Articles Tagged "Forbes"

The Blue Cottage Blog

Introduction
The “Internet of Things” is coming. If you had asked me a few years ago what that meant, I would have had no idea. It sounded to me like a futuristic sci-fi fantasy world, but the more I’ve learned about it, the more intrigued I’ve become about what it means for our future. It’s going to impact every industry that exists, and likely create new industries that we can’t even anticipate yet. In this blog, I explore what the “Internet of Things” actually is, and how health systems should be envisioning themselves as a part of this future.
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Each hour on LinkedIn Today several trending articles mention “wellness.” It is widely covered not only in healthcare news but also for retail, technology, marketing, and business sections. According to economic adviser and author Paul Zane Pilzer, wellness will be the next trillion dollar industry. An industry that would not be mutually exclusive to  hospital systems and insurance companies but employers, communities, and government as well.
That prediction came about in 2002. What will keep the wellness movement relevant long enough for it to actually make the public healthier? Recent news indicates it may take generations, but one thing – Read More –

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