MedCity News January 17, 2020
Guy Meger

As 2020 kicks off, our healthcare institutions need to embrace technology and move on from the antiquated methods and processes of the past.

For years, the U.S. population has been on an upward growth path. According to the World Bank Group, the estimated average American life expectancy in 2017 was 79 years old, a significant seven years longer than the world average. However, more recent findings from the National Center for Health Statistics show that this trend has come to a hard stop, and suggest that this number is actually declining. If we take a deeper look into this decline, we see that the life expectancy of the younger and middle-aged U.S. demographic (ages 22-44) is actually decreasing. One of the...