Posts Tagged with innovation

by adgrooms on November 12, 2019

Messaging has become a popular form of communication in the connected world. We are in an era of increasing automation, and chatbots are becoming the new way that patients are getting answers and solutions for their problems. Other industries have benefited from the administrative time and cost-saving benefits of using chatbots to handle simple interactions. Through increased use, chatbots ...

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by adgrooms on November 5, 2019

A doctor recently posted on Twitter about attending a healthcare technology conference and seeing an engineer from an EHR company stand up in a forum and ask the room "What can we do better? We are listening." This short post brings up a mental image of a doctor determined and focused to get through rounds, stopping briefly between rooms to frantically type up notes on the last patient while ...

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by adgrooms on October 29, 2019

We have written about interoperability in medicine in previous posts. Our technical experience includes interoperability projects, but we have not worked on interoperability in Healthcare yet. We wanted to get a better understanding of the current state of interoperability in Healthcare and how it relates to the larger fields of communications and standards. We want to understand the unique ...

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by adgrooms on October 24, 2019

It is no secret that the United States healthcare system is the most expensive in the world. We spend approximately $10,000 per person annually. While about 27.5 million people don't have healthcare in the U.S., waste has reached astronomical levels. The aging population is going to put an increasing strain on the ...

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by adgrooms on October 22, 2019

We recently looked at how blockchain can benefit healthcare. From EHRs to the pharmaceutical supply chain, blockchain could have a profound impact in the coming years. It could advance interoperability, give patients ownership of their health information, and significantly reduce fraud, reducing costs and improving patient outcomes throughout the healthcare industry. But how does blockchain ...

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