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The Virtual Market Demands of COVID-19

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Healthcare is always changing. From the introduction of new methods of care to changes in how care is delivered to refreshed and revitalized avenues for reimbursement, the industry is ever in flux and ever expanding.

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How Digital Health Tools Will Support Health Systems This Flu Season

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that influenza was associated with more than 35.5 million illnesses, more than 16.5 million medical visits, 490,600 hospitalizations, and 34,200 deaths during the 2018–2019 influenza season. Even so, during last year’s flu season, only…

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Using patient-centered education to support our nation’s Veterans

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In 2011, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and GetWellNetwork started their partnership with the goal of thinking differently about patient engagement through an innovative care delivery model called Interactive Patient Care (IPC). IPC creates both qualitative and quantitative outcomes…

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St. Tammany Health System: COVID-19 support throughout the community

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to healthcare systems around the world. One of the most notable changes has been shifting care to patients in their own home settings. In the face of nationwide stay-at-home orders for patients’ safety, reluctance or inability to enter healthcare…

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Health systems + hospitals must build patient trust — now.

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In a world of easily accessible information and high care costs, today’s American public has also proven to be less inclined to trust the healthcare industry. A Gallup poll found that public “confidence in the medical system” dropped more than 50% over the past four decades, falling from 80% in…

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4 tips for a more meaningful patient engagement strategy

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Having a great plan of care is important for a successful surgery and an optimal recovery, but the plan is only valuable if it’s followed. Engagement ensures patients become active stakeholders in their own health, empowering them to reach out proactively for the information they need. It also…

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How healthcare tech can assist during a natural disaster

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Hurricane season. Wildfires. Heat waves. Flooding. Tornadoes. 

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4 key ways to prevent and control infections

As we move from spring into summer, many regions of the country are still grappling with rising COVID-19 infection numbers, even as lockdowns are lifted and businesses reopen. For some cities, the numbers have plateaued or even dropped; across the board, however, there is concern about a second…

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A message from our CEO

The past few weeks have been terrible ones for humanity. 

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Using technology to care for the whole patient

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Since 1949, the month of May has traditionally been observed in the United States as Mental Health Month. This year, May also has the unfortunate distinction of having seen the highest number of COVID-19 cases and deaths nationwide.

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