Healthcare Information Technology Mergers and Acquisitions: Is Your Company Prepared for the Future?

It’s known as the sale shaking up the Electronic Health Records (EHR) sector. On January 8, 2018, Allscripts, a global leader in healthcare technology, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Practice Fusion, a leading cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) platform for $100 million. While a merger or acquisition like this makes headline news, it actually…

Practice Fusion and Allscripts – The Sale Shaking Up EHR Sector

The electronic health records (EHRs) sector is already making headlines in 2018. On January 8, 2018, Allscripts, a global leader in healthcare technology, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Practice Fusion, a leading cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) platform, for $100 million, subject to adjustment for working capital and net debt. The catch? Practice Fusion…

Health Systems Bracing for Potential Disruptions in 2018

It’s no secret the healthcare industry is facing big changes. And it’s not solely related to the uncertain future of the Affordable Care Act and the ongoing struggle for health care reform. While the ACA and health care reform are certainly hot-button items, health systems are facing some other potentially dangerous disruptions in 2018—ones that…

Healthcare Industry Challenges of 2018 and Beyond

There are several trends that will impact the healthcare industry in 2018, and these will all have a trickle-down effect on the healthcare workforce. Here are some key industry issues affecting the healthcare workforce in 2018:   Silver Tsunami continues to make an impact America’s aging population—called the Silver Tsunami by some in the industry—will…

Telehealth: The 2018 Predicted Dramatic Rise in Popularity

A year ago, we wrote about the potential rise of telehealth and we’ve seen much growth since then. Health systems all over the world have now begun recognizing telehealth as one of the most promising solutions to modern problems facing providers and patients. According to Becker Hospital Review, telemedicine is set to attract 7 million patient…

Reducing the Risk of Dementia with Mobile Health Apps

The internet and the digital age are delivering promising solutions to help support people who are living with Dementia. In a recent study conducted by the University of South Florida, an mHealth app helped reduce the chances of developing dementia by almost 30 percent over a decade, according to mHealth Intelligence. A Potential Cure for…

US News: Top Hospitals of 2017

U.S. News & World Report has released their 2017 – 2018 Best Hospital rankings. This will be the news service’s 28th year participating in ranking and rating more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties. For the second year in a row, the Mayo Clinic, one of the world’s leading medical institutions, claimed the…

2018 Top Healthcare Startups to Watch

Digital health is transforming the way we think about healthcare and the way care is delivered. The healthcare startup outlook is constantly in motion due to the continued efforts of entrepreneurs who are dedicated to challenging the status quo and doing things differently. In the end, that’s what disruption is all about at the core.…

4 Tips for Addressing the Long Term Care Workforce Shortage

According to a recent article published by the Hill, the Healthcare industry workforce shortage has reached long-term care. In what used to be a more adequately staffed market, Minnesota has seen the vacancy rate for personal care aides reach 14 percent, which has led families to rely more on each other for care. In some…

By The Numbers: 2017 Health Careers Trends Snapshot

These reports are a great resource for both healthcare companies looking to hire and job seekers alike and provide a detailed snapshot into the current state of the healthcare job market. Below, we look into some of the highlights. Growing Healthcare Job Search Confidence The survey collected responses from the Health eCareers database of 19,754…

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