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Top Tech Version_2018: Promises and Challenges

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These are heady times. The recent years have been very productive in terms of scientific and technological advance. After so many decades, we’re no longer talking about the ascendance or preeminence of just one field such as biology, physics, chemistry, computer science, or engineering. Everything is now more tightly interwoven and interdependent. An advance in one field is almost certain to push other fields forward in significant ways.

Enhancing telemedicine privacy and security with HIPAA

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Telemedicine is not an entirely new concept. The idea of remote doctor consultations through telephone has been around even before the invention of television. Transmission of radiologic images via telephone has been done as early as 1948, while video has been used for medical purposes since the 1960s. By then, paramedics were already transmitting cardiac […]

Overcoming hurdles to full telemedicine implementation

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The United States federal government spent $3.2 trillion in healthcare, which is about $9,900 per person, in 2015. This figure accounts for 17.8% of the GDP and is expected to increase annually by almost 6%. [1] According to WHO, the United States also spent around 17.1% of its GDP in healthcare in 2014, which is […]

Is telemedicine ready for prime time?

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Telemedicine has been bandied around as one of the next big things along with AI, robotics, and gene therapy. Thus, startups are cropping up that aim to strike it big in the telemedicine arena. In fact, telemedicine has been around for a while, but every year many of around 10 million or so patients in […]

Electronic Health Records: US Patent Activity Overview 2006-2016

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