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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The Hospital for Sick Children

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is recognized as one of the world’s foremost paediatric health-care institutions and is Canada’s leading centre dedicated to advancing children’s health through the integration of patient care, research and education. Founded in 1875 and affiliated with the University of Toronto, SickKids is one of Canada’s most research-intensive hospitals and has generated discoveries that have helped children globally.

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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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5 Things to Know About the Rapid Acceleration of Digital Health

Infographic | April 15, 2021

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The state of healthcare communications

Infographic | October 5, 2021

What are the trends, challenges, and predictions for the future of healthcare communications?Tofind out, we surveyedhundreds ofhealthcare professionals in July 2021fromhospitals and health systems nationwide and found three major takeaways: 1)Communication via unsecure or personalcommunication tools is a concern 2)Clinician burnout has increasedas a result ofthe COVID-19 pandemic.Improved communication could help address the risk 3)New communicationtechnologies are on the horizon. Download the infographic for more information and statistics on the three major takeawaysfrom the2021State of Healthcare Communications report.

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Infographic | April 7, 2022

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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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Health care trends report

Infographic | May 11, 2022

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The Hospital for Sick Children

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is recognized as one of the world’s foremost paediatric health-care institutions and is Canada’s leading centre dedicated to advancing children’s health through the integration of patient care, research and education. Founded in 1875 and affiliated with the University of Toronto, SickKids is one of Canada’s most research-intensive hospitals and has generated discoveries that have helped children globally.

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