What is hypertension?

June 21, 2019

High or raised blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure, 1 putting them under increased stress. ‘Normal’ blood pressure (BP) is defined as blood pressure of 120 mm Hg when the heart beats (systolic) and a blood pressure of 80 mm Hg when the heart relaxes (diastolic), while high BP is defined as a systolic blood pressure of/above 140mm Hg and a diastolic blood 1 pressure of/above 90mm Hg.

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Future Trends in Digital Healthcare 2022

Infographic | December 9, 2021

The global digital health market was valued at $96.5 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.1% from 2021 to 2028.

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5 Things to Know About the Rapid Acceleration of Digital Health

Infographic | April 15, 2021

A silver lining from the COVID-19 global pandemic is the rapid acceleration of digital health and telemedicine. Check out the top 5 digital health trends in this infographic, courtesy ofReal Chemistry.

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Future Gazing: Healthcare in 2021 and Beyond

Infographic | October 25, 2021

During the covid-19 crisis, any healthcare provision not directly related to the pandemic moved online. This has set off an unprecedented wave of digital transformation. Metrics tell an impressive story of innovation, where the prevalence of remote care ballooned. The plugged-in society of 2021 is more primed than ever for a paradigm shift that will see the home overtake the hospital as a venue for healthcare delivery.

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New Survey Confirms Broken State of Healthcare Communications

Infographic | December 4, 2019

The healthcare industry has made many advances over the last few decades, yet one area where innovation is severely lacking is organization-wide communications. One of the most crucial, foundational aspects of the industry that almost single-handedly allows care to happen in the first place happens to be one of the major roadblocks for doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, and staff.

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How the COVID-19 pandemic has affected depression and anxiety around the world

Infographic | October 8, 2021

A report in The Lancet provides the first global estimates of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health in 2020, and suggests an additional 53 million cases of major depressive disorder and 76 million cases of anxiety disorders were due to the pandemic. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders – which can increase the risk of other health outcomes such as suicide – were major contributors to the global burden of disease, affecting millions of men and women of all ages around the world. This study is the first to assess global impacts of the pandemic on major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders, quantifying the prevalence and burden of the disorders by age, sex, and location in 204 countries and territories in 2020.

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8 Healthcare Trends for 2020 and Beyond

Infographic | February 5, 2020

What is the best way to identify your target market and pinpoint their pain points? Understand the industry changes impacting them most. In a recent webinar, Definitive Healthcare CEO Jason Krantz reviewed the 8 healthcare industry trends he believes will be most relevant this year—both for healthcare providers and those selling to them. This infographic captures Jason's observations:

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OSF HealthCare, owned and operated by The Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, Peoria, Illinois, is a multi-state corporation, operating health care facilities in Illinois and Michigan, providing state-of-the-art, compassionate care to more than 2.5 million people in the communities we serve.

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