ELMHURST, IL, November 1, 2017 – PatientBond partners with CoreHealth Technologies to help employers improve their investment in corporate wellness programs by using a proprietary psychographic model proven to motivate behavior change in employees.Read More
On Oct. 24, 2017, FierceMarkets hosted a joint webinar by PatientBond and the American Heart Association focused on reducing 30-day Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) hospital readmissions and preventing the progression of cardiovascular disease.Read More
The 2017 American Heart Association Health Tech & Innovation Forum was held Oct. 4-5 in Boston, Massachusetts. The annual event was designed to increase collaboration between leaders in clinical outcomes and health technology and drive consideration of how technology can measurably improve health outcomes. In attendance were nearly 200 thought leaders and C-suite executives from top healthcare institutions across the U.S.Read More
Preventable hospital readmissions are declining, albeit slowly. At the end of 2016, Modern Healthcare reported on the results of a study published by the Annals of Internal Medicine. The study found that since passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 and the subsequent Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program introduced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) in 2012, many hospitals have made positive strides in lowering readmission rates.Read More
Over the past few years, the brick-and-mortar retail industry has been hit hard by online competition, to the point where many people were predicting the downfall of physical stores. Obviously, that didn’t happen altogether, but some chains did fail while others survived.Read More
Recent research has revealed some disturbing health disparities among members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) population in the U.S. According to multiple studies, LGBTQ individuals will often delay or forego seeking medical care due to many of the stigmas and distinct issues that affect the LGBTQ population.Read More
In recent years, the growing trend of healthcare consumerism has presented some unique challenges for healthcare organizations of all stripes. For better or for worse, the sweeping changes set into motion by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) have prompted and accelerated the practice of patients viewing their healthcare options through the lens of a value-minded consumer.Read More
The urgent care market is exploding. According to a recent report, there are currently over 10,000 urgent care clinics (UCC) throughout the United States.
Much of this growth is due to hospitals and health systems establishing their own urgent care clinics. Unfortunately, smaller, privately owned UCCs are feeling pressure as these larger organizations enter the marketplace.Read More
In today's technology-driven marketplace, consumers enjoy an unprecedented level of on-demand access to a staggering array of goods and services. The convenience and immediacy of digital commerce has completely revolutionized countless heavyweight industries including real estate, transportation, dining, travel, and many more, but one sector that has been notoriously absent from these sweeping changes has been — you guessed it — healthcare.Read More
The craft beer industry has grown exponentially over the past decade, due in no small part to the quality-centric practices that have become standard issue for many craft beer brewing companies. Fortunately, these practices can also be successfully applied across a wide range of business disciplines, and they are particularly relevant to the healthcare sector.
Below are four key ideas that the healthcare industry could learn from craft beer companies.Read More