How telemedicine can help close the maternal health gap

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Though a number of steps can be taken to address that crisis, including working to eradicate systemic racism throughout the healthcare system, Sable indicated telehealth as one useful tool. Avera eCARE CEO Deanna Larson also highlighted the potential to train people how to take their own measurements, as providers have done during the COVID-19 crisis for pregnant patients. " Kat Jercich is senior editor of Healthcare IT News.

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A new COVID-19 wave is coming – how can health systems prepare?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Epidemiologists have warned that a second wave of COVID-19 is on its way. In fact, in some countries, it's already here. "It doesn't have a strong infrastructure." When it comes to COVID-19 treatment, Krass said, this could mean hospitals aren't up-to-date on which medications are available in their own facilities. Kat Jercich is senior editor of Healthcare IT News. Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication

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With the Silver Tsunami on its way, telehealth is ready for its moment

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Whether deployed as an affordable means of after-hours medical coverage at skilled nursing facilities, or as intuitive voice activated home tools to help with remote monitoring and distance-based consults, telehealth is reaching maturation at just the moment it's needed most. We've been talking about it for decades, after all. It's the " overnight success story that was 30 years in the makin g." Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication.

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