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  • Will the Apple Watch Revolutionize Healthcare?

    Will the Apple Watch Revolutionize Healthcare?

    David Lee Scher, MD - Medscape Multispecialty | June 17, 2015


    Wearable technology—or "wearables"—are electronic technologies incorporated into items of clothing or worn as accessories. Today, wearables are increasingly used to collect and transmit health or fitness data directly from the user's body. As most of us can attest, our smartphone has become so much a part of us that it might be considered by some to be a wearable. One study even showed that 90% of adults 18-29 years of age sleep with their smartphones. Read More
  • Why EHR Systems Use Should be Part of Medical School Education

    Why EHR Systems Use Should be Part of Medical School Education

    Vera Gruessner - EHR Intelligence | June 10, 2015


    With the wide range of healthcare reforms, new health IT implementations, mobile health growth, and ongoing federal policy changes, the medical sphere can be daunting when entering the field as a young physician or nurse. Today, there is much more to learn before a student enters the workforce and the American Medical Association (AMA) is currently supporting the need for medical students to learn how to utilize EHR systems while still in school. Read More
  • How Virtual Reality May Change Medical Education And Save Lives

    How Virtual Reality May Change Medical Education And Save Lives

    Robert Glatter, MD - Forbes.com | May 22, 2015


    Practice makes perfect. The old adage applies to many aspects of our life in a variety of ways. Practicing your backhand, learning a dance move, or rehearsing your speech. But where it may matter the most is for medical professionals who perform lifesaving interventions or procedures for patients in emergency departments or in the operating room. Read More
  • 5 Questions Answered On The Legal Challenge To Obamacare Subsidies

    5 Questions Answered On The Legal Challenge To Obamacare Subsidies

    Julie Rovner, Mary Agnes Carey - NPR | June 08, 2015


    By the end of June, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on King v. Burwell, a case challenging the validity of the federal tax subsidies that help millions of Americans buy health insurance if they don't get coverage through an employer. If the court rules against the Obama administration, those subsidies could be cut off for people in about three dozen states using HealthCare.gov, the federal exchange website. Read More
  • Millions Might Lose Their Insurance This Month

    Millions Might Lose Their Insurance This Month

    Meredith Clark - http://www.refinery29.com/ | June 08, 2015


    Later this month, millions of people could effectively lose their health insurance in one fell swoop. Read More