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Telehealth Expected To Reach $3 Bn over Next 7 Years

  In a recent study by Grand view research, it was found that the U.S. telehealth market size was valued at USD 572.0 million in 2014 and is expected to increase to USD 3 Billion in the coming seven years.

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More Than 58% of Users downloaded at least one mHealth App

  In a survey conducted by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center, it was found that over 58 percent of users had downloaded one of the estimated 40,000 available health-related mobile applications mHealth Apps.

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ICD 11, scheduled for 2017

  Well, if you thought that the problems and woes of the change to the medical code system were over, wait till you hear the announcement on the ICD 11 coding.

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81% Consumers Open To Non-Traditional Healthcare Delivery

  In a survey by PWC, on the primary care in the new health economy, it was noted that the primary care market is poised for a makeover. Faced with new payment models and an aging population with chronic conditions, the health sector looks to a re imagined primary care ecosystem to help deliver on the promise of value.

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Docs Back E-Care Coordination, Flag Meaningful Use Stage 3 Hurdles

  A majority of physicians view electronic care coordination positively, though many have concerns about obstacles to meeting care coordination requirements under Stage 3 of the meaningful use program, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

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The Healthcare Internet of Things: Becoming a Reality

  In the not-too-distant future, every person will be able to track every facet of their own health by leveraging devices that passively capture data.

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