By Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD & Suzanne B. Schwartz, MD, MBA – Medical devices are increasingly more advanced and interconnected, sharing information via Wi-Fi, the internet, our phones and across hospital networks.Read More
By Abhinav Shashank – Can we ensure the well-being of a sapling that was not watered for weeks after being planted? Consistency in care matters just as much for patients seeking to improve their wellness and to achieve healthier outcomes.
By Phil Galewitz – Worried its employees aren’t getting good enough care from doctors in their insurance networks, Walmart next year will test pointing workers in northwestern Arkansas, central Florida and the Dallas-Fort Worth area toward physicians it has found provide better service.
By Gopal Khanna MBA – It is estimated that 50 million American adults experience chronic pain daily, with nearly 20 million experiencing the kinds of high-impact pain that interfere with daily life or work. The financial cost of treating pain is enormous – between $560 billion and $635 billion annually.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a final rule that empowers patients preparing to move from acute care into post-acute care (PAC), a process called “discharge planning.”
By Alex Tate – Communication has always been pivotal to the success of any business, any project and any pursuit. The effectiveness of communication within a team can alone decide the fate of the entire activity.
By Joel Barthelemy – Malcolm X said, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” It’s sage advice that many clinicians might agree with. After all, a patient’s behaviors and choices today influence their well-being in the future.
By Sonia Singh – Create a consumer-grade digital experience for your patients — something that rivals the ease-of-use of Airbnb or Lyft — or risk being lapped in a race you can’t afford to lose.
By Jay Haughton – The issue of physician burnout – caused by heavy administrative loads and poor workflows – is starting to become mainstream news. All across the United States, the delivery of care is stressful for both patients and doctors.