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Stethoscope pressed up to a pile of coins
April 17, 2014 AT 8:22 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
American companies accounted for 87 percent of the deals, but the report points to more healthcare IT activity globally, with 15 other countries recording at least one funding deal. READ MORE
A busy hospital corridor
April 17, 2014 AT 8:21 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
The authors suggest that readmissions reductions are more likely to come from initiatives that provide community-based organizations with a bundle payment to cover the costs of services required in the post-acute care transition period. READ MORE
Smartphone screen displaying social media apps
April 17, 2014 AT 8:19 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
According to one survey, the Mayo Clinc's podcast listeners rose by 76,000 after the clinic started using social media. READ MORE
Female nurse scheduling appointment at reception desk
April 16, 2014 AT 10:48 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
In addition to convenience, online booking allows patients to research doctors with whom they are not familiar prior to making an appointment. READ MORE
Spending report under calculator and coins
April 16, 2014 AT 10:45 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Among the trends noted is "the democratization and decentralization of healthcare," which will allow consumers to access care anywhere. READ MORE
Smartphone on top of a tablet resting on a laptop
April 16, 2014 AT 10:44 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Given their reputation as a trusted source, providers can prove invaluable when it comes to educating patients. READ MORE