Technology

Telehealth in the Magnolia State

By Julie McGehee -QLK Mississippi is notorious for its dearth of quality healthcare and wellness services, as well as its poor health outcomes. In 2014, America’s Health Rankings Organization  ranked Mississippi–with its poverty rate at 21.5%,  the highest in the U. S.–last overall in national health standards. Since 2003, the Center of Telehealth at the …

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HIMSS and the Emergence of IT in Healthcare

By Julie McGehee – QLK The emergence of information technology (IT) in the healthcare arena has positively transformed healthcare delivery and outcomes by continuously providing more efficient and effective ways to engage and manage information. To date, the most significant way IT has been implemented in healthcare is through the adoption of electronic medical records …

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3D Printing Reaching New Heights

Contributed by Julie McGehee – 3D printing represents the future of medicine. It has the potential to impact millions of lives through revolutionary medical advancements and solutions. To date, 3D printing has been predominantly used to create prosthetics. However, researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University, College of Engineering have taken 3D printing to the next …

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