Bringing Telehealth to the Rehabilitation Industry

The future of telehealth continues to build interest due to its convenience and cost-effectiveness. Not only does it increase access to care and reduce travel time—especially for people living in rural areas—but telehealth also decreases the number of hospital stays and can improve communication between clinicians. According to the American Hospital Association (AHA), 76 percent […]

Spring 2019: Healthcare Updates to Know

A new season has arrived, and it brings new changes within the healthcare industry. To help keep you informed about these issues and how they may affect you, we’ve compiled the most important industry news. FDA Commissioner Resigns Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the 23rd commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration, recently resigned after […]

The Millennial Guide to Healthcare

Millennials differ from previous generations in the way they consume healthcare, and they tend to be cautious based on monetary concerns. For example, half of millennials admit to avoiding a doctor visit to save on funds. And that’s just the start. Other data shows: Only 67 percent of millennials have a primary care physician. Almost […]

Mandated Nurse-to-Patient Staffing Ratios: Benefits at the Bedside and Beyond

Safe patient care ratios have been a widely discussed topic with current legislation to address tight budgets and a shortage of qualified medical professionals, especially in nursing. A mandated nurse-to-patient ratio to control the maximum amount of patients a nurse can care for during a shift promotes quality care for patients and benefits the nursing […]

Physicians and Technology: Avoiding Burnout

Technology has played an increasingly larger role in the healthcare industry over the past couple decades and continues to offer a myriad of benefits to physicians and other healthcare professionals. It is intended to streamline workflow, reduce administrative burden and improve patient care, but when poorly designed, technology may increase stress for physicians. This stress […]

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