Health Information Technology: 7 Issues To Consider

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Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

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.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

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Health IT and Vegas: Made for Each Other

Digital Health

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.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

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.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

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.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

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.

Just Add Your Providers: Why GlobalMed Solutions Are Provider Agnostic

GlobalMed

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

Healthcare Guys

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.

7 Reasons We’re The Platform of Platforms for Virtual Care

GlobalMed

Sure, sometimes people describe GlobalMed as a real-time healthcare delivery system company or the worldwide leader in telemedicine solutions. But usually, people call us something more informal: The Platform of Platforms for Virtual Care. 1 - We bring telemedicine to everyone.

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Why Virtual Care Is The Future

GlobalMed

He wasn’t specifically speaking about telemedicine, but his quote certainly applies to a world where both patients and doctors are embracing the transformative power of virtual care. Today’s telemedicine solutions take IT out of the equation so both doctor and patient can focus on treatment.

GlobalMed Expands Its Footprint in Africa

GlobalMed

Unlike other telemedicine companies, GlobalMed has a massive and diverse international presence. Now our African footprint is expanding, thanks to a United Nations-funded telemedicine project. The project is funded by ITU, a United Nations agency in Switzerland that’s collaborating with Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health, the Ministry of ICT and POTRAZ, Zimbabwe’s telecommunication regulatory agency.

HIMSS19: Virtual Care Simplified

GlobalMed

GlobalMed recently headed to the annual pilgrimage for healthcare IT innovators: the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, Florida. Evidence-Based Telemedicine. GlobalMed showcases their quality products and people at HIMSS19.

Latin America’s Largest Managed Healthcare Provider Partners with GlobalMed

GlobalMed

Meditar in Argentina to deploy GlobalMed’s telehealth platform for direct-to-consumer telemedicine in South America. The eNcounter platform is designed with that in mind—easy to use, intuitive, and focused on the ‘medicine’ part of ‘telemedicine.’

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

Enzyme Health

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Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.)

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) Health Care Law and Consulting.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.)

Government of Zimbabwe Partners with GlobalMed for Virtual Care Pilot

GlobalMed

April 24, 2019—GlobalMed®, an international provider of virtual care solutions, today announced it has been selected by the government of Zimbabwe for a United Nations-funded project to provide telemedicine services and equipment at 16 clinics in the country’s Manicaland province. Participating health providers will utilize GlobalMed’s Transportable Exam Station® (TES), a fully mobile virtual care platform containing a tablet PC.

Telemedicine Today: November 2016

American Well

Welcome to the November 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! Today, most EHRs and telehealth systems integrate data, transporting patient demographic, financial, medical and visit information back and forth between systems using protocols like HL7. As more health systems embrace telemedicine, it is increasingly important for virtual care services to be deeply integrated into EHRs. Telemedicine offers hope to the millions of children and parents seeking care.

Four Key HIMSS19 Trends Driving the Next Wave of Healthcare Transformation

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This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. social determinants of health telemedicineBy George Mathew, M.D., chief medical officer for the North American Healthcare organization, DXC Technology.

HIMSS or Bust

Chilmark Research

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Open Table for Health: Patients Are Online For Health Search and Physician Reviews

Health Populi

The growth of tracking and wearable tech is moving toward more medical applications beyond fitness and wellness, Rock Health found. The biggest growth, Rock Health found, was for live phone telehealth, with 64% of respondents using this channel, followed by email and text.

Amazon Healthcare: Momentum to Renovate American Healthcare

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Amazon came forward and announced it would begin to seek new ways to address and possibly reduce rising health care costs for its own employees. The potential dominant healthcare group would strive to better control costs and reduce spending on health insurance for the 840,000 employees working for them with the end goal being that other companies would join in on the healthcare plan as well. Growing telemedicine.

Going Digital for Health Is a New-Normal for Consumers

Health Populi

Using digital health tech is a new normal for U.S. consumers, including Seniors, found in the 2018 digital health consumer survey from Deloitte. The title of the report, “Consumers are on board with virtual health options,” summarizes the bullish outlook for telehealth.

The Digital Health Consumer According to Rock Health

Health Populi

Looking for health information online is just part of being a normal, mainstream health consumer, according to the third Rock Health Digital Health Consumer Adoption Survey published this week. adults were online health information hunters.

Global Opportunities for Telemedicine

LinkousThink

This reflects the transformation of both the market and practice of telemedicine. The mission of ATA is to be an advocate and a voice for telemedicine with government and other bodies, provide education, promote research and establish standards. However, as telecommunications breaks through the walls of health institutions, crosses the barriers of distance and goes across state lines, so too is telemedicine starting to traverse international boundaries.

How Digital Health Can Stimulate Economic Development

Health Populi

It’s National Health IT Week in the US, so I’m kicking off the week with this post focused on how digital health can bolster economic development. As the only health economist in the family of the 2018 HIMSS Social Media Ambassadors, this is a voice through which I can uniquely speak.

My Favorite Myths About Telemedicine

LinkousThink

Last year I asked the ATA staff to come up with a list of the top myths about telemedicine. Anyway, here are a few of the most popular myths, in no particular order, and a brief explanation why the statement is a myth: Telemedicine is a new, emerging field. This has been repeated in a number of articles and blogs by newcomers to telemedicine who haven’t heard of it before and, thus, believe it must be new. Broadband is important but not for every telemedicine application.

Telemedicine and State Licensure

LinkousThink

State licensure of health care has become an important national concern. Physicians and specialty groups have supported strong licensure laws in an effort to block out of state physicians from providing services in their own state in competition for patients and health services. However, the increasing demands for healthcare in America and the potential of telemedicine to provide safe, cost-effective access to healthcare calls for a plan of action.

Telemedicine and the Underserved Community

LinkousThink

This week I had the pleasure of sharing a podium with Dr. Garth Graham, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health in the Department of Health and Human Services. We spoke at the annual meeting of the Health Information Management Systems Society in a session titled: “ Underserved Communities and the Health Information Technology Landscape – the Necessity for Partnership.” More information is available on this initiative at [link].

Best Telehealth Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals

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What is Telehealth?

iSALUS Healthcare

While care providers are familiar with the terms telehealth, it is important to fully understand what exactly it is, how it’s weaving its way through health care and how it can be used to better a practice. Telehealth Explained While the words telehealth and telemedicine are often interchanged seamlessly, there is debate as to whether or not they mean the same thing. Many people define telemedicine in the exact same way, but U.S. AnywhereCare,TeleHealth,telemedicine

Telemedicine, Telehealth, Remote Monitoring and the Latest Congressional Health Reform Proposal

LinkousThink

This week, the United States Senate Finance Committee announced its proposed health reform bill. Much of the bill takes a broad approach to health reform; financing, insurance options, etc., Nor does it include some telemedicine provisions that are included in the House bill, such as the establishment of a Telehealth Advisory Committee. The assessment could be provided through an interactive telephonic or web-based program or during an encounter with a health professional.

The Top Telehealth Terms to Know

American Well

The clinical interfaces provide data exchange before, during, and after visits, such as sharing a patient’s health history. The app shows heart rate, calories burned, cholesterol and other important vital information, as well as results of lab tests, diagnoses and medical examinations.

Randy McCleese, CIO, St. Claire Regional Medical Center, Chapter 2

Health System CIO

Claire’s journey from best-of-breed to an integrated system, the organization’s three-pronged approach to Meaningful Use, the ACO path it is pursuing with Bon Secours Health System, and its involvement in the Northern Kentucky RHIO and the Kentucky HIE. Claire’s telemedicine work, which includes school-based programs, why he carves out time for public policy activities, his involvement in CHIME, and how he went from a field geologist to a CIO.

7 Telehealth Terms You Need to Know

BHM Healthcare Solutions

According to the HRSA , telehealth “is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care , patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration.”. Telemedicine.