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Smartphones, Paving the Way for Healthcare’s Future (Part 2 of 2): A Generational Shift

May 20, 2013

A TEDMED conference recently held in Washington D.C. was attended by roughly 300 healthcare professionals and policy wonks, Lauran Neergaard, a medical writer for the Associated Press, reports. During the conference, attendees were given a “smartphone physical” that employed 10 medical devices newly released by the tech industry. Many of these were approved for sale […]

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Smartphones, Paving the Way for Healthcare’s Future (Part 1 of 2): The Plug-In Physical

May 20, 2013

With Star Trek Into Darkness blowing up the box office this past weekend, it seems only appropriate that we delve into some Trek-inspired technology–the smartphone–and its impact on healthcare. Lauran Neergaard, a medical writer for the Associated Press, reports, “…By hooking a variety of gadgets onto a smartphone you could almost get a complete physical […]

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Volunteers Could Pose Security Breaches for Hospitals

January 16, 2013

In talking with CIOs and CMIOs at health systems around the country, HCE Exchange has often heard a similar refrain when it comes to new smartphone and cloud technology that can be summed up as follows: innovative with many possible applications, but rife with security gaps and potential breaches. Here’s a case in point, courtesy […]

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Healthcare IT Will Only Get More Complex in New Year

January 3, 2013

The end of an old year brings with it numerous end-of-year lists for all areas of our culture, and healthcare is no exception.  An article from ZDNet outlines five expected 2013 IT trends in healthcare, many of which will probably affect your organization. First, there’s “the continuing growth of ER.” As reporter Denise Amrich writes, […]

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