Ask the Experts: Everseat's 2017 healthcare prediction

By PokitDok Team,


We recently published our 5 Healthcare IT Trends to Watch in 2017 report. What do others, who are influencing the direction of healthcare, envision this year? Today's guest blogger is Jeff Peres, the CEO of Everseat. He says this:   In 2017, I believe we'll see the beginning of a golden age for collaboration between  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism, Healthcare predictions, Providers

Healthcare Trend #4: The Trump Presidency Will Rock the Healthcare Boat

By PokitDok Team,


In the wake of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Americans anxiously await President-elect Trump's cabinet appointments and what they portend for the future of healthcare. While it is impossible to know with clarity the magnitude of the changes to come, it is evident that change is on its way. And while that change will rock  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Healthcare consumerism, Healthcare predictions

Ask the Experts: Evidation Health's 2017 healthcare prediction

By PokitDok Team,


We recently published our 5 Healthcare IT Trends to Watch in 2017 report. But we wanted to know what other influencers in the healthcare space are envisioning for the coming year. Today's guest blogger is Deborah Kilpatrick, the CEO of Evidation Health.   2017 is the year that healthcare -- and health outcomes -- become  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism, Healthcare predictions

Ask the Experts: Wellpepper's 2017 Healthcare Predictions

By PokitDok Team,


We recently published our 5 Healthcare IT Trends to Watch in 2017 report. But we wanted to know what other influencers in the healthcare space are envisioning for the coming year. Today's guest blogger is Anne Weiler, co-founder and CEO of Wellpepper, Inc.   When the CEO of Aetna admits to not having a contingency  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism, Healthcare predictions

Ask the Experts: Health Economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn's Prediction for 2017

By PokitDok Team,


We recently published our 5 Healthcare IT Trends to Watch in 2017 report. But we wanted to know what other influencers in the healthcare space are envisioning for the coming year. Today's guest blogger is Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, Health Economist and Trend Weaver. Health citizens in America will need to be even more mindful, critical, and  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism, Healthcare predictions, Pharmacy

Healthcare Trend #3: Telehealth Finally Goes Mainstream

By PokitDok Team,


The adoption of telehealth services has continued at a rapid pace over the past few years, but 2017 should be the year that telehealth “crosses the chasm,” moving from a passionate base of early adopters and expanding to an early majority of users. As wait times at emergency rooms increase — the CDC’s National Center  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism, Healthcare predictions, Providers, Telehealth

Get Ready for Blockchain's Disruption: A HIStalk Blog Recap

By PokitDok Team,


PokitDok CTO Ted Tanner and Engineer #1 Brian Corbin recently took the HIStalk webinar stage to discuss the fundamentals of blockchain and its vitality for the future of healthcare. Ted shed some light on blockchain basics and talks both about how blockchain will provide an economic solution to value-based care and its ability to power  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: API, Blockchain, Webinar/podcasts

Healthcare Trend #2: Demand Drives Adoption of Healthcare E-commerce

By PokitDok Team,


Healthcare is complicated and heavily regulated, that much we know. We also know it's possible for technology to flip the healthcare business model to which we've grown accustomed in favor of a transparent, patient driven, e-commerce experience. In 2017, after years of testing and prediction, e-commerce for healthcare will finally take root and make its  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism, Healthcare predictions

The Next Link in the Healthcare Chain: A PokitDok-HIMSS Webinar Recap

By PokitDok Team,


PokitDok CTO Ted Tanner and HIMSS Innovation Committee member Denise Fletcher talked about the fundamentals of blockchain and how it will be utilized in healthcare. Ted gives an early look at PokitDok's DokChain and talks about what the next year will look like for blockchain. "It's the way that these technologies are literally in one  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: API, Blockchain, Webinar/podcasts

DOKCHAIN TAKES THE STAGE AGAIN - AT HEALTH 2.0 JAPAN

By Lisa Maki,


Earlier this year, live from the Health 2.0 main stage in Santa Clara, PokitDok's VP of Engineering, Tim Dunlevy, and I demo'd DokChain, PokitDok's implementation of blockchain for healthcare, for the very first time. Our friends at Health 2.0 asked us to give a similar presentation this week at Health 2.0 Japan - and we  … Read more

The opinions expressed in this blog are of the authors and not of PokitDok's. The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice.


  Tags: API, Blockchain, Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism