Tag: healthcare


Is The Future of Healthcare Female?

August 22, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Recent online and offline movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp have made women’s issues a big part of the public agenda once again. The obstacles that women face worldwide as part of their daily life captured the thoughts of millions around […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

New project develops ethical framework to help doctors make difficult decisions

July 31, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Medical professionals have a duty of care to relieve suffering and save lives. Although they will occasionally make mistakes, it is rare that someone deliberately participates in wrongdoing. But there are times when carrying out what is perceived as ‘good’ […]


Can New Technologies Diagnose Old Issues for the Healthcare Industry?

July 26, 2018

Via: James Hughes

The benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics in medicine can be divided into three groups: increased efficiency and productivity by optimizing clinical processes and allowing doctors to concentrate their full attention on the patients; improved patient experience by avoiding […]


Medical News Today: Eleven iron-rich foods for toddlers

July 26, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Toddlers are notoriously picky eaters, but there are many iron-rich foods that even the fussiest toddlers will eat. Toddlers are known to reject foods for all kinds of reasons – maybe it’s too red, it’s too mushy, or it touched […]


Is Healthcare the Most Important Problem Facing US Today?

June 29, 2018

Via: Kelly Redmond

Americans say the most important problem facing US today is healthcare, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. The survey analyzed data from January 2018 to June 2018 and showed an increase in public concern regarding the issue. High costs of health […]


Study finds growing support to allow pharmacists to write prescriptions

June 20, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Prescribing of medications has traditionally been restricted to physicians, but there is growing support to allow pharmacists to do so as well. A British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology review of a large number of studies in many countries reveals that […]


Will Robotics Prove to Be the Future in Surgery?

May 25, 2018

Via: William Palmer

Poor employee health may be the reason US companies waste more than half a trillion dollars per year as a result of low productivity. Some of these companies have decided to provide their employees with health insurance plans in order […]

Data Privacy, Data Security, Information Management

Can Mobile Health Apps Be Made More Secure?

May 2, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Mobile health apps are growing in popularity among doctors and patients alike. In a world where people are often too busy or unable to go to an appointment,  telemedicine can give people a chance to connect with their health providers. […]


Riding The Disruption Wave In Healthcare

May 1, 2018

Via: Forbes

When it comes to innovation, healthcare presents a paradox. It is both a hare and a tortoise. While life-altering breakthroughs in medical treatments can come at a rapid pace, improvements to the way healthcare is actually delivered often happen very […]


Self-Management is the New Key Word in Healthcare

April 9, 2018

Via: Natalie Dunn

Chronic diseases and conditions are now the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. Health problems such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and arthritis are not only prevalent and costly, but also preventable. […]


Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare: Separating Reality From Hype

March 13, 2018

Via: Forbes

It’s impossible to read about the future of healthcare without encountering two pixilated vowels that, together, represent the hopes and fears of an industry seeking more intelligent solutions. Though the field of artificial intelligence (AI) has been around since 1956, […]

Data Security, Information Management

Most healthcare organizations have suffered data breaches, survey shows

March 12, 2018

Via: Modern Healthcare

While healthcare organizations spent more on information technology from 2016 to 2017, the number of cyberattacks also increased, according to a new survey from the Ponemon Institute. The healthcare organizations surveyed experienced an average of 16 cyberattacks each in 2017, […]


Healthcare’s Artificial Intelligence Market May Hit $6 Billion

March 6, 2018

Via: Forbes

The move to population health and a greater acceptance of machines to help deliver medical care to patients will help turn artificial intelligence into a $6 billion market within three years, according to a new analysis. Accenture says healthcare’s artificial […]

Data Analytics, Information Management, Opinions

Why Artificial Intelligence Could Fail Healthcare Providers in 2018

February 28, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds tremendous potential to transform care delivery by automating, augmenting and amplifying human labor in repetitive cognitive tasks. Just like any tool, however, it can be leveraged with improper or incomplete strategies and create more harm than […]


Experts: Opioid Problem Difficult but Solvable

February 26, 2018

Via: MedPageToday

WASHINGTON — Healthcare professionals can improve patient screening for opioid abuse and better identify patients with opioid use disorder, experts said here Friday, recognizing that these efforts will be difficult. Speaking to a few dozen journalists at a day-long National […]