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How to choose a mobile telehealth solution

Telehealth is booming, with 2018 proving to be something of a tipping point for the industry. A report by market intelligence company Transparency Market Research estimates the global telehealth market is forecasted to reach $19.5 billion by 2025 – up from $6 billion in 2016. Aging populations, a rise in the prevalence of chronic diseases, […]

Health Plans and Payers

3 major benefits of mobile telehealth for healthcare providers

Healthcare providers are facing increasing pressure to improve patient care while cutting costs at the same time, adhering to complex regulatory requirements, and keeping on top of day-to-day administrative burdens. This complex juggling act makes good time management and operational efficiency crucial, particularly for those who value a good work-life balance. Meanwhile, patients are also […]

Physician Practices

Do pagers still have a place in healthcare?

Do pagers have a place in modern healthcare? In an age where smartphones reign supreme, it has become almost inconceivable that alternative forms of mobile communication still exist. However, in healthcare practices across the country, professionals still rely on archaic technologies, like pagers to remain productive. Paging devices have long been a go-to solution for […]

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IoT in healthcare: 10 incredible statistics

The Internet of Things (IoT) is taking the healthcare industry by storm. From remote health monitoring to inventory tracking, the use cases for IoT are both vast and varied. By 2021 it is estimated that 28 billion devices or ‘things’ will be connected to wireless networks, most of which will be classified as IoT. This […]

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Introducing DocbookMD One-Way Paging

The healthcare communication landscape is evolving. Now more than ever, healthcare professionals need communication tools that can deliver uncompromised mobility, reliability, and security, within the convenience of a mobile application. Consequently, smartphone usage within medical practices is increasing, and the reliance on pagers is decreasing. But while pager usage may be on the decline, the […]

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10 biggest HIPAA breaches of 2018 so far

As the number of security threats continue to grow, and as criminals become more sophisticated in their methods, keeping protected health information (PHI) safe and secure is becoming increasingly difficult for healthcare organizations. To highlight this, we’ve rounded up the 10 biggest reported HIPAA breaches of 2018 so far. 1. CA Department of Developmental Services […]

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5 benefits of interoperability in healthcare

Interoperability in healthcare refers to the ability of different IT systems and applications to communicate, exchange, and interpret shared data with one another. Interoperability allows health information systems to work together across organizational boundaries, leading to more effective healthcare delivery, better patient outcomes, and a host of other health-related benefits. Outlined below are five of […]

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Why consumer messaging apps are not suited to healthcare

Healthcare professionals are gradually moving away from pagers and adopting mobile technology as a replacement, which from an operational point of view makes perfect sense. There are a variety of messaging services that exist for everyday personal use, such as Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger and Skype – all of which allow for instant, two-way communication between […]

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Small healthcare provider HIPAA FAQs

As a smaller healthcare provider or business owner, getting your head around HIPAA compliance can be tough. In recognition of this, The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has a whole section on its website that is dedicated to answering a number of HIPAA-related questions that are frequently asked by  small organizations. While […]