By Jinhan Kim – The number of patients with Crohn’s Disease (CD) is set to rise from 1.4 million to 1.55 million or 7% in 2029 across France, Germany, Spain, UK and the U.S. The prevalence of CD is the highest in the U.S. at 243 cases per 100,000 persons.Read More
By Gil Dror – The monkeypox outbreak has accelerated with more than 3,000 cases in the US (according to CDC data) and the vaccine nationwide has been hamstrung by logistical and technical errors. The World Health Organization has declared the monkeypox outbreak to be a global health emergency.
By David Lareau – Clinicians are among the most highly trained knowledge workers in any industry, yet the systems they use to care for patients hinder their ability to deliver care. EHRs require clinical users to spend too much time searching for clinically relevant information.
By Mike Hodge – In an effort to reduce costs, healthcare organizations are transitioning care models from the high-cost hospital setting to non-acute facilities. At the same time, the senior population over 65 is rapidly growing, accounting for 17% of the total population in 2020, and projected to grow to 21% in 2030.
This week we are highlighting five episodes you can find on Healthcare NOW Radio that focus on disruption and innovation in healthcare. From the Incrementalist, Healthcare IT Today, Healthcare Rap, The Healthcare Leadership Experience, and Voices of Self-Funding, the following shows shine a spotlight on innovation happening NOW.
By Derek Streat – Our world today is more personalized than ever. Most industries are now characterized by customization, with consumers expecting experiences and outcomes exactly how they want them, when they want them. If retail, hospitality, food services, and most other industries can custom-tailor experiences based on the wants and needs of their target audiences, why can’t healthcare do the same?
By Jonathan Hart – The healthcare sector has always existed at the intersection of innovation and complex problems. It’s an industry that relies on riding the newest waves of digital transformation to continue providing the best possible outcomes for patients and providers alike.
By Laura Breedlove – Healthcare data is a powerful tool that can reveal critical trends across multiple demographics. With more use of EHRs, data has become more readily available across health systems including lab tests, treatments, diagnoses, genetics, environment and lifestyle.
By Kim Commito – With urgent care clinics becoming the go-to sites for on-demand healthcare in the U.S., patient engagement technology has become necessary for clinics to succeed in the highly concentrated, competitive marketplace. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated patient expectations and demands for…