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Healthcare continues to be a source of major concern in the United States, with recent polling indicating it is the number one issue to voters in the 2020 elections. Availability and cost, which are closely related, are the key reasons for this. Despite greater past media attention on pharmaceutical pricing, the single greatest contributor to overall healthcare costs (a whopping 18 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product, or $11,172 per person in 2018), is actually hospitals. As a result, there has been growing attention on hospital pricing. The issues involved are more complex than they may appear but, fortunately, there is a clear path to improvement for both hospitals and patients.
3 Healthcare Industry Pains Solved With Blockchain
Trusting is difficult, but it is an integral part of life. Yet different activities require different levels of trust. You may easily buy something on Amazon relying on user reviews only but taking care of your health is a whole different level of reliance.
6 Diseases That Could Benefit Most From MedTech In 2020
Despite major advancements, the medical community continues to treat many conditions with no effective cure or long-term treatments — like cancer and heart disease. For some diseases, this may change soon. Recent innovations, powered in part by initiatives like the FDA's Breakthrough Therapy designation, may lead to major benefits for some untreatable and difficult-to-treat conditions this year.
Accelerating The Time To Value From Advanced Analytics
Why should healthcare executives care about analytics and connected analytics in particular? Because healthcare is in a state of enormous disruption and transformation.
Healthcare Providers Must Protect Patient Data In 2020: Here’s Why
Quality healthcare is predicated on a simple principle: first, do no harm. The Hippocratic Oath serves as the sector’s centuries-old lodestar that ensures that doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers are always working toward a singular goal of promoting positive patient health outcomes.
5 Ways To Master UX In Fintech App Development
The success of any mobile application will always lie with the satisfaction of the end user. Surprisingly, many apps have launched and failed because they could not create a product that catered to their customer’s needs. As we usher in a new decade, millennials lead the way in mobile adoption, as institutions are having to rethink their approach and cater not only to a generation who values tradition over humanization, but also a demographic who favors connection, convenience, and rewards.
Why Blockchain Technology Isn’t The Answer To The Patient Identity Challenge
Two years ago, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), an organization created to serve the professional development needs of CIOs working in the healthcare industry, launched a challenge in the healthcare tech space. The goal was to find new and innovative ways to integrate a National Patient ID system into healthcare technology and effectively address patient identity resolution.
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Lee Health Targets Clinical Excellence With Kronos
Leveraging workforce technology from Kronos Incorporated to cultivate an exceptional employee experience, Florida’s largest public health system, Lee Health, is creating an environment where people at all levels feel inspired and empowered to focus on patient care.
Bridge Connector And Skedulo Announce Partnership To Automate Complex Scheduling And Patient Care Workflows For Health Care Providers
Bridge Connector, a technology company offering data-driven workflow automation to solve health IT interoperability challenges, today announced a partnership with Skedulo, a mobile workforce management platform that enables deskless workforce productivity.