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Can Effective Healthcare IT Reduce Hospital Costs

Can Effective Healthcare IT Reduce Hospital Costs?

Five ways health IT can be used to improve care and avoid hospitalizations.
Is Blockchain the Key to Healthcare IT Interoperability? (Adobe Stock)

Is Blockchain the Key to Healthcare IT Interoperability?

The interoperability enabled by blockchain is particularly promising for its potential to transfer relevant patient data from one provider to another no matter the location or the providers’ particular EHR.
This New Generation of Wearables Empowers People to Take Charge

This New Generation of Wearables Empowers People to Take Charge

The newest wearable technology advances are empowering people to take control of their health and, ultimately, their lives—delivering care when and where they need it, without being confined to a hospital visit for treatment.
Computer laptop, stethoscope and clipboard with blank paper sheet on the table

An Effective EHR Needs These 4 Elements

EHRs must have features that help physicians better manage patients and not just serve as documentation for billing.
Siren Smart Socks for People with Diabetes

Siren Care’s Smart Socks Detect Diabetic Foot Injuries

Made out of "smart textiles," Siren Care's Smart Socks are designed to detect diabetic foot injuries early to avoid progression of ulcers and amputations.
Billion Dollar EHRs Might Bankrupt the U.S. (Adobe Stock)

Billion Dollar EHRs Might Bankrupt the U.S.

Healthcare EHRs offer a unique opportunity to help moderate costs and provide a host of clinical, organizational, and population health benefits by improving processes, but only if the systems don’t require mortgaging the future and putting the hospital in financial straits.

Netiquette Essentials Gives You Tips for Online Etiquette

Netiquette Essentials is a quick read guide to internet manners that can help you become a better citizen of the Internet.
Build a Patient Portal the Right Way (Adobe Stock)

Build a Patient Portal the Right Way

Engaging patient portals can translate into time savings (and cost savings for providers), fewer visits, stronger patient-provider relationships, and improved outcomes.