MCT Clinical, a web-based diabetes management system from MyCareTeam, is integrated at UMass Memorial with the Allscripts electronic health record solution used by physicians. It allows diabetics to send their blood glucose monitor data from their home computers straight to their doctor’s records.
“As doctors begin to get compensated for keeping their patients healthy and not just for treating them when they’re sick, this kind of real-time inexpensive data will be essential,” writes Glen Tullman, CEO of Allscripts in the Forbes.com piece. “It’s the future of health care, right before your eyes.”
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