Emerging HIT

 * Read blog about "Next Generation Health IT Systems"
** View selected videos from FutureMed
, e.g. DIY Genomics.

Wearable Systems

The market for wearable devices will reach more than 100 million units annually by 2016 as a range of factors combine over the next five years to drive consumer and healthcare adoption. These devices, ranging from heart rate monitors for measuring an individual’s performance during sports to wearable blood glucose meters, will all enable greater detail in tracking, monitoring, and care – often through connections provided by mobile phones.  See mHealth Fans Daily

Articles and blogs by the Webmaster and others on innovative, emerging technologies and open solutions relevant to the health care arena:

* Download a free copy of the eBook "Open Health IT Solutions for the Public & Private Sectors"  published in January 2014. It contains a collection of feature stories, articles, and blogs about emerging 'Open' Health IT technologies and solutions.


The ElectronicMedical Record & Genomics (EMERGE) Network is a national consortium formed to develop, disseminate, and apply approaches to research that combine DNA Biorepositories with Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems for large-scale, high-throughput genetic research.

The management strategies of Collaboration, Open Solutions, and Innovation are empowering patients and enabling Health@Anywhere in the 21st century.

* See Medical Informatics 20/20 and Emerging Technologies & Open Health IT Solutions

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Paper Kills 2.0

"Paper Kills 2.0 is a timely book that explores the most important drivers of health IT, from innovation, primary care, and clinical research to open source, electronic administration, and health information exchange. We focused each chapter on the tens of billions of dollars invested through the economic stimulus law to get modern technologies into the hands of doctors and providers," says David Merritt. "This book explains why Health IT is so important and how it can improve your health," says Mehmet Oz, M.D.