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Archive of posts published in the category: Provider
Mar
18

Hearing Health: Driving Member Experience With Intelligence

As our population ages, the healthcare ecosystem is tasked with more and more to meet the needs of this aging demographic. Aging coupled with lifestyle choices results in a full spectrum of diseases and comorbidities impacting our quality of life. Often by the…

Mar
8

Cloud Technology Is Transforming Healthcare

Every day we read about big changes on the healthcare horizon as a result of a variety of technologies enhancing our ability to collect data from a variety of sources including wearables, EMRs, and telemedicine. These changes offer great opportunities for the advancement…

Mar
7

Digital Health Is Changing Mental Health Care

It is estimated that over 40 million Americans suffer from some form of mental illness. Further, over 20% of those seeking treatment are unable to receive it due to a lack of providers, financial considerations, or other barriers. It is estimated that the cost…

Mar
6

Fighting The Opioid Crisis With Artificial Intelligence

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, in 2016 over 115 million people abused prescription pain meds resulting in more than 42,000 deaths. And the epidemic continues to grow out of control. It is estimated the economic cost of the…

Mar
5

Patient Risk Stratification To Predict, Prioritize And Prevent Risk

The healthcare industry is undergoing a significant paradigm shift from a fee-based model to a Value-Based Care (VBC) model to encourage innovation, quality, and efficiency. In addition, hospitals and other healthcare environments are producing volumes of data beyond the current processing capabilities of…

Feb
27

AI Changes Evidence-Based Medicine 

The sheer (and ever-growing) amount of scientific evidence available makes it nearly impossible for healthcare providers to keep up with the latest trials and studies in their field. The National Institute of Health reports that only 20% of clinical care is based on…

Feb
25

Enhancing Clinical Trial in the Digital Era with AI

The healthcare industry is itself a universe. Yet, it has been quite slow to embrace the power of data to increase outcomes and realize the potential of today’s digital technologies. Now is the time to bring changes to the healthcare industry. What we…

Nov
22

Tracking Surgical Outcomes Through Big Data

Under the valued-based care approach, medical practitioners are tasked with improving the healthcare quality while reducing oversized costs in order to focus on what is working and what isn’t. However, doctors and hospitals are dependent on collecting clinical information through a system of…

Nov
17

Impact of Compliance Cloud on Healthcare

Cloud computing, which has taken many industries by storm, is beginning to transform the healthcare industry as well. Providers were previously challenged by the lack of complete patient data. In addition, the limited patient data that was available often took hours to access.…

Oct
28

Big Data Analytics Reduces Infections in Hospitals

According to the CDC, more than 2 million patients contract a hospital-related infection annually. The most common Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs) are pneumonia, sepsis, urinary tract infection and surgical site infection. HAIs are extremely dangerous to patients as their existing conditions may have…

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