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Medical Innovations

Planning an Enterprise Archive (VNA) to Accommodate Collaboration in Precision Medicine

May 4, 2016 by Erica Carnevale

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) defines precision medicine as an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment and lifestyle for each person.[read more]

Educating Medical Professionals and Healing with Virtual Reality

April 29, 2016 by David Kirby

Virtual reality stands poised to innovate the field of healthcare education.This opportunity allows medical professionals to prepare for rare medical scenarios, gaining experience they’re unlikely to get any other way.[read more]

How New Medical Innovations Are Made

April 20, 2016 by Jennifer Landis
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The medical industry is one that is constantly growing and changing, and new innovations are hitting the market every single day. Have you ever wondered how these new innovations are made?[read more]

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Virtual Reality Enhances Healthcare

April 20, 2016 by Jessica Oaks

At least, it has the potential to. Regular (and even infrequent) visitors to the hospital can tell you that doctors and nurses aren't yet walking around with VR goggles on their heads. It's true that we haven't quite reached that far into the future – but it could be right around the corner.[read more]

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How That New Drug Goes From Idea to Market

April 16, 2016 by Ryan Kh

The development and approval of new drugs is mandated by FDA's CDER (Center for Drug Evaluation and Research) center, the apex government body governing this segment. So how is a drug conceptualized and then developed, marketed, and then transported to various parts of the country for storage, management, and transportation of drugs?[read more]

CIO Perspective: The IT Value Proposition of Healthcare Technologies

April 15, 2016 by Erica Carnevale

HealthIT technologies that are flexible provide more value to organizations. The right technology solution can be a catalyst for healthcare providers to achieve their goals.[read more]

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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]

Is the Healthcare Industry Prepared for Human Immortality?

April 12, 2016 by Jonathan Catley

If we live for another 30 years, we may live forever. But with so many more people to serve, will the healthcare industry be able to survive immortality as well?[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]

CIO Perspective: IDC Predicts Virtual Care Will Become Routine by 2018

April 7, 2016 by Erica Carnevale

Telemedicine, telehealth, virtual care, teleradiology, telepsych – some of these terms we’ve been learning about for years, others are newer. And if the researchers at International Data Corporation (IDC) are right, we’ll all experience them ourselves, as patients, for years to come.[read more]

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How to Market New Technology to Existing Patients

April 6, 2016 by Dennis Hung

Because many patients are used to traditional care formats, it is difficult at times to convince them of the beneficial alternatives. Here are some marketing tips to effectively convey your message.[read more]

How do we get past “notification overload” in healthcare?

April 4, 2016 by Robert Rowley

One of the unintended consequences of moving healthcare onto Electronic Health Records (EHRs) has been an increase in time spent reviewing a much-increased volume of messages for the clinician. EHRs were supposed to simplify and streamline the in-office and in-hospital workflows, but what has happened instead has been “notification overload.”[read more]