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Impact of Crowdsourcing in the Healthcare Industry

Impact of Crowdsourcing on the Healthcare Industry

Though crowdsourcing has recently gained popularity in many industries across the world, it’s not necessarily intuitive for it to be part of healthcare. However, crowdsourcing has begun to have a notable impact in the health sphere, such as in patient diagnosis, engagement, and more. To start, let’s understand and differentiate crowdsourcing from outsourcing. Crowdsourcing vs. … Continued

Large Scale Health Research that Impacts… All Of Us

All of Us

In case you hadn’t heard, All of Us is a national research effort to gather data from one million or more U.S. participants to accelerate research and improve health by taking individuals’ differences in lifestyle, environment, biology and other factors into account. With the richness of data collection out there and the variety of influencers … Continued

Will Blockchain Disrupt the Healthcare Industry?

Blockchain disrupt the healthcare industry

Medical technology is advancing quickly, and yet, where blockchain fits is an open question. One of the biggest concerns in health care is records. Patient records, their portability, their access, and who has them is on the minds of doctors, patients, and government regulators. Patient records are stored everywhere from the health monitor on a … Continued

Four Real-World Examples of Innovation in Healthcare

Examples of Innovation in Healthcare

Innovation is changing how we care for each other. Healthcare is constantly in the news as an industry, and if you pay attention, what most catches attention is how desperately it needs innovation. Whether it’s the paperwork in the backend or the need for powerful solutions to complex public health problems, innovation platforms are finding … Continued

Innovating Community Support Services in Ontario

Community Support Services Ontario

Health Services in Canada are under enormous pressure: the population is aging, hospital wait times are getting longer and longer and money being spent keeps rising. The current situation is not sustainable. Which is why the Community Support Services sector is one of the most critical component for delivering holistic, close to home, one sector, … Continued