Robin Blackburn’s Blog
The covid-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented experience for people all over the world. After almost a year of widespread infection, two FDA-approved vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer have been approved for use. Moderna’s vaccine is given to individuals in two doses,...
Healthcare organizations have always played an important role in the country but this year has really shown how they face challenges like the coronavirus. Now more than ever, healthcare organizations we expected to work smarter than ever before. The appropriate...
Population health pertains to the incidence of diseases in various groups of people. This includes comparing the number of outbreaks between age or race and even different areas of living. Population health is different from public health which focuses on the health...
One of the most prominent revelations has been the increasing need for data sharing across institutions, organizations, and companies
As we acknowledge World Mental Health Day on October 10, we can look ahead to what the future holds for digital mental health solutions and their prospects for the future beyond the pandemic.
In the United States alone, there are more than 2 million farms which individually produce, on average, enough food to feed 166 people around the world each year.
In the dynamic healthcare ecosystem, many life sciences organizations are undergoing transformation to the commercial model by incorporating digital and data analytics capabilities.
While much of the medical world has been understandably focused on facing the ongoing pandemic, there are other areas that naturally require attention, too. In light of the pandemic, many new technological developments have been made and implemented that not only improve healthcare when it comes to telehealth and the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19, but also change other key areas of health. One such area is that of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and care, which has been impacted by the pandemic in major ways.
This year, June 9 is host to World Empathy Day; on this day, the promotion of empathetic practices and attitudes is encouraged, and because empathy is a skill that can be taught, days like this that highlight the importance of learning how to be more empathetic hold significant value. In the healthcare industry, empathy is needed now more than ever.
The coronavirus pandemic has presented unprecedented circumstances for all industries. In healthcare, professionals are working to adapt and overcome various challenges as they arrive. While the pandemic has brought fear, panic, isolation, and hardship, it has also begun to serve as a catalyst for much-needed collaboration and innovation within the healthcare industry.