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innovation in healthcare

Consumers think that innovation will lead to better diagnosis and treatment

Innovation in the field of mobile technology has glued consumers to their devices as they can regularly track their health and know about symptoms on the go. On the physician side, there has been some resistance to the adoption of technology. A recent survey by Klick Health revealed that consumers believe that innovation in healthcare would lead to better diagnosis and treatment.

Connectd things

Physicians’ Views on Connected Health Devices – Infographic

Connected health devices have made a major headway in the healthcare sector with physicians using these devices in day-to-day operations regularly. However, physicians aren’t completely convinced about the outcomes from these devices.

telemedicine

Prescribing Abortion-inducing Medication through Telemedicine: Study

For minor injuries and fever, the healthcare sector has witnessed a steady rise in adoption of telemedicine as it saves time and money. Recently, a study was conducted to see the impact on women after they were prescribed medication to induce abortion through telemedicine.

Healthcare iot

Internet of Health Things Expected to Bring Disruptive Changes in Healthcare

A recent survey from Accenture found that Internet of Health Things (IohT) has the potential to offer a significant financial advantage to providers over the next three years. However, healthcare providers and payers need to understand how best to utilize IoT in their practice to reap maximum benefits.

Health Plans

Patients aren’t satisfied with their Health Plans: HealthMine Survey

In a recent survey, patients communicated their dissatisfaction with respect to cost transparency offered by their Health Plan. Around 39 percent of the respondents claimed that their provider doesn’t offer them a clear picture with respect to their health cost.

Wearables

The Impact of Wearables on Healthcare: Research Roundup – MC10 Pulse

We may only be a few months into 2017, but the impact of wearables on healthcare research and clinical trials are already making headlines. Multiple industry publications and clinical journals have been featuring articles highlighting the potential of wearable technology to improve lives and expand our knowledge of human health.