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The smartphone industry may be growing, but is the U.S. healthcare infrastructure ready to embrace the growing desire for non-traditional physician-patient encounters?

An increasing number of factors thwart efforts to bring new technologies to patients suffering from cardiovascular disease. In the minds of physician researchers and industry leaders, regulatory barriers, less financial return on investment and government impediments interfere with innovation. However, if innovators can adapt and evolve to a more global healthcare ecosystem, a silver lining may materialize.

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