Whether a Chief Financial Officer is running the fiscal operations of a hospital system, an insurance company or a company that simply employs individuals with health coverage, the decision-making process for sustainability is changing at a rapid...
The Coastal Carolina Neuropsychiatric Center began offering telemedicine and telepsychiatry services in 2010, according to JDNews. It’s a type of two-way video conference over a secure line where a doctor can assess a patient from a remote location.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When Chicago health officials saw Twitter users complaining about local food poisoning episodes, they reached out on Twitter to those users and often ended up charging the restaurant in question with a violation.
Electronic Medical Records and Hospital Information Systems in and of themselves add little value to the enterprise if we don’t surround them or embed them with technologies that help us make better decisions and facilitate the ways we communicate...
Weigh In: What's the Next Revolution for Medicine? Discover Magazine (blog) These devices for the moment are for personal use, but someday doctors could, with your permission, also view these feeds and use them to help improve your health.
Gartner puts mobile health monitoring in the “trough of disillusionment” | mobihealthnews on Health, eHealth, mHealth, Health & Social Media, Digital Health, Telehealth, Quantified Self, Wearable Tech curated by Celine Sportisse (Gartner puts...
Diabetes Is Already Psychologically Demanding, So Cut the Stigma Too Mashable As a result, some may stop monitoring their blood sugar levels or revert to unhealthy diets, according to Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Everyday Health.
With nearly 26 million Americans living with diabetes -- and racking up $245 billion in costs each year -- many stakeholders have been looking for innovative ways to help those individuals better keep tabs on their condition. With its new mobile health project, Microsoft is the latest company to offer a diabetes management platform.
In the not-so-distant past, if you wanted to query huge data sets, you needed authorized access to the big iron of supercomputers. The era of big data and public cloud has changed all that and hat's a great thing, says Yahoo Fellow Kalev Leetaru.
When former Surgeon General, C. Everett Koop, M.D. said, 'Drugs don''t work in patients who don''t take them,' he could never have imagined the crisis in medication compliance would reach multi-billion dollar proportions - but it has.
Many years ago everyone young and old learned that one day you can fall and not be able to get up. Custom devices have been sold for use at home that can call emergency operators that would summon help.
The burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is growing, with one in 10 U.S. adults having some level of CKD. End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is the last phase of CKD, when dialysis or an organ transplant are required.