Insights

Health inequities are growing

Today is World Health Day, and the WHO is launching a new campaign to help build a fairer, healthier world. In light of this mission, Sermo doctors discuss disparities among hospitals. The unprecedented pandemic has…

1-Year anniversary of Sermo’s COVID-19 Barometer

April 2nd marked the one-year anniversary of Sermo’s COVID-19 Real Time Barometer Study—the largest statistically significant COVID-19 survey. At a time when the world needed to hear from physicians on the frontlines, Sermo provided exclusive…

Binge drinking is on the rise

As the world turned upside down, people in every country were forced to grapple with unprecedented isolation, fear, anxiety, loss of work, illness, children learning at-home, and more. According to studies published in JAMA Network,…

Celebrating Sermo doctors

On National Doctors’ Day, we at Sermo are celebrating and recognizing all the contributions doctors make to their patients, communities, and to the world at large. And Sermo physicians are using our platform to talk…

50% of doctors gained “pandemic weight”

While quarantining in place was meant to keep us healthy and safe, there are real side effects emerging. In addition to the mental health toll, a new study suggests that adults gained an average of…

Physicians oppose AstraZeneca vaccine halt

In the midst of a third wave of the coronavirus sweeping across Europe, safety concerns prompted Germany, France, Spain and Italy to temporarily halt the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from being administered last week. However, according…

3 data management best practices in healthcare

Today’s patients are highly savvy when it comes to taking a more active approach in their wellbeing through services such as wearable heart monitors, home genetic testing, and using mobile health apps to connect to…

Raising awareness for kidney health

On World Kidney Day, Sermo doctors discuss the disease-centric approach of managing kidney disease, which often leaves the patients feeling discontented and not in control of their treatment. In addition, doctors agree that this year,…

Honoring women In medicine

On International Women’s Day, Sermo physicians celebrated the female trailblazers who paved the way and changed the face of medicine. These women—such as Elizabeth Blackwell who became the first woman in the United States to…