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Smart devices are moving from fitness tracking to monitoring patients with chronic illnesses

 verbaska_studio | Getty Images The first generation of wearable devices, like smartwatches and activity trackers, were aimed at helping generally healthy people track their physical activity. Now, the medical industry is looking for ways to use smart gadgets to monitor patients with chronic illnesses. Keeping track of patients after they go home is increasingly important… Read More »

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner

(Reuters Health) – Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests. FILE PHOTO: Residents walk through flood water back to their raised house during Hurricane Barry in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, U.S. July 14,… Read More »

What Patients Look For in a Pharmacy – Pharmacy Times

[embedded content] Nimesh Jhaveri, President of Health Mart, discusses what patients want in their pharmacy. This interview was filmed at the McKesson IdeaShare 2019 conference in Orlando. Nimesh Jhaveri, RPh: They’re looking for a frictionless, easy experience. They’re looking for a pharmacist and a pharmacy team that they can trust. They’re looking for services to make… Read More »