11 surprising mobile health statistics

Mobile health may seem like old news, but smartphone use for health and fitness is still growing fast in 2021. There are more mobile device users and mHealth apps than ever before. Most smartphones owners have downloaded an mHealth app … Read MoreRead More

What is disruptive healthcare technology?

You might have heard the term “disruptive innovation” in discussions about healthcare and technology. What is disruptive technology, and what does it mean for healthcare? Disruptive innovation defined A new product, service, or business model is considered “disruptive” when it … Read More

What determines prescription drug prices?

Last week we explained why Americans spend more on prescription drugs when compared to other high-income countries. The takeaway? It’s all about price. Research comparing drug prices across countries is a complicated and imperfect process, in part because US drug … Read More

Why do Americans pay more for prescription drugs?

The US spends more than other countries on healthcare, and pharmaceutical prices are a major reason. Headlines lamenting high drug prices have become ubiquitous. In January, a group of large hospital systems responded with the announcement that they are creating … Read More