How Social Determinants Affect Healthcare

How Social Determinants Affect Healthcare

Good healthcare does not exist in a vacuum. In fact, a significant portion of delivering quality care hinges on the assumption that patients are willing and able to engage with medical professionals and visit care facilities. This is something that is a difficult sell...
The Case For And Against Patient Portals

The Case For And Against Patient Portals

Patient portals are a dream come true for many healthcare providers—anything that promotes health involvement is a godsend for ensuring that procedures and checkups go off without a hitch. Carers have sought to incentivize adoption by offering rewards for signups or...
Why Patient Advocacy Matters

Why Patient Advocacy Matters

There are a lot of ways in which the human genetic code can go wrong. Even beyond that, other conditions can plague individuals for their entire lives.   With so much out there, it’s a wonder sometimes that we live as long as we do.   Across the world, small groups of...
The Human Element of Gene Therapy

The Human Element of Gene Therapy

Gene therapy stands on a precipice. It is poised to make a massive positive impact on the lives of many with genetic disorders. However, as research moves forward, it is important to consider the human concerns that are involved in implementing these practices. If...