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Content tagged with Patient Tools posted in December 2012
12 Expert Health IT Predictions For 2013
News  |  12/18/2012  | 
Better care coordination technology, the explosion of mobile health and the downfall of independent physician practices are just a few of the health IT predictions experts are making for 2013.
Kaiser Colorado To Hire 500 IT Pros
News  |  12/14/2012  | 
As national demand for skilled health IT professionals soars, Kaiser Permanente plans to add 500 such workers to support both regional and national operations.
HIMSS Survey: Future Belongs To Mobile Technology
News  |  12/13/2012  | 
Most healthcare IT managers believe mobile technology will have big impact on patient care, according to the latest Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society survey.
Isabel Opens Online Diagnostic System To Consumers
News  |  12/12/2012  | 
Online symptom checker helps patients and doctors work together to find the proper diagnosis.
HealthTap, Avvo Marriage Gives Consumers More Online Docs
News  |  12/12/2012  | 
HealthTap site now offers network of 30,000 doctors, including specialists, to answer consumer questions.
Will Simpler Health Information Win Over Consumers?
News  |  12/10/2012  | 
Health reference library written at eighth-grade level could kindle consumers' interest in downloading their own medical records -- and help health providers meet next stage of Meaningful Use.
Hemophilia Monitoring App Puts Patients In Driver's Seat
News  |  12/10/2012  | 
Novo Nordisk's HemaGo app for iOS helps hemophilia patients do a better job of tracking their treatment and staying in touch with doctors.
Mobile Developers Challenged to Gamify Healthcare
News  |  12/7/2012  | 
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation offers $100,000 to game builders for apps that improve community health and patient care.
10 Medical Robots That Could Change Healthcare
Slideshows  |  12/6/2012  | 
From microbots that scrape plaque from arteries to personal assistant robots that help care for patients, medical robots are transforming the face of healthcare.
NextGen Healthcare, Microsoft Launch MedicineCabinet Mobile App
News  |  12/3/2012  | 
MedicineCabinet lets patients create personal medication records on their mobile devices for easy tracking and sharing with doctors.
Diabetics See Clinical ROI From Online Disease Management
News  |  12/3/2012  | 
Controlled study finds patients can achieve better blood glucose control using a wireless home glucose monitor, a smartphone and the right software.


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