Three Healthcare Trends to Watch in 2018

The healthcare industry is in a state of flux as it innovates to try to meet the demands of patients and investors. Patients and companies interested in investing in healthcare need to be aware of changes coming down the pipeline to make the best decisions for their health and their company. The following are some

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Healing the Sickness in US Healthcare

At the turn of the twentieth century, the average American was unlikely to see their 50th year. Now, that number has skyrocketed to almost 80. This is in large part because the healthcare system burgeoned from a non-profit, religious institution into $3 trillion industry. However, while America spends almost three times as much for healthcare

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Improving Workplace Safety in the Healthcare Industry

Healthcare employees expose themselves to a number of hazards in their day-to-day work that other industries do not—it is the nature of the job. A doctor, for example, exposes him or herself to any variety of diseases while treating patients. Surgeons run the risk of injuring themselves with blades, needles, and other equipment. Emergency room

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Can Healthcare Take a Chance on Machine Learning Technology?

The healthcare industry is notoriously slow to evolve. It has more red tape and regulations than many other industries, perhaps because it affects our live quality and expectancy rather directly. Healthcare cannot afford to make technological mistakes if the cost is reduced quality of care. However, as machine learning continues to make significant strides, the

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Addressing the Greatest Challenge in Healthcare Innovation

With significant innovations and technological breakthroughs revolutionizing many industries, the healthcare field conspicuously continues to struggle. When searching for the root cause, experts put forth several theories. Some suggest that healthcare workers are overworked and too stressed to innovate while others believe competing investors thwart innovators who do not try to revolutionize the industry in

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