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Salesforce builds out its Health Cloud with remote patient monitoring tool

The company is increasing its focus on the healthcare sector with an Intelligent appointment management tool and HIPAA compliance for Salesforce Maps; the features were unveiled during this week's HIMSS 21.

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How Valley Behavioral Health uses Slack in a regulated industry

Valley Behavioral Health CIO Tyler Tait details how the Utah-based mental health services provider uses Slack’s easy communication while maintaining patient privacy.

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Can an Apple Watch help manage 'Long COVID'?

Researchers say wearable devices can help monitor and manage treatment for people surviving COVID-19.

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WSJ leaks Apple’s digital healthcare plan

Apple has been working to develop its own subscription-based healthcare service, but the effort may have stalled, report claims.

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The Microsoft-Nuance Deal: A new push for voice technology?

Microsoft's decision to buy Nuance for $19.7 billion highlights how important voice-activated technology is already in healthcare and how ubiquitous it might become elsewhere.

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Apple Watch yields heart data nearly as good as clinical tests, report claims

New research could point to a significant step forward in AI-driven remote health monitoring.

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Apple's AR glasses and a future for 'AppleCare'

As big tech takes chunks out of private health, keep watching what Apple does in machine vision, as it may hint at plans to transform yet another industry — eye care.

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Apple Watch may help in the fight against COVID-19

Research shows Apple Watch may provide early warning of COVID-19 infection for you and your staff.

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An iPhone a day keeps the doctor away

Apple's iPhone is becoming an essential tool for medical care as smart medical devices enter use.

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Apple is introducing iPhone Health Records to UK and Canada

Health Records are now available to some patients in the UK and Canada with coverage to be extended in the next few months, Apple says.

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Q&A: NearForm CCO Larry Breen on contacting-tracing apps

Contact-tracing apps have long been touted as the key to getting coronavirus infection rates under control – and remote workers safely back to the office. But few of the apps have been successful so far. NearForm's Larry Breen...

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Why Apple must accelerate its digital health product development

COVID-19 has driven fast digital health deployment worldwide. Apple should accelerate its own product development plans to match the time.

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The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

Just when we needed it most, the internet of things is delivering gobs of data and remote device control across almost every industry, from healthcare to agriculture.

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How IoT is becoming the pulse of healthcare

Healthcare enterprise budgeting for IoT devices is on par with other leading industries, such as manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and energy, and the largest increase in three years is set to occur in 2020.

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Apple commits $10M to help boost COVID-19 testing

Apple is putting money from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund into sample collection kit manufacturer, COPAN Diagnostics.

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Tech pitches in to fight COVID-19 pandemic

A growing number of tech companies and IT pros are working in a variety of ways to help fight the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Here's a rundown of what some of them are doing to help fight COVID-19.

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Telehealth booms amid COVID-19 crisis; virtual care is here to stay

The coronavirus pandemic that has erupted worldwide has pushed telehealth to the forefront. It's unlikely remote medicine will go away, even after the current crisis abates.

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COVID-19 puts new demands on e-health record systems

The ongoing pandemic is putting healthcare systems under strain worldwide and forcing hospitals and other medical facilities to scramble to make sure data can be shared effectively.

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