How Industry 4.0 Will Address the Manufacturing Talent Shortage

There’s been a rather peculiar, seemingly contradictory, trend coming out of the manufacturing industry the last few months. According to a report by the Institute for Supply Chain Management, manufacturing activity rose up to 56% in August, jumping up nearly 2% from numbers recorded in July. Even…


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How Social Determinants of Health Help to Combat COVID-19 and More

With healthcare, there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach. Every body is unique and requires different care even when suffering from the same exact condition. It’s why the sector as a whole focuses so intently on gathering as much data on an individual patient as possible before moving…


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Ways to Improve Shipping Technology in Preparation for Peak Season 2020

In the freighting, manufacturing, and retail sectors, August through November/December is commonly referred to as “Peak Season.” It is during this chunk of time that shopping, orders, returns, and shipping increase to an alarming degree as the holiday season, and all of its shopping habits, begin…


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Medical Tablets are Essential as Patient Engagement Solutions

For the past few years, healthcare has been in the midst of a pivot towards patient empowerment. Value-based care, the abandonment of fee-for-service payment models, pushes to allow patients to access their own data, and many other recently advocated programs are all testaments to this pivot. Even…


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Why is On Demand Manufacturing Suddenly Being Talked About?

Earlier in 2020, when the COVID pandemic was still in its infancy, manufacturing experienced one of its most prolific and high-profile stories ever. In response to lightning quick reduction in supplies such as PPE and ventilators, several manufacturers answered the call by leveraging their plants…


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The Practical and Financial Benefits of Hot Swappable Battery Medical Computers

Healthcare, despite its necessity and despite the love many practitioners have for the practice, is rife with its own issues and pain points. Across the board, several nurses, doctors, IT team members, and more all report issues of burnout and frustration, not with the nature of their work, but in…


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Defining Lean Manufacturing, Its Core Principles, and Recommended Tools

Manufacturing has always been infatuated with creating as much as it can with as little as possible. The less resources, time, and confusing processes involved in creating a product, the less money wasted and the more optimized the operation. And while this is surely true in many regards,…


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Rebuilding Surgery After Mass Elective Surgery Cancellations

Health as an industry has been rocked by 2020, but the ways in which different professions within that industry have been impacted are varied. Surgery, for example, has experienced significant stress in the form of mass elective surgery cancellations due to mandated shutdowns and stunted recovery…


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What is OT Security? IT vs OT Security Best Practices

It’s rather unfortunate but cybercriminal activities tend to rise in times of increased stress and anxiety. 2020 has proven to show no shortages of both stress and anxiety and the proportional rise in cybersecurity attacks across all industries tend to prove this trend. Many times, these…


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