Health Information Technology: 7 Issues To Consider

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Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

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What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new! I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world.

Health IT and Vegas: Made for Each Other

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I was in Las Vegas at HIMSS this last week, which, for the uninitiated, is a veritable orgy of health information technology (HIT). Someone from HIMSS leadership told me that over 42,000 people had shown up and they were expecting closer to 45,000.

Why Telemedicine, Why Now?

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That’s why we wrote our new ebook: “Why Telemedicine, Why Now ?” The Rapid Rise of Virtual Health. Telemedicine is expanding. Demographic studies suggest Europe’s economy will slide into crisis as its workforce shrinks and the elderly demand more expensive health care services.

Transforming Disaster Recovery with Telemedicine

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Recently GlobalMed’s Chief Clinical Officer Gigi Sorenson and Chief Medical Information Officer Dr. Dean Smith presented talks about disaster recovery and telemedicine at the International Conference on Disaster Medicine and Hurricane Resiliency.

Controlling Prison Healthcare Costs with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

When you think of a typical telemedicine visit, you might picture a patient in a rural town communicating with a big-city specialist, or a primary care provider triaging with an emergency room department. Telemedicine can control costs in several ways.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

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Telemedicine vs. In-Person Visits: Which is Higher Quality?

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But inevitably they’ll worry that the quality of the virtual visit just isn’t as good as an in-person visit – that telemedicine is “impersonal.”. Patients suffer longer and pay more when doctors miss key medical information and provide an incorrect diagnosis.

Saving Money, Saving Lives: Replacing Emergency Air Transport with Telemedicine

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After the hospital lost its inpatient dialysis service and local nephrologists, they had to fly any inpatients requiring dialysis across the state – even if those patients had sought help for something Summit could treat, like behavioral health issues or pneumonia.

Stopping Referral Leakage with Telemedicine

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S ooner or later, ROI comes up in every telemedicine conversation. Some providers have begun to realize that virtual health can drive revenue and reimbursement. Right out of the gate, virtual health solves a major stumbling block: provider location.

Providing After-Hours Healthcare with Telemedicine

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adults struggled to get health care at nights and on weekends without visiting the emergency room. Telemedicine After Hours. Telemedicine can solve these challenges when providers make one change: offering after-hours care. It’s Friday evening.

Why Aren’t More Pediatricians Using Telemedicine?

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If you had to guess which group used telemedicine the most, what would your answer be? According to CNBC , telemedicine leaders report that women and mothers make up the majority of their customers. Telemedicine helps parents and children in several ways.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

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For many years Northwest New Mexico’s Gallup ranked number one nationally in the number of alcohol-related deaths.This reputation also killed many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region.

4 Ways Telemedicine is Transforming Specialty Care

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Specialized providers usually gravitate to the larger patient pools found in cities; they may also be drawn to large universities or health systems that offer opportunities for research and teaching. The post 4 Ways Telemedicine is Transforming Specialty Care appeared first on GlobalMed.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

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New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps. This reputation also killed many residents’ spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region.

Telemedicine and the Consumerization of Healthcare

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Providers assume their patients have the right information at their fingertips, while their patients have too much app fatigue to create yet another password and learn another platform. Perhaps the biggest telemedicine benefit of all is patient enthusiasm.

7 Ways School-Based Telemedicine Helps Kids

GlobalMed

While most people associate telehealth services with clinical settings, telemedicine is revolutionizing an unexpected environment these days: schools. Here’s why telemedicine programs are so effective in schools. School-Based Health Centers and Telemedicine.

From Tank Commander to Telemedicine Leader: Meet CRO Scott Sullivan

GlobalMed

The book explains that because of technology, kids in Zimbabwe can get the same information that Harvard students can. Because of telemedicine, a kid in Zimbabwe can see a specialist who’s 2000 miles away, diagnosing a problem before he gets crippled. That certification makes telemedicine more available to military bases, hospitals and clinics around the world. The post From Tank Commander to Telemedicine Leader: Meet CRO Scott Sullivan appeared first on GlobalMed.

Bringing Telemedicine to the Microsoft’s Digital Transformation Showcase

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Two telemedicine stations demonstrated our virtual health technology and how we leverage Microsoft’s Azure cloud to dissolve barriers to care and improve patient outcomes. Changing the Telemedicine Game.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

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This byline focuses on the efforts of David Conejo, CEO, RMCHCS Hospital who spoke on the Health IT Expo Data Integration Panel, May 31 at 2:30 pm.). This reputation also killed many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness, and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region. Native American youth have the highest rates of alcoholism of any racial group in the country, according to the National Institutes of Health.

ATA 2019: A Shifting Telemedicine Landscape

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A few weeks ago, every leader in the telemedicine world gathered in New Orleans to attend ATA 2019. Leaders shared a goldmine of telemedicine insights in the panels. Topics included virtual care reimbursement, telemedicine’s impact on social determinants of health, and specific new care delivery models for children and seniors. Another observation: while telemedicine is becoming ubiquitous, high-quality virtual care isn’t as widely available.

Driving Transformation through Academic Medical Centers

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Academic medical centers also train future physicians on new and advanced ways to care for patients – so it’s not surprising that they’re leading the charge on telemedicine adoption. School-Based Health Centers (SBHC).

6 Ways to Drive Higher Medicaid Reimbursement with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

Fortunately, there’s a solution that can benefit both provider revenue and population health: telemedicine. Medicaid is the largest payer for mental health services in the United States. Almost a third of physicians don’t accept Medicaid patients.

What Will Healthcare Look Like in 2050?

GlobalMed

In any dialogue about telemedicine, you’ll hear a lot of talk about access to care. But there’s another conversation that needs more attention: what kind of care does telemedicine offer? Your health is also monitored by sensory equipment connected to remote specialists.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps – Electronic Health Reporter

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For many years Northwest New Mexico’s Gallup ranked number one nationally in the number of alcohol-related deaths.This reputation also killed many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region. Native American youth have the highest rates of alcoholism of any racial group in the country, according to the National Institutes of Health. High Information Tech in High Gear.

Why Do Telemedicine Compliance Certifications Matter?

GlobalMed

What are you looking for from your telemedicine platform? Specifically, the compliance certifications for the telemedicine equipment you use to treat your patients such as data-capturing devices ? Any telemedicine vendor who can provide compliance will let you know it.

Set your Organization Apart: How Virtual Care Attracts and Delights your Market

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If there is one thing that the last decade has shown us, it’s that nothing stays the same. This is true in all aspects of healthcare. Everything from patient records, writing prescriptions, navigating reimbursement, analyzing risk, and updating treatment protocols have changed.

Bridging the Digital Divide: Expanding Internet and Rural Healthcare Access

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The Internet has impacted every industry – and that includes healthcare, particularly in regard to telemedicine. This presents virtual health providers with a conundrum. The crux of telemedicine is extending access to care. Special-Report-Improving-Rural-Health.

Eliminating Treatment Delays with Telestroke

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Telemedicine connects patients and paramedics to world-class stroke expertise no matter where they’re located. Learn how you can connect with specialty resources and expand access with telemedicine. Health Information Technology Patient Engagement Telemedicine Technologies Virtual Car

Solving Provider Burnout with Virtual Healthcare

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The National Rural Health Association reports there are only 30 specialists per 100,000 people in rural communities, compared to 263 specialists per 100,000 urban residents. Telemedicine Boosts Provider Productivity.

12 Ways Telehealth is Saving Small Hospitals

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Improve community and population health. Drexel University’s Robert Field , a law and health management professor and Wharton lecturer, observed that major hospital systems are not only growing in size, but growing more sophisticated. Telemedicine Advantages.

The Death of Old-School Telehealth

GlobalMed

Let’s just say it: Telemedicine is booming in today’s healthcare landscape. 74 percent of employers offer telemedicine benefits ; 72 percent of hospital providers and 52 percent of physician groups have telemedicine programs.

The Top 3 Mistakes Hospitals Make with Provider Capacity Management

GlobalMed

Consider your local health network, which might run multiple clinics, medical centers and hospitals. To better meet evolving needs and deliver a more attentive patient experience, many hospitals have turned to advanced telemedicine. The Capacity Management Benefits of Telemedicine.

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Creating a 360-Degree View of The Continuum of Care

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But 21 st century healthcare operates more like a matrix, involving interactions with doctors, pharmacies, health plans, caregivers, therapists and nursing facilities – sometimes simultaneously. The Value of Telemedicine Intervention. Home health care.

How Our CTO Shannon Murphy is Changing Healthcare

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As the world leader in evidence-based telemedicine solutions, GlobalMed’s mission is to transform healthcare across the planet. Murphy noted that telemedicine, which wasn’t in common use back then, could have helped her and her spouse balance their commitments.

Why Don’t More Employees Use Telehealth Benefits?

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If you build a great telemedicine program, will they come? National Business Group on Health’s Large Employers’ Health Plan Design Survey found that while 90 percent of large companies offered telemedicine benefits in 2016, only 3 percent of their employees used it.

Just Add Your Providers: Why GlobalMed Solutions Are Provider Agnostic

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There’s no doubt that telemedicine can bring quality care to the underserved – but it’s only quality care when patients and doctors are in control of their healthcare choices. Just Add Your Providers: Why GlobalMed Solutions Are Provider Agnostic. Have you ever used a typical telehealth app?

New Generations, Digital Expectations

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Healthcare delivery matters too – and delivery models are leaning more and more toward telemedicine. They’re also turning to telemedicine, even when it means turning away from their usual doctor. Many Millennials also have aging Baby Boomer parents with accelerating health issues.

Solving the Disconnections in Connected Care

GlobalMed

A patient has presented to the emergency department with a ruptured ovarian cyst; before you operate, you use the surgical suite’s telemedicine platform to consult with the patient’s gynecologist, who provides valuable history. Telemedicine is on the rise.

9 Best Telemedicine Newsletters You Should Be Reading to Keep Up With the Industry

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