Healthcare IT

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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Applications of Blockchain Technology in Healthcare

Technological advancements are changing the healthcare landscape in a myriad of ways from robotics to smart sensors, wearables, ingestible sensors to mobile apps and much more. However, the prolific amount of data that is getting generated is also paving way for security concerns. Also, the disparate nature of the data collection in the healthcare sector

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Six Key 2019 Technology Trends that Will Impact Physician Practices

As we enter 2019, we’re more than a decade deep into the movement to digitize healthcare, as the industry continues to roll out impressive technologies. Simultaneously, we’ve embraced collaborative care and communication tools. Most realize that EHR use by healthcare providers correlates with higher productivity. But regardless of all of the technology-inspired changes the healthcare

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