Wright Center codevelops a telehealth-EHR combo to expand care options

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Oftentimes when people think about telemedicine, they envision a patient in a clinic with a technological setup they address, with physicians on the other end at another clinic far away doing the same. So why wasn't the healthcare organization doing this in the past?

Three Trends Shaping the Future of Telehealth

Advanced Medical Reviews

The movie includes some technology which at the time was futuristic. In the healthcare industry, telehealth was once thought of as futuristic. Approximately 89 percent of healthcare leaders expect telehealth to transform U.S. healthcare in the coming decade, and 74 percent of surveyed patients say they would use those services. One study concluded that telehealth could generate $6 billion in yearly healthcare cost savings for employers in the U.S.,

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More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders. This selection focuses on collecting and understanding data, using it to create information that can be used to improve health and healthcare. I discussed the current state of the EHR with Michael Nissenbaum of Aprima. The EHR has always been a data collection tool, a mechanism for data aggregation.

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More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders. This selection focuses on collecting and understanding data, using it to create information that can be used to improve health and healthcare. I discussed the current state of the EHR with Michael Nissenbaum of Aprima. The EHR has always been a data collection tool, a mechanism for data aggregation.

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More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders. This selection focuses on collecting and understanding data, using it to create information that can be used to improve health and healthcare. I discussed the current state of the EHR with Michael Nissenbaum of Aprima. The EHR has always been a data collection tool, a mechanism for data aggregation.

More Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders. This selection focuses on collecting and understanding data, using it to create information that can be used to improve health and healthcare. I discussed the current state of the EHR with Michael Nissenbaum of Aprima. The EHR has always been a data collection tool, a mechanism for data aggregation.

Payer, provider trends to watch in 2019

Henry Kotula

The coming year for healthcare will see the industry reckon with some of the massive changes set in motion last year, such as megamergers like CVS-Aetna and Cigna-Express Scripts and a judge’s declaration that the Affordable Care Act is no longer constitutional. Narrowing gaps in population, behavioral healthcare. Intermountain Healthcare, a primary stakeholder, invested $12 million in the initiative. Medicare Advantage still lucrative, popular. [link].

HIStalk Interviews Jeremy Bikman, CEO, Reaction Data

HIStalk Interviews

I’ve spent a long time in healthcare doing research and helping hospitals, clinics, and even the vendor side make better decisions. What are the most-hyped and most-promising healthcare technologies? You would think that in an industry like healthcare, people would be more skeptical because we’re supposedly a more data-driven, evidence-based industry. You ask them to describe its advantages and they end up talking about the technological benefits.

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Telehealth seems here to stay – so how can it be improved?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Those who spoke with Healthcare IT News for this story made it clear that the benefits of telehealth outweigh the challenges. The healthcare professionals we interviewed spoke to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding telehealth reimbursement as a major contributor to dissatisfaction.

150 top places to work in healthcare

Henry Kotula

Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth. Becker’s Healthcare developed this list based on nominations and editorial research. Agnesian HealthCare (Fond du Lac, Wis.). Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. [link].