10 Predictions for Healthcare IT in 2019

The IDC or International Data Corporation is an entity that works with analysts to provide advice on market intelligence and serves to identify trends on a global scale. Not too long ago, they released a report that discusses their predictions for Healthcare IT in 2019. In this report, analysts assess which outcomes are most likely …

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3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Improve Healthcare in 2019

As Artificial Intelligence becomes more and more sophisticated, there is a lot to be gained from embracing these advancements. Healthcare in particular is an industry that desperately needs this kind of additional support considering that anyone employed in a medical field is extremely overworked. AI provides an opportunity to lessen the workload and increase productivity. …

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Animal-related Injuries Cost Over $1 Billion Annually, Research States

The Trauma Surgery and Acute Open journal recently published a new research paper that delved into the topic of animal-related injuries and how much the healthcare costs accumulate to. Their findings concluded that the total cost is more than $1 billion on an annual basis. They also shared the prediction that this number is likely …

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The Doctor Shortage and How Technology Can Help

Healthcare in the United States is currently facing the impending threat of a shortage of doctors. While this conversation has been alive for many years now, it is only more recently that it’s picked up traction and attention on a wider scale. Experts have pointed out that the demand for healthcare services will most likely …

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CDC: Fentanyl the Deadliest Drug in America

The Centre for Disease Control has recently confirmed that Fentanyl is now the most dangerous drug in the United States, having caused several casualties due to overdose. The most recent statistics come from 2016 and show that 18,000 overdose-related deaths were tied to Fentanyl. This marks the first occasion that Fentanyl has been at the …

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Women and Heart Health – Why We Need to Do Better

Based on statistics alone, one can easily determine that women are at great risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease. Within the US, more women lose their lives to heart disease than they do to other deadly illnesses such as cancer, diabetes, or respiratory disease. Despite how high the mortality currently is, women are still less …

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Biggest Low Since 2008; Child Insurance Rates Drop

According to statistics found in the recently published report by Georgetown University’s Centre for Children and Families the number of uninsured children seems to be on the rise. The nationwide estimated increase is stated to be around 276,000 children under the age of 19. In percentages, this marks an increase of 4.7 per cent in …

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