Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Healthcare

Monday, December 13th, 2010
This post was written by Patricia Donovan

Tattoos that monitor glucose levels? Smart pills that send notifications when swallowed? Video games that hone medical decision-making? These emerging technologies are in development and will reshape healthcare, according to a Computer Sciences Corporation report featured in this week’s Healthcare Business Weekly Update.

Health IT is already improving the quality of care for some Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions, according to results from three CMS Medicare demonstrations released last week and detailed here. The CMS data also illustrates how provider incentives can drive benchmark performances.

And finally, I encourage you to download our newly compiled performance benchmarks in telehealth and telemedicine, based on our second annual survey on this topic. You’ll get the top technologies, targeted populations, prevalence of remote monitoring and much more.

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