How to Get Patients to Use the Patient Portal

by Dana Bensinger

It’s a question that persistently confounds healthcare providers: how to keep patients from leaving their network. This desire to prevent patient leakage stems from more than wanting to protect the bottom line. When patients go out of network, provider-to-provider communication is limited if it takes place at all, which puts patients at risk. This also sets the stage for the … [More]

iTether Platform for Integrated Healthcare Industry

by Mike Hunter

Digital health management platform iTether is designed to promote positive and sustainable outcomes for patients while also benefitting providers by helping reduce administrative work and increase billable events because more patients show up to appointments. The iTether Technologies, Inc. platform provides users with a care navigation system with access to telehealth and … [More]

Filling a Neglected Niche in Recycling

by RaeAnne Marsh

Recyclops is an Uber-like service, leveraging a tech-driven smart routing app and local drivers to provide curbside recycling in rural areas, doorstep recycling for urban apartments, and in-office or curbside recycling for businesses. “The innovative solution has eliminated many of the logistical problems that have previously kept recycling from these areas,” explains Ryan … [More]

Suicide in the Workplace

by Heather Ford

The suicide rate in the United States has increased to more than 33 percent within 20 years. Trends have shown a surge in workplace suicide, with the most recent count recording more than 280 deaths. Suicide is not a-spur-of-the-moment decision but is likely the result of ongoing suffering or struggle that the victim feels to be undefeatable. The highest rates of suicide for … [More]

Blue Light Could Be a Big Problem for Corporate America

Justin Barrett

Last fall, Arick Wierson, writing for the New York Observer, posed a simple but highly provocative question: “Is Blue Light the Tobacco of the Digital Age?”. Wierson was referring to the energy being emitted from digital devices in increasingly higher and more potent doses. Today, the average American is staring into some device on average 12 hours a day; from the screens of … [More]