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The Perfect Storm for Telehealth Adoption

The past few years have been remarkable for the telehealth industry. We have seen rapid innovation and diffusion of new technologies, which have created opportunities for new models of care. These new models are being applied in primary, acute and emergent care as well as post hospitalization monitoring and chronic condition management. By some estimates, […]

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The Last Glass Survivor

I started wearing Google Glass the day I received it in May of 2013, and I’ve worn it almost every day ever since. The early days of Glass were interesting. There was a ton of excitement and interest about the technology, and an instant community among those of us that had the luck to get […]

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Tens of Thousands of Digital Health Products: How to Choose What to Use

In order to get better outcomes for chronic disease management, it is required that patient-specific data along with pertinent and contextual disease state knowledge be delivered to patients and providers on demand. This is a practical impossibility in the current health care system – digital health can help bridge the divide. Let’s start with the […]

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The Deluge of Data: A Framework for Developing an Ambulatory Physiology Data Strategy

With all of the change occurring in both the economic models of healthcare delivery and technologies, a key challenge faced by healthcare delivery executives is how to adopt technologies that reflect the realities of today while preparing for success in the future. Such technology investments are significant, and are best made with a sense of […]

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Streamlining the Delivery of Proven Healthcare Solutions Directly to Customer

Healthcare in the United States is changing dramatically. The fee-for-service model of reimbursement is shifting towards a value-based model—one that prioritizes quality of outcomes over volume of services. The move towards value-based care is intended to deliver safe, effective and favorable outcomes for patients at a manageable cost. These industry-wide changes create robust opportunities for […]

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Are Baby Boomers Driving the Change in Healthcare?

When it comes to managing the healthcare of our aging population, the paradigms are shifting towards a system that includes homecare, wireless medical devices, wearable gadgets, mobile medical apps and the like. According to Rich Able, the founder and CMO of X2bio, a company that manufactures sensors for monitoring head injuries, “75 million baby boomers […]

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Digital Health as the New Business Model

The healthcare industry is changing at a rapid pace. Today, patients have more access to medical information and technology than ever before. As the global demand to create better health outcomes rises, the healthcare business is embracing new advances in technology to meet those demands. The healthcare delivery system is now focusing more on patients […]