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Why data analytics, remote care and interconnectivity are prepared to transform medical care ~FierceHealthcare

Experts say telehealth and mobile devices will push medical care from the doctor’s office to the home

By Evan Sweeney | May 2, 2017 11:55am

As the healthcare industry turns to video conferencing, patient-generated data and modern communication tools, medical visits of the future will look vastly different than the current approach to care. Technology will take on a distinct role in changing the way patients receive care and how healthcare providers operate within a transformed industry. Using smartphone applications and telehealth technology, medical care in the future “will increasingly take place everywhere but the office,” two healthcare futurists—Eric Topol, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, and Ray Dorsey, director of the Center for Health and Technology at the University of Rochester—wrote in Fortune.

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