Sarah Daren has been a consultant for startups in multiple industries including health and wellness, wearable technology, nursing, and education. She implements her wellness and education knowledge into every aspect of her life, including her position as a yoga instructor and raising her two children. When she's not watching the New York Yankees play, Sarah enjoys practising yoga and reading a good book on the beach.

The 3 Challenges Facing Health Data Management

Over the last decade or so, electronic health records (EHR) have been helping to streamline medical record-keeping and coordinate patient care. EHR has been instrumental in allowing hospitals to reduce errors, leverage big data for patients’ benefit, and provide a more comprehensive picture of a patient’s health. There are so many benefits to collecting digital

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Understanding the Ongoing Opioid Crisis

The coronavirus isn’t the only epidemic affecting the United States, and the opioid epidemic hasn’t been done any favors by COVID-19 and the stay-at-home orders that have accompanied it. In the U.S., an average of 128 people die every day due to opioid-related overdoses. In addition to the OD statistics, the list of negative effects

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How Hospitals Can Better Prepare for a Pandemic

As vaccines rollout, and the end of COVID-19 is finally no longer just wishful thinking, but rather a not-so-distant reality, it’s important that the United States collects and analyzes all data surrounding the pandemic. From financial loss to changes in workplace structure to the travel industry, there were lessons to be learned everywhere, especially in

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How to Protect Medical Data from Hackers

When it comes to valuable information, organizations within the medical field are sitting on a goldmine, at least in the eyes of hackers. While lots of other kinds of businesses and organizations might have credit card information or password information stolen from time to time, there’s a key difference between that kind of information and

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From Disjointed to Coordinated: A Guide to Smart Hospital Implementation

With so much technology at our fingertips these days, it’s surprising that more hospitals haven’t implemented the most promising innovations already. Many people wonder why it is that in an industry benefitting so much from technological advancement, the adoption of new technology is very slow.  Part of this is for safety reasons. The latest medical

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