Healthcare Industry

Healthcare Organizations – Tips to Improve Your Practice in 2018

Attention, healthcare industry leaders: the holiday season is here again. But just because you’ve got visions of sugar plum fairies dancing in your head, don’t make the mistake of thinking that you can sit back with a cup of eggnog and nestle up by the fireplace just yet. It may be the most wonderful time …

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Doctor Wait Times Soar in Major U.S. Cities

Among the many variables that contribute to quality outcomes in healthcare, the significance of the ratio of patients to doctors cannot be understated. If there are more patients in need of care and fewer doctors to treat them, a number of issues may arise. This problem has already been witnessed in the more rural parts …

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Missing Equipment Costs Healthcare Nearly $1 Trillion

As Congress continues to debate overhauls to the nation’s healthcare system and consumers continue to demand reforms that will address the rising costs of care, one often overlooked cause may be ameliorated with the rise in home healthcare opportunities. According to the latest research available from the National Academy of Medicine, healthcare facilities are wasting …

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Study Reveals Patients View Telemedicine Comparable to In-Person Care

What do you do when the symptoms of your illness make it difficult to see the doctor responsible for treating your condition in the first place? This is the challenging question plaguing many long-time sufferers of chronic illnesses living in rural areas and other locations far from their physicians. These geographies without consistent access to …

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Chronic Disease Crisis Increases ER Visits and Healthcare Costs

Between Congressional efforts to overhaul the healthcare system and President Trump’s recent decision to declare a state of emergency over the nation’s opioid epidemic, the healthcare system has found itself squarely in the spotlight for much of 2017. But very quietly, another medical epidemic is putting a significant strain on both patients and the medical …

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New Challenges Emerge for Booming Home Healthcare Market

According to a recent MarketsAndMarkets report, the global home healthcare market is poised to surge from a value of $227.5 billion in 2015 to $349.8 billion in 2020. According to report analysts, a number of factors are driving this immense growth—a rising geriatric population across the globe, the need for cost-effective healthcare delivery due to increasing …

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