Healthcare IT

Developing Purpose-Built IT Hardware for Healthcare

The medical industry has always had a strong incentive to increase efficiency by incorporating new technology into care. Improving efficiency reduces operating costs as well as errors, and increases positive outcomes. It makes sense that information technologies (IT), with their almost limitless potential to streamline processes at all levels of care, have been readily embraced

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Innovating Healthcare Through Technology and Marketing

The uptick in mobile search and the increasing interconnectivity of phones into our daily lives is a disruptive force for healthcare practitioners to reckon with. Rapid technological innovations change the way people find and evaluate their healthcare providers, radically altering the healthcare landscape for patients and providers alike. For healthcare practitioners, the message is clear:

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AI-driven Software Provides Complete Prior Authorization Coverage for Healthcare Providers

In the fight between health insurers and patients, I have seen that healthcare providers are caught squarely in the middle, which can be a costly position. The provider’s battle begins before the patient enters the medical facility. Studies show that providers can spend as many as 20 hours a week getting preauthorization for their patients.

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A New, Accelerated, Career-ready Master’s Degree Program in Health Informatics and Data Science at Georgetown University!

Health Informatics and Data Science continues to remain one of the most promising fields for STEM careers. A 2017 HIMSS Leadership and Workforce Survey showed that 61% of health technology product developers and healthcare service providers are looking to fill open positions at their organizations[1]. As per the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment

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How Safe Is Telemedicine?

Telemedicine has emerged as an important new tool for doctors and counselors to engage patients in improving their healthcare. It’s been great for patients, too, giving them the ability to connect with health care providers quickly, conveniently, and affordably. Even with all these benefits, some people may have questions about whether telemedicine is really a

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8 Wearable Devices to Boost Your Fitness Safely

From  electronic health records, to teleconferencing for mental health advice, technology is changing health management. On a more personal level, people are taking care of their health more efficiently through apps and devices they can use themselves. Here are eight wearable devices to consider. 1. iBeat Heart Watch If you’ve had serious heart problems in

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