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Remote Work May Open New Opportunities for Physical Therapy Providers

Remote work offers a well-packed portfolio of conveniences. At-home employees enjoy flexible scheduling, commute-less workdays, and all of the comforts of home. But in the months since Covid-19 prompted a mass exodus out of corporate cubicles and into home offices, some have realized a less-positive mainstay of remote work: back pain.  “As it turns out, [...]

By |2021-01-14T22:26:26+00:00January 14th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Can AI Improve Expecting Mothers’ Health? New Study Suggests So.

Artificial intelligence isn’t a phrase one usually expects to be heard in the same breath as maternal health -- and yet, recent research indicates that AI might be key to drastically improving outcomes for expecting mothers.  In early November, researchers from the University of Seville released a report suggesting that by integrating AI into prenatal [...]

By |2021-01-14T22:24:14+00:00November 13th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

A World of Opportunity in Veterinary Wearables

Nowadays, keeping a weather eye on our daily wellness is as easy as buckling on a smartwatch. Wearable health tech has become all but ubiquitous in the consumer wellness sector. We use it to discreetly monitor our vitals, deploy scheduled medicine doses, track our fitness goals, improve our posture, and even call for help in [...]

By |2021-01-14T22:24:29+00:00November 6th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Diagnostic Chaos: What Happens When COVID and Flu Season Collide

Fall is coming. As the leaves change and temperature falls, healthcare providers across the country face a new and sobering challenge: navigating flu season during a global pandemic.  The early symptoms of COVID-19 are, at this point, familiar. Infected patients experience fever, chills, cough, fatigue, headache, sore throat, congestion, and nausea. The problem is that [...]

By |2020-09-18T16:59:27+00:00September 18th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

For Providers, EHR Innovation Benefits Won’t Come Automatically

Given how innovative and game-changing electronic health records have been for the healthcare sector, you would think more providers would be excited about using them. Some are, of course -- but the reception that these information-centric innovations have received has been oddly mixed.  Electronic health records offer providers a real-time digital version of a patient’s [...]

By |2020-05-28T16:16:06+00:00May 28th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

AI Solutions in Assisted Living — What Can Be Done?

Artificial intelligence has made its mark in nearly every sector of the healthcare industry -- so why not assisted living?    Over the last decade, artificial intelligence has proven itself to be adept at empowering healthcare providers, payers, and organizations to apply big health data and analytics towards critical clinical and administrative decisions. This capability [...]

By |2020-04-10T20:38:16+00:00April 10th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Will AI Pave the Way for Value-Based Care?

In recent years, talk of what artificial intelligence could potentially bring to healthcare has come to dominate industry conversations -- and those in the field haven’t been afraid to put money behind their interest.    According to recent research from Accenture, the AI healthcare market has expanded at a remarkable pace, reporting a compound annual [...]

By |2020-03-13T21:54:49+00:00March 13th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

We Need to Think Bigger About How We Use AI in Healthcare

Despite what some of the splashier headlines might shout, artificially intelligent robots are unlikely to replace human doctors, and technology won’t redefine patient experiences anytime soon. However, AI has come to claim an essential place in the healthcare sector in recent years; today, it stands not as a means to replace human work, but as [...]

By |2020-03-03T18:59:05+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Safety-Net Hospitals Aren’t Sustainable — But They Can Be

It didn’t take long for the shock to set in when Chicago’s Westlake Hospital announced its impending closure. The hospital, which serves predominantly low-income communities in Melrose Park and Maywood, first signaled its intent to close in the spring; by fall, it had filed for bankruptcy, citing crushing financial circumstances. When news of the closure [...]

By |2020-11-19T14:44:00+00:00December 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments