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Five Big Untapped Opportunities for mHealth


1. Patient Advocates. Professional patient advocates are a growing sector of healthcare stakeholders, borne out of a need for a person to navigate billing problems, a newly diagnosed complex condition, or difficulty in communicating with providers, and clinical problems after … Continue reading

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Occupy Healthcare: a Lost Opportunity?


There has been enough publicity about the Occupy Wall Street movement that it is already part of the lexicon, and no longer makes daily headlines.  Not hidden among the concerns of the country these days are healthcare, and to be … Continue reading

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mHealth and Emergency Medical Services


     There was no better glaring example of the effects of a poor emergency communications system in a disaster than September 11, 2000 at the World Trade Center. Emergency personnel utilized antiquated and previously questioned technology.  Wireless technology has … Continue reading

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