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More employers are offering telemedicine, but why aren't workers using it?

Precious Witherspoon's throat felt increasingly raw and her head began to hurt as the workday wore on.<p>But Witherspoon, an executive assistant at Chicago-based PowerReviews, didn't want to call in sick the next day and haul herself to a doctor's office to hear what she already suspected — that she …

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Goldman Sachs says a digital healthcare revolution is coming — and it could save America $300 billion

Though this percentage far exceeds that of other developed economies, government projections say it will only continue to rise in the coming years.<p>It is often said that the US desperately needs to reduce healthcare costs — and analysts at Goldman Sachs think a major spending reduction is not far …

Medical Testing Is So Hot Right Now. This Startup Wants In

The California headquarters of Cofactor Genomics is a bright little bungalow a few blocks from downtown Mountain View. Floral vines abuzz with …

Digital health technologies: Maneesh Juneja at TEDxStPeterPort

Top 16 U.S. Cities For Solar Power

The solar power industry is in the middle of a spectacular growth spurt in the United States, especially in densely populated areas.<p>Last year, 20 cities – representing only about 0.1% of U.S. land area – accounted for a stunning 6.5% of U.S. solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity, according to a recent …

Solar Power

Five Top VCs Predict The Future

Robocars, the hyperloop and universal broadband are nearly here – or so some top venture capitalists think.<p>On Thursday night, five of the world’s best-known venture capitalists each went to bat for two trends they think will be the most explosive over the next five years, but aren’t overly obvious. …

Venture Capital

A Very Good Week In Healthcare Thought: Four Developments To Feel Good About

This was an unusually positive week in healthcare, and in the thinking around healthcare; here are four recent developments to feel good about.<p><b>1. Transformative NEJM series reframing conflict of interest debate</b><p>In the last three issues of the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i>, cardiologist and writer …

Digital Health

Millions exposed by latest health insurer hack

<b>A US health insurer has admitted it has been hacked and the data of 1.1 million of its customers exposed.</b><p>CareFirst, which operates in several US states, is the third such company to fall victim to hackers.<p>The breach took place in June last year but was only recently discovered.<p>It follows similar …

Stop dumbing down digital health: There’s no killer app for healthcare and that’s a good thing

It’s one of the most commonly uttered phrases I hear from investors, analysts and reporters: what will be the next killer app? It’s really an issue …

Healthcare takes small steps to go digital, and it's promising

It's hard to imagine an industry that stands to gain more from going digital than healthcare.<p>Done right, a system of collecting, storing and safeguarding our electronic health records would give caregivers the power to employ analytical tools that quickly identify and treat conditions—before they …

The Future Of Cardiology Will Be Shown In 3-D

How can you tell ­the difference between a good surgeon and an exceptional one?<p>You could start by looking for the one who has the rare ability to visualize a human organ in three dimensions from little more than a scan.<p>"The handful of the top surgeons in the world are like sculptors," said Dr. …

Big data could solve big problems in health care

The high cost of health care is a pain point for many, including the American government, insurance companies and families. But companies using big …

Digital Health

May 13, 2018<br>9:26 PM<p>Abu Dhabi’s national oil company says Sunday it would spend $45 billion over the next five years to join other giant, state-run …

Dealing with the Health Data Deluge — NOVA Next | PBS

There’s a revolution afoot in medicine. It has been simmering below the surface for the last decade or so, but like many revolutions, you won’t …

After 4 Years and $1 Billion, the VA and DoD Abandon Plans for a Fully Integrated EHR

<i>DoD/VA public relations debacle could provide valuable lessons for laboratory organizations looking to implement large-scale IT or operational</i> …

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Humanize Digital Experiences<p>People<p>Intuitive digital experiences drive engagement. Engagement in turn drives customer loyalty, productivity, and …

EHR market share by practice size

May 20, 2015 | Print | Email<p>Not all EHRs are designed the same, and not all physician practices have the same needs and wants from their …

Patient engagement and EHR transparency

As meaningful use stage 2 requirements come to the front of many practices’ priorities, physicians and others may wonder about the benefit of patient …

Partner Voices: TekLinks Provides Cloud-Delivered EHR

As we continue to expand the Partner Voices series, I get the opportunity to talk to more and more of our partners, which I love. I also get the inside scoop on some innovative solutions entering the marketplace. Just recently, I spoke with David Powell, Vice President of Cloud and Managed Services …

Bickering Among EHR Vendors, Payers And Providers Continues To Put Patient Safety At Risk

Remember that Boston Globe story from July that questioned the safety and efficacy of electronic health records? If you haven’t seen it, I recommend that you check it out, but take a grain of salt with it, since the story neglects to say that the savings and quality gains promised with the $27 …

Connecting EHR data to achieve ‘One Patient, One Record’

Ten years ago, investing in Big (health) Data to manage population health didn’t make sense. There just wasn’t much digital data. Then in 2004, President George W. Bush kicked off a project designed to provide most Americans with an electronic health record (EHR) by 2014. President Obama …

Why nurses hate EHRS — WEDI-Con, Cybersecurity of med devices forums this week-DHMSM application date pushed back again

<i>With help from Arthur Allen (@ArthurAllen202) and David Pittman (@David_Pittman)</i><p><b>NURSES HATE EHRS — WHY?</b> A recent survey of 14,000 registered nurses by BlackBlook shows that their dissatisfaction with EHRs stands at a whopping 92 percent. Most blame problems on financial administrators and CIOs for …

‘Human factor’ problems persist with EHRs — Updated numbers have CMS more optimistic about MU 2

<i>With help from David Pittman and Arthur Allen</i><p><b>“HUMAN FACTOR” PROBLEMS PERSIST WITH EHRs:</b> Although interoperability is the buzzword of health IT in 2015, another word persists: usability. Physicians still rage at the awkwardness of their electronic health records, whose improvement is one of the top …

Cloud Market In Healthcare technologies, EHR Market, Digital pathology market, Clinical, EMR, SaaS, Bioinformatics, Digital pathology, Hybrid Market - Global Trends, Challenges, Opportunities & Forecasts 2014 - 2020

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud based technology helps in the maintenance and management of a large amount of data stored in a …

98.2 Percent of Participating Providers Using athenahealth's EHR Have Successfully Attested for Meaningful Use Stage 2

WATERTOWN, Mass., Mar 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --<p>athenahealth, Inc. ATHN, -3.89% a leading provider of cloud-based services and mobile …

Cerner Positioned as a "Leader" in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise EHR Systems

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Mar 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --<p>Cerner Corp., a U.S. leader in health care technology, today announced that Gartner, …