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Addressing Racism and Implicit Bias in Medicine

February 24, 2021

Dark skin is significantly underrepresented in medical literature and curricula, comprising an average of just 4.5% of images in medical textbooks. In response, clinicians of all licensures and specialties are often insufficiently trained to recognize disease patterns in patients of color. To confront this issue, Project IMPACT was created to raise awareness and adoption of educational and clinical resources and solutions that strengthen clinicians’ ability to accurately diagnose disease in black and brown skin and improve health equity.

Remote Care Advancement for Heart Failure, COPD and Diabetes Patients

February 24, 2021

In this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite podcast, MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Dr. Rob Kowal, chief medical officer of the Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure division at Medtronic. The two discussed how remote monitoring and IoT is changing healthcare and how remote technology is also gaining a wide-spread adoption to monitor patients at home who have chronic conditions like heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes.

Health Plan CIOs: Essential Elements for Success

February 23, 2021

The technology infrastructure of many health plans today could be described as costly, fragmented and siloed. Rather than focusing on the customer experience, growth and transformation, these plans are responding reactively to business needs and market shifts.

Health and Human Services Secretary Will Play Essential Role in Shaping Healthcare System Post-COVID

February 22, 2021

American Heart Association comments on President Biden’s nomination for Secretary of Health and Human Services, Xavier Beccera, who will appear in a hearing before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and the Senate Committee on Finance on February 23.