Nursing 2018: Broadening Opportunities as New Players Stake-Out Territory in Healthcare. Nurses and other healthcare professionals can apply their expertise in new roles and with new technologies; but now they have the option to do so within corporate entrants who are discovering their value points in healthcare.
Right now, mental illness is a widespread problem in the U.S. Pear Therapeutics, a Boston-based digital prescription company, plans to solve it—with smartphone apps.
How can practitioners hope to integrate, fund, and evaluate the constantly-evolving healthcare landscape into clinical practices? The ACC has an answer. Following the association’s first annual Healthcare Innovation Statement in 2016, members created the 2017 Roadmap for Innovation in November. The statement identifies three primary fields of focus: Digital Health, Big Data, and Precision Health.
The PULSE@MassChallenge application launch ushered in key changes, including new corporate partners and a $100 application fee.