Edge Computing or Cloud Computing: Which One’s Right for Your Medical Group?

Cloud computing offers many advantages to healthcare over in-house IT departments. Four reasons include lowered expenses, scalability, cybersecurity, and connectivity virtually anywhere.  But there are limits. Many of these can be found in areas involving direct patient monitoring and care. Imagine…


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3 Unconventional Telehealth Solutions to Meet Rural Healthcare Needs

Telehealth played a critical role helping people deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. It allows patients to safely contact their providers to deal with their non-urgent but still important conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, and pregnancy.  The technology proved to have limits, though. Many…


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Why Microsoft, Amazon, and Oracle are Investing in Healthcare Voice Recognition

Why was database titan Oracle interested in EMR giant Cerner? The question was on every financial analyst’s mind last year. Interest for answers intensified when Oracle paid $28.3 billion for Cerner shortly afterwards. This time, analysts may finally have an answer. Slowing the Burnout Voice…


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4 Key Uses of Artificial Intelligence in Chronic Care Management

Chronic diseases such as asthma, arthritis, diabetes, and heart disease affect about half of all adults in the US. Worldwide, they account for more than 90 percent of the morbidity and mortality rates among First-World nations. Here are even more sobering figures to think about: Chronic diseases…


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Uses of AI, Cloud Computing, and Quantum Computers in the Pharmaceutical Industry

You would think the pharmaceutical industry was a profitable one. At first glance, it would seem so. In 2020, the drug industry worldwide pulled in 1.27 trillion US dollars in total revenue. US-based companies like Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and Lilly raked in the lion share at just over $56…


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How Future CAD Systems Can Prevent Clinician Burnout

Clinicians are burning out. They are feeling overwhelmed, as they are tasked with more work while at the same time expected to see more patients every day. In a recent survey by the AMA, 54 percent of urologists felt burned out, followed by specialists in neurology (50 percent); nephrology (49…


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How Telemedicine Improves Maritime Healthcare

Most people in developed nations take medical care for granted. The COVID-19 pandemic, and the following lockdowns to contain it, brought to light the many gaps in healthcare systems to public attention.  One such gap was health services for seafarers like merchant ship crews. Roughly 90 percent of…


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How Technology is Affecting and Improving Medical Transcription

Healthcare is always looking for ways to increase productivity. One example is using fewer steps to bring a patient out of a coma. Another would be making sure medical staff on the swing shift are not left scrambling for working equipment by verifying all battery-powered medical computers and other…


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4 Reasons Cloud Computing is Best for Medical Offices

Simply put, cloud computing in healthcare is the act of managing data located on remote servers (the “cloud”) via the internet. That data ranges from patients’ medical records, providers’ contact info, to the number of medical tablets on order for the surgical department. In the past, paper files…


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How Femtech Brings Balance to Healthcare for Women

Consider the following: In a fact sheet released by the US Department of Labor, healthcare expenses for women between the ages of 19 – 44 were found to be 80 percent higher than men of similar age. Reproductive services were considered one of the main reasons for the difference. In the UK,…


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