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Your Privacy In The Digital Health Era: The Medical Futurist’s Guide

As solutions like remote care are becoming the norm, 3D-printing disrupts the normal supply chain and even the number of life science studies on tools like artificial intelligence (A.I.) skyrocket, it’s become clear that we are not anticipating the digital health era; we are in the digital health era due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

First and foremost, it’s an era defined by a cultural transformation that will upend the traditional structure of healthcare. Clinical-grade sensors are available outside of the ivory towers of medicine; patients demand such tools so that they can become more proactive in managing their health and with their use; healthcare professionals revitalise the core values of medicine: empathy, attention and time. Healthcare authorities and institutions can further serve as guides for patients.

However, along with the enhanced healthcare landscape that digital health brings along, there is the pressing issue of privacy. To put it bluntly, there

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Borrego Health Revitalizes Patient Experience in the COVID-19 Era with Yext Answers | News

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Yext, Inc. (NYSE: YEXT), the Search Experience Cloud company, today announced its expanded work with Borrego Health, one of the largest non-profit Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in the United States, to power the health system’s website with Yext Answers.

In the wake of COVID-19, Yext Answers, Yext’s revolutionary site search product, has enabled Borrego Health to better understand the complex questions its patients ask on its website and provide up-to-date, official answers about testing locations, availability of telehealth services, special hours of operation, and more. The revamped site search experience also includes a special Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plugin that surfaces the latest official information related to the pandemic.

“More than ever, healthcare organizations need to ensure they can provide quick and easy access to accurate information about COVID-19,” said Carrie Liken, Head of Industry for Healthcare

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Shifting Attitudes Towards Health Usher in a New Era in the Beverage Industry

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NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Over the past decade, the global beverage industry has undergone significant changes. Due to rising societal awareness toward various health problems, the industry is now reshaping itself by changing emphasis from carbonated soft drinks (CSD) to non-nutritive, low-calorie beverages. According to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., various studies have shown that obesity is linked to higher consumption of CSDs. In fact, childhood obesity rates for age groups of 2-5 and 12-19 have doubled in past 30 years in the U.S. This has led to the development of calorie-free or low-calorie drinks, such as functional beverages, bottled water, and fruit beverages. The government is also trying to reduce the sales and consumption of drinks made from nutritive sweeteners by … Read More