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  • FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For 'Open Internet'

    NPR Capital Public Radio

    The Federal Communications Commission approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote at its Thursday meeting, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the policy will ensure "that no one — whether government or corporate — should control free open access to the Internet."

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  • Remote Patient Monitoring Lets Doctors Spot Trouble Early

    The Wall Street Journal

    Although the merging of wireless technology and medical care is still in its infancy, health systems that have begun pilot programs with the technology in recent years say they see signs that it is keeping patients healthier. By enabling doctors to continuously monitor patients, they say, the systems can detect problems well before they grow serious.

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  • Telemedicine market could grow by $5 billion in next five years

    FierceHealthIT

    The telehealth market in the U.S. is projected to grow in double digits in the next five years, according to an announcement on the report, with telehealth for disease conditions management set to make up more than half of that market. By the year 2020, the patient monitoring market in the U.S. is expected to grow by about $5 billion--mostly because of the expansion of telemedicine use, according to a report by iData Research.

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