Customized Healthcare is Important for Employees

Many businesses are struggling with the complexities of how to provide their employees with quality healthcare without undermining their bottom line, and while it may be easy to simply settle on a single blanket plan for all of your employees, that’s a half measure that could cost you in the future. Healthy and happy staff…

The Future of Healthcare is Real-Time Analytics

After years of trying to build a market for themselves, wearable devices have started to find purchase in the larger marketplace. And while casual devices like the FitBit are gaining traction, the application of more specialized wearable medical devices hold a lot of potential. But the big picture application of these devices don’t come from…

Using an Apple Watch Can Make You Healthier

Who would think that you could get healthier by the use of a smartwatch? Leave it to Apple to figure that one out and find ways of encouragement to use that very helpful technology in a fitness tracker. Making lifestyle changes isn’t easy, but when they result in your having better physical and mental conditions…

Blockchain Career Opportunities in Healthcare

In recent years, blockchain technology became an exciting subject discussed in healthcare circles. Physicians, administrators, and patients all stand to benefit. Blockchain career opportunities quickly came into the public eye. This strong demand is driven by the need for the healthcare industry to become more efficient. There is a lot of excitement over its potential…

How Virtual Care is Reshaping The Industry

We have seen an improvement in the medical field over the last decade thanks to technology. Advancements in tech have allowed doctors to improve the way that they take care of their patients. This includes keeping track of important medical information via a smart device, utilize AI to ensure patient information is safe from cyber…

Ending Physician Burnout

There’s a lot of talk about how there are too few medical professionals to serve the needs of a rapidly aging population, but less attention goes to the equally worrying concern of physician burnout. It’s a solution without any easy answers, but the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGRO) is taking measures to understand the reasoning…

Digital Technologies and Healthcare

The largest employer in life sciences, Healthtech, the ABHI (Association of British Healthtech Industries) recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, and during its time the industry has gone through significant changes. The future lies in incorporating the fields of science, digital data, artificial intelligence, and robotics. ABHI represents 280 member companies whose devices, diagnostics and digital…

YouTube-Based Cancer Advice: Popular But Faulty

Research into the top 150 videos on YouTube regarding prostate cancer showed that 77 percent of them contained errors or a bias, either in their content or comments section. The most popular videos tended to be the worst offenders, tending to focus on just the benefits. Prostate cancer is represented in over 600,000 YouTube videos,…

How AI is Impacting the Medical Industry

As technology improves, so does the ability to improve certain industries. Many retailers are considering the utilization of AI’s to help increase productivity. Many warehouses use AI to help keep their stock organized and some fast food establishments around the globe are beginning to utilize AI to take people’s order for food. While these innovations…

Healthcare Information Technology’s Rapid Growth

There are few industries developing at the pace of the healthcare information technology industry, and it shows no signs of slowing anytime soon. America’s HIT industry could reach $104.3 billion by 2020, and while the growth of this market could help a lot of people, there are some challenges to be aware of as well….