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The Value and Importance of Health Data Confidentiality, Privacy and Security

There are a number of reasons why safeguarding the privacy, confidentiality, and security of health information is so important. Confidentiality, privacy, and security are three significant and related terms that are frequently used interchangeably when discussing health information protection in the United States healthcare system. Nonetheless, each of these ideas has an own underlying meaning …

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The Health and Economic Threats of Counterfeit Drugs

The problem of counterfeit drugs is becoming more prevalent in the United States, with counterfeit drugs being imported from all over the world. Counterfeit medications not only deprive customers of money by requiring them to pay for goods of little to no medical value, but they may also result in untreated health issues and even …

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Chronic Care Medication Adherence: Helping Patients Take Their Medicines as Prescribed through RPM

One of the biggest challenges in healthcare is to achieve better health outcomes. One way to avoid serious health problems is by ensuring that patients take their medicines as prescribed, particularly those with multiple chronic conditions who must handle a variety of medications to remain as healthy as possible. To solve the serious public health …

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Transforming Healthcare through the Re-emergence of Remote Patient Monitoring

Every day, a patient suffers from heart failure. This leads the patient to being unable to continue living under normal circumstances, which circumstances he enjoyed prior to his serious medical condition. Worse, with the eruption of Covid 19, the patient would not be able to get the medical treatment he deserves, eventually leading to his …

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Tobacco Smoking and Hypertension

Smoking and hypertension are two leading causes of preventable death worldwide. If you are a hypertensive smoker, this can wreak havoc, and you can have detrimental effects on your health with this deadly combination.  It’s not just about the lungs.  Smoking is the most significant culprit for developing lung cancer, but the harmful effects are …

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The Role of Sensor Fusion Technology in Healthcare and Remote Patient Monitoring

Sensor fusion is ushering a new era in healthcare services as technology expands its capacity further. Sensors are now utilized in a wide range of applications such as smart phones, automotive systems, climate monitoring, industrial systems and healthcare.   Sensors have become less expensive and miniaturized; so these days, it is common to see an electronic product equipped with …

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Sustaining Remote Patient Monitoring Beyond the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has truly uncovered problems and limitations in our healthcare system—from hospital overcapacity to workforce shortages and delayed response to healthcare. This weakness created various solutions from our health sectors, one of which is accelerating telehealth and remote patient monitoring to augment the workforce in combatting this dreadful virus while providing continuous care to chronically ill patients …

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