Healthcare News

  • Mobile Health (mHealth) Services Market Worth US$ 23.0 Billion By 2021

    December 7, 2016

    New York, November 30: Market Research Engine has published a new report titled as “Mobile Health (mHealth) Market by Services (Prevention, Monitoring, Diagnostic, Treatment, Information and reference, Wellness, and Healthcare strengthening services), by Equipment – Global Industry Analysis, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020”

    The mHealth services market is expected to exceed more than US$ 59 billion by 2020 growing at a CAGR of more than 33.0% in the given forecast period 2015 to 2022.

    You can read more about it here.

  • AMA Approves HIT Policies to Aid Improvements in Care

    December 1, 2016

    The American Medical Association has adopted policies and principles to support the use of information technology by physicians, including electronic health records and mobile applications.

    While the nation’s largest physician group has expressed serious reservations regarding digital health technologies in the past, the AMA now appears to believe that the medical benefits of EHRs and mHealth apps outweigh the disadvantages.

    You can read more about it here.

  • ONC EHR Oversight Rule Needs Better Testing Process, Pew Says

    November 16, 2016

    Pew Charitable Trusts has issued an analysis of the ONC EHR oversight final rule, stating that it still contains gaps for patient safety risk.

    Despite intentions to improve patient safety through better EHR oversight and testing, the recent ONC Health IT Certification Program still contains gaps for adverse patient safety events, according to Pew Charitable Trusts.

    In a recent analysis, Pew explained that the Health IT Certification Program still leaves patients liable to adverse safety events because the ONC requirements only include limited testing.

    You can read more about it here.

  • Are Mobile Patient Portals the Next Step in Patient Engagement?

    November 10, 2016

    Mobile patient portals may be useful in granting patient data access on the go, improving overall patient engagement.

    Patient portals are often viewed as critical tools to improve patient engagement, but not every consumer is able to access their health data from a home computer. According to some healthcare professionals, offering a mobile patient portal is the critical next step for expanding access to personal health information and raising the level of engagement for patients who may prefer to use smartphones and other mobile devices to manage their health.

    You can read more about it here.

  • Natural Language Processing Markets Set to Grow in Healthcare

    November 2, 2016

    Natural language processing tools are helping providers create the big data repositories required for precision medicine, predictive analytics, and other advanced tasks.

    Natural language processing (NLP) is quickly becoming one of the foundational big data technologies that will allow healthcare to move forward with complex analytics, according to a series of market reports predicting significant growth for NLP products over the next few years.

    As healthcare organizations seek new strategies for extracting insights from unstructured data from electronic health records, Internet of Things devices, imaging studies, and elsewhere, they will create an NLP marketplace worth $2.65 billion by 2021, says ReportsnReports.

    You can read more about it here.

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