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July 26, 2014 AT 12:54 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
The device's inventor was selected as one of five Young Laureates by Rolex and awarded roughly $55,000 that will help him make 100 tablets, or 10 for each of Cameroon's provinces. READ MORE
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July 26, 2014 AT 12:53 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Projected regulatory needs have lead some members of Congress to call for an enhanced federal Food & Drug Administration. READ MORE
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July 24, 2014 AT 10:16 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
By delivering evidence-based information to patients via a device they use to manage most aspects of their lives, providers can take significant steps to alter behavior. READ MORE
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July 24, 2014 AT 10:09 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Rather than focusing on year-over-year costs, clinically-driven underwriting means helping third-party payers understand how much risk is present in any specific population. READ MORE
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July 22, 2014 AT 8:16 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
It's not surprising that some physicians are wary of using mobile or wireless mHealth devices, especially given today's increasingly rigid policy and regulatory landscape. READ MORE
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July 22, 2014 AT 8:14 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Negative press coverage also cited as "chipping away" at medical profession's reputation. READ MORE
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July 22, 2014 AT 2:15 AM | Rasu Shrestha, MD, Vice President, Medical Information Technology, UPMC
While the federal meaningful use program aimed to incentivize adoption of new health IT, outdated interfaces and the lack of interoperability remain significant impediments. READ MORE
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July 18, 2014 AT 10:09 PM | Shawn Parks, Marketing Manager, IBM Smarter Care
Connectivity and better analytics can improve disease management and population health, maximize resources for hospital operations and increase patient satisfaction and loyalty. READ MORE
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July 18, 2014 AT 9:22 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Incorporating ever more data into healthcare decisions may serve the specific needs of both individual patients and larger populations. But it's also impacting the basic definition of "healthcare." READ MORE
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July 18, 2014 AT 8:01 PM | Rosemary Glavan, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, AMC Health
New monitoring options are allowing patients to stay in their homes at the same time as they play a greater role in collecting and sharing their own health data. READ MORE