Sports Medicine to Digital Medicine: Why I Transitioned

Sports Medicine to Digital Medicine: Why I Transitioned

I’m on the sidelines watching the movements of every soccer player on the field, anticipating the next sports injury. The game was well into the second half with no injuries and it seemed I would be able to go home early. But then, like a dramatic scene on ER, I see a coach collapse face down on the ground. 

6 Reasons Why Digital Health Will Change the Joint Replacement Model

6 Reasons Why Digital Health Will Change the Joint Replacement Model

This month the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services has the chance to push forward an innovative and game-changing rule regarding bundled payments for full hip and knee replacements. Many prominent medical societies, includingthe American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), have argued that they should take their time and delay – at least a year.

Will Digital Medicine Replace the Clinician?

Will Digital Medicine Replace the Clinician?

One of clinicians' greatest fears is that they'll be rendered obsolete by new technology. Could it really happen? The fear of being replaced pierces right through the heart of technology-resistant clinicians, generating notions that something like the Skynet will somehow terminate healthcare providers and replace them with robots that provide patient care. 

Turning the Triple Aim Into Practice

Turning the Triple Aim Into Practice

When it comes to transforming healthcare delivery, I’m reminded of Evel Knievel and his fan fared leap over the Snake River Canyon; a jump so big that not even the world’s greatest daredevil could successfully conquer it. But who could really deny the need for improving healthcare? Who could argue against new healthcare policy that champions the ideals of the Triple Aim?

Brooks Rehabilitation and Reflexion Health Partner to Bring Microsoft Kinect-Based PT Into Patient Homes

Brooks Rehabilitation and Reflexion Health Partner to Bring Microsoft Kinect-Based PT Into Patient Homes

In partnership with Reflexion Health, Brooks Rehabilitation is leveraging Microsoft™ technology to improve the patient experience after a knee or hip replacement.  The two organizations have begun piloting a Microsoft Kinect™-based physical therapy program to monitor patients as they perform their rehabilitation exercises at home.