Tag: healthcare system


How AI Is Going to Change the Future of Healthcare

November 23, 2022

Via: Isabella Carter

The healthcare system has faced unprecedented challenges over the past two years. From longer patient wait times and staff shortages to misinterpretation of symptoms and incorrect diagnoses, the recent healthcare crisis has highlighted several weaknesses in how the system works. […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Healthcare IT’s Key Role in Patient Experience

November 2, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Patient experience is increasingly top of mind for healthcare provider executives. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality defines patient experience as the full range of interactions patients have with the healthcare system, including interactions with health plans and care […]


The American healthcare system is broken — here’s what we can do to fix it

October 26, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

The United States is amid a major demographic shift that is testing the limits of an already strained healthcare system, with Americans living longer and requiring more extensive healthcare services than past generations. Improving access to primary care is a […]


Rebuilding the Future of US Healthcare

October 12, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

There is no question that the recent COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted the US healthcare system, exposing its weak vulnerabilities and creating numerous challenges for its future. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), this is true […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Logistics challenges will reduce the delivery of essential medical devices in Russia

May 3, 2022


The Russian healthcare system relies on imported medical devices to fill gaps where domestic supply is unavailable. This trend is best observed in tech-heavy device sectors where leading international brands are often imported into Russia for use in private and […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Sharing Health Data Update April 2022

April 18, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

This spring marks 18 years in our quest for healthcare interoperability. Under an executive order from president G W Bush, the ONC was established and Dr. David Brailer was dubbed “America’s first Health Information Czar.” The Meaningful Use program was […]


Improving Access to Healthcare

August 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Worldwide, healthcare systems are still struggling to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis that followed its onset. With vaccine rollouts now underway in most countries and restrictions also beginning to be eased, the pandemic seems to be nearing its […]

Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Humanizing AI: How to Close the Trust Gap in Healthcare

November 23, 2020

Via: InformationWeek

Physician turnover in the United States, due to burnout and related factors, was conservatively estimated to cost the US healthcare system some $4.6 billion annually, according to a 2019 Annals of Internal Medicine study. The results reflect a familiar dynamic, […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Medical Technology: Super sniffers

June 10, 2020


In March, the US FDA issued a final rule to ban the use of electrical aversion therapy to treat self-injurious or aggressive behaviour in neuroatypical patients. This is one of only three types of devices to be banned by the […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Why An Aging Population Means Healthcare Customer Experience Must Adapt

July 11, 2019

Via: Forbes

America is getting older, and the healthcare system is buckling under the pressure. The double whammy of people generally living longer and the massive Baby Boomer generation creating the “largest-ever population of older adults in America” has necessitated a level […]


The Emergency Department Is Healthcare’s One-Night Stand. Are We Ready To Address It?

November 16, 2018

Via: Forbes

Hit and quit it. This taboo phrase signifying a one-night stand may make one a bit uncomfortable, yet most can’t look away. Except in healthcare, we’ve been looking away for decades. Every day millions of Americans seek these ‘no-strings attached’ […]

Innovation, Research

The ketogenic diet could delay the effects of aging, say experts

February 2, 2018

Via: The Medical News

According to the researchers, one sixth of the American population is aged over 65 years. The risk of heart disease and other conditions associated with ageing is high in this population, and places a huge burden on the healthcare system. […]


The Era Of Passive Healthcare Needs To End Now

October 23, 2017

Via: Forbes

To say the U.S. healthcare system is broken is both the most overused and understated declaration of the decade. And yet, amidst all this sound and fury, some serious issues have fallen through the cracks. The most overlooked issue: the […]

News, Regulatory

The Rise of Concierge Medical Practices At Hospitals

October 23, 2017

Via: Forbes

For a number of reasons from a healthcare system riddled with problems to people wanting access on demand, concierge medicine is booming. While the cost of joining a concierge medical practice ranges quite a lot, it is geared to more […]


Why Concierge Medicine Is Going To Boom

October 9, 2017

Via: Forbes

In the United States, the healthcare system is in need of significant repairs. The likelihood of these repairs happening in today’s politically charged environment is pretty low. At the same time, the healthcare systems in other countries are also broken […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Why providers should offer tools, data to help consumers make decisions

January 30, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

Every healthcare consumer faces two major decision points—what plan to choose, and how to access low cost, high-quality care when they get sick. While much has been said about plan choice, particularly with the rise of insurance exchanges, it is […]


Why data is a key in driving patient engagement

October 4, 2016

Via: Health Data Management

Healthcare reform, technology advances and the rising cost of care is changing the way insurance is purchased and utilized, while empowering the consumer to make their own healthcare decisions. As a result, more money per member per month is being […]


6 Reasons Why ICD-10 Safe Harbor Is Dangerous for Healthcare Delivery

June 16, 2015

Via: Hit Consultant/Security

The Coalition for ICD-10 has issued the following statement in response to the recent efforts to create a “safe harbor” for physicians, which would prohibit claims from being denied due to incorrect or unspecified ICD-10 codes, will result in dangerous […]