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Cellular connectivity & healthcare: A new echelon of innovation

Cellular connectivity is fast becoming integral to healthcare; according to Market Watch, global investment in Internet of Things (IoT) from the medical industry should reach $410…

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Listen to this: MedTech and the power of the human voice

Augmenting rules-based systems with voice recognition and analysis offers multiple benefits for healthcare. For the chronic disease population, which comprises mostly older…

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The benefits of telemedicine in remote patient triage

Telemedicine usage is increasing in healthcare; rather than supplanting the patient-provider relationship it seeks to improve the care experience. Telemedicine in remote patient…

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5 Healthcare technology trends to watch in 2018

A rise in healthcare costs, chronic disease, and physician shortages is creating a healthcare crisis. Many healthcare IT companies are proposing innovative solutions to help…

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Medical technology and IoT: mitigating security risks

Medical technology is increasingly reliant on the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT connected devices, such as medical grade wearables, constantly transmit real-time data to the Cloud…

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Medical wearables: Next generation devices will change healthcare

Medical wearable devices could transform the healthcare industry with continuous and real-time monitoring, providing quicker diagnosis and treatment of conditions. To date,…

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The patient-consumer conundrum and the importance of big data

The term patient-consumer denotes a patient population that actively seeks out better care experiences, more feedback and personalization, and improved outcomes and prevention…

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Artificial intelligence and the move towards preventive healthcare

AI’s ability to collect and compute Big Data has the potential to facilitate three stages of learning that would help enact a preventive healthcare system. Waqaas Al-Siddiq,…

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4 Steps to implementing artificial intelligence in clinical settings

Implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) in clinical settings is the most feasible means of uniting the interests of patients, payers, and providers. Capitalizing on AI in…

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Remote patient monitoring: A telemedicine solution to chronic disease

The use of telemedicine services in healthcare is rising, promising a viable and innovative approach to the diagnosis and management of chronic diseases and conditions.…

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Solving the patient, payer, provider conundrum with artificial intelligence

Healthcare is riddled with complications, not least of which is the seemingly disparate interest alignment of the three key players within the industry: patients, payers, and…

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How remote patient monitoring aids population health challenges

“Population health” refers to a group of healthcare solutions that survey and analyze health data to detect patterns among groups of people. Such solutions are optimal for chronic…