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How Apple is Making Healthcare Records More Accessible to Patients

Arkansas-based healthcare provider Northwest Health just announced that it's partnering with Apple to give patients access to their health records via iPhone. This move provides an interesting opportunity to discuss...

CurveBeam Career Opportunity: Developing Software for a 3D Imaging Leader

If CurveBeam was a band, it’d be the Foo Fighters. How’s that for a hook? On this CurveBeam Jobcast, host Tyler Kern got the details on an open software...

Making Bright Ideas Work: The Trade Group Looking Out for the MedTech Community

Perhaps no state is more renowned for medicine than Massachusetts. The Commonwealth is host to leading hospitals, medical centers, and medical device companies that are maturing next generation technologies....

What CarePass From CVS Signals to the Market

In the 1970s, the Veterans Administration (now called the VA) mailed prescription medications to regional customers. This was actually far ahead of the curve. It was not until the...

CurveBeam Connect: The Humanitarian Effort with a Growing Global Footprint, and How Steps2Walk is...

When we sprain our ankle or break a toe, it's assumed that proper care is rarely far from reach. This isn’t the case for everyone, especially those who live...

What Can Marketers Learn From Botox?

What once started as a party favor at glamorous Hollywood parties in the 1950s has taken the medical world by storm lately. Cosmetically, the Botox industry is booming, and...

July Job Report Reveals Records and Reservation

U.S. labor force participation reached a record high in the month of July. Unemployment remained at 3.7% according to the latest jobs report from Bureau of Labor Statistics, released...
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CurveBeam Connect: South American Orthopedics are Making Strides

Orthopedics in South America are burgeoning as the number of foot and ankle surgeons begins to increase, said Dr. Cristian Ortiz of the Clinica Universidad de los Andes in...
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AAOS: “Ortho Surgeons are Fully Competent to Interpret Imaging Studies”

Imaging technology has increased the convenience and quality of the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and injuries. However, some recent studies question the excessive or inappropriate utilization of...

Employees Are Athletes Too and Can Benefit From Athletic Trainers

Athletic trainers are for more than athletes; even employees can benefit from the multidisciplined training that these healthcare professionals can provide for the workplace. To discuss this emerging trend...

The Pivot: Two Sides of the Telemedicine Argument

Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern highlight the two opposing sides of the telemedicine argument on this edition of The Pivot. For more, check out Business Casual with Daniel Litwin...
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What is an EHR (Electronic Health Record)?

What is an EHR / EHR System? EHRs (Electronic Health Records) help capture clinical encounters electronically, create secure, HIPPA-compliant, digitized patient records and a variety of other tasks within...
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How New Robotics are Shaping the Hospitals of Tomorrow

Photo courtesy of Alex Miller, U.S. ABB Media Relations Technology provider ABB announce on July 10 that it will install advanced collaborative robotics for medical labs and hospitals, beginning in...
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TPC Membership Realizes 25% Savings in Phlebotomy Category

Essential in diagnosing patients, blood tests provide a wealth of information regarding a patient’s health. But as the price for phlebotomy products continues to rise, hospitals are seeking ways...

How Freezing Temperatures Became the Hottest Trend in Wellness

The beauty industry is an economic gold mine and consumers are on a constant journey of exploration. One practice in particular, cryotherapy, has continued to defy conventional wisdom within...
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What the Medical World Can Learn at the ASHE Annual Conference

Healthcare facilities have always been dynamic and fluid working environments. The digital age has spurred a transformation that healthcare plant and facility managers must stay aware of. The ASHE Annual...

Guide to Amalgam Separator Filter Capacity [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Dental Amalgam Rule is becoming law in exactly 1 year (July, 2020).  This law requires your dental office to install an amalgam separator. While researching which...

CMS Seeks to Improve Patients Over Paperwork Initiative 2019

Patients Over Paperwork, an initiative launched in Fall 2017, streamlines regulations to cut the “red tape” burdening the healthcare system which often hinders a clinician’s fundamental mission—patient care. Patients Over...
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CurveBeam Connect: Breaking Down a New Study on Weight-Bearing CT’s Impact on Cost

In this episode of the CurveBeam podcast, host Vinti Singh sat down with Dr. Martinus Richter, MD, Ph.D.to discuss the results of his latest published study: “Results of more...
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The New Wave of Healthcare Consumerism

As consumers, we’re used to shopping around for the best price. But there’s one marketplace where a frustrating lack of transparency in pricing still exists — healthcare. In this...

Should Healthcare Pricing Be More Transparent?

Healthcare prices have continued to rise in the United States in recent years, and no solution has been agreed upon. Making a complicated situation even hard to solve is...

The Unspoken Need for Speech Pathologists in Healthcare with Sandy Grafton

Speech Pathologists, once thought of as merely consultants for those with a stutter, are essential medical professionals that treat much more than a stammer. Today, speech pathologists are in...
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Long Term Care Facilities Not Equipped For Bariatric Residents

Obesity is a major health issue, affecting millions of Americans, including the elderly. This shift in nursing home residents’ profiles is changing care dramatically, as these seniors deal with...
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Can’t Afford It, Can’t Live Without It: the Decline of Rural Hospitals

Skyrocketing healthcare expenses in America are the cause of financial pain for many, and rural communities are suffering from these rising prices and the cost is forcing many small...
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How Partnerships Pave the Way for Exceptional Elderly Care

For any type of social work, community engagement and widespread support help promote the interests of all patients involved. In today’s healthcare, community outreach is especially essential given the...