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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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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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DOES HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEHUMANIZE HEALTH CARE?

Many authors lament that the entry of health information technology (HIT) into health care is likely to make medical practice more impersonal and less humane. We are all aware of instances in which the availability of technology can lead to depersonalization of health care.

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TECHNOLOGY IS IMPROVING THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY!

Over the years, healthcare facilities have improved a lot — thanks to technology. From the introduction of X-ray machines to improvements in surgical practices, technology has helped us live longer and healthier.

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INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE – TECHNOLOGY CHANGING THE DOCTOR’S OFFICE!

In the past few years, healthcare has seen an explosion of innovations. The industry is at an exciting juncture right now. Significant advancements made in medical research and technology have improved the patient experience and made it easier for medical personnel to provide more efficient care.

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CAN TECHNOLOGY SOLVE HEALTHCARE CHALLENGES? KNOW HOW!

Ever since the introduction of HIPAA (Health insurance Portability and Accountability Act) in 1996, the healthcare industry has become highly regulated. As a result, the industry has been relatively slow to adopt technological innovations.

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