With evidence mounting as to how the Internet of Things can improve care delivery and drive new business models, perhaps it’s time to stop thinking about it as a buzzword, and start thinking about it is an enabler, says David Chou.
Although remote monitoring has been shown to improve outcomes, it remains a tough sell to many providers, says John Halamka, who breaks down some recent findings on this complex issue.
As more consumers start using mobile apps to manage health conditions, it’s become increasingly important for providers to be educated on what’s out there, says Dr. John Halamka, who breaks down some of the top offerings.
It’s easy to fixate on what hasn’t been accomplished, especially in an area as complex as interoperability. But it’s important to focus on how far the industry has come, says Mariann Yeager.
Improving disaster response starts with a simple concept: the ability to provide relief workers with the information they need at the point of care, says Mariann Yeager, who talks about how the Sequoia Project is working to do that.