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September 18, 2014 AT 10:28 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
In a new report, the group says healthcare remains the exception in a world making ever better use of digital technologies. READ MORE
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Hand with stethoscope coming out of laptop screen
September 18, 2014 AT 10:26 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
From pre-screening potential doctors to tracking their fitness and health data, digital patients are embracing mobile health to improve their well-being. READ MORE
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decrease chart
September 18, 2014 AT 12:24 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
While twenty-six percent of survey respondents now participate in an accountable care organization, just 13 percent believe ACOs will enhance quality and decrease costs. READ MORE
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laptop, tablet, smartphone
September 16, 2014 AT 10:36 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
The app is one of eight the VA will soon make available on its app store to enable veterans to get access to their health records on their mobile devices. READ MORE
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elderly patient
September 16, 2014 AT 10:35 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
The fact is, seniors often live alone, and there are significant security issues associated with an array of personal information being "beamed" out concerning their activities and condition. READ MORE
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contact lens on a finger
September 11, 2014 AT 10:37 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
In areas such as analytics, major vendors get high marks. In others such as workflow mobility, not so much. READ MORE
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padlock on a keyboard
September 11, 2014 AT 10:36 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Some data lists available to marketers are categorized by diagnosis, "including groupings of 2.3 million cancer patients, 14 million depression sufferers and 600,000 homes where a child or other member of the household has autism or attention deficit disorder." READ MORE
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smartwatch
September 10, 2014 AT 10:43 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Some are skeptical about the new wearable computer, but at the very least, Apple's unveiling probably signals that the smartwatch has finally arrived. READ MORE
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Watson
September 10, 2014 AT 10:42 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Just as Amazon makes recommendations based on what others have purchased, doctors are getting recommendations from computers scanning medical databases. READ MORE
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person connected to mobile devices
September 10, 2014 AT 12:06 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Texting may offer an efficient, inexpensive way to give a voice to people who don't always get the services they need. READ MORE
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