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Strong 2014 So Far for Health IT Mergers and Acquisitions


Strong 2014 So Far for Health IT Mergers and Acquisitions   mobile tech mobile health Mobile Devices mHealth news merger healthcare IT health IT business Berkery Noyes Business is picking up across the health IT space today in terms of the rampant growth in mergers and acquisitions during the first six months of 2016.

Berkery Noyes, an independent mid-market investment bank, recently published its mid-year acquisitions trend report for the Healthcare/Pharma Information and Technology Industry.

Total deal volume increased 18 percent since second half 2013, the report summary reads.

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Mobile Adoption Rampant Across Indian Healthcare


Mobile Adoption Rampant Across Indian Healthcare   mobile IT India IDC health insights healthcare IT Mobile technology is finally being deployed at an accelerated pace across India today.

The healthcare ecosystem in India, IDC Health Insights finds, is witnessing a “sea change” in terms of government focus, growth of corporate healthcare provider brands, and strategic public-private partnerships with the key aim to increase geographic and demographic reach.
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US Healthcare IT Market Set for Explosive Growth


US Healthcare IT Market Set for Explosive Growth   Tech mHealth healthcare marketing healthcare IT The US healthcare IT market is predicted to grow at a CAGR of nearly 20% between this year and 2018, according to new projections put forward in the US Healthcare IT Market Outlook 2018. A swift introduction of new products, increasing support by the government and a decline in the implementation cost of healthcare IT will be the fuel behind this remarkable growth, as well as cloud computing.

For VARs and IT solution providers, the opportunity for incredible growth is obvious. “Some forecasts indicate more than $34.5 billion will be spent on healthcare IT in North America in 2014 with that continuing to grow as much as 9 percent annually,” says Nathan Lord, product manager for ScanSource POS and Barcode. It’s his opinion that there will be plenty of motivation for healthcare facilities to increase spending.

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IDC: Healthcare IT Markets Will be Greatly Impacted by IoT


IDC: Healthcare IT Markets Will be Greatly Impacted by IoT   marketing Internet of Things IDC healthcare IT markets healthcare IT A new IDC report shows that the rise of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions will translate into billions of dollars of IT opportunity for vertical-solution focused vendors.

The first ever “United States Internet of Things Spending Guide by Vertical Market” illustrates growing IoT markets for  8 vertical industries – retail, healthcare, government, manufacturing, etc.

Specifically, IDC is highlighting U.S. spending across IoT use cases including personal wellness, smart buildings, remote patient monitoring, food traceability, in store consumer digital offers, air traffic monitoring and smart meters, among others.

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Virtua Health Implementing eFolders for ‘Physician Credentialing’


Virtua Health Implementing eFolders for Physician Credentialing   Virtua Health healthcare IT Dbtech’s eFolders On Saturday, mHealthWatch received word from Dbtech that the company has inked an agreement with Virtua Health for the implementation of dbtech’s eFolders solution.

According to details shared in the news release, Virtua has been leveraging dbtech’s Ras content management platform for multiple IT platforms since 1998.

In recent years, however, the company has relied on dbtech’s Scan to Ras function for the capture of physician and government affairs documentation. Just this year, Virtua attended a dbtech eFolders webinar and soon began to investigate how eFolders could serve their scanning needs for Physician Credentialing, with an eye towards invoices and other human resources based documents.
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Healthcare IT Jobs Could Be Plentiful by 2016


Healthcare IT Jobs Could Be Plentiful by 2016   Mobile Devices healthcare IT college AmeriTech Students preparing for a career in the realm of healthcare – specifically, healthcare IT – are in luck.

According to the latest industry data, jobs in these fields could be more abundant and plentiful than previously imagined as early as 2016.

Industry analysts say that, love it or hate it, the Affordable Care Act is one of the driving forces of the anticipated job boom.

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Nuance Unveils New Cloud-Based Imaging and Report Exchange


Nuance Unveils New Cloud Based Imaging and Report Exchange   PowerShare Network patients Nuance mHealth healthcare IT doctors cloud mHealthWatch was privy to a sneak peek earlier this week at PowerShare Network, a new cloud-based imaging and report exchange from Nuance.

Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of voice and language solutions that has emerged as a major player in the realm of healthcare IT.

Nuance says its PowerShare Network is the industry’s largest cloud-based network for securely connecting physicians, patients, government agencies, specialty medical societies and others to share essential medical images and reports as simply as people exchange information using social networks.

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