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Call for Contributors

April 14, 2017 by Robin Carey

Did you know that you can contribute to HealthWorks Collective? That’s right, HWC has an open call for contributors and is looking for new voices to join our community. What does it mean to be a contributor? A HealthWorks Collective contributor provides content to be published on the site. That can be original writing produced...[read more]

5 Tactics for Increasing User Engagement for Your Medical Site

April 14, 2017 by Dennis Hung

With increasing competition, it’s becoming more important to do more with your website and optimize it to get users to tune in and interact.[read more]

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Women Must Regulate Hormone Levels to Stop Gum Disease

April 13, 2017 by Annie Qureshi

Gum disease is a serious problem that affects over nearly 65 million Americans. Over a third of all women suffer from moderate or severe periodontal disease. Women are at an even higher risk of contracting periodontal disease if they don’t keep their hormone levels in check.Why Regulating Your Hormones is Key to Preventing Periodontal...[read more]

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4 Reasons Substance Abuse is Driving up Healthcare Costs in 2017

April 13, 2017 by Rehan Ijaz

The rise in instances of substance abuse in the United States is having an impact on healthcare expenses. This not only increases the strain on our health system, but the added coverage that the Affordable Care Act offers results in higher policy costs for consumers as insurance companies struggle to cover the added expense, which is...[read more]

How Can Hospitals Make Patient Care and Medical Info Work Together?

March 17, 2017 by Rachelle Wilber

There used to be a day not very long ago when hospitals struggled in their efforts to communicate with one another in a way that benefited patient care. This is quickly changing. Consider the following four ways that hospitals can make patient care and medical information work together.[read more]

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4 Ways Exercise Science Can Help Athletes Reach New Levels

March 14, 2017 by Marlena Stoddard

Exercise technology has continued to evolve, and you can find more health tech than ever before. Here are a few ways athletes can use this tech to improve their bodies.[read more]

Are Virtual Doctor Visits Really Cost-Effective?

March 13, 2017 by Gary Levin

Are Virtual Doctor Visits Really Cost-Effective? Not So Much, Study Says  Consultations with doctors by phone or video conference appear to be catching on, with well over a million virtual visits reported in 2015.The convenience of “telehealth” appeals to patients, and the notion that it costs less than an in-office visit would...[read more]

Patient Centricity in Clinical Trials Explained

February 24, 2017 by Jonathan Catley

Patient centricity has become a buzzword in the clinical trial industry — but what does it really mean?These days, everyone seems to be talking about “patient centricity” in clinical trials; however, I’m not sure that everyone fully grasps the meaning — and the importance — of this concept. For many, patient centricity or patient...[read more]

A Complete Guide to Patient Retention at Your Medical Practice

February 23, 2017 by Practice Builders

There is a lot of information available about how to attract new patients to your medical practice, but not much thought is given to patient retention. What most medical professionals do not seem to realize is that retaining a patient requires less time and money than acquiring a new one.In a recent patient case study, increasing the...[read more]

Do Mobile Apps Improve Patient Health Compliance?

February 13, 2017 by Jenna Cyprus

Mobile Medical Apps Boost Patient Compliance, Improve Outcomes[read more]

4 Innovative Ways Healthcare Can Use Big Data to Improve Patient Diagnoses

February 2, 2017 by Rachelle Wilber

Below are four ways big data can be leveraged to improve patient diagnoses.Personalized TreatmentIn the past, most treatments provided to patients were developed based on studies of previous cases of a disease involving other individuals. However, thanks to the power of big data, healthcare is going to become more personalized. This in...[read more]

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Delivering Powerful SEO in Healthcare

January 26, 2017 by SocialMktgFella

When prospective patients go searching online for a local healthcare provider, your name and your practice will surface. SEO in healthcare is about managing the message they receive.[read more]