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Blockchain Making its Way Into Healthcare

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The buzzword “blockchain” has been floating around almost every industry, and we won’t see it stopping any time soon. Mayo Clinic, the leading nonprofit organization, signed a deal with Medicalchain, a UK-based startup. The company uses blockchain technology to safely keep medical records of patients. Together, the companies will...

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11 Apr, 2018

The Sky’s The Limit When It Comes To Digital Health Funding

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A new report has been released that indicates digital health funding is on the rise. For the healthcare industry, digital components are set to continue to grow, even more than last year. “On the heels of the biggest year in venture funding, the digital health space is starting off 2018...

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06 Dec, 2017

Healthcare Companies Help Patients Overcome Transportation Barrier

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The common goal that most healthcare professionals share is to make sure that patients are receiving the best quality of care and to eliminate any potential barriers that may be blocking that care. So, what if that barrier involves the simple act of being transported? According to CTAA, millions of...

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01 Nov, 2017

Are Regulations Hindering Patient Engagement?

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Any professional or patient in the healthcare industry understands that patient engagement is the most crucial factor surrounding this sector. When a patient is engaged with properly, it can be the deciding factor that indicates if the practice is successful, or if the industry is moving in the right...

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25 Oct, 2017

What Do Consumers Want When They Interact With the Healthcare System?

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Healthcare surrounds the patient, so it makes sense that providers are seeking answers about what they prefer when they interact with the healthcare industry. It is important for physicians to be up to date when it comes to consumer trends in this sector, in order to deliver the most...

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04 Oct, 2017

Do Doctors Share Electronic Health Record Passwords?

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Doctors and patients share a unique relationship. Patients rely on doctors for help and depend on them for privacy, care, and positive interaction with each visit. The patient and doctor relationship is so important and special, that it requires a set of guidelines and rules, such as HIPAA, that...

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25 Sep, 2017

How Does Supply Chain Management Play a Role in Healthcare?

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The supply chain is extremely important in the healthcare sector because It involves dealing with resources and goods that help providers ultimately deliver patient care to consumers. “The supply chain represents close to a third of the average hospital’s overall operating expense, and it’s predicted to surpass labor as...

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18 Sep, 2017

How Are Scribes Valuable In Healthcare?

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A new study released by Annals of Family Medicine exposes how scribes are growing alongside tech tools in healthcare, such as electronic health records, resulting in an overall increase in patient and provider satisfaction. “Scribes are increasingly being used in clinical practice despite a lack of high-quality evidence regarding...

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Thanks To Apple, Healthcare Takes Further Steps Toward Digital

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What if you could monitor your health through data found on your smartphone? We’ve seen this made possible through the invention of wearables and fitness apps, created by companies like Samsung, Fitbit, and Apple. Samsung geared its new Galaxy phones to be patient centered, designing a health app and...

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02 Aug, 2017

Big Data Creates Even Bigger Trends in Healthcare

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Analytics in healthcare: a hot topic that is frequently discussed among leading healthcare leaders. Any healthcare professional knows that there is a ton of data used in the industry. Using this data to create meaningful analytics can improve patient care and support a variety of healthcare functions. “Enterprises that...

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