Telehealth Features – What’s Required?

Healthcare IT Today

As the telehealth adoption wave continues in healthcare, we thought we’d take the time to do a series of articles on a number of aspects of telehealth. In this first series we’re going to look at various Telehealth features.

Telehealth and COVID-19 in the U.S.: A Conversation with Ann Mond Johnson, ATA CEO

Health Populi

Will the coronavirus inspire greater adoption of telehealth in the U.S.? Let’s travel to Shanghai, China where, “the covid-19 epidemic has brought millions of new patients online. Q2 – – Some industry observers have called this, “telehealth’s big moment.”

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Telehealth – Lost in Translation

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Rick Halton, VP Marketing & Product, Lumeon. I’m sure you’ve seen the iconic movie ‘Lost In Translation’ set in Japan – with Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson – it’s about what goes unsaid.

3 Reasons Why Contactless Payments Are the Future for Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Bird Blitch, CEO and co-founder at Patientco. Not only are patient preferences shifting to a more consumer-style experience model, but […].

What If Marie Kondo Reorganized Health Care in the U.S.?

Health Populi

Consider how labyrinthine health care processes are, whether we look at patient “journeys” (a nice word for the Rube Goldbergian experience of being a sick patient in the U.S.) Imagine a hospital closing beds and shifting workflow to virtual care via telehealth channels.

Health Consumers Expect Healthcare to be Digital (and Secure), Philips Future Health Index Finds

Health Populi

Philips surveyed health care professionals and consumers living in 15 countries, from North America to Asia, and found that these health systems share one over-arching objective: to provide quality care with improved experiences for both patients and healthcare professionals.

Simple Solutions Making a Big Difference in Care Delivery

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Molly True, Worldwide Healthcare Marketing for Lenovo Health. The goal of Health IT is to make the healthcare experience simpler, faster and better, for both patients and providers.

From Yorkshire Lad to Global Design for Health: A Profile of Sean Carney of Philips

Health Populi

The consulting team assesses both patient experience and care pathways, beyond just the historical role of selling medical devices to health care providers.

Healthcare Just Got SMAC’ed – Accenture’s Post-Digital Era for Health

Health Populi

Adopting these applications can help health care reduce costs, drive labor efficiency and support people-centered design and experience. We live on-demand lives in daily life-flows and tasks, so people expect that experience and service level in health care.

Heart Health at #CES2019 – Food and Tech as Medicine

Health Populi

Self-care is the new health care as patients, now consumers at greater financial risk for medical spending, are learning. So at #CES2019, I’ve identified examples of technologies on the show floor to address heart health in each of these can-do, patient-empowering behavior changes.

A Smarter Home for Healthy Living at CES 2019….and a nod to Microsoft

Health Populi

I found evidence for that, beyond my own N of 1 understanding, in a research article published in the U K in 2000 by Lyn Harrison and Frances Heywood. Health begins at home.

Virtual Care is the Face of the Future: Are Doctors Going to Be Left Behind?

Healthcare IT Today

Editor’s Note: This article was queued up before the Covid-19 situation, but it still gives great insights into the virtual care world coronavirus is pushing us towards.

Virtual Sitters Can Improve Patient Safety and Reduce Unbudgeted Hospital Costs

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Wendy Deibert, EMBA, BSN, RN, VP Clinical Solutions at Caregility.

Virtual reality: From the OR to the patient bedside

Christina's Considerations

But, I'm still trying and just had a new article published after several months. Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Hospitals & Health Systems The Patient ExperienceI haven't written much these last few months, because my typing accuracy and speed have not been the best. Some of you may remember the old.

Recording Physician Encounters for Patient Safety

Christina's Considerations

After writing some professional articles, I translate them here for patients and their family caregivers. Instead, as I've so intimately learned, patients and physicians have different perspectives and. Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families The Patient ExperienceIt isn't that I don't think readers will understand what I've written.

Mental Health Informatics

Christina's Considerations

The current issue of the Annals of Family Medicine includes two articles that deal with mental health and information technology. Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Personal Health Records Social Media & mHealth The Patient ExperienceThere are many assumptions about mental health in the age of digital health, so perhaps the findings of this research.

Mental Health Informatics

Christina's Considerations

The current issue of the Annals of Family Medicine includes two articles that deal with mental health and information technology. Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Personal Health Records Social Media & mHealth The Patient ExperienceThere are many assumptions about mental health in the age of digital health, so perhaps the findings of this research.

12 Ways Telehealth is Saving Small Hospitals

GlobalMed

But consider that they’re also asked to: Provide an exceptional patient experience. In addition to ending the employment of hundreds of local residents, from nurses to cafeteria staff, the closure will force patients to travel further for basic care. Eliminate patient leakage.

5 Trends from the American Telemedicine Association Conference 2019

Enzyme Health

Get a recap of the most noteworthy insights from this year’s discussions and learn what telehealth industry leaders have to say about the future of digital health. The ATA is the world’s largest association dedicated to telehealth. Just think about what it means to be a patient.

Telemedicine and the Patient Education Gap

GlobalMed

For some people, the results seemed to confirm that patients do not like virtual services, since “access video calls with providers” ranked dead last at 10 percent. Doctors have long worried that their patients won’t accept or adapt to telemedicine. 4 Steps to Educating Patients.

Report: Return on Investment Prospects Improving for Remote Patient Monitoring

care innovations

As it’s implemented in more and more facilities , new evidence is accumulating that reveals just what kind of return on investment (ROI) hospitals are experiencing from implementing remote patient monitoring (RPM) to help manage patients with chronic conditions.

2018 Year in Review: The Year’s Biggest Remote Care News & Developments

care innovations

2018 was a historic year for telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM), as a series of developments played out that helped extend these important care delivery services to more patients than ever before. As government agencies like the CMS and VA expanded access to telehealth towards the goal of extending care into rural areas, industry leaders like Care Innovations® announced a series of breakthroughs with exciting implications for the years to come.

GlobalMed and Answers Media Network Host Webinar on Urgent Need for Telemedicine

GlobalMed

Industry thought leaders discuss telehealth adoption and legislation. Some patients travel hours for a 15-minute appointment,” said GlobalMed founder and CEO Joel E. Why Millennial and Generation Z patients are disrupting existing care delivery models and demanding virtual care.

The Top 3 Mistakes Hospitals Make with Provider Capacity Management

GlobalMed

Done well, it balances patient needs and provider workloads. Done poorly, it risks patient outcomes, revenue and the hospital’s reputation. At just one of those hospitals, patients and staff will flow through emergency rooms, surgical suites, outpatient offices and intensive care units.

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6 Reasons Telemedicine Isn’t Netflix, Uber Or Amazon Prime

GlobalMed

Telehealth should never be the fast food of the clinical world. Apps that cater to their most quixotic whims have taught patients to expect the same responsiveness and gratification from the healthcare industry. Better patient engagement and preventive care.