Tag: Economy

Healthcare Jobs of the Future

Recent encouragements to integrate and leverage consumer generated data in the world of healthcare poses a unique threat to patient privacy that isn’t addressed nearly enough. According to the 2021 healthcare trends report published by Apploi, said patient data would be collected via monitoring devices installed in homes, on smartphones, in public places, and healthcare facilities that would have the capability to regularly record and upload patient data that …
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How Society Creates Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship today is an occupation distinct from all others. It can be characterized by great individualism, increased risk, and the lure of great reward. Successful entrepreneurs explicitly seek to increase their own prosperity, yet they often improve social welfare along the way. Their development is a topic widely discussed on the individual level by business literature. On the societal level, entrepreneurship and innovation traces back to the early modern era …
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The Future of the Nursing Home Economy

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the necessity of quality nursing home care for senior citizens. While 25% of US coronavirus deaths occurred in nursing homes, the quality of the institution caused results to vary dramatically. As of September 2020, 4-5 star nursing homes had 94% lower risk of infection than their 1 star peers. When the pandemic ends, those disparities will remain. As the population of America ages, nursing homes …
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How Technology Will Help the Economy Recover

The economy in the U.S. has been brought to a halt by COVID-19, forcing businesses across the country to close their doors, sending millions of workers out of a job. As of April 2020. Unemployment in the U.S. reached a staggering 14.7% – the highest ever recorded since 1939. In some states, as many as 1 out of every 4 people are out of work and 43 states have record-breaking …
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