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Allow Me To Introduce You To The 2016 #HIT100

Healthcare IT News has published the 2016 #HIT100 list as compiled by Michael Planchart (@theEHRguy). Each year the list is crowdsourced on Twitter through a process where members of the healthcare IT/healthcare social media community nominate individuals whom they consider to be influentials in this space. 432 more words


Too Little or Too Much Health Technology?

Blog post by Colin Hung

Our next #hcldr tweetchat – Tuesday June 7th – coincides with Canada’s eHealth conference in Vancouver (#eHealth2016). It is an annual gathering of HealthIT professionals, government policy makers, healthcare leaders and consultants. 1,338 more words

Healthcare Leadership

Treating the healthcare issue with tech — TechCrunch

The healthcare industry, with its maddening inefficiencies and an economic model that incentivizes disease care over health care, desperately needs a Silicon Valley-style overhaul. Why is the nation’s $3 trillion creaky, monstrous and convoluted healthcare sector seemingly impervious to technological change?

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Health & Wellness

Mobile Health Apps: Much to Consider

Mobile apps are a topic of frequent discussion in the healthcare field these days. Questions include what regulatory requirements apply, are the apps trustworthy, is information kept safe and secure, and others. 1,026 more words


MyFitnessPal, You are Amazing

As I said in my introductory post, I had mild weight loss success in high school. I was seeing a Nutritionist every other week.  This was during a time before these health apps blew up in popularity, so my nutritionist handed me a binder full with food logs papers. 946 more words


Top Physical Therapy Influencers You Should Be Following

Nowadays, you hear news first from social media instead of an actual newspaper or news station. And if you’re in the medical field, your peers are almost guaranteed to be on at least one social media platform. 303 more words