Healthcare Industry

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How Generational Differences Are Defining Healthcare – Part 2: Seniors

As with other aspects of society, generational differences present challenges. The healthcare system is already overburdened due to longstanding inefficiencies that make it difficult to effectively meet the healthcare needs of all patients. But, advanced technologies are creating new opportunities for healthcare providers to meet these challenges head on. Last week, we talked about the …

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How Generational Differences Are Defining Healthcare – Part 1: Millennials

The healthcare industry is at a crossroads. Administrative work, a growing elderly population and a shortage of physicians are just a few factors that contribute to the burden on healthcare providers. But, as the number of older Americans continues to climb driving a larger group of retirees in need of healthcare services, they are being …

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2020: The Year Connected Health Turned the Corner

This has been an unprecedented year by all accounts. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the entire world for most of the year, changing the way businesses operate, schools educate, friends and families socialize, and even how healthcare organizations treat patients and members. Across industries, it’s been a year of adjustment, with technology and remote tools …

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It’s Time for Chronic Care to Go Digital

Chronic disease is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States, impacting 60% of adults (40% have two or more chronic conditions). These conditions account for 90% of the country’s massive $3.5 trillion healthcare spend. However, innovations in healthcare technology have generated hope that connected health solutions can help reduce the burden …

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When Consumer Technology Meets Healthcare

Among the latest trends in technology is the continued buildout of 5G networks by major wireless carriers. Cellular has often been seen as a consumer-focused technology but as 5G coverage increases, it will benefit not only the consumer market, but business sectors as well. Already, the major smartphone makers have launched 5G-enabled devices anticipating widespread …

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The Role of Connected Health in Creating a Healthier Society

The healthcare system continues to be plagued by inefficiencies that impact both cost and quality of care. Technology, however, is changing the way healthcare is delivered, enabling more efficient operations, better physician-patient relationships, and an opportunity for better outcomes and a generally healthier society. At the same time, connected health can help reduce the burden …

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Is Connected Health the New Normal of Healthcare?

While telehealth and connected health aren’t new, their impact hasn’t been as profound as their proponents may have anticipated. Despite improved technology, better connectivity, and general dependence on digital apps and services, just a year ago, fewer than 10% of patients in the U.S. had used telehealth and most weren’t even aware of it as …

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