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Part 2: Diving Deeper into the Power of Connection

Introduction In Part 1, we introduced the importance of the power of connection and how fostering these connections can improve patient outcomes. We also discussed the importance of people, processes, and technology regarding connection. This article dives deeper into the transformative potential of connection and how people, processes, and technology rely...

by Rumaisa 4 min read
Part 1: Introduction to the Power of Connection in Healthcare

Introduction Often in healthcare, the importance of the power of connection is forgotten due to the importance of other factors such as process and technology. However, connection plays a major role in healthcare systems. Whether that connection is fostered between stockholders and healthcare professionals, or the connection is between patients and...

by Rumaisa 5 min read
Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Intro to Bias in AI AI in healthcare is becoming increasingly discussed due to its ability to enhance human intelligence. However, it’s important to discuss algorithm bias that reflects human biases found in care. Furthermore, it’s important to note that bias can exist not only in the algorithm but also in...

by Rumaisa 5 min read
Advances in Healthcare Predictions for 2023 - Recap

Overview of Key Issues Going into 2023 Recap Earlier this year, we anticipated that the healthcare industry would experience increased technologies promoting personalized and preventive patient care [1]. We also discussed critical topics such as bias towards minority groups, improved patient engagement, and increased collaboration in the healthcare sector [1]. This...

by Rumaisa 7 min read
Integrated Healthcare Challenges & Benefits

Intro to Integrated Healthcare Integrated healthcare is when a higher level of collaboration and communication is reached, often through the implementation of new technologies [1]. Furthermore, patients often need multiple team members from their care team to collaborate on the best course of action regarding their treatment plans. This makes integrated...

by Rumaisa 4 min read
Social Barriers that Hinder Healthcare Integration

Intro to Barriers to Healthcare Integration Although healthcare integration is important for positive health outlooks, several social barriers make access to care more difficult. These can range from patients' perceptions of the medical community to the bias that healthcare workers have toward patients. Regardless of the social barrier, healthcare professionals must...

by Rumaisa 5 min read
Digital Health Maturity Delivers Improved Health Outcomes

Background into Digital Health Maturity Digital health maturity clarifies the extent and level to which digital systems are structured and how they respond to digital technology [1]. Furthermore, digital health maturity focuses on how an organization promotes digital transformation throughout the organization [1]. Factors to consider when discussing digital health maturity...

by Rumaisa 4 min read
Vendor-Neutral Archive (VNA) Promotes Data Management

Background into a VNA A vendor-neutral archive supports vendors often using various formats and systems for imaging technologies. Often, VNAs don’t depend on the software used by the vendor to promote sharing [1]. This allows healthcare providers to utilize different imaging technologies within one archive so that it can be easily...

by Rumaisa 5 min read
Imaging Technology Integrated into Wearables

Imaging Implemented into Wearables Promotes Long-term Monitoring Imaging technology is an efficient tool to aid patients in receiving accurate and fast diagnoses. However, symptoms may change or worsen over time. This is where long-term devices come in, especially wearables which provide real-time monitoring. Some of the biggest challenges revolve around how...

by Rumaisa 4 min read