What is your diet trying to tell you? As rates of chronic disease in the U.S. reach an all-time high, many Americans are questioning what’s causing the sharp incline: Is poor health an evolutionary glitch? Are chronic diseases genetically inescapable? While genetics certainly play an impactful role, granting every person an assortment of genes that […]
Most people recognize the immune system as their natural protection against disease – a network of organs, tissues and cells that protect the body from foreign invaders. Similarly, a digital immune system refers to the hypothetical “health” of a business’s technology, or how efficiently it processes new data while preventing cyber attacks and system failures.1 […]
15 percent of the U.S. population lives in rural areas. From a broad perspective, rural America is home to diverse pockets of agriculture, vast areas of protected land and simpler, more rustic lifestyles.1 Unfortunately, with more remote locations comes less accessible resources, contributing to the highly reported rural healthcare gap. In comparison to suburban and […]
The U.S. population is aging. From 2000 through 2040, statistics show the percentage of the population aged 65 or older will more than double and aged 85 and older will quadruple.1 The trend is largely due to the 1950s Baby Boom, the postwar era in which a strong economy left Americans confident they could support […]
It’s the age of the side hustle. A 2023 survey reports a whopping 45 percent of working Americans now have a part-time job, gig or passion project averaging 13 hours per week. For fields like healthcare, however, landing a mobile side hustle seems a far-fetched dream.
Among the digital advances felt across all industries, health tech has emerged as a sector grappling with effective engagement strategies. When specifically examining healthcare platforms, older generations tend to value simplicity and ease of use, whereas younger generations prioritize a full suite of digital capabilities and rapid results.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a concept that stretches far beyond its rudimentary definition: the ability of a digital computer to perform tasks commonly associated with intelligent beings.1 Today, many consumers fear that AI is being taken a step further than task-based intelligent assistance, instead offering intelligent replacements to humans. Some industries garner more concern than […]
A recent study shows 46 percent of Millennials and 40 percent of Gen Z rank flexibility as the most fundamental trait of a successful business. So, what does this new-age mentality mean for the nation’s primarily in-person, overburdened healthcare system?
Amid a tech-centered existence, human attention spans are frequently, unironically likened to that of a goldfish. In fact, recent data shows people’s ability to focus on a single screen has plummeted yet again. Today, you can expect to remain attuned to a task on your laptop for a whopping 47 seconds before your seemingly autonomous […]