Opinion: Drug Pricing Reform Should Be About Saving Lives Through Innovation

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By Kyle Keeney Around the world, millions of patients, suffering from cancer, Alzheimer’s, cystic fibrosis, and many other chronic diseases, are holding onto hope that one day soon there will be a cure—and America’s biopharmaceutical companies are dedicated to turning these hopes into reality.   We all recently witnessed the power of innovation when the world […]

Driving Health Equity with Technology

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Health equity is defined as the ability to fulfill our human potential in all aspects of health and well-being. It goes beyond access to care. Health equity encompasses clinical, mental, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual health, and is influenced by social, economic, and environmental factors.1 Healthcare organizations have a critical role to play in health […]

Reluctance to Embrace Technology in Healthcare

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This post is co-authored by Declan Hadley Would Florence Nightingale have embraced virtual care? The answer would probably be yes, as she was a technological innovator in every sense – driving cleanliness in hospitals, promoting healthy eating to improve healing, and using data to reduce infection rates. Yet, today in healthcare, we see a slower […]

BrightSpring Names New Chief Digital and Technology Officer

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 5, 2022) – BrightSpring Health Services, a leading provider of complementary home and community-based pharmacy and health services for complex populations in need of specialized and/or chronic care, today announced Phani Konduru as its new Chief Digital and Technology Officer (CDTO). As CDTO, Konduru will set the company’s overall digital and technology vision […]

The Incredible Benefits of Seeing an Orthodontist – HealthPhreaks

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Almost all of us know of seeing an orthodontist. However, it is important to visit them every few months. If you don’t know, an orthodontist specializes in the alignments of the jaw and teeth. The reason why many people have realized the importance of visiting an orthodontist is that they can provide retainers, Invisalign, braces, […]

Managing the backlog of care

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Two years into the pandemic, governments worldwide have started to relax their social distancing policies. However, healthcare systems continue to be severely impacted by ongoing infections and a growing backlog of patients waiting for planned treatments. While vaccines have been extremely successful in reducing hospitalization and mortality rates, infection control policies continue to affect our […]

BrightSpring Health Services Announces 2022 Brighter Futures Scholarship Recipient

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BrightSpring Health Services (BrightSpring), one of the nation’s leading home and community-based health services providers for complex populations, announced Sara Montoya-Obando as the recipient of its next and most recent BrightSpring Brighter Futures Scholarship. Ms. Montoya-Obando will study communications at the University of Louisville this fall. “We are really excited and proud to be able […]

How to drive telehealth adoption 

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Patients are consumers who expect ease, convenience, and efficiency when accessing healthcare. Today, accessing healthcare services requires more technology than ever.    With the introduction of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) came medical data mobility, unleashing data that could be shared, aggregated, and evaluated. The HITECH act funded the expansion of medical record technology in the USA, […]

How the Digital Front Door and Artificial Intelligence Will Change the Future of Population Health

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The future of healthcare is being driven by digital transformation and innovation. Healthcare is evolving into a new era where nearly everything is connected through digital technologies to improve the way that healthcare is delivered. Most things that need to happen before the patient walks into a clinic or the hospital – from appointment scheduling […]

Digitally enabled care in mental health

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The healthcare industry is rapidly changing as the reliance on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Infrastructure continues to grow. Patients now demands increased connectivity, efficiency improvements, and secure patient data, while supporting the clinical workforce in delivering patient-centered care.   Our healthcare systems are stretched, clinicians are experiencing moral injury, our populations are aging, and chronic […]