Ann Marie Pietrantonio

What’s preventing doctors from adopting virtual care technologies?

The doctor’s desk with the mug, smarthphone, stethoscope and eyeglasses.

A Deloitte survey of 624 primary care and specialty care doctors, which found only 14 percent said they have video visit capabilities, also provides suggestions about how hospitals can approach telehealth adoption.

 


Is digital health a behavioral science?

Vector illustration showing inventor and his mind processes. The inventor silhouette is placed into center as the main part of illustration. All around it there are placed different elements which are showing different processes and approaches while solving a problem. We can see magnifying glass a metaphor/symbol for identification/closer look on a problem; puzzles for looking the right parts; light bulb for idea; ladders for improvement; gears and wheels for thinking; speech bubbles for different thoughts/ideas; arrows for direction of thinking; question marks for questioning and self verification; connectors for integration. There are also lot of icons related with science: DNK, microscope, laboratory equipment, molecular structure, cells ect. Illustration is vibrant and eye catching and also nicely layered.

 

 


The Edge of Automation: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Keeping

The Human Touch in an Automated World

In a world obsessed with having everything on demand, personalized, and the growth of smart technologies, more and more tasks are becoming automated. Whatever can be defined and measured can (theoretically) be done by computers, whether it’s relatively simple chat bots, or way more technical tasks like assessing x-rays

 

 


VALORE IN PREVENZIONE

Un programma a supporto delle decisioni informate in ambito di programmazione, organizzazione, gestione e comunicazione delle politiche vaccinali in Italia

 


How value-based care and oncology come together in the healthcare ecosystem

At the MedCity CONVERGE conference in Philadelphia on July 11, experts from Harvard Business School, payer Highmark and tech company Integra Connect explored how their organizations are approaching the intersection of cancer and value-based care

 


Paths to Value: The Act of Improvement versus the Habit of Excellence

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle


Patient engagement is the key to bundled payment success

An illustration of doctors encircling a patient on a wheel-shaped network. The patient is standing on a large gray circle. Lines extend from the gray circle toward each doctor. Each doctor is standing on a small gray circle. The patient is a woman with long, dark hair. She is wearing a blue gown. Each doctor is wearing a different outfit. Two are wearing scrubs, three are wearing lab coats, and two are in street dress. There is a total of seven doctors. Three of them are women and four of them are men. Most of the doctors are looking at the patient.

 


Why Instagram Is the Worst Social Media for Mental Health

Instagram is the worst social media network for mental health and wellbeing, according to a recent survey of almost 1,500 teens and young adults. While the photo-based platform got points for self-expression and self-identity, it was also associated with high levels of anxiety, depression, bullying and FOMO, or the “fear of missing out.”