Consumer Healthcare: Growing Importance of Patient Education and Communications Solutions


As the healthcare industry shifts to value-based care models, patient education and communication solutions increasingly have become an investment priority for care providers and payers. Consumers have many means, whether digital or analog, to acquire medical knowledge and personal health information, and they tend to reach out to their doctor when sick, or when they have complex health questions. Traditionally, doctors do not proactively reach out to their patients — especially when their patients aren’t sick. This model is changing, however.

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Amazon Drops Wells Fargo Student Loan Program Like Hot Potato


Amazon and Wells Fargo Education Financial Services this week suddenly ended a partnership to offer low-cost loans to college students, less than six weeks after announcing the program. Wells Fargo, the largest lender of private student loans among all U.S. commercial banks, had offered a 0.50 percent discount to Amazon Prime Student customers under the partnership. They were eligible for an additional 0.25 percent rate reduction if they enrolled in the bank’s automatic monthly loan repayment plan.

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STEM: Inspiring young minds to embrace what is all around them

Science, technology, engineering and math – or STEM for short – are areas of education that are so vital to our daily life they cannot be ignored.

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Apple School Manager Web portal enters beta ahead of iOS 9.3 debut

Article Image Apple is inching toward a launch of major additions to its iOS in Education program first previewed in iOS 9.3 beta, the most recent change being this week’s beta activation of the forthcoming Apple School Manager Web hub.

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Google addresses EdTech data collection concerns but leaves questions unanswered

Article Image After requesting details on Google’s data collection policies in relation to its education technology program, Sen. Al Franken on Tuesday published the company’s official point-by-point response, saying the letter was thorough but ultimately incomplete.

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iOS 9.3 for iPad adds multi-user support for students, new Classroom app

Article Image The forthcoming release of iOS 9.3 will add a number of new iPad features focused on the education market, including multi-user support and a new dedicated Classroom app.

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Apple markets iPad in arts & science education with new profiles

Article Image Apple on Tuesday posted two new profiles to its “iPad in Education” subsite as part of an ongoing campaign to promote the tablet’s uses in arts and science classrooms.

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Apple's 'iPad in Education' program getting overhauls to fix deployment obstacles – report

Apple is working on “significant” evolutions to the iPad in Education program that should solve some of the barriers schools encounter when trying to deploy iPads in the classroom, according to a new report.



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Schools lament shortcomings of Apple's iPad as some opt instead for Chromebooks

Even as Apple’s education sales boom, some schools have begun to transition students and classrooms away from the iPad in favor of laptops — including Google’s cheap cloud-based Chromebooks — as weaknesses have begun to emerge with the tablet form factor.



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Al-Qaeda prefers Android over Apple's iOS

Apple’s iOS has taken majority market share in education, government and the enterprise, but Google’s Android has become the favored mobile platform among Al-Qaeda operatives.



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Marketing to Mobile Millennials: Misperceptions and Myths


Despite their financial burdens — unconscionably high levels of college education debt and a lackluster job market — everyone wants to know what millenials want. Where will they live? What will they buy? Automakers shake in fear that they won’t develop the same obsession for the automobile-oriented lifestyle as their parents. Apartment builders have no compunction about building more and more edgy, in-fill dwellings for them, content in the knowledge that home ownership is a long away off for this crowd.

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