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HEALTHCARE BLOCKCHAIN IS POISED TO TRANSFORM PATIENT CARE

Healthcare blockchain technology has the potential to transform patient care, observed Bill Frist, a heart and lung transplant surgeon, former Senate majority leader, and chairman of the executive council of the health service investment firm Cressey & Company. Â

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DOCTOR’S OFFICES OF THE FUTURE!

The way medical care is delivered is constantly evolving, yet the experience you have with your general practitioner really has not changed that much over the past 50 years.

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MOBILE TECHNOLOGY: A BLESSING OR A CURSE FOR DOCTORS?

It is the double-edged sword of the modern era: the mobile technology available to healthcare providers today can help them to swiftly slash through many of their daily tasks, from documentation to direct patient care. For that reason, smartphones now go hand in hand with stethoscopes.

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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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HOW EMERGING HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING THE WORKPLACE FOR NURSES

There’s a lot of talk about how tech is improving patient outcomes. But it’s having an impact on nursing too. Among the positives: greater accuracy, fewer staff injuries, and better information dissemination.

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