Healthcare

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Healthcare isn’t ready for real-world data

Healthcare has a good problem: too much patient data. It’s everywhere, spewed across the care continuum from electronic health records (EHRs) to claims processing systems, pharmacy information systems and... ...Read more

The growing importance of bio-cybersecurity

How blockchain will prevent hacking and turn genome data into a currency In a world where more than 26 million people have taken an at-home DNA test, healthcare companies... ...Read more

How to use AI to circumvent hospital readmissions and improve patient and business outcomes

Patient readmission presents a substantial financial burden to healthcare systems. As value-based reimbursement models replace fee-for-service payments, especially Medicare, indicators of patient readmission (e.g. low-quality care) significantly impact hospital... ...Read more

Vision 2020 healthcare

Vision 2020 healthcare: Technology and patients on the cusp of the next decade  Over the last year, patient demand for greater personalization and easier access to healthcare has driven a shift across the entire industry. As healthcare costs... ...Read more

Building strong digital experiences with PK and Mayo Clinic

One of the fun parts of writing an annual benchmark report on the digital strength of some of the best hospitals in the U.S., is that it’s allowed me... ...Read more

Hospital Digital Experience Index 2018-2019

The Hospital Digital Experience (HDX) Index is a method for baselining the digital patient experience on hospital websites. It combines publicly observable use data and expert testing to spotlight... ...Read more

Healthcare you wear: Innovations worth getting excited about

At PK we spend a lot of time thinking about healthcare. In particular, we might be regarded as slightly obsessed with improving the digital patient experience, which is why it... ...Read more

Urgent care marketing: Is convenience everything?

When it comes to urgent care marketing, one might be tempted to believe it’s sufficient to show up on Google maps and call it a day. After all, who... ...Read more

Healthcare personalization trends

Today’s patients have access to a greater amount of health data than ever before – and they want that data to be used for their benefit. This creates a... ...Read more

Hospital readmissions dramatically reduced with trusted analytics platform

Solution Overview: TAP packages standard open source tools such as Cloudera Hadoop, Apache Spark, Jupyter Notebook, Docker and Cloud Foundry to create an integrated platform to allow data scientists... ...Read more