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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
Biases in Remote Care Services

Intro to Biases in Remote Care Biases in remote care may arise from many barriers that limit patients’ access to digital technologies. Unfortunately, sometimes digital healthcare solutions are geared to favor certain demographics, and this can further worsen biases in care. For instance, patients who lack reliable internet or access to...

by Rumaisa 4 min read
Bias in Personalized Care Due to Ageism and Generational Gaps

Intro to Bias in Personalized Medicine Personalized medicine provides individual treatments to patients based on their genetics, environmental factors, and lifestyle choices. However, bias revolving around ageism and generational gaps can negatively impact certain populations by being misrepresented or having limited access to treatment plans. These stereotypes can lead to adverse...

by Rumaisa 4 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
Barriers that Must be Overcome to Reach Digital Health Capabilities

Social Barriers that Hinder Digital Health Capabilities The implementation of digital health capabilities is hindered by several barriers, with a portion revolving around social determinants. This is often due to factors such as digital literacy, social dynamics, access to technology, and human behavior. For instance, those 65 years and older experience...

by Rumaisa 4 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