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Will An App A Day Keep The Doctor Away? The Coming Health Revolution

With a big assist from technology, Americans are driving a major transformation of the nation’s health care system. Recent years have brought us the passage of the Affordable Care Act, technology advances in sensors and devices, cheaper personal genomics, and the growth of the mobile app market–and …

Fashion a New Career? Try On Wearable Technology

<b>What is Wearable Technology?</b><p>According to Wikipedia, wearable technology, also referred to as tech togs or fashion electronics, is clothing and accessories incorporating computer and advanced electronic technologies. The designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a …

Wearable Tech

Big data use could save $450 billion in healthcare costs | FierceHealthcare

Big data could help U.S. citizens save as much as $450 billion in healthcare costs, but fundamental change is necessary to meeting such goals, …

Against Expectations, Health Care Reform Shows Signs Of Working

U. S. attempts at health care reform, centered on the 2010 <i>Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act</i> (“ACA” or “ObamaCare”) have created controversy and evoked much criticism and cynicism. I and others have observed that the ACA is much stronger on coverage extension than on cost control. But, we …

5 Ways Mobile Apps Will Transform Healthcare

<b>Guest post written by Derek Newell</b><p><i>Derek Newell is CEO of Jiff, which provides a HIPAA-compliant social network and apps platform for healthcare.</i><p>Earlier this year Kaiser Permanente leapfrogged the industry when it made its entire electronic health care system – the most extensive electronic medical …

In healthcare, technology, business growth synergistic | FierceHealthcare

As the healthcare industry evolves over the next decade, manufacturers are going to play a big role in that growth, according to Scott Blanchette, …