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Importance of Data Integration and Digital Transformation

Digital transformation in healthcare does not only mean technological progressions. It also includes the challenges we need to address in healthcare across all aspects, leveraging gigantic data sources along with the advanced technologies.

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Mobile Technology in Acute Care: Infographic

Mobility in the healthcare sector has led to many progressive changes and helped physicians improve the level of patient satisfaction. With the adoption of mobility in healthcare, hospitals have slowly deviated towards value-based care, which is a complete overhaul from the previous pay-for-service model. As a result, acute care hospitals are also increasingly using mobile technology to benefit from the ease of connecting with patients.

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Complex Health Data made Easy through Technology

Technology has changed every aspect of health care, from the way physicians make notes to the overall patient experience. Today, healthcare organizations are armed with more data than ever. While the vast amount of data can be daunting, it’s also incredibly valuable for healthcare facilities when it comes to improving care and cutting costs. Leveraging technology to make healthcare data more accessible can further lead to faster, more accurate decisions.

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Humana study: Physicians warm to value-based pay models, but skepticism runs deep – Fierce Healthcare

Though significant barriers still stand in the way of the transition to value-based reimbursement, a new study offers encouraging signs that physicians are getting more comfortable with new payment models.

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MACRA: Understanding its Current and Future Impact – ICD10 Monitor

Predicting the future of MACRA is difficult as goals continue to change, nonetheless, MACRA appears to be here to stay. According to a recent study reported on in The Lancet, healthcare spending per capita is higher in the United States than in any other country in the world, and is unsustainable at the current rate. There is widespread agreement among healthcare stakeholders that care delivery and reimbursement must radically transform. Consequently, in 2015, a total […]

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mHealth Diabetes Study Proves That the Right Message Matters – mHealth Intelligence

A new mHealth study of more than 1,000 people with diabetes finds that simple text messages work better than personalized messages in promoting care management – but the same can’t be said for avoiding hospitalizations.

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