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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 […]

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 […]

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