FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE

The state of healthcare communications

October 5, 2021

What are the trends, challenges, and predictions for the future of healthcare communications? To find out, we surveyed hundreds of healthcare professionals in July 2021 from hospitals and health systems nationwide and found three major takeaways: 1) Communication via unsecure or personal communication tools is a concern 2) Clinician burnout has increased as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Improved communication could help address the risk 3) New communication technologies are on the horizon. Download the infographic for more information and statistics on the three major takeaways from the 2021 State of Healthcare Communications report. 

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Oppioo

Oppioo is a patient-centered product that supports patients to plan and execute physical activity in conjunction with the treatment plan. Oppioo predicts what activity gives optimal effect and when during the cancer treatment based on patient data and the patient’s energy level. To do so, Oppioo collects activity data from the user’s smartphone and user feedback to create a personalized automated coaching plan with the help of AI models. Oppioo allows for sharing data with health care providers.

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Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score Update

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The number is startling for how large it is. It pops off the page: 440,000 people die each year from preventable errors in hospitals. As shown in the infographic, the Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Score grades more than 2,500 hospitals across the nation on how safe they are for patients. What it shows with the Fall 2015 ranking is sluggish improvement on the safety front; even as some hospitals continue to sustain A ratings year after year, others can’t seem to make the grade.

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LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE CONSIDERING DBS THERAPY

Infographic | May 18, 2016

Managing Movement Disorders with DBS Therapy. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a therapeutic treatment that sends targeted stimulation signals through an implanted pacemaker-like device to areas in the brain that cause involuntary movements. DBS is a reversible therapy, meaning that it can be turned off or removed.

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A more thoughtful approach to routine blood testing

Infographic | November 29, 2016

A St. Michael’s hematologist is asking physicians to think twice before ordering routine bloodwork.

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How to stay in shape when you’re busy

Infographic | March 3, 2018

You exercise regularly for months… then get derailed by a vacation, business trip, or just the general insanity of life. Sound familiar? Here’s how to stay in shape when you’re busy — it’s faster and easier than you think. It’s one of the most common patterns I see as a fitness and nutrition coach: People trying to get (and stay) in shape work out diligently for months — then get derailed by the holidays or a big deadline at work.

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Over 600 Payers, Providers Chose McKesson InterQual® Criteria for Clinical Decision Support

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Overall, InterQual’s retention rate exceeded 96% of payer and hospital clients during this period. Moreover, InterQual Criteria—which covers more than 95% of admission reasons for any level of care—is now used by 92% of the top 100 hospitals1 and over 300 managed care organizations.

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2016 global life sciences sector outlook

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Our yearly look at the topics, trends, issues, and challenges impacting the global life sciences sector 2016 global life sciences sector outlook

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Oppioo

Oppioo is a patient-centered product that supports patients to plan and execute physical activity in conjunction with the treatment plan. Oppioo predicts what activity gives optimal effect and when during the cancer treatment based on patient data and the patient’s energy level. To do so, Oppioo collects activity data from the user’s smartphone and user feedback to create a personalized automated coaching plan with the help of AI models. Oppioo allows for sharing data with health care providers.

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