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INFOGRAPHIC: HEALTHCARE DATA IN THE DIGITAL AGE!

Effective data management goes a long way when it comes to improving the performance of healthcare systems. The Duquesne University’s Online Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program created the following infographic that illustrates how patient data is collected in the age of technology. According to the research, the healthcare system in the United States generated […]

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TURN YOUR SMARTPHONE INTO A MOBILE CLINIC

Do you own a smartphone? Well, if yes, you basically have a sophisticated handheld computer in your pocket. Tech giants are taking advantage of this technology to develop mobile apps that can turn your smartphone into a medical device. Healthcare providers are increasingly turning to medical apps that help patients’ live healthier lives. Medical apps […]

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MAKING HEALTHCARE AFFORDABLE AND ACCESSIBLE – TECHNOLOGY TO THE RESCUE

If you find it challenging to understand your complex medical information, you’re not alone. The US healthcare system is so complex. Not just patients, but sometimes even doctors struggle to have clear information about the costs of medications they prescribe. Given the fact that patients are covered under different insurance plans, and each charging different […]

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ROBOTICS PROCESS AUTOMATION FOR HEALTHCARE BUSINESS

Healthcare organizations generate vast amounts of data every year. As a result, clinicians have to manually type notes about a patient’s condition, past medical history and prescription drug usage into the patient’s electronic health record (EHR). Robotic Process Automation (RPA), on the other hand, could streamline processes and take over some of the mundane tasks […]

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REDUCE HOSPITAL READMISSIONS WITH AI-ENABLED VIRTUAL CARE

Unplanned emergency visits and hospital readmissions are one of the costliest services in healthcare. Organizations are shelling out billions each year on these easily avoidable visits. Clinician shortages can create a real health problem for patients living in rural areas with chronic illnesses. A health issue might mean a trip to the emergency room, which […]

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VOICE TECH – THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE CONVERSATIONS

It has been some time now that the healthcare industry was introduced to voice interfaces. A lot of physicians have used, and are still using it to record their clinical notes.  Well, what is new is the introduction of digital assistants; driven by machine learning, natural language processing and ambient computing. Digital assistants are set […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: FORCES BEHIND HEALTHCARE TRANSFORMATION

A digital healthcare transformation is taking place globally and it’s not a secret anymore. For some, it’s not fast enough; others feel it’s been too much too fast. Innovation is critical to the future of healthcare and will have an immense impact on providers and patients alike. Technology shaping the healthcare industry Mobile and digital […]

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INFUSING TECHNOLOGY INTO CLINICAL DECISION MAKING!

In healthcare, patients’ data is scattered across multiple systems and not well integrated. As a result, there is poor visibility into hospital performance and, hence, difficult to foretell future demand and resource availability. Medical practitioners make critical operational decisions everyday based on gut feelings.   Technological advancements have been revolutionizing the decision-making process in clinical […]

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TECHNOLOGY IS IMPROVING THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY!

Over the years, healthcare facilities have improved a lot — thanks to technology. From the introduction of X-ray machines to improvements in surgical practices, technology has helped us live longer and healthier. In this article, you will find different ways in which technology has upgraded the healthcare industry. Improved Diagnosis and Treatments As we move […]

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INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE – TECHNOLOGY CHANGING THE DOCTOR’S OFFICE!

In the past few years, healthcare has seen an explosion of innovations. The industry is at an exciting juncture right now. Significant advancements made in medical research and technology have improved the patient experience and made it easier for medical personnel to provide more efficient care.   The industry is on the brink of immense […]

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