Healthcare IT Today Search Engine Q&A

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A few months ago, we dipped into the various COVID-19 searches that were being done to find Healthcare IT Today and offered answers and commentary on what people were searching.

MEDITECH EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

When we first started creating our live video telehealth list, we quickly realized that every healthcare organization was going to need to know and understand how their EHR vendor was planning to approach telehealth.

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Permanent Changes to Healthcare Because of COVID-19 – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 34

Healthcare IT Today

For the 34th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Permanent Changes to Healthcare Because of COVID-19. Is anything in healthcare the same since COVID-19? Telehealth and other remote technologies have exploded. Is It Permanent?

Healthcare’s New Digital Front Doors – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 41

Healthcare IT Today

For the 41st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the new digital front doors of healthcare. We previously introduced the idea of the 2 new digital front doors of healthcare.

athenahealth EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Paul Brient, Chief Product Officer, athenahealth. In this series, we talk with an EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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Feel the Rush – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 38

Healthcare IT Today

For the 38th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re feeling the rush. No, it’s probably not what you’re thinking. This is especially true in health IT with the COVID-19 pandemic. No, it's probably not what you're thinking.

Patient Communication and Telehealth Greenspace – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 32

Healthcare IT Today

For the 32nd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Patient Communication and Telehealth Greenspace. Patient Communication and Telehealth has a lot of greenspace out there and both have become more and more important in healthcare.

Technologies in the Spotlight Because of COVID-19 – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 32

Healthcare IT Today

For the 32nd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about technologies that are in the spotlight because of COVID-19. In this episode, Colin and I wanted to dive into a number […] COVID-19 has brought a lot of things in healthcare to light.

Telehealth Can Thrive with IoT Devices

Healthcare IT Today

Telehealth providers are seeing a significant increase in demand […]. The following is a guest article by Brian Russell, Solution Architect at Atos.

Telehealth Features – What’s Required?

Healthcare IT Today

As the telehealth adoption wave continues in healthcare, we thought we’d take the time to do a series of articles on a number of aspects of telehealth. In this first series we’re going to look at various Telehealth features.

Real Time Text Chat – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.

Why Telehealth Is Real Now – The Value Equation

Healthcare IT Today

Everyone sees the obvious when it comes to telehealth. The Stay at Home and Physical Distancing that’s come with COVID-19 has almost required telehealth. What other option did healthcare organizations have? Embrace telehealth or die?

Telehealth Reimbursement Gets Really Hard Really Quick

Healthcare IT Today

We wrote previously about how COVID-19 has shifted the Value Equation for Telehealth. Doctors previously didn’t value Telehealth since it was the same work (or slightly more) for possibly less reimbursement.

HIPAA Compliant – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.

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Research Offers Details On Exploding Telehealth Use

Healthcare IT Today

We all know that telehealth use has been mushrooming as providers struggle to address the demand for coronavirus care. However, the data is starting to come out on how much the use of telehealth has changed. These new studies look at the extent of telehealth use during the pandemic.

Custom Branding – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.

Session Tracking, Audit Logging, and Device Support – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.

Doceree is Bringing Pharma Advertising to EHR and Telehealth

Healthcare IT Today

In the nearly 15 years that we’ve been writing about EHR and health IT here at Healthcare IT Today, one of the most interesting topics we cover is pharma advertising inside an EHR or other health IT software product.

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Results from 1,392 Physician Survey by Sermo on Telehealth and Patient Volumes

Healthcare IT Today

While the volume of patients seen by physicians has fallen in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the number of telehealth visits they handle has shot up dramatically, according to a recent survey.

Telehealth and the HIM Professional’s Role: Relaxing of Rules for Telehealth Services due to COVID-19 Requires Strong Leadership

Healthcare IT Today

COVID-19 forced the healthcare industry to change how healthcare is delivered, with telehealth taking a front row seat. The following is a guest article by Diana Warner, MS, RHIA, CHPS, CPHI, FAHIMA, Director, Client Relations and Account Management at MRO.

What COVID-19 Taught Us About Telehealth and its (Now Permanent) Role in Patient Care

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Not All Telehealth Has Exploded – Who Will Be Left Out?

Healthcare IT Today

Telehealth has exploded. We’ve written about the explosive telehealth growth multiple times and that’s just a small sample. The number of live video telehealth visits is astounding. It’s pretty rare we get to see this kind of a shift.

Web-based vs App-Based – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.

Examples of Virtual Telehealth Visit Growth Due to COVID-19

Healthcare IT Today

We all know that telehealth has been growing thanks to COVID-19. Let’s be honest, a lot of healthcare doesn’t have any choice. They have to move towards telehealth or not see patients that need to be seen.

Is Enterprise Telehealth Heading for Channel Conflicts with Health Systems?

Healthcare IT Today

weeks I’ve been going through a long list of telehealth companies. I’ll be publishing the list shortly in multiple segments, but there are groups of telehealth vendors that are coming together. Over the past 1.5

Ambulatory Telehealth Nuances ? #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Amanda Hansen (@AmandaSHansen) from @AdvancedMD on the topic of “Ambulatory Telehealth Nuances“. We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 6/5 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Telehealth Only Doctors and Medical Practices

Healthcare IT Today

The evolution and adoption of telehealth these past few months has been fascinating to watch. It illustrated many of the built in biases many healthcare organizations had towards in person visits.

Scheduled and On-demand Encounters – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.

Telehealth and Marketing – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Sarah Bennight (@sarahbennight) from Stericycle Communication Solutions on the topic of “Telehealth and Marketing“ While telehealth has been around for a while, it certainly hasn’t been the […].

A Look at the Future of Telehealth from a Medicare Reimbursement Perspective

Healthcare IT Today

We’ve all been watching the explosion of telehealth thanks to COVID-19 and a number of the reimbursement changes that have come as part of the pandemic.

Asynchronous Messaging and Telehealth – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) from @hcittoday on the topic of “Asynchronous Messaging and Telehealth“. We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 7/24 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Medical Practices Expect To See Telehealth Volume Plummet Over Next 12 Months

Healthcare IT Today

All of the data I’ve seen so far suggest that while doctors may have been leery of getting involved in telehealth services, COVID-19 forced the matter and has fostered the widespread adoption of these technologies.

The Auto Documentation Telehealth Solution Will Be a Big Winner

Healthcare IT Today

Last week I started a project to create a list of all of the telehealth options out there. Mostly, I wanted to be able to provide my friends and readers answer to the question I’m certain to get over the next year, “Which telehealth solution is best?”

Is This What You Call a Telehealth Cart?

Healthcare IT Today

As the world of telehealth explodes, we’ve seeing all sorts of approaches to solving the teleheath problem. For those waiting for my list of telehealth vendors, I’ve finished evaluating 235 companies and classifying them.

Asynchronous Text Messaging – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.

Is Epic Building Its Own Telehealth Solution Using Twilio?

Healthcare IT Today

In my previous article on telehealth adoption due to COVID-19, I highlighted a number of telehealth adoption numbers that Epic shared. In the article, I asked the question about which telehealth applications these Epic customers were using.

Study Says Telehealth Claims Up 624% Over Four Year Period

Healthcare IT Today

The use of telehealth services climbed dramatically over the four years between 2014 and 2018, according to new research based on healthcare claims data. To get a look at telehealth’s impact on healthcare overall, FAIR Health analyzed more than 29 billion healthcare claim records.

Healthcare IT in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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When you’re in the middle of a true emergency – which, let’s face it, we are – healthcare providers need to “do what’s right by the patient, by the doctor, by the nurse, and by society as a whole,” says Dr. Craig Joseph.

Telehealth – Lost in Translation

Healthcare IT Today

I’m sure you’ve seen the iconic movie ‘Lost In Translation’ set in Japan – with Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson – it’s about what goes unsaid. The following is a guest article by Rick Halton, VP Marketing & Product, Lumeon.

$200 Million COVID-19 Telehealth Program from FCC as Part of CARES Act

Healthcare IT Today

This weekend we covered some of the billions of healthcare funding that was included in the CARES Act. One area of CARES Act funding we didn’t highlight for healthcare was $200 million in COVID-19 Telehealth funding that will be administered by the FCC.