10 Predictions for Healthcare IT in 2019

The IDC or International Data Corporation is an entity that works with analysts to provide advice on market intelligence and serves to identify trends on a global scale. Not too long ago, they released a report that discusses their predictions for Healthcare IT in 2019. In this report, analysts assess which outcomes are most likely …

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3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Improve Healthcare in 2019

As Artificial Intelligence becomes more and more sophisticated, there is a lot to be gained from embracing these advancements. Healthcare in particular is an industry that desperately needs this kind of additional support considering that anyone employed in a medical field is extremely overworked. AI provides an opportunity to lessen the workload and increase productivity. …

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The Doctor Shortage and How Technology Can Help

Healthcare in the United States is currently facing the impending threat of a shortage of doctors. While this conversation has been alive for many years now, it is only more recently that it’s picked up traction and attention on a wider scale. Experts have pointed out that the demand for healthcare services will most likely …

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CDC: Fentanyl the Deadliest Drug in America

The Centre for Disease Control has recently confirmed that Fentanyl is now the most dangerous drug in the United States, having caused several casualties due to overdose. The most recent statistics come from 2016 and show that 18,000 overdose-related deaths were tied to Fentanyl. This marks the first occasion that Fentanyl has been at the …

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ICD-10 CM Changes for the year 2019

The ICD-10-CM code set in the United States is maintained by the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee. This committee reviews all requests for changes or additions to the code set and  includes representatives from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Center for Disease Control …

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Upcoming Medical Events in January 2019

As the new year of 2019 is right around the corner, we thought we’d share some of the important medical events that will occur in the month of January. Mark your calendars, for these include: National Blood Donor Month, Cervical Health Awareness Month, Thyroid Awareness Month, and National Birth Defects Awareness Month. National Blood Donor …

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Should the U.S Healthcare delivery system be restructured?

The new trend adopted by the retail and pharmacy blockbuster chains means there will be express and retail clinics that have new partnerships with commercial insurers. Through this, they can expand their patient outreach and improve their bottom line while repositioning themselves as the new ‘front door’ of providing primary care. The proposed purchase of …

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How to Build Trust and Relationships and Use Technology Not Being Used By It

For so many years now, people have been trying to use the latest technology in order to give better access to the consumers so that they can get closer to the healthcare industry. The healthcare organizations succeeded in getting involved into the social media, building patient portals as well as latest innovative smart phone apps …

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