Win Access to HealthBridge.me’s API Technology

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11 Feb, 2015
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Communication is key for effective wearable technology. Photo via Shutterstock/gpointstudio. Wearable technology have the ability to change healthcare for the better, enabling us to reach more patients, monitor vitals more effectively and track everything from sleep to chronic pain. "The American Medical Association finds that seven out of ten patient visits are…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

6 Feb, 2015
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We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: An athenahealth building on their Watertown campus. Photo via the Boston Herald. 1. athenahealth & BIDMC Join EHR Forces Earlier this week, Massachusetts healthcare innovation giant athenahealth announced that they will be joining forces with Beth Israel Deaconess…
Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky Talks Testifying in Congress & Digital Health Failures

Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky Talks Testifying in Congress & Digital Health Failures »

Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky is the founder of Care at Hand and a resident at Boston Children's Hospital. Last month, Care at Hand's CEO, Andrey Ostrovsky, testified about digital health in Congress. He hoped to inform them about real ways to achieve the Triple Aim and policies that might be keeping us…
Looking Back and Moving Forward: 2014’s Health Care Disappointments Drive 2015’s Trends

Looking Back and Moving Forward: 2014’s Health Care Disappointments Drive 2015’s Trends »

It's been quite a year in the medtech and healthcare spaces. We've seen the medical world fall in love (and maybe out of love) with Google Glass and other wearables. EHRs have continually failed our system, causing frustration and efforts toward improved interoperability. Data concerns spurred conversations about privacy and patient-controlled care. Collaborations between academic medical…
Dr. William Hersh Wins HIMSS Physician IT Leadership Award

Dr. William Hersh Wins HIMSS Physician IT Leadership Award »

9 Jan, 2015
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It's been a big year for Dr. William Hersh, professor and chair of the Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). He's worked to advance the new clinical informatics subspecialty, including being a major spokesperson for the movement, directing the one and only (offered by AMIA) board review course in…
Shaping Health 2.0: Dr. Richard Parker’s Perspective on Geneia’s Theon

Shaping Health 2.0: Dr. Richard Parker’s Perspective on Geneia’s Theon »

There’s absolutely no doubt that medicine has changed dramatically over the past twenty years and it continues to shift every day. As we move from traditional medicine to a more defined era of what some medical professionals are now calling "Health 2.0," new problems and new solutions have appeared. Disparities in health systems are now addressed with innovative…
Chasing the Triple Aim: Care at Hand’s Digital Model

Chasing the Triple Aim: Care at Hand’s Digital Model »

Care at Hand's new information-sharing platform can be used on any device. The right information in the right hands at the right time really can enable smarter healthcare at a lower cost. Case in point: Lawrence, Massachusetts-based Elder Services of Merrimack Valley’s successful health coach program, enabled by Care at Hand’s…

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