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Telehealth booms amid COVID-19 crisis; virtual care is here to stay

The coronavirus pandemic that has erupted worldwide has pushed telehealth to the forefront. It's unlikely remote medicine will go away, even after the current crisis abates.

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How the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping healthcare with technology

It’s a remarkable story that is playing out in the technology-led enablement at the back end of healthcare organizations, even as the headlines are dominated by the heroic response efforts at the front lines of care.

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Mercy turns to analytics to improve implant outcomes

Mercy Technology Services is using NLP technologies and an in-memory database to extract and analyze data from doctors’ notes in near real-time.

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How the coronavirus is changing tech and 5 things to do about it

Due to the Covid-19 virus, some tech-culture trends are radically accelerating. Others are being reversed. And it's happening all at once. Here's what you need to know.

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Fear, loathing and profits – the battle over data access and data privacy in healthcare

The proponents of data access declare it to be a fundamental right for consumers. Those who stand to profit – or lose – from open access to patient data have different points of view.

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Eli Lilly AI automates adverse reaction reporting

The 144-year-old pharmaceutical team built a platform that uses AI to process data about adverse events.

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Healthcare’s digital transformation: 5 predictions for 2020

Short of a “black swan” event, 2020 will see a slow but steady advance in the digital transformation of healthcare.

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4 industries to watch for AI disruption

In 2020 we will see the continued impact of AI and machine learning in new industries that will not only help to support businesses, but also consumers.

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3 things digital health developers can learn from the Industrial Internet of Things

The second in a series on my insights into best practices for IoT solution development after working with developers and product managers across multiple industries.

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How human-centered design is driving digital health

Healthcare tech has mostly focused on designing systems for claiming federal incentives in the past decade. Design thinking stands this logic on its head.

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Balancing patient security with healthcare innovation | TECH(talk)

Healthcare organizations are one of the most targeted verticals when it comes to cyberattacks. While those organizations must work to secure patients' sensitive data, it can also be helpful to analyze that data to improve patient...

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3 practices Industrial IoT can learn from digital health and the Internet of Medical Things

The human-centric focus of healthcare has given digital health developers a different perspective on how they deploy IoT technology. Industrial developers can learn from these practices – patient first, the Quadruple Aim and the Nudge...

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MHBE proves the value of mobile for health insurance customers

The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange worked around strict industry regulations to create a scalable online marketplace for customers to sign up, check their benefits and compare health insurance plans.

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Digital health innovation: Addressing the two-canoe problem

How leading health systems are balancing their immediate priorities with investments for a digital future in a value-based care era.

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Merck proves 3D printing's transformative power

Merck's core IT infrastructure team took the lead in helping the business innovate by exploring the transformative power of 3D printing.

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How Amazon, Walgreens and Walmart are changing the landscape for online patient experience

A slew of consumer health apps from non-traditional players have hit the market lately. Traditional healthcare providers are also stepping up to meet consumer needs and preferences.

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How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

Augmented reality is gaining ground as a way to improve employee training, boost field worker productivity and optimize operational performance.

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Healthcare data’s moment of lift

The unlocking of patient data is leading us to a future when health care will be a vastly improved experience with superior outcomes. However, there will be guard rails around consumer access to personal health records.

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