Text Messaging a Missed Opportunity for Diabetes Compliance Among Young Patients

SMS text messages are an under-used resource for helping young diabetes patients stay compliant with their diet and lifestyle modification, according to a study of patients between ages 16 and 24.

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Report Urges Healthcare Execs to Deploy AI Tools against Cybercrime
Mar17

Report Urges Healthcare Execs to Deploy AI Tools against Cybercrime

Artificial intelligence and machine learning may provide one of the best defenses against cybercrime in healthcare—and do a better job of it than the incident response strategies currently in place, a new report warns.

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Telenutrition Holds Promise for High-Risk Cancer Patients

Certain types of cancers require compliance with nutritional regimens as part of the treatment plan. Telehealth—or telenutrition—could hold the key to managing patients in rural areas where access to cancer-certified dieticians is more limited.

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Survey: Patients Say Data Exchange Vital for Healthcare

A staggering 97 percent of respondents to a recent survey indicated that it is important for any health institution to have access to their full medical history in order for them to provide high quality care.

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MACRA Transition: Getting IT Up to Speed a Crucial Step

As the MACRA transition gets underway, it will be crucial for providers to use 2017 to get their IT capabilities up to speed in order to be successful under the new law.

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Aspects of 21st Century Cures Act Require Cooperation from New HHS Secretary
Feb22

Aspects of 21st Century Cures Act Require Cooperation from New HHS Secretary

Some elements of the 21st Century Cures Act are considered by some in the health IT community to be hard to implement, while other provisions face uncertainty with a new administration.

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