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How connected devices can help treat common health conditions

The ubiquity of technology has been essential in making care plans more proactive for patients and physicians. Through the use of connected devices, both parties can monitor daily conditions and collaborate more effectively. This includes wearable systems as well as implanted technologies as well. [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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Apps that keep patients healthy on the go

Traveling can unfortunately increase a person's risk for falling ill. The emotional and physical stress of flying can compromise the body's immune system, and visiting a different part of the world means potential exposure to foreign viruses and bacteria to which an individual has little natural resistance. [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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What's Ahead for EHR-Related Technology in 2017

With the continual evolution of care quality, practices continuously turn to technology to handle emerging challenges related to patients’ health outcomes, business costs, information storage and data reporting to CMS.

Given all of these developments in tech doesn’t mean we’re moving away from electronic health records, which are somewhat past their media prime but are living on steadily in the care environment. [cont...]

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Scott Rupp

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Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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6 apps that help new and expecting mothers stay healthy

Improved access to educational resources and helpful tools is helping patients by offering insight and guidance in real-time. Smartphone apps in particular are so useful because they can give important support in an easy-to-use format.

For new mothers and their babies, mobile apps are replacing parenting books and midnight calls to the doctor. These platforms give families peace of mind and offer a new way to keep newborns safe and healthy. Here are some of the best apps available: [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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What you need to know about internal security risks in healthcare

Digital solutions like EHR platforms and patient portals are revolutionizing healthcare, but these carry new risks related to privacy and security. And aside from meeting compliance standards, providers and their patients face serious hazards should information be leaked or mismanaged. [cont...]

Kevin McCarthy's picture

Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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Healthcare Leader’s Thoughts On What’s to Come in 2017

We’re on the verge of a new year and the time for us to look forward is upon us as we try to contemplate what’s to come for the future of healthcare. While there are a variety of opinions circulating, only time will tell, of course. Nevertheless, experts in health IT have much to say on what’s to come in the new year and where we’re likely to go under a new administration (which by default will change the landscape of healthcare.

With that, let’s take a look at some predictions from some of the industry’s leading voices. [cont...]

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Scott Rupp

Contributor

Scott E. Rupp is a writer and an award-winning journalist focused on healthcare technology. He has worked as a public relations executive for a major electronic health record/practice management vendor, and he currently manages his own agency, millerrupp. In addition to writing for a variety of publications, Scott also offers his insights on healthcare technology and its leaders on his site, Electronic Health Reporter.

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The benefits of connecting with patients via text messaging

We live in an age of precision medicine, robotic technologies, EHRs, patient portals and telemedicine platforms - technology has improved and streamlined healthcare in so many exciting ways. It can be easy to overlook the fact, therefore, that when it comes to healthcare, older and more elementary digital technologies can be equally effective at helping to promote patient care. One such platform is text messaging. A number of  physicians practices and hospital departments have now introduced text messaging systems to communicate with patients.  [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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What is the role of mobile devices in healthcare?

Integrating technology is an important but daunting task for some providers. Smaller practices in particular may not have the bandwidth or budget to bring in new devices or systems. Fortunately the rise of mobile devices has made a dramatic impact in lowering the barriers to health IT access as well as given patients new tools for taking responsibility for personal health. [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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5 reasons small practices benefit from EHR use

The health IT landscape has transformed rapidly in the past few years, but some of the country's smaller providers and practices have not been able to keep up with larger organizations. Major hospitals and health networks have the capital to invest in new software or technology, while private practices must be much more prudent when adopting a new system. The research group Peer 60 found that when it comes to EHR adoption, there is variance consistent with this trend. [cont...]

Kevin McCarthy's picture

Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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5 benefits associated with telemedicine adoption

Telemedicine isn't necessarily a new technology but in recent years these systems have become much more powerful. Higher resolution video allows doctors to offer more targeted prognoses, while more ubiquitous internet access has also improved access and reliability. Combined with EHR integration and cutting-edge interfaces, telemedicine has become a sleek and modern tool in recent years. [cont...]

Kevin McCarthy's picture

Kevin McCarthy

Industry News Editor

An avid traveler and news junkie, Kevin covers a range of topics from healthcare technology to policy and regulations. As a former journalism student, he enjoys finding stories relevant to small practices and is passionate about keeping them informed. Before joining NueMD, Kevin worked for Turner Broadcasting as a Programming Intern where he conducted legal research and contributed to editorial content development. He received his bachelor's degree in Communication from Kennesaw State University and currently serves as the Industry News Editor at NueMD.

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