Essential Insights

Collaborating for better outcomes

by Chris Hayhurst

A look at healthcare in 2017, when organizations that used to just “go it alone" are now compelled to collaborate with other providers—and even with other entities not traditionally part of healthcare.

The new fight against cardiovascular disease

by Laura Drucker

A Q&A with experts on how advancements in treating cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 cause of death globally, are providing better and more efficient care.

How AR and VR are revolutionizing the patient experience

by Laura Drucker

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) aren’t just for gaming anymore. Their enveloping experiences are supporting clinical care in new ways.

How your health system can use design thinking to solve complex problems

by Chris Hayhurst

Great design makes services and products more appealing to users, and it’s not just for designers anymore. It’s changing healthcare too.

Are patient-reported outcomes a key to determining value?

by Will Seaton

Patient-reported outcomes offer a unique opportunity to meaningfully address the patient-centeredness of care and improve how quality outcomes are evaluated.

5 healthcare take-aways from other industries

by Chris Hayhurst

Patients are acting more like consumers. Here’s what hospitals have learned from their industry counterparts as they've looked for new ways to keep their patients happy.

Why your next ER visit may be virtual

by Laura Drucker

The rapidly emerging practice of telehealth can help increase efficiencies in our healthcare system, particularly within ERs. Our infographic takes a look at how telehealth may be a game changer for emergency medicine.

The diagnostic revolution driven by patient-centered care

by Laura Drucker

Technology is evolving with and around the patient-centered healthcare model, leading to more innovative, rapid and detailed diagnostic testing in different settings.

How health systems can address social determinants

by Elizabeth Hanes

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has called on the entire medical community to address social determinants in health. Here’s what health systems can do to advance wellness among their patient populations.

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