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Updated: 2018-03-24T16:23:40Z

 



Faster Rural Information Highway

2018-03-24T16:23:40Z

Good news for folks down home!Check this out:FCC Boosts Rural Broadband Spending by $500M"The FCC has provided an extra $500 million in Universal Service Fund subsidies for rural broadband deployment."(via @MultiNews)... Good news for folks down home!Check this out:FCC Boosts Rural Broadband Spending by $500M"The FCC has provided an extra $500 million in Universal Service Fund subsidies for rural broadband deployment."(via @MultiNews) [...]



What is Blockchain?

2018-02-15T17:36:41Z

What Exactly Is Blockchain, And Should You Adopt Its Technology?"If you're looking for a new, efficient way to carry out transactions, blockchain is a technology that your company might find helpful. Far from a short-term trend, blockchain is a revolutionary approach...
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"If you're looking for a new, efficient way to carry out transactions, blockchain is a technology that your company might find helpful. Far from a short-term trend, blockchain is a revolutionary approach to transactions that major companies are beginning to embrace."

(via Forbes)



mHealth Funding

2018-01-22T15:28:53Z

Money... mHealth...Check this interesting article out:Digital health funding soars to $7.2bn in 2017, Mercom Capital reveals"Health Information Management became a main area of growth within digital health funding in 2017, with mobile health coming in at close second. In 2016, funding...
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Money... mHealth...

Check this interesting article out:


"Health Information Management became a main area of growth within digital health funding in 2017, with mobile health coming in at close second. In 2016, funding in mobile health took centre stage."


(via @HealthcareGlbl)




Tech World 2018

2018-01-04T00:58:38Z

What's going on in 2018?Check this out out:5G to AR: Here are 7 technologies to watch in 2018"Just about all the freshest developments will exploit advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence, promising to allow the tech we engage in...

What's going on in 2018?

Check this out out:



"Just about all the freshest developments will exploit advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence, promising to allow the tech we engage in day to day to become that much more useful."


(via USA Today)


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Happy New Year 2018!

2018-01-01T02:58:11Z



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mHealth: Patient Adoption & Apps

2017-12-12T01:09:15Z

The question never changes. Do mHealth Apps work?Interesting article on the subject.Check it out:What factors drive adoption of health apps and what obstacles stand in the way?"But something is not working and global health disparities continue to expand. Despite the...
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The question never changes. Do mHealth Apps work?

Interesting article on the subject.

Check it out:


"But something is not working and global health disparities continue to expand. Despite the potential for smartphones to detect and facilitate treatment of depression and even to provide early warning signs of suicidal thoughts, neither depression nor suicide rates have decreased. Despite the potential for wearable sensors to motivate exercise and apps to promote dietary improvement, obesity rates across the globe continue to expand."


(via @medcitynews)




mHealth: Apps for Dementia

2017-12-04T01:40:54Z

The need to make this happen is real. It could help so many families and loved ones.Check it out:Mobile Health App Helps Seniors Reduce Their Risk For Dementia"According to the study, that training correlates to a 29 percent decrease in dementia...
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The need to make this happen is real. It could help so many families and loved ones.

Check it out:


"According to the study, that training correlates to a 29 percent decrease in dementia risk over a decade, compared to seniors who don't practice any memory or reason training at all. And each continued training session helped to lower those percentages further."

(via @mhealthintel)




mHealth: Digital Health & Africa

2017-11-17T23:57:22Z

The global reach of technology continues....See:WHO and ITU to use digital technology to strengthen public health services in Africa"The partnership will tap into smart, cost-effective solutions by harnessing Africa's digital revolution to strengthen health systems, such as health service delivery,...



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The global reach of technology continues....

See:



"The partnership will tap into smart, cost-effective solutions by harnessing Africa's digital revolution to strengthen health systems, such as health service delivery, health, medical information, informing and educating communities. Our two organizations are committed to expanding the use of ICTs in health to contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals SDGs, particularly universal health coverage in Africa," 




mHealth: App Distributors Survey

2017-11-08T18:12:42Z

Interesting survey on health insurers and apps.Check it out.Survey: Health insurers unseat app stores as most important health app distributors of the future "Seven years ago survey respondents said "hospitals" and "physicians" would be the most important future distribution channels, but...

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Interesting survey on health insurers and apps.

Check it out.


"Seven years ago survey respondents said "hospitals" and "physicians" would be the most important future distribution channels, but they have lost a lot of their luster as have "healthcare webpages" and "pharmacies", the report noted."



(via MedcityNews)




mHealth: Fail & Learn

2017-11-08T18:08:00Z

It's always about what you learn from the failure.Check out this interesting lesson.A Failed mHealth Program Offers Lessons Learned For Future Projects"An project to have FQHC patients use an mHealth app to manage their diabetes and hypertension at home collapsed...

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It's always about what you learn from the failure.

Check out this interesting lesson.


"An project to have FQHC patients use an mHealth app to manage their diabetes and hypertension at home collapsed after a few weeks. 
But researchers say they learned valuable lessons."




mHealth: EMR Innovation

2017-11-08T18:11:42Z

The change continues....How the EMR Is Increasing Innovation and Creativity in Health Care"While introducing this technology has been costly and disruptive to traditional medical practice, there is no question that patients and purchasers can receive benefits in terms of improving safety,...

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The change continues....


"While introducing this technology has been costly and disruptive to traditional medical practice, there is no question that patients and purchasers can receive benefits in terms of improving safety, ensuring necessary care, and avoiding unnecessary care."

(via @HarvardBiz)




Las Vegas: Praying

2017-10-02T23:04:36Z

Las Vegas.I will be praying for the families....

Las Vegas.

I will be praying for the families.





mHealth: Charitable Apps

2017-11-08T18:16:03Z

Interesting use of mHealth Apps.Check out this article:Charitable mHealth Apps Increase Patient Engagement, Tool Use"An mHealth app that donates to charity when patients meet goals helps increase patient engagement for patients ith certain personality types, research shows."(via @PEHealthIT)...


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Interesting use of mHealth Apps.

Check out this article:


"An mHealth app that donates to charity when 
patients meet goals helps increase patient engagement 
for patients ith certain personality types, research shows."

(via @PEHealthIT)






mHealth: After Hurricane Harvey

2017-09-07T15:08:21Z

Interesting article on mHealth & the Weather:Harvey's Aftermath Brings mHealth, Telehealth to the Forefront"Telehealth vendors are offering free consults to residents affected by Hurricane Harvey, and health systems will use a wide array of mHealth and telemedicine services as recovery efforts stretch...
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Interesting article on mHealth & the Weather:


"Telehealth vendors are offering free consults to residents affected by 
Hurricane Harvey, and health systems will use a wide array of mHealth 
and telemedicine services as recovery efforts stretch on."

(via @mHealthIntel)




mHealth: Hurricane Harvey

2017-08-31T17:09:39Z

Tough week for the good folks of Houston.Found this interesting article on how the health care system, and the technology responded during the disaster.Check it out:EHRs at Houston hospitals remain resilient against Hurricane Harvey"Each organization needs to look at what...
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Tough week for the good folks of Houston.
Found this interesting article on how the health care system, and the technology responded during the disaster.


Check it out:


"Each organization needs to look at what they are at risk for in terms of natural disasters and develop sufficient emergency contingency plans,"

(via @HDMmagazine)