Articles about healthcare industry


10 Major Themes Driving The Future of Blockchain in Healthcare -

Last updated: 02/22/2019

Partners in Digital Health, communications company publishing the peer review journals Blockchain in Healthcare Today (BHTY) has announced their first annual BHTY Top...

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Trust in doctors has plummeted by 75%. What can be done?

Last updated: 02/22/2019

"Trust, in each other and in American institutions, is vital for our social and economic well-being," but research shows trust in the health care industry has been declining for...

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How a unique approach to health care is helping patients with chronic conditions

Last updated: 02/22/2019

The idea of learning how to manage her recent diabetes diagnosis with a group of strangers terrified Lori Bent. She was diagnosed six months ago and her doctor referred her to...

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Healthcare Data Has Become Easier to Share, But We Still Have Work to Do

Last updated: 02/18/2019

The world has gone digital, and so has important medical data that can improve every aspect of our country’s healthcare system. But too much of this vital information has been...

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Proposed rules from HHS open door to healthcare API economy

Last updated: 02/18/2019

With the federal government’s call for adoption of standardized application programming interfaces, the industry could be poised to move towards a healthcare API economy. An...

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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Amazon is building up its medical supplies business — Fitbit acquisition expands healthcare footprint — Scientists use nanobots to treat cancer

Last updated: 02/18/2019

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by...

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Digital Healthcare is Transforming our Industry but Patient Care Remains the Key

Last updated: 02/17/2019

It is no secret the digital era is transforming healthcare delivery. However, the key to making a meaningful impact on patients in this digital revolution is personalizing their...

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The Road Behind, the Road Ahead, and What We Heard at the 2018 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Last updated: 02/17/2019

About the Author:@JohnGardner_VC has led and managed investments in companies across the information technology spectrum. He came to NGP Capital from BlueRun Ventures, where he...

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Blockchain is gaining traction as a tool that could help solve some of the healthcare industry's age-old problems.

Last updated: 02/16/2019

An unlikely relationship was sparked over box lunches at a tech conference in Nashville. Mike Jacobs, a senior distinguished engineer at the healthcare services company Optum,...

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HHS wants to stops hospitals from 'blocking' patient data—and they're threatening to punish 'bad actors'

Last updated: 02/16/2019

HHS on Monday proposed two new rules that aim to give patients greater access to their electronic health information (EHI), require hospitals to send electronic patient alerts,...

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