How AI Helps Healthcare Improve Post-Facility Care

Healthcare for any given person isn’t something that ends as soon as they leave the hospital. Bar certain conditions and emergencies, illnesses are things that a patient will need to manage and care not to exacerbate even after they receive proper treatment from a professional. Whether this need…


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Eliminating Friction for an Easier Vaccination Program

With COVID-19 vaccines finally released, healthcare is now slowly shifting to the mindset of how best to administer doses to frontline workers and those at highest risk. Normally, this wouldn’t be AS big a shock to our health system as we’re seeing now, however, there are new variables to consider.…


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What Are the New 21st Century Cures Act Interoperability and Information Blocking Laws?

Healthcare has recently been rife with policy changes and a “status quo” that has been anything but. And as we try to backwards engineer a new form of healthcare that can meet today’s pandemic-conscious patient’s needs, we’ve seen all manner of new policies ranging from the shutdown of elective…


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Patients Will Soon Gain Access to Clinical Notes: How That Impacts Your Note-Taking

We’ve discussed before the industry-wide push for patient empowerment and value-based care. And while this push is surely still happening, a recent delay in the federal “Open Notes” rule that would grant patients instant access to their clinical notes has slowed this push.  This by no means…


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Applications of Telehealth for Chronic Care Management: Are They Viable?

Chronic care is the leading cause of both death and healthcare costs in the US. And it’s not even a contest. Chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer account for 7 out of 10 deaths in the US and make up more than 75% of the money spent on public and private healthcare. What…


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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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The Most Common Causes and Solutions of Patient Misidentification

It happens more than a healthcare professional would like to think or even admit. A patient comes in to receive care or a rather simple check up, they return home thinking nothing of the normal procedure and, a few months later, their jaw drops to the floor as they sit face-to-face with a bill…


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Robotics in Healthcare: Examples, Benefits, and Future Applications

When the term “robot” is evoked, a series of preconceived notions flush the brain. Many may think of sleek, humanoid machines. Others may imagine less upright machines, but more feasible designs such as programmable arms on a factory floor. Regardless of the image that enters your head, there’s a…


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Building a Digital Front Door Healthcare Strategy: Where to Start and Why

Though constantly evolving, hospitals and care providers can be rather averse to new tech adoption. 2020, however, has shown many that change is a necessity as the status quo between provider and patient has been irrevocably altered.  One of the changes embraced en-masse has been the inclusion of…


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Addressing the Aftermath of a Pandemic with Predictive Analytics in Healthcare

While the entire world has faced a staggering blow as a result of the COVID pandemic, none have felt the brunt of that impact more than the healthcare sector. Closed businesses have begun to experience soft re-openings, employees are seeing some more of their hours return, but healthcare has been…


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