technology

Top 14 apps for healthcare executives to watchWe asked healthcare industry leaders, what apps should managed care executives check out? Here's what they said.
How digital device usage is affecting kidsThe time we are spending on digital devices is on the rise, and it’s unlikely to slow down any time soon. With more and more apps, games, and social media options, we have all become more dependent on smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices.
Four tech trends in healthcare in 2017Several changes and transitions will have a huge impact on health IT in 2017 and in future years.
Three technology innovations helping Cigna meet customers’ needsAt Cigna, technology is viewed as a strategic enabler that powers its business strategy—creating closer, more meaningful connections with customers.
Four ways tech improves chronic disease managementFinding technology solutions to diagnose and manage chronic conditions is critical to the future of healthcare.
Hackathon series puts focus on digital eye careSince the start of the 21st century, technology has revolutionized how we care for our glaucoma, retina, contact lens, low vision, and refractive surgery patients. However, the primary care eye exam has remained relatively unchanged.
Three reasons telemedicine will grow in 2017Technology, and specifically telemedicine, has an enormous role to play in improvements to clinical work flows, care coordination, and long-term health outcomes.
Automated health tracking boosts patient engagement, study showsConnected devices and apps eliminating the need for manual tracking drive better long-term engagement in healthy activities, a study from Walgreens and Scripps Translational Science, shows.
How data analytics combats the opioid epidemicDeaths due to opioid abuse have risen sharply—and show no signs of leveling off. Here’s how data analytics can prevent abuse and diversion.
Interoperability remains huge hindrance to improved care qualityHigh customer satisfaction has been linked with stronger loyalty, sales, and profits. So why hasn’t the healthcare industry caught on?