The Crystal Ball: 10 Healthcare Industry Predictions for 2019

Getty As the year draws to a close, I’ve been thinking about what’s in store for healthcare in 2019. I offer ten predictions below: sincere ones, hopeful ones and a few final thoughts submitted with my tongue planted firmly in my cheek. Real Predictions 1. Humanism and humanity will make a real comeback. When you walk the halls of most hospitals and clinics these days, two subjects you hear a lot about are patient dissatisfaction and physician burnout. The two are closely linked. In the past, digital health has been…

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God Banned By Facebook For Wanting Healthcare and Education

Two days after suggesting that the United States reallocate portions of its military budget towards healthcare and education, God instantly felt the wrath of Facebook in the form of a 30-day ban. The message, which asked Americans to “stop making your military so damn huge and give people medicine,” may not have been written by an actual god, but it was posted on the (verified) Facebook page, God. With over 3 million fans, the page is known for its viral, funny, and progressive posts. While the page often incites rage from…

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