Team Member Spotlight: Zack Douglas

At Welkin Health, we believe a company is only as amazing as its people. We’ve dedicated ourselves to improving the lives of care teams and want to show off the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make that happen. We’ll be doing a Q&A with some of our... Read More >

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5 Simple Tips to Stay Focused on Patients, Not Tech

When patients feel like connected, active participants in their care, things improve -- for both the patients and to those of us providing care. In fact, as studies have shown, technology in the exam room or at...Read More >

The Future of Women’s Care from a Top Gynecologist

Dr. Kathy Gregory has been practicing in women’s health for a quarter-century. In that time, she’s started her own practice, seen the rise of electronic medical records and other technology-based care enablers, embraced telehealth, and looked for...Read More >

Remote Patient Monitoring Workflow: How To Build Effective Programs

The remote patient monitoring workflow of clinicians across the country’s health systems has dramatically increased patient engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic. When going to a public space became a risk, many Americans put off seeing their healthcare...Read More >

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