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Next Stop for Data-driven Healthcare: Blockchain

Blockchain- the technology that took the world by storm by its revolutionary work in data management and exchange, especially in the financial sector. Its immense success across different industries has left the healthcare world rattling with...

The Life of a Health Coach with Automated Workflows and no Excel Sheets

Recently, I met Ethan, a health coach at one of the best clinically integrated networks in the country with 650,000 patients. He looks after the wellness of people with chronic health conditions which they acquire because of their sedentary...

MACRA 2018: The Final Rule and What it Brings You

Transforming from the deeply-rooted fee-for-service model and basically changing every bit of it is not an easy task. Gradually sloping up to value-based care, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule for the 2018...

The ABC of Integrated Care: Big Data-driven Healthcare

Gordon Moore, the co-founder of Intel, in 1965 estimated that computer chips will double in speed and complexity roughly every 24 months. Healthcare is already set to generate 2,314 exabytes of data by 2020. Keeping the history of technology and the...

Internet of Things: The Digital Future of Value-based Care

Technology can never replace humans because the ultimate decision-making authority always lies with the individual. He or she can, however, in the course of time, opt for technological solutions that simplify their work and bring about efficiency...