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Jennifer DeFrancesco: The Rise of Sustained Chronic Disease Modalities and Why HTM Should Be Watching

July 29, 2016

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During a recent trip to South America, I was taken with the fresh fruit that street vendors sold all day. I couldn’t wait to run into one of the pineapple vendors to get a slice. That week it dawned on me that I’ve never seen a street fruit vendor in the United States. Furthermore, the […]

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Suzanne Steidl: Hello Challenge! Meet Solution

November 20, 2015

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“There’s nothing worse than watching someone you love suffer and not knowing what to do,” said Edith Elliott who, as a middle-school student, cared for her mother who had a brain tumor. A Wall Street Journal article about the 31-year-old American is inspiring, though I wish we could accomplish as much here in the United […]

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Rick Schrenker: The Healthcare Technology Professional as Patient

July 16, 2013

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“You’re OK, buddy.  You got here in time.” Just prior to my being transferred from the ER to an inpatient room, those words from a nurse were far more comforting than what I’d heard from a podiatrist about five hours earlier:  “Get to the ER. Now.” Foot cellulitis is not to be trifled with. That […]

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Linda Harley: Balancing Abilities and Product Demands in Home Health

March 29, 2013

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With increasing medical costs, an aging population, and the desire of older adults to age in place, the demand for in-home healthcare technologies is growing by gigantic leaps and bounds. This is due in part to revolutionary technologies, such as the WiiFit, Kinect, smartphones, and other mobile devices. These breakthrough technologies and many others make […]

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Spring 2013 Horizons: A Call for Papers on Home Healthcare

July 21, 2012

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Home healthcare is delivered outside of healthcare facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes, and can be delivered in a variety of settings, including the home, in schools, at work, and during travel. The explosive growth of home healthcare means that medical devices are being increasingly used away from controlled, acute care environments, and that clinical technology managers […]

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