Healthcare IT

Behavioral Healthcare Technology Drives New Way To Fix The Need For A Fix – Electronic Health Reporter

By David Conejo, CEO, Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services The statistics are terrifying.  According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Alcohol poisoning kills six people every day. Of those, 76 percent are adults ages 35 to 64, and three of every four people killed by alcohol poisoning are men. The

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Germany: Studies show lack of patient engagement in digital health adoption

Digital transformation is not reaching the patients yet this is the key result of an international comparative study published by German foundation Bertelsmann Stiftung towards the end of November.In the study, Germany scores low and ranks 16th out of 17 countries surveyed worldwide regarding the digitization of their healthcare systems.Estonia, Canada, Denmark, Israel and Spain

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Phyzio: A Wearable AI-driven Non-Narcotic Pain Relief and Posture Correction System

by Maya | Dec 11, 2018 | Devices Summary: Many chronic pain patients rely on narcotic/opioid prescriptions to manage their pain. Expected to hit the markets in early 2019, the AI-driven wearable device, called  Phyzio  can offer a more lucrative alternative to narcotic medication. Pain is an often-used word in our daily lives. While, it may seem

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Top Digital Health Stories of 2018: From Amazon And Google To Gene-Edited Babies

We strongly believe that only digital health can bring healthcare into the 21st century and make patients the point-of-care. Instead of mind-boggling inventions, 2018 was the year when national governments, as well as healthcare regulators, started to embrace digital health technologies at scale. The year when Google, Amazon, Apple or Microsoft competed head-to-head for the

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EHR integration is the next looming challenge for telehealth vendors

The telehealth industry is riding a wave of satisfaction from healthcare clients that say virtual care vendors are generally worth the money.But a looming challenge around EHR integration could set some companies apart.Thats according to a new analysis released by KLAS Research which evaluates some of the top telehealth companies including MDLive, American Well and

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