By Matt Dickson – As innovative disrupters enter the healthcare market, today’s average consumer has many options for where and how to obtain healthcare services.Read More
By Peter Durlach – As technology has advanced significantly since the first ‘personal computing’ device was introduced nearly half a century ago, so too, have our expectations. It’s no longer enough that our machines can calculate and store—now we expect them to listen, learn, and act.
By Molly Ekstrand – This is what we know: Health IT is essential to comprehensive medication management. And you don’t have to be a multi-billion-dollar health system to make it work.
By Erin Schulte – Inspired to help during the COVID pandemic, a volunteer SWAT team of engineering and medical talent combines old-fashioned problem-solving and advanced 3D printing — but will it actually help?
By Matt Dickson – Referrals can be a stressful transition for patients especially at a time when they are experiencing an escalation of care or change in diagnosis. Quality health outcomes depend upon patients’ adherence to recommended treatment regimens and that starts by providing patients with clear expectations and visibility into their care transitions.
By Greg Kefer – The healthcare industry has been on an unsustainable path for a long time. While everyone agrees the system is broken, solutions have been hard to come by. It’s not easy to fix a complex, highly regulated, $3.6 Trillion industry, but the need for change is well recognized.
By Scott Zeitzer – So far, this year has thrown a lot of unexpected changes in the way of medical practices. COVID-19 has forced a lot of practices to pivot quickly and change a lot of their normal processes to accommodate new requirements and patient needs. Those that could not pivot quickly have had a harder time recovering.
By Kristy Boldt – As the pandemic continues, some organizations have begun to look at outsourcing as a long-term survival strategy. However, even before the pandemic, IT outsourcing by hospitals was going strong, according to a recent Black Book Survey.
By Devin Partida – Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a painless condition that causes patients — most commonly those over 50 — to experience blurriness or sight loss when looking at objects directly in front of them. There are several promising new medical advances to treat people with AMD. Here are five of them.