Mobile health apps improve patient health. Hype or reality?
Digital Health has been a hot market space in recent times with investors collectively pouring $26 billion since 2010 and over $7.2 billion just last year. Mobile health or mHealth apps were seen as a crucial element in managing chronic conditions like diabetes and asthma, by helping patients take care of their lifestyle and medications. In fact, mHealth Apps were the largest funded category in digital health, with over 325,000 apps available by end of 2017.
Application Performance Monitoring and Tracing – Critical Success Factors in the Current Computing World
- Stephanie Schrankler
- Thu, May 10, 2018
- Pension Funds, business strategy, Key Performance Indicators, Pension
Application performance management, including monitoring and logging, are critical success factors for almost any IT shop. The problem is that many of the tools available on the market to provide you with insights into the root cause of an issue are expensive and need a good data feed from the native application to work well.
Want to get ahead in the digital race? Start adopting cloud.
- Sukanya Samy
- Wed, Apr 11, 2018
- Microsoft Azure Government Cloud
Cloud addresses all the needs of an organization, changing how we work, where we work, and the ways we do business. Here are some key benefits that an organization derives if the cloud is implemented correctly.
4 ways to better engage your patients
- Ravisankar CJ
- Wed, Mar 28, 2018
- health care and life sciences
Imagine a patient just diagnosed with a life-changing chronic illness such as diabetes, arthritis, asthma or a combination of these illnesses. A patient’s knowledge might range from complete unfamiliarity on these conditions or just a basic understanding from episodic visits to the clinic. And in most cases, patients have lots of questions that go unanswered like how it will change their daily routine? What therapies are best for them? Are there any clinical programs they can be part of?
Social Factors in Health: Weight Loss Programs
Only 10% of health is determined by care received at a doctor's office. Other factors like economic stability, residential environment, education, food, and community play a significant role in health outcomes. Individual behavior, including, where we live, what we do for a living, and what services we have access to make up 60% of our health. Clinical advice when combined with focus on individual behavior and social factors can result in superior health outcomes.
The top five ways modern technology can help pension agencies realize their mission-critical goals
- Diann Clift
- Thu, Mar 01, 2018
- Pension Administration, Pension, mobile application, Framework, Organizational Culture
While every public pension agency has their unique differences, a common purpose unites them: to maintain the financial security of the trust fund and provide exceptional service to external stakeholders. In terms of protecting pension funds, there are numerous investment strategies to close the funding gap: using asset monetization and dedicated revenue sources, issuing well-designed pension obligation bonds, closing tax loopholes, among other tactics. Investment strategies aren’t the only way to maintain the sustainability of the plans, however. By updating the technology that is used to administer pension benefits, pension agencies can ensure financial security while simultaneously achieving customer service excellence.
Eliminate lawsuits. Comply with accessibility regulations today!
In today’s digital world, your website and online presence must comply with accessibility regulations. The Department of Justice (DOJ) published the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards for accessible design in September 2010. These standards state that all electronic and information technology must be accessible to people with disabilities.
Detect Unemployment Insurance Fraud, Before it Happens
Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefit fraud is the inappropriate collection of benefits by using false information. According to the Washington DC Department of Employment Services, examples of UI fraud include:
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