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ONC releases EHR Contract Guide and Health IT Playbook

In the wake of National HealthIT week (NHITweek), The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) came out with a Health IT Playbook and EHR Contract Guide to help providers gain knowledge and utilize information technology in their practices to the best of their abilities.


Biosensors in Healthcare

  There is a new shift in the healthcare sensors market, unlike the usual fitness sensors and consumer durables, there is now a development in the medical grade sensors market; these biosensors automatically and continuously measure clinically relevant vitals.


Now Sensors to Track Health From Inside

  Most sensors need physical touch to tap the patient’s vitals, be it heart rate, blood pressure etc. But with the new technology, patients will be able to ingest the sensors in the form of a pill and once the work is done, the pill will dissolve.


HIMSS Value Score to quantify worth of health IT

  It’s difficult to predict how adopting health IT will change an organization’s productivity or quantify how well a technology measured up to its expectations.


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.


Healthcare Technology Purchasing in 2015

  In a report by peer 60, it was revealed that healthcare providers are ready to spend billions on information technology, the survey conducted had over 950 decision-makers representing over a quarter of all hospitals in the United States.

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