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SMART Applications and Digital Health Interoperability in Healthcare

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The past decade has seen a sharp increase in digital health developments, and today’s market offers a plethora of digital health tools. Users have the capability to do everything from remote monitoring of patients to inpatient education to clinical decision support right at their fingertips. But as…

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Why a Mobile-Inclusive Healthcare Strategy is Key

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In today’s hyper-connected world, mobile technology has become ubiquitous. With a handheld device at the ready for most people, healthcare organizations must thoughtfully consider a mobile-inclusive strategy to reach the broadest patient community.  

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How Digital Health Technology Can Help with Staffing Needs

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It’s been nearly a year since the first cases of COVID-19 found their way to the United States. And, as the country battles a continuing surge of COVID-19 cases, there are far too many patients filling our hospitals. 

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The Importance of Scaling Digital Engagement Programs

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Digital engagement is on the rise in healthcare, an industry where market demand for digital access means that:

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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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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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