How Telehealth Offered Responsible Healthcare During the Pandemic

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on, the global community is coming to terms with its impact across industries and businesses. While sectors such as supply chain, aviation, hospitality, and manufacturing were severely hit, they have been limping towards recovery in their own way. But if one was to single out a sector that … Read more

8 Myths about the MVP Process Debunked for Product Owners

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MVP, or Minimum Viable Product, is an often-used terminology that finds its origins in the Lean and Agile development process. It has now become common in software development parlance. Although the concept was coined by Frank Robinson, MVP became more mainstream after Eric Ries described it in his book The Lean Startup, “ A key … Read more

Dealing with Teams That Do Not Believe in Minimum Viable Product

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The path of innovation is a complex one to tread on. Especially in an environment where conformity is usually the norm. So, when you have to convince a bunch of skeptical stakeholders of a radical concept such as a minimum viable product, things can get a whole lot slippery. We’re sold on the idea of … Read more

6 Sectors That Need an Immediate Tech Intervention During Pandemic

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The current pandemic has truly shone the spotlight on the…

Healthcare Industry Trends that Made an Impact in 2019 and Beyond

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The healthcare sector has been notoriously slow to adapt and evolve into a tech-friendly form. However, things have been stepping up, as is evident with these telling numbers. We’ve identified and compiled a list of impactful healthcare trends and statistics which demonstrate that healthcare tech is headed towards a digital transformation in the years to … Read more

Understanding the Goals of Patient Portals

Patient portals – those secure online websites which give patients 24/7 access to personal health information – are not gaining as much priority as they deserve, since EHR companies tend to be tight on R&D resources. As a matter of fact, few companies have effectively invested towards the cause of patient portals. As a result, … Read more

Design Thinking in Healthcare

The Design Thinking approach is a method of problem-solving that focuses on human behavior and needs. The process employs empathy, voluminous idea generation, rapid prototyping, and continuous testing to tackle complex challenges. Speaking from the healthcare perspective, designers focus their efforts on firstly, understanding how the system functions, and secondly, on the needs of the … Read more

Best Practices for Patient Portals to Improve Patient Engagement

Patient Portal is connected to the Electronic Health Record (EHR), which gives patients a look into data related to their health. These include lab results, physician notes, their health histories, discharge summaries and immunizations. Some patient portals go beyond to a stage where patients can only view their data. These portals include features such as … Read more

Design Standards to save lives –  UX in Healthcare

An article published by Forbes last year said that across the US, there will be an increase in the number of patients, whereas the number of doctors will remain same. The static supply of healthcare professionals is a significant cause of concern. Nowadays, the amount of time and number of interactions between a patient and … Read more