Apple HealthKit: what’s in it for you?

Jun 27, 2016 1:00:29 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2016june27_healthcarearticles_a, Apple, doctor, EMR, Healthcare, healthkit, hl7, ios10, medical data, patient, wearables

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Medical records are generally inaccessible and hard to understand. In fact, if you were to try reading your own medical data, you might find that it’s almost as if it’s in a different language. A medical record can be riddled with cryptic phrases, acronyms and complex terms that mean nothing in the eyes of someone that didn’t study medicine for eight years. Fortunately, with Apple’s iOS 10 new app - HealthKit - you will be able to easily request your personal records, save it and understand personal records with the help of other apps. Here’s a rundown of the app and all of the changes in healthcare technology you can expect to see in the future.

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3 things to know about robot doctors

Feb 3, 2016 1:00:18 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2016_feb3_healthcarearticles_a, ai, doctor, future, health, Healthcare & EMR General, human, patients, QS_3, robot, technology, tools

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The thought of a robot doctor stirs lots of emotions in people. And truth be told, a ton of mystery still surrounds just what will become of this technology. We are still years, if not decades, from a robot doctor being incorporated into the practice of healthcare. That being said, people remain extremely curious and want to know more about them. Here are 3 things you need to know about robot doctors.

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Patients want electronic communication

Jan 4, 2016 2:00:49 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2015dec31_healthcareit_a, communication, doctor, electronic, email, Facebook, General Healthcare IT, Healthcare, patient, QS_3, Social Media

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More and more people are clamouring for the ability to communicate with their doctor through email and social media. In fact, a recent study from the Journal of General Internal Medicine reports that 37 percent of patients have emailed their doctor while 18 percent used Facebook to get in touch with their physician. It behooves medical professionals to embrace electronic communication with patients but it’s important to be smart about it.

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