Category: News & Events

The Millennials are Ready for Digital Health Tools. Can You Deliver?

The 2015 “State of the Connected Patient” report analyzed how patients connect with their providers in addition to new requests for health care-related technology. The report found that while traditional communication channels such as phone and appointments remain popular among older patients, the younger generation of “millennials” (age 18-34) want to use innovative digital tools to enhance their… Read More »

Patients Look to Online Reviews for Healthcare Decisions

According to a 2014 survey of more than 2,000 consumers, online reviews hold just about as much clout as personal recommendations.  It should make sense, shouldn’t it? With the raging success of online review hubs such as Yelp and Software Advice, businesses that maintain a healthy internet relationship with the public stand to gain the… Read More »

Who’s Really Behind the Increased Demand for Technology in Health Care?

The avenues in which healthcare professionals acquire and keep new patients has taken a turn in recent years. With the passing of legislation such as the Affordable Care Act, engagement has become a central focus of patient care. As the information age continues to infiltrate healthcare, providers must work to accommodate the demands of the… Read More »

Apprehensive about EMRs? Consider these pros and cons before you commit.

Electronic medical record (EMR) platforms have gained considerable traction over the past 10 years. The number of practices using a platform increased 168% between 2006 and 2013, and 78% of office-based practices implemented an EMR platform by the end of 2013. Trends in EMR implementation from 2001 to 2013    SOURCE: CDC/NCHS, National Ambulatory Medical… Read More »