Given the aging of the population and the low birthrate both in Japan and elsewhere, healthcare professionals are in short supply and unevenly distributed, giving rise to a need for alternatives to humans for performing simple tasks....Show More Summary
A large-scale survey of U.S. doctors tells us that doctors are using digital tools and willing to receive data feeds from their customers, but they are quite frustrated by poor usability of digital healthcare tools and difficulty getting measurable results.
We are in midst of a mobile medical revolution. As the adoption rate of mobile medical applications is increasing between clinicians and consumers, medical apps are changing how patient care is delivered. From improved patient safety...Show More Summary
The blood culture test market is witnessing tremendous growth across the globe due to factors such as increasing blood stream infections (BSI), rising demand for rapid diagnostic tests, growing aging population, increasing healthcare expenditure and rising prevalence of infectious diseases. Show More Summary
Healthcare workers frequently contaminate their gloves and gowns during every day care of nursing homes residents with drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA, according to a new study.
While May’s observance of Hepatitis Awareness Month is coming to a close this week, there is an ongoing need to encourage both individuals and healthcare providers to follow the recommendations of both the CDC and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that individuals born between 1945 and 1965 – the so-called “baby boomer” generation –...
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, As it stands now, U.S. healthcare will bankrupt the nation and doom it to permanent stagnation and recession. That healthcare alone is dooming the U.S. economy is not news to Of Two...Show More Summary
As it stands now, U.S. healthcare will bankrupt the nation and doom it to permanent stagnation and recession.That healthcare alone is dooming the U.S. economy is not news to Of Two Minds readers, as I have been covering the catastrophic consequenc...
We have a global population that is living longer and growing older, and a global healthcare industry that is struggled to cope.According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) by 2035 there will be a shortage of 12.9 million healthcare workers worldwide.On the face of it, the gulf between supply and [...]
Just want to highlight two reports on the characteristics of the early Exchange enrollees and their healthcare utilization patterns. The first is from the Society of Actuaries (they truly know how to let loose at a convention…) as they looked at “pent up demand” for very nice to have but not critical to life services [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
Future Market Insights (FMI), delivers key insights on the animal healthcare market in its recent report titled, “Animal Healthcare Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2015 – 2020”. According to the report, the animal healthcare market is anticipated to expand at a healthy single-digit CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period. Show More Summary
A new study Healthcare Decision Support and IBM Watson Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019. The 2013 study has 271 pages, 87 tables and figures. Worldwide healthcare cognitive computing markets are poised to achieve continuing growth as the healthcare delivery system responds to new products. Show More Summary
As “population health” continues to be on the minds and priority lists of healthcare professionals and vendors alike, the conversation cannot take place without recognizing a new population – one requiring perhaps even more attention...Show More Summary
The meme below, in which Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) can be seen equating the right to healthcare with slavery, has been around for a while. But it achieved renewed prominence last week when comedian Sarah Silverman retweeted it from her boyfriend, actor Michael Sheen's account.
Latest generation genomic testing offers a chance for improvements in patient care, disease prevention and healthcare cost-effectiveness. A new report recommends that Congress incentivize development of massive data systems that doctors and regulators will need to make these tests safe and effective for patients. Show More Summary
Here’s a devastating thought: the same people who cannot even manage to keep firm control of our taxpayer information are now responsible for our nation’s healthcare. The Daily Mail reports
The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today expressed its support for the ICD-TEN Act (H.R. 2247), a bill introduced by Representative Diane Black (R-TN) to ensure a reasonable and responsible transition to ICD-10.
I’ve received plenty of messages about where the most popular articles I’ve written about the future of medicine can be accessed. I thought I would share the list in one post, I hope you will enjoy it! Will The Hospital Of The Future Be Our Home? The biggest part of healthcare is self care which […]
According to a new market report published by Persistence Market Research “Global Market Study on Healthcare Cloud Computing: Hybrid Clouds to Witness Highest Growth by 2020” the global healthcare cloud computing market was valued at...Show More Summary