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  • 5 Emerging Technologies Every Hospital Will Have By 2025

    5 Emerging Technologies Every Hospital Will Have By 2025

    Pragati Verma - Forbes | August 04, 2015


    Wearable fitness devices and smartphone health apps that generate continuous streams of data will be the biggest catalysts for change at your doctor’s office in the coming decades. Investors seem excited about the potential. Digital health startups attracted investments of $6.5 billion in 2014, a 125 percent increase from the previous year. If the momentum continues, wearables—coupled with social and analytic platforms based in the cloud—are poised to offer a new digitized picture of our health in the next decade. Read More
  • AMA to Triple Number of Medical Schools Participating in Unique Initiative Aimed at Transforming Medical Education

    AMA to Triple Number of Medical Schools Participating in Unique Initiative Aimed at Transforming Medical Education

    Marketwired - SYS-CON Media | July 30, 2015


    Less than two years after the American Medical Association (AMA) launched its bold initiative to reshape medical education across the United States, the organization today announced that it will provide funding for up to 20 additional medical schools to join the AMA's Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium and work toward a significant redesign of undergraduate medical education that better aligns with the 21st century health care system. Read More
  • Mandate for imaging informatics: Build radiology’s IT value platform

    Mandate for imaging informatics: Build radiology’s IT value platform

    Cheryl Proval - Health Imaging | July 27, 2015


    To date, everything that informaticists have done is to create “more stuff,” McEnery contended, but the game is changing and so must imaging informatics. “Radiologists are not going to be asking how fast you can get images from the scanner, they are going to be asking, ‘How can I add value to our practice?’” he noted. “That is our charge, that is what we need to be working on.” Read More
  • Legislation That Would Reduce Healthcare Spending and Improve the Health of People with Diabetes

    Legislation That Would Reduce Healthcare Spending and Improve the Health of People with Diabetes

    American Association of Diabetes Educators - newswise | August 03, 2015


    At its annual meeting today attended by more than 3,000 diabetes educators, The American Association of Diabetes Educators, AADE, again called on Congress to pass legislation that would result in more people with diabetes gaining access to diabetes education. Diabetes education has been shown to reduce healthcare expenses and enhance the public health. Two companion bills, H.R. 1726, and S. 1345, currently before Congress, are known as The Access To Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015. Read More
  • Medicare at 50: Medical education funding faces physician shortage problems

    Medicare at 50: Medical education funding faces physician shortage problems

    Anthony Brino - Healthcare Finance | July 30, 2015


    As the programs turn 50, Medicare and Medicaid's long role in funding medical education is finding itself stretched thin by looming nursing and physician shortages. In 2012, taxpayers contributed $15 billion to support residency training, with $9.7 billion coming from Medicare and $3.9 billion from Medicaid. But in the coming years, $15 billion may not be enough. Read More