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The State of Rural Healthcare Closures (and 3 Possible Solutions)

According to a new study by the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform (CHQPR), over 40% of rural U.S. hospitals are at risk of closing in the near future. For many small communities, rural hospitals are the lone provider of all healthcare services in their areas. If these hospitals shutter, millions of Americans... Read more

The Growing Trend of Precision Medicine

One positive thing to come out of the pandemic (we like to be glass-half-full when we can) is the speed at which we’re embracing the digital transformation in healthcare. Precision medicine is more tangible than ever, with new technologies and operational strategies to tailor patient treatment from the outset. The benefits... Read more

Accurate Diagnosis: The Conduit for Value-Based Care

By: David Fisher, Head of Global Policy and Government Affairs at Siemens Healthineers Our changing healthcare system requires all of us to change along with it. Just as medical device manufacturers have to adjust to increased scrutiny of value, so do hospitals, physicians and health IT manufacturers need to modify based... Read more

What is disrupting the health IT industry? Challenges and Opportunities.

By: David Pacitti, President of Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. and Head of Siemens Healthcare’s North America Regional Organization It’s not enough to simply innovate and challenge industry standards in today’s health IT space – the real results and meaningful outcomes for patients are increasingly linked to those... Read more

Medical Device Tax Delay: Decent Industry News

In an early Christmas present to the medical device industry, President Obama signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2015, which established both a budget for the Federal fiscal year (that started October 1) and made some other changes to government policy. Among them was the delay of the implementation of... Read more