Heart surgery survival chances ‘better in the afternoon’

Open heart surgery appears to be safer in the afternoon because of the body’s internal clock, scientists have said. The body clock – or circadian rhythm – is the reason we want to sleep at night, but it also drives huge changes in the way our bodies work. The research, published in the Lancet, suggests […]

Gaining The Upper Hand In The New Healthcare Marketing Landscape

Corey Quinn is the CMO at Scorpion, an internet marketing company with offices located across the U.S. Patient behaviors and expectations are changing rapidly — and as a result, so is the world of healthcare marketing. With the rise of urgent care centers, retail clinics and telemedicine in recent years, consumers now have access to a more diverse […]

Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care; here’s how it works

As Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act continue in the background, some Democrats are starting to eye a new health policy goal: implementing a single-payer system. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., introduced a single-payer bill in mid-September with 16 Democratic co-sponsors — 16 more than he got when he introduced the bill […]

Healthcare’s Dangerous Fee-For-Service Addiction

For its many users, healthcare’s fee-for-service reimbursement methodology is like an addiction, similar to gambling, cigarette smoking and pain pill abuse. Doctors and hospitals in the clutches of this flawed payment model have grown dependent on providing more and more healthcare services, regardless of whether the additional care adds value. I don’t use this metaphor […]

Role of ‘technology’ in home health care

At present, home-based health care is gaining significant traction and poised for transformation. Once recognized as a fragmented and unorganised sector, it is gaining ground through progressively capturing interest of entrepreneurs and investors. It is a known fact that there is tremendous pressure on hospitals in delivering services at their facility, especially in Critical Care, […]

Top Healthcare Webinars You Can Get for $10

Used to paying over $250 for a high quality healthcare webinar from a leading expert on the topic from a reputable provider of professional trainings? Let us change your habit! You no longer have to pay this much. So, how much do you think you need to be paying for top healthcare webinars? $200? $150? […]