Our world is filled with constant communication – tweets, email, text, instant messaging, Facebook and more. It can be hard to keep track of all the options! When you look at the essence of what each of those do, they are a way for us to stay connected – with friends, family, co-workers, the world, etc… These tools are here to stay! The big question is how this will affect the healthcare industry. Will these options to connect improve doctor patient communication and promote better outcomes? Healthcare consumers are ready to connect with their physicians and hospitals differently. And I… Read more.
What comes to your mind when you hear the words “healthcare innovation”? My guess is that most of us think about new medicines or procedures.
Each year, 10 – 15 percent of babies born in the U.S. are treated in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). There are a number of reasons this happens: Premature birth Breathing problems Infections Difficult delivery When you’re the parent of a newborn in the NICU, it’s so easy to feel helpless. There are so many lines and tubes connected to your baby and all you really want to do is comfort him or her. Historically, that’s all you really could do. But recent studies are showing that there is one step mom can take to help improve the health… Read more.
He’s kept you home from work. Kept your kids home from school. He even made you miss that date with that one guy you swore was “the one.” He’s a nuisance to society….so we thought we’d sit down and have a chat with him. We’re talking, of course, about the flu. Check out our interview below.
Is your hospital doing everything it can to practice patient safety when it comes to the flu? In the video below, our Chief Medical Officer Dr. Perlin, discusses our flu vaccine policy for employees. Download transcript [pdf]