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eHealth: Can ICTs Bring the Doctor Closer to Patients?

Kwami Ahiabenu | Graphic Online | June 15, 2016

Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs), play an important role in improving healthcare delivery by providing new, innovative and efficient ways of connecting the patient to the doctor. They support quality care delivery by producing better data sets for information and knowledge management, assist in disease prevention and treatment; health monitoring,  diagnostic Information systems, supporting health system management processes including (planning, budget and financial functions) and supporting the emergency, ambulatory, organ donation systems as well as the disaster management systems and blood banks...

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myWanda Mobile App Launches to Help Women Manage Heart Health With Personalized Guidance

Press Release | Wanda | August 18, 2016

Wanda, a leading digital health platform dedicated to advancing the effectiveness and efficiency of chronic health condition management, today announced the launch of myWanda, the first and only mobile application specifically aimed at empowering women to improve the health of their hearts. Wanda is expanding its analytics ecosystem with mobile applications to engage individuals earlier in their lives, onboarding them onto the Wanda platform...

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Transformation of Health System Needed to Improve Care and Reduce Costs

Press Release | Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF), Charina Endowment Fund, , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), Institute of Medicine (IoM) | September 6, 2012

America's health care system has become too complex and costly to continue business as usual, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine. Read More »

VA Awards Contract to DSS for Community Living Centers

Press Release | Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS) | November 3, 2015

Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS), the leading commercial product provider of VistA-based systems, today announced its prime contract award to provide a total replacement solution for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Resident Assessment Instrument/Minimum Data Set (RAI/MDS) system. RAI/MDS is a standardized assessment and treatment planning process designed to identify the functional and health care needs of the Veteran. Clinicians and administrators that oversee residential care were historically constrained by manual treatment modalities...

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