Can Technology Truly Replace Doctors?

Image Source: Pexels Technology continues to startle and astound as it breaks new ground. In healthcare, these technological advancements carry with them powerful implications for patients and care providers alike. But could technology go so far as to truly replace doctors? At least one big Silicon Valley investor thinks so. However, the field of healthcare

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Balancing the Systemic and the Individual with Healthcare Tech

Image Source: Pexels New technologies have fundamentally reshaped a host of industries, healthcare notwithstanding. Now, tools like data analytics have the power to bridge systemic and individual healthcare solutions to produce ideal results for patients and care facilities alike. Facing an ongoing pandemic, healthcare professionals need optimized platforms for data transparency and care efficiency. Fortunately,

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Security Risks When Using Mobile Devices in Healthcare IT and How to Prevent Them

Image Source: Pixabay The digitization of the healthcare industry did not begin with the global outbreak of COVID-19, but the pandemic has certainly accelerated this trend. However, as healthcare IT devices continue to proliferate, so too do the security risks associated with them. But what, exactly, are the threats associated with these mobile healthcare technologies,

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Healthcare IT Solutions That Cultivate Sustainability

Pexels It is vital that all sectors of society seriously consider sustainability and become environmentally conscious in the coming years. Recently, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a damning report that put the magnitude of our climate crisis in perspective. Using a series of metrics that accurately record climate change, the IPCC report

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New Applications of Biomedical Engineering

The world of biomedical engineering is fascinating. The field combines out-of-the-box engineering with serious healthcare needs in a way that promotes creativity and provides hope for thousands of patients every day. Biomedical engineers are working towards goals that can change and improve lives. Perhaps because of the amazing opportunity to make a positive difference, the

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What Healthcare Safety Looks Like in 2021?

Image Source: Pexels In few industries is safety as high of a priority as it is in healthcare, where business practices can make the difference between life and death. And while safety improvements have transformed the medical field through accessibility, equipment, and electronic medical records (EMRs), there’s still a lot of work to be done.

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How New Technologies are Changing Surgical Techniques

Image Source: Unsplash Surgery is a field that’s constantly in flux. New technological developments are constantly underway, but their adoption in practice takes time. Doctors often prefer to hedge their bets on tried-and-tested surgical intervention, which in some cases has a safer and more predictable outcome for the patient. However, without healthcare innovation, the medical

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Empowering Patients with Data

Image Source: Pixabay The digital revolution is here, and with it comes nearly instantaneous access to volumes of information unprecedented in human history. And that has fundamentally altered the way humans live their lives, shaping the ways we work, learn, and even entertain ourselves. But perhaps nowhere is the digital revolution felt more acutely than

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Using Health Tech to Improve Your Quality of Life

Image Source: Pixabay (https://pixabay.com/photos/puzzle-dna-research-genetic-piece-2500333/) Good health has always been humanity’s most precious commodity. But we have perhaps never appreciated wellness more than we do today, in the devastating wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, the last century has seen remarkable, and remarkably rapid, advancement in medical science and technology. The progress has been so drastic,

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Technological Advancements in Healthcare Disaster Response

Every time disaster strikes, we come face-to-face with the reality of how much we have actually progressed in terms of timely disaster response. A disaster can potentially bring innumerable damages, and severe risks to geography, society, and individuals. However, as part of an immediate response to any disaster, healthcare takes the forefront. Every area struck

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