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We look at business through the lens of technology, and break down how cutting-edge tech will alter the way companies in various industries operate. These are some of our learnings from working with the best in the Healthcare business.
HIPAA – stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. HIPAA laws were enacted in 1996 years before the advent of iOS and Android devices. Smartphones have hitherto brought in a flood of apps in the Healthcare industry.
Until recently, when patients wanted illnesses treated, or had specific complaints that they wanted diagnosed, they went to see a doctor. They were then charged a consultation fee by the doctor, or had a third-party insurance cover the cost partially or completely. Now, we have a new option - Telemedicine.
Apple seems pretty focused on tapping into the immense need of the industry on supporting mobile healthcare. As an application developer or provider, there has never been a better time to dive into mobile healthcare and trust us, we have been in this game for quite a while now.