By Jeffrey Brady MD MPH – Questions are the answer—a simple concept that can apply to so many areas of our lives, but none more important than our healthcare. Through an ongoing collaboration with AHRQ, Google is piloting a new online tool to help patients plan for medical visits.Read More
mHealth and digital health
By Sarianne Gruber – I called CJ Wilson to congratulate him on claiming this year’s Best Wearable at the Health Digital Tech Awards. Modestly, he told me it wasn’t him; his team had won. A former investment banker and a venture capitalist for early-stage companies, he is currently the CEO and Founder of MyHealth.Us.
By Luke Smith – As the world continues to evolve, so does the technology that makes our lives easier and more efficient. This is certainly the case in the medical field as companies continue to make new apps that not only help us stay on top of our health but also help us better communicate with medical professionals when we need them the most.
By Bruce Kennedy – Elective surgeries comprise 60% of hospital revenues, so that’s why hospitals and ASCs are looking to restart elective services—stat. A rebound in COVID-19 cases as cities, regions and states open back up remains a possibility, which is why hospitals and ASCs should proceed slowly.
By Erin Jospe MD – There is considerable grumbling about the stereotypical propensities of Millennials, which, just like most generational grumbling, is largely baseless. In particular, the caricature of Millennials as the technology-obsessed generation that prefers….
New Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist: With guest Lawrence Kosinski, MD, MBA, the Founder and CMO of SonarMD a company offering a pathway to optimizing the treatment of patients with complex chronic conditions to improve outcomes and decrease costs.
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.
Spok, Inc. released the results of its ninth annual survey on mobile strategies in healthcare. Respondents included more than 450 healthcare professionals from hospitals and health systems around the country, of whom 38% were clinicians and 21% were IT or telecommunications staff.