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Date: 11.17.2016
TV spots for fitness trackers and smart watches promote hi-tech wearables as the go-to accessory for healthy millennials obsessed with exercise and fitness. It’s easy to miss how hi-tech wearables are also revolutionizing the health of seniors. There are all kinds of internet-connected wearables emerging on the market. For seniors, they...
Date: 03.17.2016
  Consumers are rapidly embracing wearable technology, with more than 27 million of these computing devices shipped in the fourth quarter of 2015 alone. The next area of growth, analysts predict, will be the rise of wearables in the workplace. Across an array of industries, wearable devices offer game-changing applications from enhancing...
Date: 02.16.2016
Telemedicine is expected to gain momentum in 2016 and beyond, with the global telemedicine market projected to more than double over a five-year period, rising from $14 billion in 2015 to $34 billion in 2020. According to The Wall Street Journal, a key driver of this fast-paced growth is venture capitalists’ vigorous investment in apps and...
Date: 01.14.2016
The proposals set forth in the Petition filed by the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition seeking changes to rules governing the Rural Health Care (RHC) program should be rejected by the Federal Communications Commission. The RHC program, as managed today, is likely already pushing the boundaries of what is allowable under the Act,...
Date: 12.17.2015
According to several recent studies, a majority of Americans express an interest in health and medicine and are increasingly embracing connected health advances from telemedicine to smartwatches. These trends, buoyed by Internet-driven innovation, promise to potentially  enhance American health, including connecting more citizens with quality...
Date: 12.07.2015
More than 40 million personal health and wellness devices are expected to sell this year, The New York Times, reported last month. The Times noted that as digital health offerings proliferate across the marketplace, American consumers are downloading fitness and food tracking apps and purchasing health-oriented wearable devices, and tools designed...
Date: 09.29.2015
Cleveland, Ohio — The telecom industry has a long, proud history of serving Americans for the past 100 years, USTelecom President Walter McCormick said in a keynote speech at a meeting of the Indiana, Michigan and Ohio telecom associations. McCormick told the group that the  industry provides the foundation for innovations in health...
Date: 07.08.2015
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has the power to revolutionize healthcare, manufacturing, energy and more. According to a recent Accenture report, IIoT will continue to disrupt traditional business models and roll out solutions expected to become the top catalyst of corporate growth, productivity and profitability over the next 15 years,...
Posted In: app, health care, technology
Date: 07.01.2015
Fitness trackers, such as Fitbit, and other wearable health monitoring devices are helping many Americans steer a healthier course, including keeping tabs on calories, activity, sleep and more. Now, these technologies are being utilized to assess “minute-by-minute” health information to better inform the work of researchers and drug...
Date: 06.17.2015
As privacy concerns surrounding electronic health records continue, e-prescriptions are gaining substantial adoption. According to the National Progress Report, which analyzes e-prescription data, Surescripts, the nation’s largest health information network, processed 6.5 billion health transactions in 2014. American Express handled 6...

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