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July 30, 2014
Speakers at a Boston telehealth conference said patients need to start using mHealth apps, wearable devices and other tools to engage with providers and take responsibility for their own health.
July 15, 2014
In the July issue of Pulse, our editorial team takes a hard look at the increasing popularity of telemedicine. The Affordable Care Act has pushed the concept into high speed, and large health systems are justifying IT investments in ...
May 14, 2014
Oncologists' use of social media is something to monitor when the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting commences in June.
February 24, 2014
We're not the only ones seeing the healthcare cloud expand rapidly: At HIMSS 2014, Toshiba unveils SaaS and IaaS for healthcare providers.
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Intermountain, Mercy make telemedicine investments as IT infrastructure. Plans encompass videoconferencing across many service lines, not one-offs. Continue Reading
A telepresence robot is a remote-controlled, wheeled device with a display to enable video chat and videoconferencing, among other purposes. In a distance education class, for example, a telepresence robot can move around the room and interact ... Continue Reading
Hospitals are extending and strengthening their wireless networks to accommodate employees' increasing use of mobile devices. Continue Reading
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The success of social media platforms has providers trying to transition their models into healthcare, but some security concerns stand in the way. Continue Reading
Building off providers' knowledge of social media tools could lead to more collaborative care and boost ACO participation. Continue Reading
Mobile access to health information at the point of care is a time-saver for physicians, but some providers are still hesitant to embrace mHealth. Continue Reading
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At this year's American Telemedicine Association conference, Intermountain Healthcare shared some of its plans for rolling out telemedicine gear and services. Continue Reading
Healthcare is in the midst of a mobile transformation, and recent research indicates there's no end in sight to mobile technology use in patient care. Continue Reading
Advice from Henry Ford Health System, which grew its hospital wireless infrastructure for BYOD while maintaining HIPAA-compliant security. Continue Reading
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Clinicians are ordering more diagnostic tests than ever before. Hospitals need to store all that imaging data somewhere, often for 10 years or more. Continue Reading
Six reasons tablets like Apple iPad, Microsoft Surface and Google Android variants make sense to healthcare CIOs for clinical workflow integration. Continue Reading
The mHealth market is targeting patients and physicians, leaving providers struggling to support the safe use of mobile devices. Continue Reading