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Jul 27, 2021
Buried deep within immense volumes of health care data are clinical insights waiting to be unearthed to improve treatments, cure diseases and better serve communities. Now the race is on to scale data from across many organizations to achieve this goal and to make it easier to search and analyze.
Jul 27, 2021
Under a new partnership, the Innovation Institute’s innovation incubator will work with robotic process-automation company Olive to co-develop and commercialize new products using Olive’s automation tool set. The products will be targeted to address problems identified by clinicians, back-office staff and others who work in the Innovation Institute’s network.
Jul 27, 2021
Disruption just keeps coming in the primary care sector. Denver-based startup Everside Health Group, which offers a nationwide in-person and virtual primary care platform, is going public.
Jul 20, 2021
Walgreens has begun identifying locations for the first of 600 on-site clinics adjacent to its stores in 30 markets that will open in partnership with VillageMD over the next four years. Houston, El Paso and Austin are among the Texas cities that will be home to 29 Village Medical at Walgreens practices this year.
Jul 20, 2021
During the height of the pandemic, McKinsey & Company issued a startling projection that as much as $250 billion of U.S. health care could become virtualized. A new McKinsey report notes that two-thirds of the office visits and outpatient care that they forecasted would be delivered virtually are now being delivered that way.
Jul 13, 2021
A digital twin is a virtual model designed to accurately reflect a physical object. Digital twins use technologies like the internet of things, data streaming, 5G, etc., to gather, visualize and contextualize data from across physical assets, bridging operations and digital capabilities, and opening new partnership opportunities.
Jul 13, 2021
Remote patient monitoring (RPM) got a huge lift during the pandemic as record numbers of Americans opted for connected care from the safety of their homes, but will this trend continue? Ochsner Health is betting it will.
Jul 6, 2021
Today researchers are expanding their focus to assess the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in psychiatry and therapy to include facial recognition, text analysis software and other tools. The aim is to supplement clinicians’ efforts to spot mental illnesses earlier and improve treatments for patients.
Jul 6, 2021
As patients and politicians continue searching for remedies to soaring insulin prices for diabetes patients, Walmart recently launched the first private-label version of the drug at less than half the price of brand-name versions.
Jun 29, 2021
Big tech firms Microsoft and Google have been making significant changes to their health care strategies lately with an eye toward easing the burdens of clinicians and supporting their decision-making.

Resources

Behavioral Health Integration

Framework for hospitals and health systems to shift focus to overall health and bring together behavioral and physical health services into a fully integrated system of care.

Evolving Care Models

Framework for hospitals and health systems to assess their current capabilities to determine the best type of value-based care for the organization.

Telehealth Strategy

Tools for hospitals and health systems to assess their digital transformation strategy and expand telehealth services into integrated virtual care models.