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How Will COVID-19 Reshape the Future of Healthcare?

By Heather Hitchcock
June 22, 2020

The pandemic has exposed flaws in the U.S. healthcare system while enabling innovation that clinicians have demanded for years. What will the ultimate prognosis for the industry be in a post-pandemic world? Here are three ways in which experts...

Why Just Flatten the Curve When We Can Raise the Line?

By Heather Hitchcock
June 15, 2020

Social distancing, good hand hygiene, drive-through testing and telehealth visits: Yes, there are many ways we can all help flatten the curve to fight this COVID-19 pandemic.

5 Ways Data Has the Potential to Help a Hospital’s Bottom Line

By Heather Hitchcock
May 26, 2020

The COVID pandemic has exposed many deficiencies in the industry of healthcare, including the ability to adapt to meet clinical needs and still support revenue. As our brave clinicians battle on the front lines, risking their own lives in the...

The Wall Street Journal Talks to Hospitals Battling COVID-19 with Technology

By Heather Hitchcock
May 18, 2020

How do we expand capacity? How do we get expert eyes on patients? How do we reduce clinicians’ exposure? Is there a way to be even more efficient with our PPE? Can we use analytics to help better manage patients?

Start Where You Are: Healthcare Innovation Lessons from COVID-19

By Heather Hitchcock
May 14, 2020

“COVID, overnight, has changed how consumers are going to access and engage health systems.” - Peter Kung “Now, we’re being thrust into this mode where the operators need innovation and are pulling for it, rather than us pushing it.” - Daniel...

Tele-ICUs: A Bright Spot in COVID-19 Crisis

By Heather Hitchcock
May 07, 2020

The staff was skeptical at first, Dr. Atiya Dhala remembered. The medical director of the newly launched virtual ICU at Houston Methodist had conducted town halls, retreats and many different meetings, all to gain the staff’s interest in the new...

Solution for the COVID-19 Bed & Provider Shortage

By Heather Hitchcock
March 13, 2020

Virtual care can enable anytime, anywhere monitoring. It is no secret that at the center of COVID-19 pandemic is the fact that there simply aren’t enough ICU beds to support the number of cases. Also at the top of the list are concerns around...


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