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Key Implications of ICD-10 Implementation on US Healthcare

ICD-10 has been in effect for a few months now and it is indeed a historic period for the U.S. healthcare system. The old ICD-9CM was obsolete and modernization was long overdue. It was expected to be the “Y2K” of the American healthcare system, but all is well and the healthcare system is still intact. Building more robust and detailed electronic health records (EHRs) was the goal here...
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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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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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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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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.

Challenges To e-Prescribing Implementation In Primary Care

Preventable medical errors cause approximately 200,000 deaths around the United States each year. More than 1,000,000 Americans are negatively impacted by medication errors each...

Top Pharma IT Trends Expected for 2016

The pharmaceutical industry has entered the New Year with a massive demand for digital products amid intense inspection and hostility. As a result, the industry is charged with...

How Medical Simulation Software Helps Healthcare Providers Make Informed Decisions

Being time-based and taking into account all of the resources and constrains involved, medical simulation provides a uniquely powerful approach to healthcare...

Electronic Health Records (EHR) Adoption In U.S. Hospitals As Of 2015

While 2016 is around the corner with federal governments, insurance companies and other large medical institutions continuing to heavily promote the EHR adoption, the process is...

How Technology Fosters Shared Decision Making In Healthcare

Modern healthcare is all about cutting costs on existing approaches that retain effectiveness of treatment and, of course, increase recovery and survival rates with careful...

How To Improve PHI / EHR Security

Data breaches in the healthcare sector are steadily increasing and it’s becoming ever more crucial to keep Protected Health Information (PHI) secure. Losing patients’ PHI has...

How the IoT Helps Reduce eHealthcare Costs

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been around for nearly two decades with all its prospective ideas, research projects and fresh solutions. It has already been implemented in such...

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