Keeping the lights on: the wiring behind the business of health IT delivery

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged health systems in 2020 – accelerating the implementation of new technologies, necessitating the rise of employees working from home and causing more patients to need help using new tools to manage their healthcare. As we at Penn Medicine focused on implementations in response to these new changes, we also...

How to win physician confidence in remote patient monitoring programs

COVID-19 has spurred telehealth and remote patient monitoring adoption across the United States, with 36 percent of the US consumers now using telehealth to replace healthcare visits. While this has created an opportunity for health systems to digitally transform their care delivery model, not all health systems have the right resources and the organizational...

Apple Fitness+ First-Look: A Must For Apple Watch Owners

It’s a good time to be a home fitness app – although a little less so now Apple has entered the fray with its Fitness+ service, announced in September and launched on 14th December.The service is limited to Apple Watch owners, but that’s still a substantial chunk of the market, and there...

The Coach Running Shoe Awards

Coach Running Shoe Awards Best All-Rounder Saucony Endorphin Speed
Amid all the gloom of 2020, one of the silver linings has been the number of people enjoying either running for the first time or running more. Running is often praised for its simplicity – all you need is a pair of trainers after all, but there are now so many shoes...

How Mount Sinai is using tech to support cancer patients amid the pandemic

Care for chronic conditions has been severely disrupted amid the Covid-19 pandemic. To prevent further disruption, providers are increasingly partnering with IT companies. Mount Sinai Health System and Current Health entered into one such partnership in December, with Mount Sinai implementing the company’s remote patient monitoring solution. Their goal? To enhance care for cancer...

CeramTec Group acquires Dentalpoint AG to expand its ceramic Medtech leadership

CeramTec Group acquires Dentalpoint AG to expand its ceramic Medtech leadership
Plochingen, 04.01.21. The CeramTec Group has taken the next step in the transformation into a medical technology corporation and acquired the Swiss specialist for ceramic dental implants, Dentalpoint AG. With this acquisition, the globally leading medical technology group further expands its offering as a supplier in the field of high-performance...

Report: ‘Pharmacy deserts’ may significantly hinder vaccine rollout

A major hurdle to quick and efficient vaccine distribution could be the proliferation of “pharmacy deserts” across the country. There are 56,802 local and chain pharmacies, which evens out to about 1.83 pharmacies per 10,000 people on average, according to a new report from GoodRx. But these facilities are unevenly distributed leaving many residents...
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