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Figuring Healthcare Today: Can We See a Back to Normal Journey?

November 30, 2020

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

Healthcare systems around the world need a transformation—and the crisis caused by the most recent pandemic has demonstrated it during the past months. Due to the current social distancing rules, today more than ever, healthcare professionals need to focus on […]


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COVID-19 Pandemic: The Race for a Vaccine Continues

October 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

President Donald Trump made a bold statement during the final presidential debate, promising that a coronavirus vaccine will be ready “within weeks.” But, while hopes are rising and multiple vaccines are now in the final stages of development and testing, […]


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Healthcare Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

September 30, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

Any global pandemic can result in rapid and profound changes in societies around the world. Healthcare, education, politics, and economies everywhere are known to change after suffering the consequences that emerge during a pandemic, and the recent COVID-19 crisis is […]


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The Limits of Using Technology to Fight COVID-19

August 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

COVID-19 case numbers remain high across the US. Nonetheless, reports of new cases are dropping, as Americans are following President Trump’s Guidelines for Opening Up America Again. Authorities around the country are advising employers to encourage social distancing and provide […]


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Is It Important to Balance Empathy and Detachment in Healthcare?

July 28, 2020

Via: Coraline Valiant

All medical professionals will experience, at various points in their careers, situations that are shocking or traumatic, and a certain degree of emotional detachment gets triggered in these contexts to help them cope. When this happens, it’s as if a […]


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Personal Ownership and Crisis Management in 2020

June 23, 2020

Via: Aaron Penn

According to the CDC, the SARS-CoV-2 infection rates have been leveling since May. Thanks to the drastic isolation measures, we now have no idea how this situation will evolve. The accumulated global restrictions that governments have imposed in the first […]


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9 Ways AI and Data Science Are Helping Fight the Pandemic

May 21, 2020

Via: Diana Beverly Ross

AI and data science are not only growing into the public health sector, but they are having a significant impact on perhaps every aspect of healthcare. And that’s a good sign in the current global situation. As a matter of […]


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Lessons Learned from Past Pandemics in History

April 10, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, the question on everyone’s mind is: How will the pandemic end? Dozens of companies and public labs around the world are racing towards the finish line, hoping to develop a vaccine that would […]


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Smart Toilets Are Revealing the Health Data That Wearables Can’t

March 10, 2020

Via: Moira Carter

The secret lies not in treating diseases when they appear, but in preventing them before they take over your immune system. It’s not enough to eat well and live a healthy life if you don’t pay close attention to what’s […]


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Coronavirus Is Causing Panic Despite Low Fatality Rate

February 10, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

As the new coronavirus outbreak spreads across China and several other countries around the world, fear, rumors, and speculations follow. However, the current scientific data does not support the alternative theories disseminated online. Even though this virus is new, event […]


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2020 Healthcare Forecast: What You Need to Know

January 10, 2020

Via: Kelly Redmond

A better future requires new strategic objectives for the healthcare system. This means that future policies may need to address problems such as pricing and inequality in medical care, and also provide patients with better choices and innovations in prevention […]


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Poor Quality Care and Medical Debt. Things of the Past?

December 11, 2019

Via: Natalie Dunn

It comes as a surprise that the prime cause of death for ill people in developing countries is not the lack of access to medical care. According to a paper published by The Lancet Global Health Commission, more people die […]


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Use of AI on the Rise in Sports and Healthcare

November 10, 2019

Via: Kelly Redmond

Trust in artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining ground in more than one sector. After healthcare and prevention, it started spreading to tennis courts. Novac Djokovic is one of the best tennis players in the world, but it definitely took some […]


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5G Health Concerns: Should We Be Worried?

October 17, 2019

Via: Natalie Dunn

5G brings lightning-fast internet and is said to be revolutionary for powering new technologies like self-driving cars, advanced augmented, and virtual reality experiences.  “With a massive amount of antennas—tens to hundreds of antennas at each base station—you can serve many […]


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Wellness Programs: A Must-Have?

September 16, 2019

Via: James Hughes

Our everyday activities are shaping a world ready to keep up with the continuous evolution of the digital era. It is only natural that the needs of employee change in the process, and big companies are aware of it. In […]