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Can Commoditization Drive Down Costs of EHRs?

We may never want healthcare IT to fully commoditize because it would probably result in fewer advances and less innovation. Still, some standards and modularity are essential to apply downward pressure on healthcare IT pricing.
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Update Your Cybersecurity Precautions with These Five Basic Steps

In 2017, the security race between hackers and healthcare is going stronger than ever, but it's not too late to secure your organization's network if you move quickly and deliberately.
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How Virtual Reality and 3D are Revolutionizing Medical Imaging

Virtual reality and 3D imaging are helping physicians better prepare for surgeries, explain diagnoses to patients, and train for their profession.
Wearables Aren’t Lifesavers, And They Don’t Need To Be (Adobe Stock)

Wearables Aren’t Lifesavers, And They Don’t Need To Be

If wearables give providers and patients another way to communicate, engage, and learn from one another, they will advance patient education and be a welcome addition to the continuum of care.
The Work of Optimizing Your EHR is Never Finished (Adobe Stock)

The Work of Optimizing Your EHR is Never Finished

All hospitals, including those that have had relatively smooth transitions to their new EHRs, will need to continue process-related modifications based on user needs, but also on changes in the healthcare world.
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.
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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.
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