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Most Wired Hospital and Health Networks Named with CHIME Taking Over Survey in 2018

In its 19th year, Hospitals & Health Networks has once again named the “Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems” in the United States, with data gathered from the “Most Wired Survey.” According to the magazine, this year’s most wired list includes hospitals and health systems that rely on increased clinical capabilities, telehealth and mobile technology; in addition to the most wired roundup, there are lists of hospitals that are considered advanced, m [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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New study: A small majority of patients prefer telemedicine visits 

From EHRs to patient portals, technology is improving the healthcare sector in a number of ways, especially when it comes to communication between patients and providers. One particularly effective platform for improving communication is telemedicine. This term is an umbrella label for the use of telecommunication technologies to facilitate patient and provider interactions. For example, when a doctor treats a patient remotely via a video conferencing application, this is known as telemedicine. [cont...]

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Kevin McCarthy

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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 Investment Boon Continues, Reports Rock Health

More good news for healthcare: The investments continue. Rock Health, one industry’s most stalwart watchers of industry reports that after a first quarter of “business as usual” the second quarter of 2017 has seen activity that puts it in the record books for the level of investment experienced. [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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7 smartphone apps that can help improve health literacy

Smartphone apps can help with virtually all aspects of daily life, and healthcare is no exception. There are so many apps that address a range of health concerns, from chronic disease management to preventative care. Another area of healthcare where apps can help is with health literacy. This terms essentially refers to the extent of an individual's knowledge about the human body, illness and other health concerns.  [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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6 major benefits of online support groups

Technologies such as electronic medical records software, patient portals and telemedicine tools have helped improve healthcare by facilitating more effective communication between patients and providers. An effective healthcare strategy, however, involves more than just patient and provider interactions. Smartphone apps, for example, have empowered patients to take greater control over their own health, by providing guidance in terms of preventative strategies. [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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Telemedicine taken to a new level: Welcome to the virtual hospital

Alongside electronic medical records software, telemedicine is one form of technology that has positively impacted the health care industry. As detailed by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, telemedicine is understood as technology that facilitates communication between a healthcare provider and patient, who are located in different places. Typically this involves a platform that permits video conferencing.  [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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7 helpful smartphone apps for those living with fibromyalgia

Online technologies have greatly improved the way that individuals think about and manage their personal health care. There is so much health information available in the digital sphere, across a range of platforms, including smartphone apps, online forums, symptom checkers, health blogs and more. This health information is empowering individuals to take greater care of their overall health, via preventative strategies, such as exercises, better nutrition and smoking cessation. [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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Testing for HIV at home: The major benefits

While new technologies such as EHR software and patient portals have helped improve communication between healthcare providers and patients, there has also been a boom in technological platforms that can empower patients to take greater control over the management of their own health. For example, there are now a range of smartphone apps that can help patients manage and learn more about a number of chronic conditions. There are also phone platforms dedicated to preventative health measures, such as exercise and nutrition. [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 can help those living with Crohn's Disease

Electronic medical records software, telemedicine platforms, patient portals - they have all helped improve the way primary care providers and patients interact and work together, allowing for more effective overall care for patients. Furthermore, smartphone apps have helped fuel an ongoing societal embrace of personal preventative healthcare. For example, there are now countless app dedicated to fitness, nutrition and personal wellness. [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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From active to lazy: Stanford University study ranks nations by daily step counts

A number of technologies in recent times have empowered individuals to play a more active role in their personal healthcare, with platforms such as smartphone apps, EHR software, patient platforms and wearable devices enabling individuals to keep a closer eye on their health, whether that's by managing pre-existing chronic conditions or engaging in activities that can help curtail the risk of illness, such as exercise and clean eating. [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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