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Since time immemorial, the healthcare industry has been driven by two factors--medical expertise and cost--with the patient and care-taker always having to toe the line. Now with significant advances in technology, the patient is becoming increasingly empowered to actively participate in charting the course of his/her healthcare.
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If you thought 2015 was the "age of disruption", you are in for a roller-coaster ride in 2016. With ground-breaking innovations across big data, cloud computing and the Internet-of-things, get ready to be plunged into an immersive world where everything is connected and a smartphone is your significant other.
One line of wrong code could mess up the reading on your digital vital statistics monitoring system or crash the EMR system that has critical patient data. I believe it is time for software developers to take their craft very seriously and also reap the benefits of being part of the global health/wellbeing eco-system.