#Healthtech house call: top 10 digital-savvy doctors to follow on Twitter

For a front-line, first-person view of the latest trends and issues in the health tech field, there is no better source than the doctors who are researching, developing, testing and working with new technologies every day. If you want to know what’s happening at the intersection of medicine, technology, and social media, we’ve got 10 top digital-savvy to follow on Twitter who will keep you in the know.
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Taking steps towards a paperless medical practice – it’s easier than you think

For years we’ve been hearing that the paperless office is just around the corner. The paperless dream includes lower costs, less waste and a greener environmental footprint, but for many medical practices, the reality is very different. The reality includes a mountain of paper and thick paper files, filled with intake forms, referrals, test requisitions, clinical notes and more.

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5 Exemplary Examples of Healthcare Social Media Marketing Success

The most effective marketing programs do more than educate; they resonate with the public, eliciting an emotional response that isn’t easily forgotten. With deeply personal subjects often of life or death significance, healthcare marketing campaigns are often particularly powerful. Hospital groups, pharmaceutical companies and charitable causes are increasingly pushing the boundaries to create creative, compelling campaigns which create a lasting impression. Using the right social media channels to deliver the message directly to their target audience is what makes the best campaigns so successful.

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5 Ways AI Will Transform Healthcare

The experts agree; we are in the midst of a healthcare revolution. Change is happening at an unprecedented pace, driven largely by remarkable advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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10 #HealthTech Blogs to follow in 2018

The new year is finally here! If one of your resolutions for 2018 is to stay on top of the latest healthcare technology and health IT trends, we’re here to help. Add these 10 blogs to your “must follow” list in the new year to track the pulse of the digital health industry.

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Top 10 #DigitalHealth Experts to Follow on Twitter

In the fast-paced world of digital health, changes happen daily. When your business depends on being in the know, what’s the best way to stay on top of the industry’s latest technologies and newest trends? Start by following these 10 digital health influencers on Twitter.
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10 Wearables You Haven’t Heard Of…Yet

Smart socks

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The key to better health might be found in your feet. Sensoria’s Fitness Socks are infused with textile sensors and come with a detachable Bluetooth anklet to create a next generation health tracker designed specifically for runners. Like other fitness wearables, Fitness Socks track step, speed, calories, altitude and distance but also monitor cadence and foot landing technique as you run. Not only does this feature help identify injury-prone running styles (heel striking, ball striking, etc.), it uses a mobile app to coach the runner via real-time audio cues.
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3 Digital Health Trends Coming Soon To A Doctor’s Office Near You

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Digital healthcare is revolutionizing how we seek and receive medical treatment in ways we couldn’t have imagined just a generation ago. From new diagnostic and surgical techniques to the way patient information is stored and shared, digital health technologies are transforming every aspect of the healthcare field.
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10 Can’t-Miss Digital Health Conferences in 2017

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With digital health innovations and advances in healthcare IT growing daily by leaps and bounds, you can’t afford to get left behind. Get a jump on tomorrow’s technologies today and learn from some of the brightest minds in the business from Canada and around the globe. Check out our list of 9 can’t-miss digital health conferences to watch for in 2017 – plus one this month to get you started.
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Use of EHRs in Healthcare Still Small, but Benefits are Big

Despite the benefits of electronic healthcare records (EHRs), many facilities aren’t incorporating them into their establishment’s procedures. This is leading to medical facilities being much less efficient than they could be. The popularity of electronic healthcare records isn’t as popular as one may expect. Less than one-quarter of medical establishments utilize this technology. It assumed that the cost of converting records to electronic deters, and sometimes prevents, facilities from converting. However, once switched to electronic record keeping, it saves facilities money and has numerous other benefits. Read more