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Wearables are Improving Clinical Trial Research

April 13, 2016 by Anne Sim

Wearables are rapidly changing the face of individual health care. As they gain popularity with individuals, clinical trial companies are realizing the advantage of wearables.[read more]

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The Role of Wearable Tech in Prescription Medicine

April 9, 2016 by Sam Malik

Improvement in technology over the years has led to the expansion of the wearable market, thanks to research which has revealed their great value. The future of pharma is to prevent health issues even before they begin. Medical wearables are no more a thing of the future. It has become the hottest trend in 2015 and now 2016. They have revolutionised the way people connect to the digital world in order to improve their lives and become healthier.[read more]

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3 Ways to Adopt Health IoT for Better Care

April 1, 2016 by Alex Brisbourne

Whether you call it the Internet of Everything, the Industrial Internet, or prefer the more common Internet of Things, IoT technology is revolutionizing the healthcare industry. Experts predict that by 2020, the market for this technology will reach $117 billion, and major companies like Apple and Samsung are leading the charge.[read more]

Telemedicine’s Impact on Value-based Care

March 2, 2016 by Phil C. Solomon

Value-based Care and telemedicine are key components in the health care industry as a way to generate additional revenue, cut costs and enhance patient satisfaction. One of the biggest changes to health care in the last decade, telemedicine is experiencing rapid growth and deployment across a variety of applications.[read more]

Time for a patient-driven health information economy? – A response

February 9, 2016 by Robert Rowley

The recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine, “Time for a Patient-Driven Health Information Economy?” presents a good overview of the need for, and hurdles in achieving, a unified patient-centered data platform that can be accessed from everyone taking care of the patient. But here's my response.[read more]

Apps Watch in Healthcare: Incorporating patient-generated data to assist diagnosis.

February 5, 2016 by Erica Carnevale

From time to time, we report news and perspectives on the latest in healthcare app development, and the use and potential for new apps in healthcare, and especially radiology.[read more]

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What Doctors Should Know About Symptoms & Dangers of Concussions

December 31, 2015 by Ryan Kh
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Thus, it’s no big surprise that concussions are no laughing matter. Recent reevaluation of the risks these injuries pose to people has shown that seemingly low-risk concussions can actually be far more destructive to us than previously believed. No where is this more apparent than in athletics.[read more]

As the “ePatient movement” gains its voice, I hear a quiet echo…

December 11, 2015 by Colleen Young

As the e-patient movement gains steam, I keep hearing a small voice behind me saying “But why does it have to be this hard? What responsibility falls back on those providing care to help patients navigate the broken system? What is the provider’s responsibility to take action now to improve their own care delivery and fix the healthcare system at large?"[read more]

Is E-mailing with Patients a Good Idea?

November 23, 2015 by Michael Kirsch
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E-mailing directly with patients has its benefits, but the practice of medicine is not yet fully wireless. There are still certain scenarios that led themselves better to an in-person visit rather than an e-mail. Check out some example case studies, and comment with your opinion![read more]

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When a Health Care Business Model Disruption is Self-Destructive

November 13, 2015 by David Davidovic
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Three companies - Valeant, Theranos, & Turing - have recently gained notoriety in the healthcare space. Each openly expressed their desire and plans to disrupt everything based on completely new business models - but is it working?[read more]

Telemedicine Is Vital to Reforming Health Care Delivery

October 9, 2015 by Joseph Kvedar

Telemedicine Is Vital to Reforming Health Care DeliveryBy Joseph C. Kvedar, MDOctober 7, 2015Harvard Business Review Health care remains one of the few services that require people to have a face-to-face interaction to obtain access. But more and more consumers are questioning that reality, and change is on the way. In January 2015...[read more]

Telehealth and Virtual Care: The Next Wave!

September 17, 2015 by Colleen Young

By Mark Casselman (@markcasselman) CEO, COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics AssociationMark CasselmanTelehealth adoption and use is surging across Canada and in many countries around the world. A form of virtual care delivery, telehealth is bridging gaps between health professionals, improving health service delivery, empowering patients...[read more]