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Three reasons telemedicine will grow in 2017Technology, and specifically telemedicine, has an enormous role to play in improvements to clinical work flows, care coordination, and long-term health outcomes.
Automated health tracking boosts patient engagement, study showsConnected devices and apps eliminating the need for manual tracking drive better long-term engagement in healthy activities, a study from Walgreens and Scripps Translational Science, shows.
How data analytics combats the opioid epidemicDeaths due to opioid abuse have risen sharply—and show no signs of leveling off. Here’s how data analytics can prevent abuse and diversion.
Four ways demand for healthcare data will grow in 2017“Repeal and replace” or “replace and improve” activities on The Hill, though not “business as usual,” won’t necessary slow down data-driven focus areas in healthcare that will continue in 2017.
Four ways to get your data analytics team up to speed
Four ways to get your data analytics team up to speedDoes your analytics team have what it takes? Experts share their top recommendations.
Remote Patient Monitoring is a Wise Investment for PayersThe results of Geneia’s year-long study – a savings of $8,375 per patient and a slowing of disease progression – demonstrate that remote patient monitoring is a wise investment for payers.
Fed up providers pursue provider-sponsored health plansA recent survey suggests suggest a lack of access to appropriate commercial payer arrangements is causing health systems to explore alternatives.
Four ways the genomic data commons will advance cancer careA new cancer database, the Genomic Data Commons, aims to make research more accessible
Six healthcare interoperability barriers to watch
Six healthcare interoperability barriers to watchIs interoperability in healthcare a dream, or will payers, providers, and technology vendors finally come together to make data more available to one another?
Three ways technology is improving the pharmaceutical industryTechnology in pharmacy is leading to improved safety, accountability, and efficiency.