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big data puzzle pieces
October 23, 2014 AT 10:19 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
One CIO says that when it comes to evidence-based medicine, the possibilities of big data are endless. READ MORE
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medical record on a tablet
October 23, 2014 AT 10:19 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
More than a third of respondents said they're increasing their investment in patient portals, not only to meet but to give consumers easier access to their medical records at any time, any place, from any device. READ MORE
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smartphone and smartwatch
October 23, 2014 AT 10:18 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Building 'sticky' health apps and devices is a lot tougher than a messaging or photo-sharing app, like Instagram or Snapchat. READ MORE
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plugboard
October 23, 2014 AT 10:17 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
One of the primary goals of health IT advocates is to get patients plugged into their care, but what level of "plugged in" is it realistic to expect? READ MORE
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model of a house and stethoscope
October 23, 2014 AT 10:14 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
With the American Association of Medical Colleges projecting a national shortage of more than 90,000 doctors by 2020, the use of online medical service seems poised to fill the gap. READ MORE
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champion cup
October 16, 2014 AT 9:35 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
EHRs are only beginning of the digital health transition, says one doctor, and physician leaders are needed to help providers navigate the myriad changes. READ MORE
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electronic heart
October 16, 2014 AT 9:34 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Making data "global," or useful for providers, patients and payers alike, is one Arizona-based hospital system's goal. READ MORE
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doctor and patient consulting
October 15, 2014 AT 9:25 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Traditional health systems can offer convenience and quality as well as retailers, but they need to start "before waves of retail health really wash ashore." READ MORE
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doctor using ipad
October 15, 2014 AT 9:23 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
"Mobile first" strategies are expensive, with one Canadian hospital spending between 5 million and 10 million Canadian dollars, including the purchase of 3,000 to 4,000 iPads, when it implemented a mobile CPOE system. READ MORE
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happy woman
October 15, 2014 AT 9:22 PM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
A new study released by PwC suggests providers and payers need to do more to keep customers happy. READ MORE
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