Author Archives: Health

Health Catalyst to acquire healthfinch, with eye toward workflow optimization

Health Catalyst announced Thursday that it will acquire healthfinch, Inc. for an undisclosed sum. The company, based in Madison, Wisconsin, specializes in technologies that enhance and enable efficiencies for electronic health record workflows. WHY IT MATTERSThe integration engine developed by healthfinch can offer insights into clinical workflows, integrating with the EHR to offer real-time analytics… Read More »

Spinal surgeon: How the coronavirus pandemic affects posture

As offices shuttered near the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, many grew accustomed to working from home. However these altered routines and workspace arrangements resulted in different postures for many, one spinal and neck surgeon recently noted. Punching away at laptops while hunched over and sitting on the couch or bed can create an opportunity… Read More »

Study of Coronavirus in Pregnant Women Finds Striking Racial Differences

Black, Hispanic and Latino pregnant women in Philadelphia are five times as likely as their white counterparts to have been exposed to the coronavirus, according to data collected from nearly 1,300 women between April and June. The findings, which have not been published in a scientific journal, were based on tests for coronavirus antibodies, which… Read More »