Healthcare Tech

Healthcare Tech

Discover the latest trends in the ever-changing healthcare technology industry, including news, best-practices, tools, software, tips and tricks. Learn how professionals use today's technology to increase the quality of patient care.

Healthcare Innovations

In honor of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), Healthcare Degrees Online recognizes the vital role nurses play in delivering the best quality care to their patients. Last week, we highlighted nursing career tips with a first aid kit for nurses. Today, we will look at exciting healthcare innovations and tomorrow we'll cap off National Nurses Week with an article about why social media can be an important tool for nurses.

There’s a new app in town and it’s one that could make the stressful task of obtaining help through social services much easier for millions of people. Single Stop, USA aims to connect people...

An electronic medical record (EMR) is a digital version of a paper chart that contains all of a patient’s medical history. They are used by healthcare providers to diagnose and treat patients more efficiently,...

Health informatics refers to the use of information technology in the medical field. In addition to being a key player in the race toward healthcare reform, the term health informatics describes the acquisition, storage...

The healthcare industry has seen its fair share of advances and reform in the last decade. Health information exchanges (HIEs) have taken center stage. Wearable technology is generating patient-created data at alarming rates, medical...
2014 technology health hazards

ECRI Institute, a nonprofit organization that focuses on finding the best ways to improve patient care, has created a resource to help hospitals and healthcare executives find the latest and greatest healthcare technologies for...
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Many mobile apps and devices have been created to monitor health or track fitness goals, but a new device takes it a step further and provides specific, isometric exercises that users can do from...
smartphones in africa

Africa is undergoing a digital revolution as smartphone use and availability increases across the continent. According to the International Data Corporation, smartphone use in Africa is expected to double over the next four years. Samsung...
Masimo’s iSpO2 device

The merging of technology with medicine is happening at incredible speeds. Now, with a new smartphone app from Masimo, the doctor-patient relationship can be more of an integrated partnership than ever before. This new...
healthcare technology

As the applications for technology in medicine evolve at a dizzying pace, opportunities continue to unfold for professionals with the right training and experience. Through internships, professional mentoring and online classes, professionals can merge...