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We examine how business digitization, internetworked digital devices (IoT), real-time streaming analytics, application programming interfaces (APIs), and DevOps can improve business outcomes and the customer experience.
In his article "Technology: the New Rx" Brian LeClaire describes how technology-enabled "integrated care delivery brings together our three primary activities: care delivery, the consumer experience, and clinical and consumer insights."
The four enabling technologies include mobile, social, cloud, and analytics.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology released ONC Data Brief 33 in February of 2016. Based on nationwide surveys of consumers, "Trends in Individuals' Perceptions regarding Privacy and Security of Medical Records and Exchange of Health Information: 2012-2014" measures consumers changing opinions concerning the privacy and security of their health information.
Xcertia, a multi-stakeholder collaboration, has been founded by the American Heart Association, the American Medical Association, the DHX Group, and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society to develop mHealth App Guidelines.
The goal of the guidelines are to improve the quality, safety, and effectiveness of mobile health applications.