Health IT, precision medicine, and genomics are a lot like climbing Mount Everest. Climbing the mountain the first time takes a lot of time, money, and other resources, but once the summit has been scaled, future climbers can work to make the process easier and achieve new goals that would have at one time seemed… Read more »
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Coordinating health efforts across a large organizations brings several challenges, but California has worked to overcome departmental mission and data silos to move toward a unified agency.
Creating a vision of health care technology that can support the health of all Americans in smart and efficient ways is no easy task. Though much progress has been made across the health IT market, several challenges still remain – everything from dealing with cybersecurity and interoperability issues to health care modernization and more.
As digital transformation continues to push government services and citizen interactions online, safeguarding content and data in a landscape filled with laptops and mobile devices is a new challenge.
Precision medicine, which takes into account an individual’s genetics during, is a major trend in government health IT and a presidential initiative.
Agencies involved in healthcare delivery are seeking innovative ways to use digital communications and mobile health technologies to drive improvements in patient engagement and overall care outcomes.
How government is responding to the mobile health expansion.
A recent report from IBM lays out the key factors behind social determinants of health as well as tips for governments who wish to establish an effective approach for addressing social determinants to improve health outcomes.
Today’s standard of employer-sponsored health insurance is a relic from the early 1940s. Although the employer-sponsored model worked well when employees stuck with one company their entire careers and healthcare costs were low, it has become increasingly dysfunctional.
Healthcare technology is constantly evolving, and since much of it is accessible online, it is more important than ever for facilities and healthcare agencies to have comprehensive security measures in place.