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Is the Future of American Healthcare Digital?

The transformation of U.S. healthcare revolves around that marvelous little computer in our pockets: the smartphone. Add in sensors, analytics, AI, the IoT, & telemedicine & you can see how we can create a healthcare system that is at once more personalized, people-centric, & efficient than our current model of care.
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How to Make Managing Diabetes a Habit

The most difficult part of making any lifestyle change is taking the first step. Understanding that the key to success is your commitment to an overarching goal followed by a consistent set of actions each day is half the battle. Here are 4 innovative resources to help you achieve your diabetes goals.
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What You Need to Know About Secure Mobile Messaging in Healthcare

Secure mobile messaging in healthcare settings can be an effective way to improve care coordination & communication but organizations must ensure the solution they are considering is not just secure but is HIPAA-secure. Failing to employ a service that has a proven track record in keeping PHI secure could be a costly mistake.
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Is Technology Good or Bad for Mental Health?

Some people suggest that the web’s most popular tools may be causing us more harm than good and that those technologies are taking a toll on the mental and physical well-being of millions of Americans. But what about the demonstrable good that comes from the use of digital mental health and other technologies?
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Data Tracking: The Future of Healthcare?

Big data tracking of millions of people holds the promise of inspiring new ways to approach prevention. However, it also has the potential of wreaking havoc on the lives of the very people it was designed to help.
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Chemo Got You Down? There’s an App for That

The chemoWave app was created by people with cancer for people with cancer to help take control during the chemotherapy journey.
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Big Data’s Promise for Potential in Healthcare

Over the next 5-10 years, the synergy between data analytics and technology will continue to expand leading to greatly improved healthcare around the world.
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Meet the 19 Fabulous Innovators in the TedMed Hive

TedMed's Hive shines a bright light on nineteen innovators working to improve health and well-being in a variety of ways. Here's a synopsis of what they are working on.
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These 6 Next-Gen AI Tools are Revolutionizing Healthcare

Here are 6 AI-based healthcare tools that are effectively playing a suggestion-making role that enhances human efforts. It remains to be seen if such tools will play a decision-making role in the future.
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Why Digital Healthcare Can Never Replace Doctors

Digital healthcare won't replace the doctor-patient relationship because caring hands and listening ears can be medicine in and of themselves.
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How Will We Think About Food in the Future?

The 2017 Future Food-Tech Summit in New York prompted attendees to think of food in whole new ways: Food as Connection, Food as Medicine, and Food as Information.

There’s Still So Much We Don’t Know About Health Tech

We are already seeing benefits as well as downsides of new medical technology such as A.I, IoT, and CRISPR, but there is still so much we don't know.