December 15, 2016

Five Digital Health Predictions for 2017

2016 has been a big year for healthcare IT. Between policy shifts and the adoption of new technologies, there has never been a more exciting time in healthcare. As we wrap up the year and look ahead to 2017, the team at ViiMed pulled together a few predictions about what we can expect: 1. Explosion of data will impact care delivery (for better and worse) - Connected devices, wearables, and activity trackers are creating more patient-generated data than ever. For providers, th...

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November 16, 2016

Solving the Diabetes Dilemma

Diabetes affects more than 29 million people in the United States, or roughly 9% of the population. Of that number, 8.1 million are undiagnosed. Diabetes is a huge problem that places an enormous burden on patients, caregivers, and even our economy, and we must act now to reduce its devastating effects. POLITICO and Novo Nordisk teamed up on World Diabetes Day to host an event about this issue and...

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September 28, 2016

Why Interoperability is Critical for Connected Care

National Health IT Week panel hosted by College of Healthcare Management Executives (CHIME) examines the need for interoperability and standards, and how health IT can connect providers with patients across the continuum The healthcare industry is in the midst of a major transition. Organizations are shifting towards value-based care, working to improve access to care, and looking for new ways to engage and educate patients, all while managing growing costs. While these changes may s...

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August 10, 2016

Let’s Improve Health Care for Service Members and Veterans

A Recap of the Defense Health Information Technology Symposium (DHITS) Our nation’s service members and veterans are as brave as they come. Risking their lives for the sake of the country, they understand the true meaning of sacrifice and live out the definition of courage every day. So when it comes to healthcare, these men and women deserve the best we have to offer. Telehealth can deliver tremendous benefits to military patients, helping them stay closer to the homes they ser...

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