1. Guidance on Innovation in Teledentistry Courtesy of the Visual Capitalist

    After examining over 2,000 business innovations throughout history, Doblin uncovered that most breakthroughs don’t necessarily stem from engineering inventions or rare discoveries. Instead, they observed that innovations can be categorized within a range of 10 distinct dimensions—and anyone can use the resulting strategic framework to analyze the competition, to stress test for product weaknesses, or to find new opportunities for their products. Check it out:

  2. ATA: A Framework for Eliminating Health Disparities Using Telehealth

    The U.S. has entered a period where the subject of disparities is receiving a historic level of attention by government and market stakeholders. This focus and the collective energy that accompanies it is welcome after decades of widening socioeconomic gaps across American communities and well-documented disparities in health among rural/urban communities, communities of color, and tribal nations. It is against this backdrop that the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) organized the CEO’s Advisory…

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  3. Prescription Medication Stewardship: Using the Telehealth Visit to Ensure Public Safety and Protect the Environment

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have classified prescription drug abuse as an epidemic in America.1 Every 14 minutes, a person dies from a drug overdose in America – leading to over 100 deaths per day.  It has been estimated that 7 out of 10 people who abuse prescription drugs get them from friends and family, often from medicine cabinets. Although there have been national efforts to create prescription take-back…

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