Mayo Clinic uses $1M in FCC funds for connected devices to expand telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In addition to providing specialty and primary care at destination medical campuses in Rochester, Minnesota; Jacksonville, Florida; and Phoenix, Arizona, the Mayo Clinic Health System services more than 50 communities in the Midwest.

Analytics and outreach key to telehealth success at Southwestern Health Resources

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Southwestern Health Resources in Dallas, Texas, is a clinically integrated network with 5,500 community providers and more than 700,000 covered lives in North Texas. Southwestern activated around 500 independent practices in telehealth capabilities in less than one month.

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What do McDonalds and Hospitals Have in Common?

American Well

Rather than having a community practice, these positions are responsible for patients during their stay. Beyond the fact that many hospitals have a McDonald’s on their campus (a trend that is thankfully diminishing), they both hire shift workers. The primary physicians responsible for patients in the hospital are called the hospitalist. A hospitalist is typically someone trained in critical care or internal medicine.

Geisinger's digital strategy to combat COVID-19 and accelerate enterprise transformation

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As scientists and government officials continued to uncover how COVID-19 spreads and its associated symptoms, it became critical to have timely and reliable communication channels that reached our communities. Geisinger developed an in-house mobile application aimed to provide guidance to the emergency medical service communities. More than 250,000 patients and visitors across hospital entrances and community practice clinics were screened for COVID-19 symptoms.

The Power of Words in Healthcare: A Patient-Friendly Lexicon. Top 10 List #WordsDoMatter Project

Society for Participatory Medicine

I’ve captured thousands of terms in my research and I’ve been working with members of the community to identify new terms to consider, which can allow us to redesign the language we use with patients and their families in healthcare. The next steps are to involve the community (YOU) in the “ Words Do Matter” Project with your feedback and suggested alternative terms. community practices). “I

'Telehealth titans' discuss cost-savings of virtual care, describe the hospital of the future

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

" Schoenberg sees the changes happening already: "Patients moving out of the hospitals – which include the outpatient clinic operations and community practices – to, very importantly, the lowest-cost care setting, which is the home.