By Dr. Melissa Lim & Patrick Yam – Much of this newfound momentum around sleep, which is now closely tied with the wellness movement, is linked with the growth of wearable sleep trackers within smart watches and smart rings: The market is expected to grow by more than 15% between 2020 and 2026.Read More
By Maria Perrin – At the close of each year, we take a look back to look forward — reflecting on the events of the past 12 months and anticipating how they might shape the year ahead. Here are key trends we expect to come into play through the new year and beyond, as healthcare undergoes a significant transformation.
By Paul Grundy MD – Primary care physicians face overwhelming pressure right now—and not just because of the pandemic. Even in the best of times, we ask too much from them. Instead of letting them be healers and diagnosticians, we make them responsible for every aspect of patient care.
By Lyndsey Lord RN MBA – For both safety and efficiency, providers must be creative in caring for a growing patient population. After reading CMS’ recent announcement of the Acute Hospital Care at Home program, it is clear that clinical care will continue to expand beyond the four-walls of the hospital.
By Inga Shugalo – AR and VR are steadily paving their way in the most conservative fields of activity – finance, manufacturing, and even healthcare have become devoted users of these technologies.
By George Pappas – Over the past two decades, we’ve witnessed growing consolidation in the healthcare industry which resulted from individual hospitals and practices being purchased and combined into larger health systems and integrated delivery networks (IDN).
By Gerry Miller – The fragmented nature of health care and public health within the U.S hasn’t helped pandemic response. With the winter season now approaching, things just got worse. Combatting a new and highly contagious disease presents a wide range of challenging problems. But in many ways, our tools only exacerbate the issue.
By Zachary Fox – Things have changed since the frenzy of EHR adoption in the years following passage of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act over 10 years ago. The once greenfield opportunities with first-time EHR buyers is now a crowded “rip and replace” market.
By Jenifer Leaf Jaeger MD MPH – Communities across the United States are looking for better ways to manage mental and behavioral health disorders, with the recognition that Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) are inextricably linked with an individual’s mental health status.