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Four tech trends in healthcare in 2017
Four tech trends in healthcare in 2017Several changes and transitions will have a huge impact on health IT in 2017 and in future years.
Three technology innovations helping Cigna meet customers’ needsAt Cigna, technology is viewed as a strategic enabler that powers its business strategy—creating closer, more meaningful connections with customers.
Four ways tech improves chronic disease management
Four ways tech improves chronic disease managementFinding technology solutions to diagnose and manage chronic conditions is critical to the future of healthcare.
Survey: Healthcare price transparency tools underutilizedManaged Healthcare Executive’s 2017 Technology Survey findings reveal that tools to help consumers estimate the cost of healthcare may be underutilized. Here’s what UnitedHealthcare is doing about that.
Three reasons telemedicine will grow in 2017Technology, and specifically telemedicine, has an enormous role to play in improvements to clinical work flows, care coordination, and long-term health outcomes.
Automated health tracking boosts patient engagement, study showsConnected devices and apps eliminating the need for manual tracking drive better long-term engagement in healthy activities, a study from Walgreens and Scripps Translational Science, shows.
Most health execs say payers should be forced to pay for telemedicineManaged Healthcare Executive’s 2017 Technology Survey findings reveal that more healthcare executives see the value in telemedicine reimbursement.
Can data analytics aid in end-of-life care decisions?When it comes to clinicians discussing end-of-life care with patients and their families, too often decisions must be made quickly. Here’s how data analytics can help.
How data analytics combats the opioid epidemicDeaths due to opioid abuse have risen sharply—and show no signs of leveling off. Here’s how data analytics can prevent abuse and diversion.
Two ways to prevent treatment overutilizationExplore how using support tools can prevent treatment overutilization.