Securing Healthcare Information in a Digital World

While the rapid advancements in telehealth and digital healthcare that have been spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic promise to deliver more care to more people more affordably, they have also opened up new avenues for bad actors to access sensitive information like patient data. It’s no secret…


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Medical Computers and the Hospital of the Future

With the advancements made in digital technology during the 2010s, we were already on the cusp of radical changes in medicine before COVID-19 hit. Now, things that just seemed like distant possibilities before have rapidly become inevitabilities. Telehealth was still a newfangled luxury at the end…


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Are Current Healthcare Tech Trends Helping Patients at the Cost of Providers?

Healthcare has been testing the limits of the old adage “necessity is the mother of invention.” Treatment methods and the means by which we deliver these treatments are in constant flux as, during the start of the pandemic, we rushed to embrace telehealth and, even now, we expect to see further…


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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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4 Increasingly Impressive Healthcare Automation Solutions

When the time comes for a business or industry to change, the process can often seem simple – Adopt the newest tech, optimize using that tech, and bring your customers better service and value. Oftentimes, this is the case; however, healthcare has always been rather hesitant in its adoption of new…


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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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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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Understanding Hospital Readmission Rates and the Need to Lower Them

Healthcare providers are in a constant state of improving their care capabilities in order to better treat those that seek their care. And contrary to popular beliefs, this transcends care that’s only administered while a patient is residing within a facility. Acute care and emergency treatment…


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Preparing for Healthcare Consumerism with Healthcare Price Transparency

Patient empowerment through education and engagement programs have been rising in popularity within the healthcare space as it embraces value-based care. Because of this push, we’ve seen an increase in medical devices such as vital tracking wearables and medical tablet pcs loaded up with patient…


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