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?Read More
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.
By Baha Zeidan – What if your family’s access to healthcare was dependent on your family’s access to broadband internet? For millions of people living in rural America, this isn’t a hypothetical scenario.
By Gopal Khanna MBA – The time patients spend with their healthcare providers is limited. Often missing from the clinical encounter is information about how people fare as they go about their daily lives. It has been challenging to capture and share this reservoir of information—
By Stephen M. Hahn MD & Anand Shah MD – Americans may be surprised to learn that many 21st century medical products are still being manufactured using technologies commonly employed since the middle of the last century. These manufacturing platforms are not dynamic and can increase the risk of shortages, limit flexibility during an emergency, and contribute to the high cost of medical products.