Futurist Forecasts More Rain Before Things Clear Up In Healthcare

Author, consultant and futurist Ian Morrison served up the opening keynote at the National Healthcare Innovation Summit on May 14 in Boston with a large dose of wit. But he delivered a somber message concerning the urgent need for innovation in healthcare.

“We have to innovate,” he told the audience. “We don’t have a choice. We have hit the wall.”

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Posted by: AtlasMD

December 13, 2013

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Is Health Care In One Place The Right Place?

After reading this post about the rollout of Verizon’s Converged Health Management platform, we started thinking about centralized healthcare data. If you guessed that we’re conflicted about it, then you know us well.

Med City News claims, “All-encompassing patient engagement solutions are inevitable.” But current concerns over health IT regulations and healthcare reform are apparently delaying implementation.

“Industry trends that are in the works are putting a burden on our customers,” said Julie Kling, Verizon’s director of product management, mobile health solutions. “Healthcare reform is having an impact.”

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