Healthcare

Public health, racial equity, climate action drive Biden’s budget requests for healthcare

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President Joe Biden has submitted his discretionary budget for 2022 to Congress. Among its healthcare provisions are funding requests for the CDC, mental health and social determinants of health programs. But there are some unusual requests as well, such as funding for an Office of… Read More »Public health, racial equity, climate action drive Biden’s budget requests for healthcare

Survey: 1 in 5 Americans can’t afford necessary care

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Healthcare is becoming increasingly unaffordable, with 18% of Americans saying in a new survey that they would not be able to afford the care they need. Respondents also reported cutting back on other expenses to afford healthcare, including money spent on food and utilities.

What is Clinical Zero Trust?

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The past year, more than ever, has driven home the importance of cybersecurity in the healthcare industry. Between unprecedented adoption of telehealth capabilities to increased attacks on healthcare systems, network security is top-of-mind. Enter the new buzzword in healthcare: clinical zero trust.  Clinical Zero Trust in Healthcare Clinical zero trust is a cybersecurity philosophy that has grown… Read More »What is Clinical Zero Trust?

Innovaccer gains unicorn status, plans to launch cloud platform

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The health technology company’s valuation skyrocketed to $1.3 billion following its latest funding round. It plans to use the new funds to launch Innovaccer Health Cloud, which will aggregate and normalize data from different systems and support the development of interoperable apps.

Healthcare in 2021: Top Disruptions Bound To Impact The Way Healthcare Is Delivered

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Over the past few years, the healthcare sector has evolved significantly. Almost all the aspects of the healthcare sector, such as service delivery, communications, operation, medical equipment, and drug development, have grown remarkably and improved the overall health outcome. Technology has played a crucial role… Read More »Healthcare in 2021: Top Disruptions Bound To Impact The Way Healthcare Is Delivered

Fake News In The Healthcare Sector: A Misinformation Crisis In The Era Of Digitalization

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Information and Communications Technology (ICT) over the past few years have changed the way of communication. Among all the communication mediums, social media, in particular, has got a lot of attention and offers a huge benefit over traditional media. It has empowered the common man… Read More »Fake News In The Healthcare Sector: A Misinformation Crisis In The Era Of Digitalization

Reimagining the Future of Healthcare through Innovation and Technology

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Australia is in the fortunate position of having COVID-19 largely under control. To use a relevant analogy for an Australian summer, thankfully, we are not dealing with a all-out bushfire but rather monitoring and responding to spot fires and ember attacks. Entire states in Australia have been largely case-free for… Read More »Reimagining the Future of Healthcare through Innovation and Technology

Prescient Healthcare Group to Partner with Bridgepoint Development Capital

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The partnership will further enhance the depth, breadth and value of services for Prescient’s pharmaceutical and biotech clients. LONDON, January 21, 2021: Prescient Healthcare Group (Prescient), a global product strategy advisory firm serving the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, announced today that Bridgepoint Development Capital, part… Read More »Prescient Healthcare Group to Partner with Bridgepoint Development Capital

EverCommerce buys healthcare communication platform Updox

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EverCommerce, a provider of solutions for businesses in the service sector, has added Updox to its roster of health services companies. Updox offers a variety of virtual care, patient engagement and office productivity solutions.

Strategies for Successful Security Outcomes in Healthcare

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Follow along with our blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow, where we’ll address healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate.  This year has brought unprecedented challenge and opportunity for healthcare organizations as they look to secure their patients, clinicians, care teams,… Read More »Strategies for Successful Security Outcomes in Healthcare

How Webex Uses Patient and Provider Insight to Improve Virtual Care Delivery

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Follow along with our blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow, where we’ll address healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate.  In the past few months, we’ve seen huge shifts in how people are working. This naturally extends to the healthcare industry,… Read More »How Webex Uses Patient and Provider Insight to Improve Virtual Care Delivery

Healthcare execs going all-in on AI, survey shows

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The survey, conducted by Optum, shows that healthcare executives’ confidence in AI is high, and most expect to soon see cost savings from implementing the technology. Further, a majority are looking to hire talent with experience developing AI.

Achieve Business and Clinical Resiliency in Times of Change

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Follow along with our blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow, where we’ll address healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate.  Change. It’s constantly redefining the healthcare landscape, whether triggered by technology innovations, cultural shifts, or world events.    Healthcare organizations understand this and plan for it, putting continuity and recovery plans in… Read More »Achieve Business and Clinical Resiliency in Times of Change

Samsung Bioepis Reports Results of Renflexis (biosimilar, infliximab) from Two Studies in IBD Patients

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Shots: The company reported results from two real-world studies of Renflexis (infliximab-abda) in patients with IBD registered in the US Veteran Affairs Healthcare System database. Data were presented at ACG 2020 One study assesses the safety of switching from reference infliximab or infliximab-dyyb to Renflexis… Read More »Samsung Bioepis Reports Results of Renflexis (biosimilar, infliximab) from Two Studies in IBD Patients

Digital Therapeutics: Key Concepts and Regulations to Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic

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Digital therapeutics are clinically validated applications / software / online programs that have demonstrated the capability to facilitate positive outcomes when used in the prevention / treatment / management of diseases / clinical conditions. These therapeutics are designed to engage patients in personalized treatment or… Read More »Digital Therapeutics: Key Concepts and Regulations to Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic

Targeted Drug Delivery Devices: An Attractive Option for Improving the Efficacy of Biologics

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The gradual shift of healthcare industry towards the development of biologics is a well-known fact. Owing to this shift, there are over 1,000 cell and gene therapies which are being developed for the treatment of various disorders, majority of them being oncological disorders, cardiovascular disorders… Read More »Targeted Drug Delivery Devices: An Attractive Option for Improving the Efficacy of Biologics

Managing the New Realities of Patient Care

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Follow along with our blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow, where we’ll address healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate.  With the uncertainty of the current environment, health organizations around the world are accelerating their adoption of technology solutions to prepare for a new era of patient… Read More »Managing the New Realities of Patient Care

Georgia Department of Public Health: Keeping Doctors and Patients Connected

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Follow along with our new blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow, where we’ll addresses healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate.  Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) needed a way to continue critical healthcare services without in-person visits when the pandemic hit.  Like most… Read More »Georgia Department of Public Health: Keeping Doctors and Patients Connected

ATA 2020 in Review

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Follow along with our new blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow, where we’ll addresses healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate.   Now is the time for innovation and transformation in virtual health. During these unprecedented times of social distancing, stay at… Read More »ATA 2020 in Review

Oak Street Health files for IPO

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Oak Street Health, a Chicago-based company that operates primary care centers for Medicare patients, filed initial IPO paperwork on Friday. The company has not yet priced the offering, but it plans to use the proceeds to repay a loan and grow its business.

Thank You, Nurses

Follow along with our new blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow, where we’ll addresses healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate.  Today is International Nurses Day, a day to celebrate nurses and the huge impact they have on the lives of… Read More »Thank You, Nurses

Scaling Virtual Consultations

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Follow along with our new blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow, where we’ll addresses healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate.  The healthcare landscape is quickly changing and we’re entering a new era of patient-centered care delivery –… Read More »Scaling Virtual Consultations