Before the Affordable Care Act and the movement of value-based care, hospitals really didn’t have to worry about making sure patients didn’t return to the hospital after discharge. Hospitals are facing penalties for readmission. Patient engagement has gone from being a theory to what organizations are now implementing to save money. Both patients and health organizations are seeking ways to learn ...

In a recent study by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), they conducted an analysis and made a suggestion of what it would take for a Hospital to save over $1 million dollars by hiring 9 professionals to work with a primary care team. This team is called the Primary Care Dream Team. The cost of readmission is high and ways to reduce readmission while improving care coordination is valuable. The avera...

If you have been following Digital Health news then you’ve probably heard about wearable tech. Wearable devices are a form of data collection that provides new sources of understanding patient behavior. Having the ability to track your health data through a wearable device and then quantify it is expected to help drive better outcomes in health care. Are wearable devices and mobile health apps ...

How To Design with the Elderly in Mind: Most designers come from a younger generation and often times forget that the elderly are utilizing their technology, and their numbers are growing. There are over 2 Million apps available on your mobile phone and 165,000 of those are mobile health apps. Digital Health is an inclusive category and your app should be designed for all age groups to ensure...