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The Importance of Electronic Heath Records (EHR)

The Importance of Electronic Heath Records (EHR)

The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a digital system that records, stores, and shares information about the health status of patients. When done right, it can be an invaluable tool for healthcare providers. This article will discuss some reasons why having an EHR is...

Big Data’s Impact on Healthcare

Big Data’s Impact on Healthcare

One industry that has been consistently favored is healthcare. Patient accountability and novel treatments have been increasingly important in recent years. With the rise in such demands, the sector has adopted some of the most up-to-date technologies. The...

The Future of Digital Health

The Future of Digital Health

Over the last decade, the healthcare industry has accomplished some impressive technological developments. Many healthcare centers have shifted from in-person consultation to telemedicine within the pandemic period through video appointments, apps, and phones. These...

Vital Resources for Telehealth Programs

Vital Resources for Telehealth Programs

By definition, telehealth is the usage of electronic information and telecommunication technologies in order to support remote clinical health care, public health, professional and patient health related education as well as health administration. While telehealth...

Data and Social Determinants of Health

Data and Social Determinants of Health

Social determinants shape factors such as health, functionality, and quality of life. The healthcare industry is starting to change the way they address social determinants with patients, recognizing the impact they have on patient outcomes and treatment. County...

Bringing Care to Patient Homes

Bringing Care to Patient Homes

Seeking medical attention is typically envisioned as checking into a hospital and receiving most necessary care there. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has hastened the already-growing field of telemedicine, leading to more medical professionals finding ways to care for...

How We Can (and should) Prepare for the Next Health Crisis

How We Can (and should) Prepare for the Next Health Crisis

As we as a nation and a world move into the second year of struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic, we find ourselves in a position to look back on the response efforts from the public and private sectors. While many industries were able to mobilize and innovate at a...

What is Connected Health?

What is Connected Health?

Technologically assisted health services have been critical for health providers to utilize during the pandemic to give their patients safe and convenient options for accessing healthcare. However, these services-- collectively referred to as connected health-- are...

The Role of Social Workers in Healthcare

The Role of Social Workers in Healthcare

When it comes to patient engagement, ample attention is given to doctors and nurses. After all, they’re the most prominent points of contact for any patient that goes through a healthcare facility. Their input can encourage good medication adherence and spur a patient...

Health Equity and Mobile Health Clinics

Health Equity and Mobile Health Clinics

   Some time ago, I wrote an article on mobile health clinics and their benefits. Over the course of the year since then, little has changed regarding healthcare disparity—populations in isolated areas often struggle with access to care, and MHCs can help bridge...