Telemedicine Technology is Helping Florida Residents Affected by Hurricane Irma

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Within the last three days Florida Hospital has incorporated telehealth technology into their system of care. Florida Hospital has been using eCare to reach so many affected by hurricane Irma. As natural disasters to continue deluge the US, telehealth technology could be a critical resource for providing urgent care assistance to those unable to seek hospitals, medical facilities, or their routine care providers. Healthcare Telehealth Telemedicine

Five technologies for older adults November 2020

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Here are five companies drawn from the report and beyond – all material is from the company websites: eCaring. “ Modernizing home care -- Behind eCaring is a team that cares a lot about caregiving. Learn more at eCaring. November – the month for giving thanks -- remotely.

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

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

There's one session titled, "From Preventative To Proactive: How Partnerships are Reimagining Telehealth's Role In Healthy Aging." As the "Silver Tsunami" swells , with more than 75 million Baby Boomers set to avail themselves of their Medicare benefits and put strain on an already overstretched health system, telehealth and remote care technologies will be key to helping deliver appropriate care to these aging patients while keeping costs under control.

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How telemedicine can help close the maternal health gap

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Today, telehealth can be used to fill that gap – but providers still may face challenges in ensuring patients get the services they need. As Dr. Craig Sable, associate division chief of cardiology at Children's National Hospital in Washington, DC noted during a virtual ATA2020 session Tuesday, the COVID-19 pandemic has only clarified the potential usefulness of telehealth for expectant parents.

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

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

At the ATA2020 virtual conference held this week, Avera eCARE Quality and Innovation Officer Mandy Bell said one lesson the telemedicine vendor had taken from the first wave of the coronavirus crisis was to "keep the telemedicine tools easy to use." " "We had to be able to work with patients of all technical abilities, and with providers and clinicians who maybe had never used telehealth before," Bell said.

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