Shopping for healthcare online? Why health systems should care about commodities

Just as Americans shop online for the holidays, patients should be able to have the same convenience in finding the care they need. Consumers today are experts in online shopping. Whether you’re buying clothes, electronics, furniture, or just about anything else, online stores let you sort items and apply filters to find the exact products … Read more

Understanding exacerbations in patients with GPP documented in US electronic health records

Aaron S. Farberg, MD: We are always excited when we get approval for different drugs for these diseases because it means that we are conducting research to study the pathophysiology and most importantly, we are developing treatments for these diseases for patients that we see and want to treat and make better. Let’s give some … Read more

6 Fitness Questions Answered | MD Anderson Cancer Center

Some people make exercise look so easy. They’re at the gym several times a week, posting run times on their fitness app. It’s like they know something the rest of us don’t. So what do they know that the rest of us don’t? We spoke with MD Anderson fitness expert Carlos Duncan and got his … Read more

6 Fitness Questions Answered | MD Anderson Cancer Center

Some people make exercise look so easy. They’re at the gym several times a week, posting run times on their fitness app. It’s like they know something the rest of us don’t. So what do they know that the rest of us don’t? We spoke with MD Anderson fitness expert Carlos Duncan and got his … Read more

How payment technology is making healthcare more convenient for providers and patients

Payment applications AdobeStock_275606341 Medical debt is plaguing the United States, leaving both providers and patients searching for answers. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, Americans owe at least $195 billion in medical debt, even though more than 90 percent of the population has insurance coverage. Medical debt’s share of collections outpaces student loans, auto loans, … Read more

The company redesigned behavioral health for patients and therapists

Mental well-being AdobeStock_404652271 640 With the sharp decline in mental health in America over the past few years, the behavioral health space is ripe for innovation. One company that was at the forefront before the pandemic even began is Denver-based SonderMind. I recently met with Mark Frank, founder and CEO of SonderMind, to talk about … Read more