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By Mike Miliard 11:08 am January 22, 2015
Even as Mountain View pulls back the reins on consumer-facing development, clinical applications of Google Glass are "full-steam ahead."
By Bernie Monegain 10:10 am December 26, 2014
When it comes to healthcare, there are big gaps between how patients look at the future of healthcare and the way providers view it. The conclusions come from the results of a survey published earlier this month by consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton and researchers at Ipsos Public Affairs.
John Brownstein of Boston Children's Hospital employs technology in Ebola fight.
By Eric Wicklund 09:42 am December 15, 2014
As Time magazine named those fighting the Ebola epidemic its collective "Person Of The Year," a morning keynote and panel discussion last week at the mHealth Summit sought to shine the spotlight on another Ebola fighter -- technology.
By Neil Versel 02:30 pm December 12, 2014
Not only is data getting bigger, it's getting smarter. In this age of big data, analytics in healthcare has expanded from business intelligence and revenue-cycle management to clinical care.
By Erin McCann 02:25 pm December 12, 2014
As the deadly Ebola virus made landfall in the U.S. for the first time in 2014, it raised a host of questions about electronic health records, provider workflow and the readiness of the country’s IT infrastructure to deal with a potential outbreak.
By Neil Versel 02:10 pm December 05, 2014
Data Analytics company Health Catalyst invited Oakland Athletics General Manager Billy Beane — he of "Moneyball" fame — to keynote Health Catalyst's inaugural Healthcare Analytics Summit, Sept. 14-15. The 2011 movie starred Brad Pitt.
By Diana Manos 01:24 pm December 02, 2014
The young gay Latino male population is among the most vulnerable for contracting human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV. They've also been a population incredibly difficult to reach in clinical care and prevention efforts. One federally qualified health center, however, has managed to make serious strides.
Businessman with shield and sword
By Carl Natale 11:16 am December 02, 2014
"Please tell Speaker Boehner, Chairman Fred Upton, and Chairman Pete Sessions that you want to add the ICD-10 delay to a must-pass piece of legislation during the upcoming 2014 lame duck session," is the most recent call to action put forth by opponents of ICD-10.
By Mike Miliard 09:55 am November 24, 2014
As debate swirls about a recent Institute of Medicine report suggesting that electronic health records collect more non-clinical patient data for population health research, a new poll suggest patients are mostly willing to offer access to anonymized health information -- but only to an extent.
By Diana Manos 12:48 pm November 05, 2014
Gamification still hasn't caught on in healthcare the way many think it should. One problem? Game designers are forgetting the human aspects. Case in point: How many healthcare games or apps have an avatar? Very few. That personal element is critical to engaging people, says one expert.

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