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Future Trends in Healthcare Consumerism

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Healthcare consumerism places the patient at the center of the industry, and COVID-19 has helped in speeding up the process. What are the policy and technology trends that physicians should be aware of as the industry transitions into consumerism?

Deploying Telehealth to Improve Care Management

Telehealth has been a necessity throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and additional remote technology can support a variety of care needs. Mark Foulke, EVP of Transformational Value-Based Care, discusses the future of care management with robust telehealth technology.

4 Ways Physicians Can Meet the Physician Shortage

Researchers predict America’s physician shortage will hit 139,00 by 2033. What are the main causes and how can independent practices safeguard their future?

FDA Announces New Center to Advance Digital Health

The FDA recently launched the Digital Health Center of Excellence to further the “Agency’s overarching dedication to the advancement of digital health technology.” What technologies will and won’t the new center monitor?

Report: Trump Administration Moves to Make Telehealth Expansion Permanent

President Trump signed an Executive Order ensuring the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will continue to cover Medicare’s telehealth expansion. Additionally, CMS has proposed to make telehealth visits a permanent feature in the Medicare program. What can Medicare providers expect to see going forward?

Report: The Third Wave of Opioid Overdose Deaths & COVID-19

A new study by the American Medical Association (AMA) reveals that despite an almost 40 percent decrease in opioid prescriptions, overdose deaths are on the rise. What is contributing to this, and what changes can independent physicians expect to see in the future of substance abuse treatment?

Yesterday’s Patients, Today’s Parents: Pediatrics & Millennials

As more millennials become parents or grow their families, today’s pediatricians must understand millennial parents’ healthcare preferences. We examine the data and research to uncover ways pediatricians can attract and retain patients while enhancing their healthcare experience.

Report: Physicians Can Expect Future Growth in the Telehealth Behavioral Healthcare Market

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased demand for digital behavioral health care to increase accessibility and help reduce the costs of traveling to the doctor’s office. See how this market is expected to grow during and after COVID-19.

Two Key Aspects for Success in Self-Funded Employer Insurance

Self-funded insurance is one way for employers to decrease healthcare spending while promoting employee well-being. How can high-performance networks and technology engage patients while further lowering costs?

Report: COVID-19 Apps May Not Protect Patient Data

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As tech companies develop digital tools to slow the spread of COVID-19, a recent report raises concerns about whether these apps protect patient data. What are the main concerns? How are industry and federal lawmakers working to protect users?



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