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Keynotes Announced for ATA’s 21st Annual Conference

ATA Accreditation of Online Medical Services Registration Now OpenThe ATA has some exciting news to share.

Authorities from the nation’s largest health systems, leaders of most influential medical societies and nationally recognized technology experts are included in a freshly announced list of speakers at the Annual Conference and Tradeshow of American Telemedicine Association.

The event takes place May 14-17 in Minneapolis.

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HIMSS16: Personal Connected Health Alliance, AllSeen Alliance Announce IoT Healthcare Partnership

The Personal Connected Health Alliance Announces Support for the Connect for Health ActThis week at HIMSS16, AllSeen Alliance — a so-called cross-industry collaboration to advance the Internet of Things — announced a promising new partnership with Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA), a membership association formed by Continua, mHealth Summit and HIMSS to transform healthcare through personalized, interoperable connected health solutions.

PCHA publishes the Continua Design Guidelines, an open implementation framework for interoperability of personal connected health devices and solutions, that are based on common international standards defined by recognized standards development organizations.

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Industry Titans Inbound for HX360 at HIMSS16 Annual Conference

Top Talent Inbound for HX360 at HIMSS16 Annual ConferencemHealthWatch will be on the ground in Las Vegas next week for the kick off to HIMMS 2016. And so will some of the biggest names and companies in the healthcare industry today.

In particular, the second annual HX360 event is set to feature a comprehensive program that delivers the unique perspectives, experiences and innovations of cutting-edge C-suite executives, business leaders, technology companies and investors.

HX360 takes place February 29 to March 3, in conjunction with HIMSS16 Conference and Exhibition, at the Venetian-Palazzo, Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.
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CES 2016: Genomic Wellness App Powered by IBM Watson Unveiled in Las Vegas

CES 2016 Genomic Wellness App Powered by IBM Watson Unveiled in Las VegasThis week, Pathway Genomics and IBM unveiled at the Digital Health Summit at CES 2016 the closed-alpha release of Pathway Genomics OME app, powered by Watson.

If you’re not familiar, the Pathway Genomics OME app merges cognitive computing and deep learning with precision medicine and genetics to enable Pathway Genomics to provide consumers with personalized wellness information.

This alpha version of the app incorporates information from Pathway’s “FIT” Test — a wellness-based diet, exercise, and metabolism report compiled with information from the users unique genetic traits, as well as their health habits, data from GPS and wearable health monitors in addition to information from the users Apple HealthKit.

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Oculus Rift Preorders to Commence Wednesday

Oculus Rift Preorders to Commence WednesdayWe knew it was on the way. And Wednesday, we’ll be closer than ever to getting our hands on it.

According to a new report from VRJournal, the long-awaited Oculus Rift is about to debut for preorder.

“Today, we’re excited to announce that pre-orders for Rift will open on Oculus.com at 8am Pacific Time on January 6!” the Facebook-owned company announced Monday. “We’ll be sharing everything you need to know to order your Rift on Wednesday when pre-orders go live.”

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Infographic Reveals The Top Digital Health Trends Impacting Healthcare

Infographic Reveals The Top Digital Health Trends Impacting HealthcareThe insightful gems of knowledge culled from a recent report by Accenture has yielded the eye-opening infographic below, which points to some of the top digital health trends that stand to have the most dramatic impact imaginable on the healthcare space.

So what are the trends in question, according to the Accenture data? Check out the visual below to learn more.

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Telehealth Brings Dermatology Services to Arizona Patients

Telehealth Brings Dermatology Services to Arizona PatientsAccording to details shared this morning with mHealthWatch, Arizonans enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s Medicaid plan can now receive faster diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders using remote imaging and telemedicine technology.

Primary care physicians will be able to deliver more timely diagnosis and treatment through a new service that connects them to dermatologists online through a secure telemedicine application.

Using UnitedHealthcare’s new service, primary care physicians can capture digital images of the area of concern during the patient exam.
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