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VIRTUAL HEALTH CARE COULD SAVE THE U.S. BILLIONS EACH YEAR

The conventional wisdom that the best care is delivered in-person by experienced caregivers may soon be overturned. Rising health care costs, a shortage of physicians, and an aging population are making the traditional model of care increasingly unsustainable.

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PATIENT-GENERATED HEALTH DATA CAN BE USED TO IMPROVE PATIENTS’ HEALTH

The rise of innovative digital health technologies has increased the ease of capture, use, and sharing of Patient-Generated Health Data (PGHD).

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IT’S TIME TO TAKE A FRESH LOOK AT PATIENT ENGAGEMENT!

Patient engagement is an important aspect and one of the most promising trends in healthcare today. It’s no surprise that patients who take an active role in their healthcare are likely to have better medical outcomes and lower costs.

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IMPROVE HOSPITAL COMMUNICATION WITH A CLINICAL ALERTING SYSTEM

As hospitals grew bigger from multi-patient to single and double occupancy rooms, the medical staff often fail to provide the best care possible. The need for effective clinical communication became painfully evident.

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TAPPING PATIENT ENGAGEMENT TO REDUCE DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS

Drawing information from patients can help boost understanding of why diagnostic errors happen and reduce the risk of future errors, research published this week says.

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THE FUTURE OF HEALTHTECH – TOP THREE PRIORITIES FOR NURSES ON THE FRONT LINES

Technology has made a tremendous impact on how nurses perform their jobs, manage tasks on-the-go, and continue to provide quality care.

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