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Why There’s Hope for Healthcare: Innovating to Compete

There is no doubt that major change—and fundamental disruption—is underway in healthcare. Two main forces are at play: Focusing healthcare on value, not volume—Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), bundles, Centers of Excellence, and other new models are emerging for driving total health management and accountability for quality and cost. Rise of consumerism—Consumers have more accountability today […]

The Medical Internet of Things

The health care industry, like every other industry today, is jumping on the connectedness bandwagon. Recent trends indicate a higher rate of adoption for technology driven healthcare, and The Internet of Things is quickly becoming the Medical Internet of Things. Here’s one example: Philips launched a wearable device for chronic illness last year in partnership […]

Using Big Data to Reduce Costs and Enhance the Value of Healthcare

Big Data is on the tip of everyone’s tongue these days, and it’s no surprise, considering the massive amounts of data we all generate every day. While most industries are already recognizing the value of capturing and analyzing big data, the healthcare industry has just begun to dip its feet in the big data pool. […]

Future of Digital Health

The benefits of digital healthcare have been sweeping across the medical landscape for almost a decade, bringing radical changes in diagnosis and treatment, as well as patient care and continuity of care. According to Rock Health, an organization funding and supporting startups in healthcare IT, there has been a 125 percent rise in investments for […]