The healthcare tech industry has grown rapidly in the past few years with the development of new electronic health records, wearables, remote monitoring devices, and more. The enforced social distancing measures of the COVID-19 pandemic were a major driver of this growth. Now, it seems that big tech is looking to cash in on these developments, with a flurry of mergers and acquisitions expected in the coming years.

Top tech companies have already begun to investigate small healthcare tech startups to secure as much of this market as possible, though many of these major tech firms already have major stakes…


Technological advancements are quickly reshaping the delivery of healthcare in the United States and beyond. Through new technology, it is possible to better triage potential health issues so that physicians can address the most serious cases first. In addition, technology is facilitating more remote treatments, which have been driven largely by the pressures of the pandemic. Moving forward, there seems to be no limit to what innovators can do, and it is exciting to see the ideas that are in the earliest stages of development. Across the country, many companies are already working toward impressive goals that may revolutionize the…


Wearable healthcare technologies have picked up a lot of momentum in recent years. Many of these technologies have developed enough reliability to be used as a clinical adjunct, such as the electrocardiogram feature of the Apple Watch. Furthermore, the pandemic necessitated new remote monitoring solutions.

For example, Oura recently announced $100 million in Series-C funding for its wearable ring. This ring has generated particular interest in the past year because it has continuous temperature monitoring. …


A positive company culture directly contributes to employee satisfaction. Additionally, a company’s reputation has been shown to be a significant deciding factor for new applicants. Historically, organizations that take the time to perfect their company culture have a higher employee satisfaction rating and deal with less turnover compared to those that do not. The improved work environment is an all-around win for companies, since they are perceived more favorably by the public, as well as important stakeholders. Companies with healthy cooperate cultures often land on Best Places to Work Lists every year, which helps attract and retain top talent.

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Electronic health records (EHRs) have received a lot of attention in recent years, especially in terms of managing them in the cloud so that the data can be shared between organizations. Another recent push is to make genomic data part of the EHR.

Genomic testing has advanced to the point that the results can help in clinical decision making and precision medicine. Already, genomic data is quite complex, so EHRs will need to evolve to incorporate and interpret this data in meaningful ways for patients and clinicians. …


“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”

That’s not just a quote from Steve Jobs-it’s also true! You’ll never achieve greatness if you’re half-hearted about your work. Passion is an absolute necessity.

Of course, the only problem with this advice is that you need to figure out how to get a job doing what you love.

A great place for many people to begin figuring this out is at a startup. The technical definition of a startup is a company in its first stages of operation, created by an entrepreneur to develop a product…


When the opportunity presents itself to fill a leadership position, a company generally has two options: recruit externally or promote from within.

In some circumstances, there may be no choice but to hire from outside, if a role requires a specific set of skills or credentials that current employees do not have. However, in most cases, you’ll have the choice between an internal or an external appointment. Many times, promoting from within offers many more advantages compared to hiring someone from outside the company.

Here is a look at the key advantages of internal promotions over external hires.

Less Expensive

The cost…


A number of cutting-edge technologies, from blockchain to quantum tools, have direct applications to the healthcare industry. One of the newer technologies that is revolutionizing multiple areas of healthcare delivery is 3D printing. In recent years, medicine has moved increasingly toward precision medicine, which means healthcare that is tailored to the exact biology and anatomy of an individual. 3D printing is helping to make precision medicine more accessible and affordable for patients. In the near future, 3D printing could become a very common process in the medical field as a means of customizing medical materials according to the exact needs…


In November last year, the Wall Street Journal first revealed that Google would be entering the financial industry by launching its own checking account. Called Project Cache, the tech giant initially partnered with Citigroup and Stanford Federal Credit Union to launch checking accounts as well as other financial services and products for customers seeking digital-focused tools.

While not committing to an official launch date, Google anticipated rollout some time in 2020. All went quiet for a few months until the start of August, when Google announced it had partnered with six more banks and financial institutions. …


Considering the amount of time people spend together in the workplace, it’s only natural for friendships to form. Whether it’s due to common social interests, similar personalities, or mutual respect for professional abilities, people will inevitably create bonds with each other.

Positive friendship groups-those based on inclusion, encouragement, camaraderie, and teamwork-can improve the work environment and, in turn, boost productivity. However, negative and toxic office cliques can have damaging effects, both on the wellbeing of staff and the overall health of a company and its culture.

Why office cliques form

While it can be easy to point blame at individual people for forming cliques…

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