What do providers really think about the EHR?
The Electronic Health Record (EHR) has been in the news a lot lately –for some good reasons, and some not-so-good ones. But one thing is clear: The healthcare industry has come to rely on this technology, and we’re not going back. While the financial rewards offered by the HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and […]
6 key lessons for innovation in healthcare
The big challenge in healthcare is how do we evolve more effectively, how can we respond to the rapidly escalating challenges of demand, complexity, equity and cost. This is not so much a search for a single solution, but rather the development of a process, as each organisation, region and country needs to have healthcare […]
Enemy at the gates: Cybersecurity across the continuum of care
Healthcare is the number-one industry targeted by cyber attackers. The average cost of a healthcare data breach is $355 per record—more than double the cost for other industries. With nearly 16.5 million healthcare records exposed in the U.S. in 2016 alone, the economic impact of cyber attacks is staggering. And financial cost isn’t the only […]
Four ways to overcome telemedicine hesitation
It’s 2017 and we’re still waiting for the flying car (well, one we can afford). However, one futuristic vision is not only here – it’s become a way of life. I’m talking about video communication. Sure, applications like Skype and FaceTime have been popular for a while. But recently, video has exploded into the […]
Amid ACA Uncertainty, One Surefire Strategy for Healthcare Organizations
If patients are paying more for their healthcare and taking more initiative, they will expect more and will consequently have more choices. What does this mean for healthcare organizations?