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How pharma will soon use blockchain to track your drugs

Under regulatory pressure, a large number of pharmaceutical manufacturers, shippers and wholesalers are adopting blockchain to track and trace prescription drugs.

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How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

Augmented reality is gaining ground as a way to improve employee training, boost field worker productivity and optimize operational performance.

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Is this the future of (low-cost) healthcare?

A Zipnostic pilot program in New York hints at how Apple tech could transform healthcare.

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Voice assistant offers remedy for physician burnout

Saykara's digital assistant is aimed at freeing doctors from time-consuming EHR data entry and improving their interactions with patients.

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Poorly designed systems make doctors 'a slave to their EHR'

Problems with clunky electronic health record workflows – and the inability to share patient information between clinics – are driving some physicians right out of healthcare. But some facilities have figured out how to make things...

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Why wearables, health records and clinical trials need a blockchain injection

The future of healthcare could rely on the open transmission of patient data for any number of reasons – from treatment data to clinical trials – and one technology could serve as a secure conduit: blockchain.

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Q&A: Christiana Care Health CIO talks up Apple's Health Record app

in December, Christiana Care went live with Apple's Health Record app, enabling patients to get an aggregated view of their electronic health record information on their mobile devices.

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Facebook and Apple feud, Amazon's retail revenue growth slows | TECH(feed)

Today's episode delves into Amazon's revenue, Facebook and Apple's dispute, and more.

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Apple’s digital health story is still waiting to be told

U.S. consumers are more willing than ever before to engage with digital solutions that will help them stay well, and this is an opportunity for Apple.

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CVS to let customers share med history with Apple Health

CVS insurance subsidiary Aetna has released an app that lets members opt-in to sharing their electronic medical records with Apple's health service; in turn, Apple will offer Apple Watch wearers personalized fitness and health goals. ...

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SAP targets counterfeit drugs with blockchain tracker

SAP has launched a blockchain-based tracking system that enables healthcare providers, pharmacies and wholesale pharmaceutical sellers to authenticate drug shipments.

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How collaboration apps foster digital transformation

Popular collaboration tools are helping Accenture, Autodesk and others save money, increase efficiency, drive innovation and improve communication throughout their organizations.

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AR and VR bring a new twist to collaboration

From consulting with remote experts to meeting in virtual spaces, augmented reality and virtual reality apps are changing the way people work together.

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How an iPad can help if you get sick at sea

A good example of how telemedicine using iPads and iPhones can help even the most remote communities

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Amazon launches patient data-mining service to assist docs

Through its Amazon Web Services platform, Amazon is offering an A.I. engine that can cull useful information from millions of unstructured electronic files, including patient electronic medical records.

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Did IBM overhype Watson Health's AI promise?

IBM's Watson Health division has been under fire for not delivering on its promise to use AI to enable smarter, more personalized medicine. But IBM officials maintain that hospitals are seeing benefits.

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IBM to move Watson Health to a hybrid cloud

IBM is moving its Watson Cognitive Health services to a hybrid cloud model that it said will give customers greater access to a larger pool of payer and health record information for data analytics.

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That Apple Watch ECG? You ain’t seen nothing yet

Apple's newly developed ECG reading tool on Apple Watch is just one of many health tools the company is developing as wearable tech unlocks the future of healthcare.

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