Solving Healthcare for the Sandwich Generation

If only the decisions facing the Sandwich Generation were as simple as “do you want mayo or mustard on that?” Instead, millions between the ages of 40 and 59 are finding that their lives are wedged tightly between the hard choices associated with taking care of elderly parents and supporting both their minor and grown... Read More

by Luis Castillo in Care Coordination, Healthcare IT, Care Givers

Getting Your Hands Around Health-Care Technology

Congratulations, if you’ve got a smartphone, you’re going to have a hand in health-care reform. According to the Price Waterhouse Cooper Health Research Institute, 2016 is the year that care is going to shift, literally, into consumers’ hands – into their smartphones, to be exact. PwC surveyed consumers in 2013 and... Read More

by Patrick Yee in Healthcare IT, Healthcare Technology Solutions

Interoperability Helps—But is it Enough?

During a keynote address during the HIMMS 2016 Conference and Exhibition, HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced a broad industry initiative to improve health data interoperability, information sharing and patient engagement. Heavy hitters that have taken the pledge include HHS, Epic and Cerner. Read More

by Kyle Salem, Ph.D. in Healthcare IT, EHRs

Breaking Down the Walls in Health-care Technology

A stay in the hospital just isn’t like it used to be. Today’s hospitals are becoming more wired. More of them have computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems, electronic health records (EHR), and massive databases that grind through staggering amounts of information to improve the care and the outcomes patients... Read More

by Patrick Yee in Healthcare IT, Healthcare Technology Solutions