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Personal apps: a new healthcare frontier

In the decades since hospitals and doctors’ offices became the traditional way to receive medical treatment, little has changed regarding the way personal health data is managed. Processes remain heavily paper-based, and data about a person’s health and wellbeing is often spread throughout different locations depending on where the consultation occurred. More recently, the arrival […]

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SaaS or on-premises? The security challenge for healthcare applications

The healthcare industry faces a difficult paradox when it comes to IT services. Healthcare has some of the most tightly governed restrictions on how information is managed, but it runs the risk of not delivering services effectively enough if it can’t access modern IT service options. There are pros and cons of using cloud-based and […]

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Understanding the flipped classroom

For generations, teachers and students have followed a common pattern: lecture first in the classroom, do homework, and then review. Now, a growing number of teachers are “flipping” the classroom, bringing new educational opportunities for students and putting new demands on educational IT. In a flipped classroom, students are assigned material to study and exercises […]

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