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7 conditions that are necessary for Interoperability

Interoperability in healthcare needs to be achieved for the effective use of digital technologies by the team of doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals, and healthcare providers. In this regard standards alone cannot achieve interoperability, there are several other conditions necessary for interoperability to happen as stated by McCallie, who also…

Nurses utilize smartphones to boost efficiency and improve care

It’s not just doctors who use Smartphones at work, even nurses are adopting digital technologies at work. In some cases, hospitals provide mobile apps to nurses and in certain others, nurses themselves search for mobile apps that can improve their care effectiveness. A survey conducted by InCrowd among 241 nurses…
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Use of Digital Technologies on the rise

Owing to the meaningful use requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, it’s imperative for physicians to adapt to the latest Digital Technologies. Achieving the triple aim of better patient care, improved health outcomes and reducing the overall costs through the use of digital technologies is the topmost…
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mHealth – its effective application in chronic disease management

A survey was conducted by Telcare that revealed the role mHealth plays in chronic disease management. mHealth is the application of mobiles to practice medicine and public health. mHealth application in the healthcare industry gives rise to a wide range of advantages for both the patients as well as the…
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It is time for a value driven outcome-based pricing model in Healthcare!

It is quite a paradox that citizens of one of the most developed nations of the world find healthcare almost out of their reach, sans insurance and sometimes even if they have insurance. For an average American family, healthcare costs have been devouring a larger share of their budget. In…
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The current rage in healthcare sector – ‘population health’

HIMSS15 (largest health IT event in the industry) was held between Apr12 – 16, 2015 in Chicago, McCormick Place. The attendees to this event were healthcare professionals, clinicians and executives from around the world. The event was held to discover new ways to advance innovation in the healthcare sector in…