Category: Healthcare News & Tech

Three Key Ways to Improve Provider Education

According to a survey conducted last year, physicians work an average of 51 hours per week. In addition to time spent seeing patients, these doctors spend valuable time handling administrative tasks such as documentation, checking on test results and reading through patient records and other clinical information. Physicians also have a professional commitment to staying […]

Value-Based Care: Benefits and Challenges in the Current Healthcare System

The United States is a world leader in many categories. For instance, America spends more than any country on medical research and development and is at the forefront of developing automation and artificial intelligence technology. However, we also have the most expensive healthcare system in the world. Just last year, the U.S. spent $10,586 on […]

Predictive Analytics in Healthcare: Transitioning Data into Actionable Insight

We can’t predict the future, however, the healthcare industry is working to address cost and utilization issues through predictive analytics. As defined by CIO Magazine, predictive analytics is a category of data analytics aimed at making predictions about future outcomes based on historical data and analytics techniques that can generate future insights with a significant […]

Summer 2019: Healthcare Updates to Know

Each season brings new changes and modifications to the healthcare industry. With summer here, we’ve highlighted important issues, healthcare coverage changes and advances in medical research. Cybersecurity Still Troubles the Industry The healthcare industry continues to be plagued by cybersecurity issues. A newly published 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report from Verizon found that of the […]

How Healthcare Organizations Can Tackle Social Determinants of Health

There’s no way around it–healthcare in the United States is expensive. This country spends about twice as much per person compared to other developed nations. One key way healthcare organizations are addressing these issues is factoring in social determinants of health (SDOH). The World Health Organization defines SDOH as “the conditions in which people are […]

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