Social determinants of health such as crime, quality of education, and transportation mobility play a major role in the health expectations of communities, particularly around chronic conditions. In order for medical interventions to be most effective, public policy must support an overall reduction in the barriers certain communities face to health improvement. We know that […]
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As the healthcare tech market matures, the focus of consumer oriented weight management products will shift from merely data gathering and generic weight loss plans to applied analytics for building successful personalized plans for change resistant users. To be most effective at addressing preventable health costs, efforts need to be focused on patients at the wrong end of disparities […]
With the proliferation of apps for weight loss, healthy eating, and fitness tracking over the past decade it seems easier than ever to encourage patients to adopt healthier lifestyle habits. At the same time, while the recession in 2008 put a damper on overall weight loss market growth, it has still grown to over $60B. […]
There are a number of seismic shifts underway within the US healthcare system. The two that we’ve had our eyes on are the rise of capitated provider networks and the subsequent focus on population health management and preventive care to drive operational cost savings. The reason we’ve followed these two so closely is that they […]
Unlike other welfare systems, USA’s long established tradition of Medical Insurance has become a cultural norm. However, after decades of systematic signing into less and less lucrative schemes, some doctors are doing things a bit differently. A physician in Wichita, as reported on CNN, has opted out of the usual system altogether, instead offering his […]
In health care, the basic need to represent Information from analyzed data sets plays a significant role in providing both medical researchers and patients with accurate reports on the cause and effects of certain illnesses as well as their reaction to diverse treatment plans which allows both parties make better decisions.