Millenials drive new mHealth trends; Communication fail hinders care coordination;

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> The healthcare industry may turn out to be a gate to adoption for Google Glass and other smart glasses given how well the wearable fits the needs of physicians and caregivers, from annual exam rooms to critical surgical procedures, according to a BuzzFeed report. Article

> Patients dealing with visual loss and eyesight challenges may soon be able to use a new mobile warning device to avoid falls and injuries resulting from collisions, reports NDTV. The wearable device uses technology based on time to collision rather than location and proximity. Article

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> Communication--or often the lack thereof--between hospital clinicians and primary care providers often results in poor care coordination after discharge and a greater chance of patient readmissions, according to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Article

> Millennials are poised to have a major influence on the direction of healthcare delivery due to their preference for technological innovation and convenient care models, according to a new PNC Healthcare survey. Article

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> Health IT needs to evolve from digitized patient record repositories into interoperable electronic collaboration platforms to further care coordination and serve patient-centered medical homes, reveals research published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Article

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