Improving the patient experience, streamlining communication to boost efficacy and speed of care delivered, and integrating technology into the healthcare setting are the current trends shaping the medical landscape. As HIPPA regulations and the HITECH Act continue to evolve with the times, there will be a corresponding uptick in the number of healthcare institutions investing in new tech to advance the level of patient care provided.
The phrase 'Artificial Intelligence,' often elicits visions of futuristic, sci-fi realities that Hollywood has so brilliantly manufactured for us. Computer-generated programs with aspirations of eliminating the human race, subsequently catapulting us into some horrific dystopian future, might be captivating for moviegoers and avid readers, but isn't an accurate depiction of the current technological advancements being made in the field.
The convenience of modern technology and the ability to procure information ‘on-demand’ has become a welcomed luxury in the workplace. Applications like Trello, designed to boost efficiency and collaboration among workers, and communication software like Skype, are shaping the way corporations conduct business. Between innovation in technology and the cultural shift in what constitutes as desirable in the workplace, employers are striving to update internal practices, reworking processes to align with the needs of the evolving workplace. This paradigm shift will continue to have a transformational impact on employers over the next few years, altering the way we connect, earn a living, and navigate the business world. Here's what's trending.