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Big data collaboration to improve chronic disease management

Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) and Holmusk, a global tele-health platform, have recently announced a collaboration to further the potential of big data in healthcare. Big data refers to very large, ...

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Home pharmacist visits seek to cut hospital readmission rates

The University of Rhode Island's College of Pharmacy is pairing home visits from pharmacists with the latest technology, providing instant access to a patient's medical history and medications, all in an effort to reduce ...

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Making personal health records more usable

Although personal health records are now securely accessible online to a large and growing number of individuals, little research has been conducted on opinions about their ease of use.

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Report: Electronic health records still need work

(AP) -- America may be a technology-driven nation, but the health care system's conversion from paper to computerized records needs lots of work to get the bugs out, according to experts who spent months studying the issue.

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Final HIPAA omnibus rule goes into effect March 26

(HealthDay)—The final omnibus rule, which makes changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, goes into effect March 26, and physicians must be in compliance by Sept. 23.

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New technology gives patients control of medical image sharing

Patients at three major medical institutions can control the sharing of their medical images and reports with their doctors and medical providers. The RSNA Image Share network was demonstrated today at the annual meeting ...

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First diabetes prototype app with integrated online community

Royal Philips and Netherlands-based Radboud university medical center (Radboudumc) today introduced a connected digital health prototype that enables people living with diabetes and their health care providers to make more ...

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