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How personal devices are changing health care

The new Fitbit Charge 3 fitness trackers with sport bands are displayed in New York.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

The booming wearables market is transforming the health care industry as patients use smartphone apps, the Apple Watch, Fitbits and Garmins to track their heart rate, check for heart arrhythmia, and monitor physical activity, sleep patterns and hydration. And they’re ...

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Through hospital consolidation, systems say they remain focused on community health

LifeBridge Health Bon Secours Hospital

Maryland hospital systems have been growing for years, with some small systems joining larger systems, small hospitals joining systems and other hospitals remaining proudly independent. It comes as no surprise that most systems are happy with where they stand as ...

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