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Five healthcare technologies likely to be developed in the next 10 yearsIn the next decade, many of the concepts aiming to streamline the healthcare industry could be reality.
How telemedicine will change care delivery and costs in 2018Health systems realize that telehealth can help them achieve a wide range of objectives, from care coordination to readmission avoidance and market share expansion.
Healthcare Data Breaches: 4 Tips for Healthcare ExecsA University of Phoenix College of Health Professions survey has surprising findings about RNs and health administrator views on healthcare hacking.
Lessons learned from program to improve healthcare information exchangeOne major piece of interoperability is the expanded use of admission, discharge, and transfer (ADT) notifications across provider networks.
Four of the biggest challenges faced by health information organizationsFour health information organizations recently convened to discuss their challenges and successes in interoperability stability and infrastructure.
Five changes healthcare executives can expect in 2018The winds of change swept through healthcare in 2017. Here’s what 2018 could bring.
Four reasons blockchain technology is not being adoptedThe adoption of blockchain in healthcare billings and payments can bring a number of benefits to both payers and providers.
Interoperability a must for hospitals, but it comes with risksOne expert says the interoperability of medical devices, especially of IoT medical devices, creates soft spots in an organization’s security framework.
NIH to collect Fitbit data for research projectFitbit devices will be used for an NIH research program to explore the influence of behavioral, biological, and environmental influences on health.
Changes to federal, state interoperability legislation: What to knowThe regulatory landscape for interoperability is changing, according to Mildred Segura, partner at international law firm Reed Smith.