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Health IT trends forecast: What to watch in 2017, 2018Jonathan Linkous of the American Telemedicine Association identifies the trends to watch
Tools Test Drive: Sureglide, Überlube, and TruClearDr Greenberg reports his thoughts on the Sureglide device and preventing lacerations during cesarean, Überlube and helping women with vaginal dryness and dyspareunia, and TruClear ULTRA Mini tissue removal device for mechanical morcellation.
Pop health project finds new ties between health, finances, locationPopulation health data strategies are finding connections between better health and better quality of living.
Hospital pop health program increases cancer screenings, patient engagementA hospital system is adapting population health data to create a blueprint for a cost savings patient care program.
Portable imaging system captures quality images
Portable imaging system captures quality imagesNew technology has been paired with the time-tested technique of direct ophthalmoscopy to create a portable, retinal imaging system (D-Eye, D-Eye S.r.l.) that utilizes a small optical device magnetically attached to a smartphone
Pros and cons of offering professional courtesyProfessional courtesy, waiving all or part of professional fees, now has become a field day for lawyers and third-party carriers—and an unwary trap for the well-intentioned doctor.
3 steps to success in clinical practiceSo, in optometry, with online refractions, online sales of eyeglasses and contact lenses, and in the face of reduced insurance reimbursements, is true practice autonomy attainable?
Top four patient engagement trends to watchThese trends emerge from CDW’s Patient Engagement Perspective Study, but surprisingly one tech trend didn’t make the cut.
Three ways smarter technology is improving diabetes careCould new technology solve America’s diabetes crisis? Find out.
Predictive analytics reduces chemotherapy-associated hospitalizationsPatient risk can improve value-based cancer care. Find out how.