Tag: healthcare news

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 […]

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 […]