragmatic shift towards digitalization is booting the adoption of b...

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Donald trumps attacks on lgbtq health care DONALD TRUMPS ATTACKS ON LGBTQ HEALTH CARE

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Jun 19, 2019

Donald Trump has continued his outright assault on LGBTQ people and our rights. One of the most dangerous attacks on the community has been his attacks on LGBTQ health care. Through Pence allies at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Trump administration has peeled away almost eve...

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Harnessing the power of AI to transform healthcare HARNESSING THE POWER OF AI TO TRANSFORM HEALTHCARE

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Jun 19, 2019

One of the many remarkable things about artificial intelligence is that while we tend to think of it as something that will have a big effect in the not-too-distant future, it is already transforming peoples lives in profound and powerful ways today. In factories and warehouses, AI is improving work...

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Senate help Committee Hearing on The Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019 SENATE HELP COMMITTEE HEARING ON THE LOWER HEALTH CARE COSTS ACT OF 2019

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Jun 18, 2019

The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee will hold a hearing tomorrow on its draft legislation, The Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019.It is an effort to get something done where there is agreement between the Republicans and the Democrats.  The legislation addresses ...

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Three healthcare stocks Coh, Csl, Rmd THREE HEALTHCARE STOCKS COH, CSL, RMD

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Jun 18, 2019

Australia has one of the best healthcare systems in the world in terms of cost, access, and quality of services and products offered. Globally, health is challenged by demographic and economic changes, threatening a country’s ability to deliver the level of quality healthcare to which their po...

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Ambulance Drones Market Revenue 2019 Multiple Applications in Healthcare AMBULANCE DRONES MARKET REVENUE 2019 MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 18, 2019

Drones hold the potential to transform the delivery of healthcare services. Drones can be especially useful in emergency situations. Applications include dropping of emergency equipment and medicines, conducting search and rescue operations, responding to natural disasters, collection of blood and t...

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Winner of Innovation Challenge Delivers Unique Population Health Insights for Healthcare WINNER OF INNOVATION CHALLENGE DELIVERS UNIQUE POPULATION HEALTH INSIGHTS FOR HEALTHCARE

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Jun 18, 2019

Earlier this month, Socially Determined won the LifeBridge Health and CareFirst Innovation Challenge. As the winner of the challenge, they have the opportunity to collaborate with LifeBridge Health and CareFirst to run a pilot program of their technology in Baltimore. The judges specifically asked S...

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American Medical Association Rejects Medicare For All AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION REJECTS MEDICARE FOR ALL

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Jun 17, 2019

Healthcare still ranks as a top issue nationwide and in the Sunshine State.
Liberal Democrats running for president have proposed major changes when it comes to healthcare, including Medicare for All.But one major healthcare organization isn’t embracing their view.The American Medical A...

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Healthcare Services Market 2019 In Depth Analysis and Future Forecast 2019-2023 HEALTHCARE SERVICES MARKET 2019 IN DEPTH ANALYSIS AND FUTURE FORECAST 2019-2023

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Jun 17, 2019

The global  Healthcare Services Market report serves with all-inclusive, highly-effective, and thoroughly analyzed information in a well-organized manner, based on actual facts, about the Healthcare Services Market. The whole information from the scratch to the financial and management level of...

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Better access, lower costs BETTER ACCESS, LOWER COSTS

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Jun 17, 2019

The logistics of getting to the doctors office can often be a pain and costs can climb quickly when your employees are visiting multiple facilities and networks. To bring greater treatment efficiency and help control costs, many organizations have been establishing their own on-site clinics. This ha...

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Global Medical Device Connectivity Market 2019 GLOBAL MEDICAL DEVICE CONNECTIVITY MARKET 2019

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Jun 17, 2019

The Global Medical Device Connectivity Market research report 2019 ensures to deliver exhaustive examination over various essential facets in the globalMedical Device Connectivity industry. The proposed delineation is not limited to production volume, sales volume, demand, market size, share, and re...

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Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) Testing Industry by Manufactures, Types, Applications, Market Dynamics 2025 CELL-FREE DNA (CFDNA) TESTING INDUSTRY BY MANUFACTURES, TYPES, APPLICATIONS, MARKET DYNAMICS 2025

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Jun 17, 2019

Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) Testing Market report delivers in-depth overview of Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) Testing market competition analysing, production technology, top-vendors, cost, gross margin and revenue estimates. This Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) Testing market report also shares detail information about bu...

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Globally Healthcare BPO Industry Driven by Technological Innovations GLOBALLY HEALTHCARE BPO INDUSTRY DRIVEN BY TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS

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Jun 14, 2019

Factors that are propelling the growth of the market include the burgeoning healthcare sector and increasing insurance claims. Moreover, factors such as the advancements healthcare IT, new business models & processes, and the increasing use of digital technologies in healthcare are escalating th...

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AI And Machine Learning In Healthcare AI AND MACHINE LEARNING IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 14, 2019

Theres a lot to say about how artificial intelligence will disrupt healthcare as we know it. Here’s a crash course in what AI and machine learning mean for healthcare today and what the future could look like for these technologies.In 2018, the U.S. FDA approved an industry first: they gave th...

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Global Healthcare Equipment Leasing Market 2019 GLOBAL HEALTHCARE EQUIPMENT LEASING MARKET 2019

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Jun 14, 2019

The global Healthcare Equipment Leasing market report includes a scrupulous analysis of the Healthcare Equipment Leasing market in the forecasted period. It also assesses the Healthcare Equipment Leasing market in terms of topography, technology, and consumers. The report also covers the volume of t...

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Global 3D Printing Healthcare GLOBAL 3D PRINTING HEALTHCARE

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Jun 14, 2019

The 3D Printing Healthcare Market report offers a thorough examination of the diverse patterns and factors affecting the development direction of the worldwide market. An evaluation of the effect of government guidelines and approaches available tasks is likewise included to give an all-encompassing...

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Lytix Biopharma AS Announces the Addition of Nobel Laureate Dr James Allison and Oncologist LYTIX BIOPHARMA AS ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF NOBEL LAUREATE DR JAMES ALLISON AND ONCOLOGIST

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Jun 13, 2019

Dr James (Jim) Allison (PhD) is Regental Professor and Chair of Immunology and Executive Director of Immunotherapy at the MD Anderson Cancer Clinic, University of Texas. He is also a director of the Cancer Research Institute scientific advisory council. His research elucidated the mechanism behind T...

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How Much Nature Is Enough? 120 Minutes a Week Doctors Say HOW MUCH NATURE IS ENOUGH? 120 MINUTES A WEEK DOCTORS SAY

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Jun 13, 2019

A wealth of research indicates that escaping to a neighborhood park, hiking through the woods, or spending a weekend by the lake can lower a person’s stress levels, decrease blood pressure and reduce the risk asthma, allergies, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, while boosting mental health ...

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INCREASE THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES INCREASE THE RISK OF HEART DISEASE AND DIABETES

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Jun 13, 2019

About what can threaten the health of the habit of watching TV shows in one gulp over a long period of time, doctors said in the publication edition of the Washington Post. Doctors expressed concerned about the view that the recent growth in popularity of streaming services contributed to the fact t...

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PE HUB Healthcare Wire Highlights, 6.13.19 PE HUB HEALTHCARE WIRE HIGHLIGHTS, 6.13.19

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Jun 13, 2019

Alright, healthcare gang. Whats going on? The year started of relatively slow in terms of large-scale PE bets in healthcare. And now we’re seeing an explosion of M&A. On the heels of billion-dollar-range transactions for Definitive Healthcare and Advarra, this week was no exception. I some...

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What You Should Know About Sleeping Pill Side Effects WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SLEEPING PILL SIDE EFFECTS

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Jun 12, 2019

For people who have a hard time getting their ZZZs medications for insomnia are a dream come true  quite literally.But recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new warning about certain prescription medications for insomnia. Sleep medicine specialist Harneet Walia, MD, explai...

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Health care changes coming HEALTH CARE CHANGES COMING

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Jun 12, 2019

Finger Lakes Health (FLH) healthcare system is starting the process of exploring partnership options, according to an announcement released last week. These will include all areas of acute and long-term care health services to the Yates County community through Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospit...

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Nurse Practitioners can discover a career leading and shaping Veterans’ healthcare during the 2019 NURSE PRACTITIONERS CAN DISCOVER A CAREER LEADING AND SHAPING VETERANS’ HEALTHCARE DURING THE 2019

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Jun 12, 2019

At the u.s. department of veterans affairs (va), a career as a nurse practitioner (np) is a chance to lead and shape the healthcare of more than 9 million veterans enrolled in va all across the country.discover exactly what that means by visiting va careers at the 2019 american association of nurse ...

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Healthcare Mobility Solutions Market Global Analysis HEALTHCARE MOBILITY SOLUTIONS MARKET GLOBAL ANALYSIS

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Jun 12, 2019

Healthcare mobility solutions are a part of the healthcare system that aims at providing maximum benefits to patients. This is a result of a holistic change that the healthcare sector experienced due to the technological implementations.Among the factors, healthcare mobility solutions ability to smo...

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Healthcare Predictive Analytics Market Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts Application Growth Potential HEALTHCARE PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS MARKET INDUSTRY ANALYSIS, SIZE, SHARE, GROWTH, TRENDS, AND FORECASTS APPLICATION GROWTH POTENTIAL

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Jun 11, 2019

The global healthcare predictive analytics market is expected to witness tremendous growth owing to the government initiatives to increase EHR adoption, growing venture capital investments, growing pressure to curb healthcare spending and improve patient outcomes. Other key factors such as rising he...

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California Moves Forward on Plans Offering Free Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants Under 26 CALIFORNIA MOVES FORWARD ON PLANS OFFERING FREE HEALTHCARE FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS UNDER 26

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Jun 11, 2019

I noted that on his inauguration day, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a dramatic Medi-Cal expansion to cover young illegal immigrant adults.His dreams may become the California taxpayer’s nightmare thanks to the state legislature.Some low-income adults in California living in the co...

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Global Healthcare IOT Security Market 2019 GLOBAL HEALTHCARE IOT SECURITY MARKET 2019

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Jun 11, 2019

Swift expansion of IoT across a multitude of sectors has led to the implementation of IoT security in the healthcare sector. Market Research Future, a firm which specializes in market reports related to the healthcare sector among others, recently published a report on this market. The global health...

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CA Gives Illegal Immigrants Free Healthcare, Despite Budget Woes CA GIVES ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FREE HEALTHCARE, DESPITE BUDGET WOES

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Jun 10, 2019

California left the nation in awe by passing legislation that gives immigrants who are in the country illegally full health benefits on the expense of the taxpayer.While the federal and state health insurance program Medicaid is rife with abuse, and the state is, by all means, broke, lawmakers decid...

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Body Fat Distribution Linked To Higher Risk Of Aggressive Prostate Cancer BODY FAT DISTRIBUTION LINKED TO HIGHER RISK OF AGGRESSIVE PROSTATE CANCER

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Jun 10, 2019

In the first prospective study of directly measured body fat distribution and prostate cancer risk, investigators found that higher levels of abdominal and thigh fat are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the ...

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Bushwick Bill Dies After Battle With Pancreatic Cancer BUSHWICK BILL DIES AFTER BATTLE WITH PANCREATIC CANCER

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Jun 10, 2019

COLORADO (CelebrityAccess)  Bushwick Bill, a core member of pioneering Southern hip-hop group, Geto Boys, has passed away following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Bill, who was born Richard Stephen Shaw in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in Brooklyn, joined the Geto Boys in 1986 following...

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A 10-minute scan could soon let men know whether they A 10-MINUTE SCAN COULD SOON LET MEN KNOW WHETHER THEY'RE LIKELY TO DEVELOP PROSTATE CANCER

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Jun 10, 2019

Men could soon be offered a new one-off prostate cancer test, which could detect whether they are likely to develop a dangerous form of the disease, scientists have revealed.
Experts say men could be offered one scan between the age of 55 and 60 and be given peace of mind for the rest of thei...

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Global Prostate Cancer Market 2019: Genomic Health, Abbott, OPKO, Siemens Healthcare, DiaSorin GLOBAL PROSTATE CANCER MARKET 2019: GENOMIC HEALTH, ABBOTT, OPKO, SIEMENS HEALTHCARE, DIASORIN

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Jun 10, 2019

The Global Prostate Cancer Market Research Report 2019 mainly revolves around the global Prostate Cancer industry size, share, trends, and sales volume, and product demand as these have been considered as the most significant factors in the industry. These factors lead to influence, revenue generati...

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Global Adoptive Cell Therapy For Cancer Treatment Market 2019 GLOBAL ADOPTIVE CELL THERAPY FOR CANCER TREATMENT MARKET 2019

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Jun 10, 2019

The global Adoptive Cell Therapy For Cancer Treatment market has been brewing with a steady growth rate since the last decade and expected to exhibit better CAGR during the forecast period (2019-2024). It also has the potential to become one of the industries that have been influencing the global re...

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Relay for Life’s Spirit and Fundraising Works Toward Ending Cancer RELAY FOR LIFE’S SPIRIT AND FUNDRAISING WORKS TOWARD ENDING CANCER

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Jun 10, 2019

Saturday was a big day for participants in West Hartford’s annual Relay for Life, an event celebrating cancer survivors, honoring those who did not win their fight, and raising money in support of the American Cancer Society and cancer research.The event at Northwest Catholic High School in We...

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LI2Day breast cancer walk creates community camaraderie LI2DAY BREAST CANCER WALK CREATES COMMUNITY CAMARADERIE

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Jun 09, 2019

A clear blue-sky covered Smith Point Park in Shirley on Saturday, where LI2Day held its annual 13.1 mile walk to fight breast cancer. Overhead sunshine highlighted the smiles, resilience and overwhelming support displayed by the event’s survivors, fighters and supporters.
Behind every b...

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U.S. Soldiers Have Worse Heart Health Than Civilians U.S. SOLDIERS HAVE WORSE HEART HEALTH THAN CIVILIANS

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Jun 07, 2019

Researchers compared a group of more than 263,000 active duty Army soldiers, age 17-64, who had a health examination in 2012 with a similar group of U.S. civilians participating in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) in 2011-2012.The groups were evaluated on four criteria c...

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Taking Depression Seriously: Selecting a mental health care provider TAKING DEPRESSION SERIOUSLY: SELECTING A MENTAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER

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Jun 07, 2019

Finding the right health care provider can be critical to treating depression. Different types of practitioners are licensed to provide distinct forms of support based on their training and experience. Although there is some variation between states, requirements such as the level of education are g...

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Research Roundup: Heart Disease Mutations Depression and Huntingtons and More RESEARCH ROUNDUP: HEART DISEASE MUTATIONS DEPRESSION AND HUNTINGTONS AND MORE

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Jun 07, 2019

Researchers with the Gladstone Institutes and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified three genetic variations within a family that combined cause heart disease in several siblings at a very young age. The researchers first encountered the family when Deepak Srivastava, a card...

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Heavy Teen Boys May Face Higher Heart Disease Risk as Adults HEAVY TEEN BOYS MAY FACE HIGHER HEART DISEASE RISK AS ADULTS

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Jun 06, 2019

Just a few extra pounds during adolescence may translate into higher odds for heart disease in adulthood, a new study of young men suggests.It included about 1.7 million Swedish men who began military service at ages 18 or 19 between 1969 and 2005. They were followed for up to 46 years.During the fo...

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Mending a broken heart (revisited) MENDING A BROKEN HEART (REVISITED)

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Jun 06, 2019

The heart loses about a billion cells during a heart attack and the rate that the heart regenerates is not nearly fast enough to cope with such a large loss. This can result in shortness of breath and fatigue because the heart is not pumping blood around the body as effectively as it should. Harding...

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Anthem buys Beacon Health Options from Bain, Diamond Castle ANTHEM BUYS BEACON HEALTH OPTIONS FROM BAIN, DIAMOND CASTLE

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Jun 06, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS WIRE Anthem, Inc. NYSE ANTM today announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Beacon Health Options Beacon, the largest independently held behavioral health organization in the country. Beacon currently serves more than 36 million individuals a...

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Take a fresh look at diabetes research for UK Diabetes Week TAKE A FRESH LOOK AT DIABETES RESEARCH FOR UK DIABETES WEEK

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Jun 06, 2019

In the UK 10 to 16 June 2019 is Diabetes Week, an annual initiative set up by the charity Diabetes UK to raise awareness of diabetes and raise money to fund research into the condition. Diabetes UK has been funding research across the UK for over 80 years. In this blog we take a look at the latest d...

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Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children Vaccinated Against Stomach Flu Virus LOWER RISK OF TYPE 1 DIABETES IN CHILDREN VACCINATED AGAINST STOMACH FLU VIRUS

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Jun 06, 2019

A U-M study found that type 1 diabetes rates were one-third lower in children who received all doses of the rotavirus vaccine. Vaccinating babies against a virus that causes childhood stomach flu greatly reduces their chance of getting so sick that they need hospital care, a new study shows.But the ...

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In a first for the nation, New York State lawmakers vote to ban cat declawing IN A FIRST FOR THE NATION, NEW YORK STATE LAWMAKERS VOTE TO BAN CAT DECLAWING

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Jun 05, 2019

New York State lawmakers yesterday said a resounding no to the declawing of cats. Many well-meaning cat owners over the years have chosen to pay for this surgery, but we now know with certainty that it is the cause of tremendous suffering and behavioral problems for cats. In effect, it is similar to...

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Gender Gap in Teen Suicide Is Narrowing, Study Finds GENDER GAP IN TEEN SUICIDE IS NARROWING, STUDY FINDS

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Jun 05, 2019

Over the last century, those who study adolescent suicide have documented a consistent pattern they call suicide’s genderparadox While teen girls are more likely to have suicidalthoughts and to attempt suicide, males are significantly more likely to die by it. Theories attempting to explain th...

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How Employers Can Support Women During Postpartum Depression HOW EMPLOYERS CAN SUPPORT WOMEN DURING POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

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Jun 05, 2019

Pregnancy and childbirth are often an exciting, happy time in a family’s life, but it is also an incredibly stressful time to the whole family. This becomes even more difficult when mom works.
Caring for a newborn (especially the first born or a child with special needs) is a significan...

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