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Sue Schade believes that making IT work for patients – and all players – get rid of ‘frenemies’ attitude.

By Sue Schade 03:49 pm June 16, 2017
Feeding data directly from a medical device into medical records has reduced errors, improved patient safety and increased caregiver efficiency.

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, healthcare economist

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 06:57 am March 13, 2017
It’s generally thought that healthy people are more health-engaged than people diagnosed with medical issues. But that’s old health school thinking: most health consumers managing chronic conditions say they’ve become more engaged with healthcare over the past two years, according to CDW’s 2017 Patient Engagement...

Health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 09:34 am February 13, 2017
We are all Amazon Prime primed as consumers now. So it should not surprise healthcare providers, plans and suppliers that consumers expect just-in-time convenience for their healthcare, Accenture has found.
Phoenix Childrens CIO HIMSS17
By David Higginson 08:18 am February 10, 2017
Entrepreneurs and upstarts in the show floor nooks and crannies are a great place to find new ideas, insights and technologies that foretell coming trends. 

Health economist Jane Sarahohn-Kahn

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 06:43 pm January 09, 2017
Most medical things exhibited at CES 2017 are connected devices with apps that collect, analyze, and feedback data and information to users (patients, consumers, caregivers) and health/care providers (physicians, nurses, care coaches, and others who support people in self-care).
By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 12:14 pm October 21, 2016
Supply of mobile health apps greatly exceeds the demand for them, based on research2guidance’s report on the mHealth App Developer Economics 2016, analyzing the status and trends of the mobile health apps market.
By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 05:07 pm August 30, 2016
Some 18 percent of U.S. consumers use a wearable device, according to the 2016 UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper survey.
By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 01:48 pm May 05, 2016
At the start of 2016, the current installed base of wearable activity tracking devices was just over 33 million in the U.S.
By John Halamka 10:51 am March 25, 2016
"We believe that mobile devices such as iPhones will become the predominant means by which patients interact with BIDMC," says Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO John Halamka, MD. "Your phone will be the repository of your medical record."
By Altarum Institute 10:13 am March 22, 2016
Despite the widely publicized successes of the Affordable Care Act, many rural Americans were forgotten by health care reform. Telemedicine is a critical tool for transitioning to value-based treatments, and to better serving rural communities.  

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