AMIA Stresses Broadband Access is Social Determinant of Health

May 25, 2017 - The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) released a letter urging the FCC to categorize broadband access among the social determinants of health as they continue to develop policies and programs in the future. AMIA agrees with what the FCC has said in the past, that healthcare is being “transformed by the availability and accessibility of broadband-enabled services and technologies...

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Practical Applications of Augmented Reality in Healthcare

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Augmented reality (AR) has intriguing implications in healthcare, but practical applications of the technology are still lagging behind, leading healthcare organizations to put it on the backburner. AR presents the user with a mixed reality by...

Healthcare Mobility Solutions Support mHealth, Digitization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare mobility solutions market is expected to grow significantly, reaching up to $227 billion by 2025, according to a recent Research and Markets report. The report credits the growing healthcare mobility solutions market to the increasing...

How Augmented Reality Could Benefit Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Augmented reality (AR) has been off to a slow start in the enterprise world, but it will experience rapid growth beginning in 2018, according to ABI Research. The healthcare vertical is also expected to take the lead with AR. The report claims...

Royal Philips, Banner Health Focus on Telehealth Solutions

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Royal Philips and Banner Health announced a 15 year partnership demonstrating how telehealth solutions support connected health initiatives to manage patients with chronic conditions. The organizations will leverage Philips’ population...

Oracle Expands Cloud Platform for High-Performance Apps

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Oracle announced new enhancements to the Oracle Cloud Platform to encourage users to move business critical applications to the cloud by delivering differentiated database performance for organizations of all sizes, and deeply integrated infrastructure-as-a-service...

Mobile Health Market Dominated 2016 Health IT VC Funding

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Mobile health came out on top as the most invested in health IT solution in 2016, and the industry saw general growth of mobile health IT initiatives. The Mercom Capital Group released its annual funding and mergers and acquisition activity report...


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