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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How to Address the Rising Patient Appointment Cancellation Problem

Patient appointment cancellation has been a thorn in the side of many a care provider for several years. They’re a normal enough occurrence- peoples’ lives are hectic and oft unpredictable. Unfortunately, in the case of a healthcare appointment, that blocked off time slot is much more valuable than…


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3 Must-Haves for a Remote Monitoring Program in Your Facility

Despite healthcare’s notorious aversion to new technology and new modes of operation, there has been a widespread adoption of innovative new technology as facilities become forced to adapt to an infection-conscious world and clientele. Suddenly, tech adoption that used to only be limited to EHRs,…


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Healthcare Recession: How Can Providers Help Their Patients and Themselves?

When we think of a recession, we often tend to exempt healthcare facilities from the conversation. Afterall, people are constantly in need of healing and care. Because of this, many tend to think of a “healthcare recession” as nothing more than fiction and believe the industry as a whole is…


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What will the Medical Device Industry Look Like Post-COVID?

Recent global events have shown healthcare providers what being underprepared truly looks like. Not having enough staff, not having enough personal protective equipment, and especially not having the right alternative methods of administering care at the ready have rocked acute and emergency care…


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What’s Needed to Make Patient Education Materials Effective?

Hospitals are in a never-ending battle to lower patient readmission rates. By combating these rates with proper policies and hardware designed to mitigate spreading infection such as antimicrobial medical computer systems, facilities can better treat patients while also avoiding financial…


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