Addressing the Rise and Fall of Health Care Consumerism Through Technology

Accompanied by the high-deductible health plans and cost sharing models, consumerism has been steadily on the rise in the healthcare industry. Hospitals that are able to successfully handle these challenges may be in a better position to stay financially viable in a period when competitive pricing and patient satisfaction can make or break a hospital’s […]

What the Regulators are Looking for in a LIMS Validation Plan

Validating LIMS is a fundamental requirement for GMP compliance. Where LIMS is used to store and process GMP data, it is imperative that the system accurately and reliably performs as expected. This is where the validation and implementation project play an important part in the lifecycle of a LIMS. It should be focused on aspects related to patient safety, […]

Consumers Are The Future Of Healthcare

Late last month, the annual Internet Trends report was released by Mary Meeker of KPCB. For many, including myself, it is considered essential reading. This meticulously prepared deck is a trove of valuable data for anyone participating in the digital economy—which, in 2018, is virtually everyone. It does a phenomenal job of distilling rapidly evolving consumer behaviors […]

In healthcare, big data alone isn’t enough

Healthcare organizations have mastered the art of data collection. But in order to be forward-looking, they need to focus on how to turn their data into valuable information. For what it’s worth, most hospitals and health systems have realized the value in investing in big data. They’re eagerly raking in a plethora of data, focusing […]