The holidays are a busy time for many people, from shopping for family and friends to attending festive parties. It’s also a hectic time for physicians and nurses who work in emergency departments across the country because they often see an increase in visits due to injuries and illnesses sustained from various holiday activities. According […]
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The 2018 midterm elections ended a few weeks ago (and in a couple states, continuing on). The election outcome resulted in the Democrats taking over the United States House majority and the Republicans retaining predominance in the Senate. According to preliminary exit polling, more than 40 percent of voters cited healthcare as the most important […]
Someone may tell you something very profound, but if it’s said in a language you don’t understand, it’s probably not going to mean much to you. Similarly, having access to a lot of information isn’t very helpful if there’s no practical way to use it. That’s where the application of data analysis and blockchain comes […]
In the healthcare industry, missing a new regulation or alternative treatment could cost you more than money or time. In order to stay informed, we’ve rounded up the most recent updates: New Non-Opioid Treatments For Opiate Withdrawal In response to the national opioid crisis, the FDA has recently approved two new treatments to mitigate […]
It’s not unusual to see a friend, coworker or even stranger sporting some kind of fitness tracker. Though you might think such “gadgets” are only for runners and those trying to drop a few pounds, wearable technology is being utilized in numerous other ways, especially in healthcare. The global market for medical wearable devices […]
Technology has created lanes for many people, businesses and industries to seek and attain enormous progress. The healthcare industry, in particular, has rapidly evolved in recent years through partnering with technological innovators. Many such partnerships have been forged through creative collaborations with companies not traditionally active in healthcare. The most recent whirlwind of tech companies […]
The past decade has seen a greater emphasis on improving health care, its cost and overall quality of service by providers. Rising costs for medical testing, chronic disease management, and prescription drugs have led to researchers and payers developing more affordable alternatives for restoring health and preventing health issues. One such alternative is shifting from […]
For years, the number of practicing physicians in the U.S. has not maintained pace with the rising demand for medical services. This trend has created a physician shortage, with consequences extending far beyond the doctor’s office to essential workflows throughout the American healthcare system, including the medical review process. The Association of American Medical Colleges […]
In healthcare, there are many possible applications that take advantage of the expanded IP connectivity. We’ll look at two – one on the device side, and one on the service side – that between them embody much of the IoT’s potential in the field.
In healthcare, AI programs have gained prominence in a number of applications.