Preparing for Healthcare Consumerism with Healthcare Price Transparency

Patient empowerment through education and engagement programs have been rising in popularity within the healthcare space as it embraces value-based care. Because of this push, we’ve seen an increase in medical devices such as vital tracking wearables and medical tablet pcs loaded up with patient…


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Going Paperless in Healthcare: The Benefits and the Roadblocks

Patient data has become the cornerstone of healthcare in recent years. And while the term “data” may immediately conjure up images of computer databases and digital spreadsheets, for quite some time, the healthcare space actually preferred to use physical paper charting in order to record this…


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Triage Practices and How They’re Evolving

Healthcare, like most other industries, is in a constant state of improving operations through the use of new technology. This technology can span from medical computers and EHR records that compile patient notes to automated chatbots that speak to patients when doctors can’t and so much more.  And…


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What is Continuum of Care and How Do You Get Started?

If there’s one thing we’ve learned in times such as these where our healthcare systems are overwhelmed, it’s that consistent, carefully monitored care is essential for treating many of the ailments, both physical and mental, that affect those who seek healing. And as hospitals have continued to…


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The Who, What, When, and Why of Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity

Healthcare and cybersecurity have a very closely entwined relationship. The healthcare industry is filled to the brim with medical computers and EHR records housing valuable patient data. Cybercriminals are often chomping at the bit for this kind of information as it can sell for quite the pretty…


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10 Ways Healthcare is Using Hospital Computer Systems

Just a few years ago, hospitals and similar medical facilities lagged behind other industries when it came to effective use of computers. But government regulations such as HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and Medicare/Medicaid information systems established an enhanced…


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Medical Computer Carts: The Most Essential Piece of Telehealth Technology

Telehealth technology has been an exciting avenue of investment for many healthcare providers the world over. The benefits have been highlighted again and again, but recent concerns regarding the coronavirus have brought telehealth technology, such as chat app compatible medical tablets, back into…


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What is SOAP Notes? How Standardized Notes Improve Healthcare

It’s been a general understanding for some time that the way doctor’s take notes needs to be improved. Doing so would not only enhance patient care, it would cut down on physician burnout as well. It was believed that EHRs were to be the solution to this need in the healthcare space. Unfortunately,…


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Healthcare Chatbot Use Cases Blend Tech with Patient Empathy

Despite the sheer abundance of technology used in care facilities such as medical computers, AI, surgical robots, and more, healthcare is a very personal, social discipline. After all, doctors and nurses are often working with patients at their lowest and in the most need of a human touch. Many of…


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5G Healthcare Use Cases and How to Prepare for Them

5G has been the talk of the town for years and not just in healthcare. Industry, retail, tech, every industry under the sun seems to be singing 5G’s praises despite most of these discussions focusing mostly on hypothetical benefits. This is because 5G hasn’t been around for very long and has hardly…


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