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6 Ways to Ensure Security of Mobile Health Applications

Mobile health (mHealth) has definitely taken off all over the world, especially here in the U.S. What’s driving mHealth in North America is the fact that two-thirds of all adults now own a smartphone and miniaturized sensors for remote health monitoring. At the same time, the mHealth boom has created some serious concerns regarding security. For mHealth to be successful, this technology has...
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Medical Software Types and Examples

The past few years saw cutting-edge medical technology growing at a rapid-fire pace while completely revolutionizing the way people live and work. Apparently, the innovative technology solutions have made a substantial effect on how medical software addresses needs of all healthcare stakeholders.
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How Blockchain Technology Can Take eHealth App Development to the Next Level

You might have heard about Bitcoin and Blockchain over the past couple of years, but for the most part it might have been in relation to nefarious activities. As a result, blockchain technology in healthcare may come as a surprise.
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What It Takes To Build the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)

Medicine has traditionally been evidence-based where patients are prescribed drugs or given treatment based on proven clinical research. The term “evidence-based medicine” or “EBM” was only coined in the early 90s, but the concept has existed for much longer.
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State of Telehealth in USA vs EU 2015

The idea of telemedicine (also known as telehealth) isn’t something new and it’s been around for many decades starting out in distant villages of Africa as a single way for patients to get any medical help at all. In the last 15 years telehealth has been successfully implemented in 12 countries.
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How Virtual Reality Is Used in Telemedicine

Virtual Reality (VR) in healthcare is expected to reach a market value of $3.8 billion by 2020. So the value of this technology and the resulting demand is hardly a surprise.
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Virtual Reality As a Mental Health Therapy Platform

In healthcare, Virtual Reality (VR) is often referred to one of 3 types of systems: a VR environment presented on a flat screen, a head-mounted display and a room-based system such as CAVE. Although all three systems are very different, they have one common feature - the ability to introduce stereoscopic depth that creates the illusion that all objects we see exist in a virtual space.

How to Minimize Revenue Risk When Implementing an EHR System

There’s a lot of content highlighting the benefits of implementing an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system. But there’s not much information when it comes to the risks...

American Medical Association Introduces Ethical Guidelines For Telehealth

It took the American Medical Association (AMA) 2 years to discuss and finally adopt a set of ethical guidelines that telemedicine industry should use to ensure effective and safe...

Search Query Based Diagnostics

Microsoft researchers have recently proved that the analysis of large volumes of user web / mobile search queries could in certain cases help detect pancreatic cancer before...

Machines Learn To Improve Healthcare IT

No one knows yet how the rise of smart machines will turn out for us in the end. However, when it comes to delivering healthcare solutions for humans more efficiently and quickly,...

How Artificial Intelligence Will Replace Jobs and People in Healthcare

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the next wave of revolution in the medical health care industry. The wide scale use of AI had been relatively limited until now, mainly due to the...

How to Measure the ROI of Mobile Health Apps

Health apps have been transforming the healthcare industry over the last couple of years. Its impact will continue to grow as more and more mobile health apps are used to manage...

The Impact Of Telehealth On Healthcare Costs And Quality

Telehealth has yet to mature fully as a process and a system for controlling medical costs. However, the evidence documented in trials indicates that the impact of telemedicine on...

Apple CareKit: New Cool Opportunities for Health Big Data Development

Apple has now publicly committed to disrupting the healthcare industry by releasing CareKit, a framework for eHealth apps that integrates patient health data in a new class of iOS...

Top Health IT Investment Areas In 2016

With Q1 2016 behind us, health tech industry has continued to attract investments as it did in 2015. A total value of $1.4 billion was raised in private equity and venture...