Healthcare IT

Dismantling the Hurdles of Chronic Care Management

Using the right Chronic Care Management software facilitates improving patient outcomes In 2011, The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) landmark publication “Crossing the Quality Chasm” sent shockwaves through the healthcare system by raising serious doubts about the quality of healthcare in the United States.  Since then, reimbursement models have undergone a paradigm shift from compensating quantity

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Tech Savvy Seniors are Redefining Healthcare IT

Within the last decade, Information Technology (IT) has fundamentally changed the delivery of healthcare in the U.S., driven by patient demand, the growing number of health IT vendors, and programs created by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). One of the segments of the U.S. population that stands to benefit the most from

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The Role of IT in Healthcare Globalisation

World is becoming a global village, and health industry is one of the most obvious examples. Development of Health IT sector is tremendously fast, and it has a great impact on the process of healthcare globalization. Workforce In the last decade healthcare workers took migration process to another level. Development of IT enabled easy access

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What You Should Know About Healthcare IT Security

 This article originally appeared as a blog post at: https://www.varian.com/proton-therapy/spot-blog/what-you-should-know-about-healthcare-it-security The unfortunate reality is that cybercrime pays. It pays really well for bad guys. That is because patient records are an order of magnitude more valuable than financial services records to criminals and they’re often more easily stolen. They’re more easily stolen because the investment

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Technology and Obesity

In the old days, our ancestors relied on the physical hard work to feed their family which kept them healthy and strong. In the modern world however, there is no doubt that technology has brought comfort in our lives but also increased the risk of health issues like obesity. Obesity is one of the major

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5 Health IT Trends in 2017

2016 was another exciting year in terms of health IT. There were new developments, transformations, and issues across every department. There isn’t a sector that is not making new developments all the time and advancing the way things work. Companies that rely on technology, especially in the digital sector require constant updates to make sure

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