The Battle for Telehealth: EHR vs Third Party – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 46

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For the 46th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the battle for telehealth. Plus, we talk about telehealth investment and whether we think it will continue.

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

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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.

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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. We thought it would be fun to dip into the search engine traffic for another edition of Search Engine Q&A. Remember that these are searches […].

Top 10 Healthcare IT News stories of 2020

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– and the wherewithal of the information systems and digital data that keep them running – been put to the test quite like it was in 2020. In the meantime, here are some of the most-read Healthcare IT News stories of 2020 so far.

The Future of Telemedicine

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Analysts expect 100 million telemedicine visits this year in the U.S. In this Health News Network interview, Dr. Michael Greiwe talks about the future of telemedicine in America.

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

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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? Ok, that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but the healthcare world has definitely been turned upside down thanks to COVID-19. Reimbursements for things like […] COVID-19 has caused all sorts of changes to healthcare as we know it. Is It Permanent?

Healthcare IT Today Survey: Consumerism And Use Of Patient-Generated Data Are Lasting Trends

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Consumerism and the use of patient-generated data are no fads, but rather a lasting change to the healthcare landscape, according to a new survey conducted by Healthcare IT Today of our readers. According to the survey, perhaps the most-transformative trend emerging from healthcare consumerism was the use of consumer-facing health apps, which nearly half of […].

Feel the Rush – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 38

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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. In this episode we talk about […] 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 healthcare with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

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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. In this episode we explore those technologies that have been pushed to the front amidst the COVID-19 pandemic including the following: * Telehealth and Telemedicine.

Case Study: One Medical Practice’s Experience Transitioning to Telemedicine

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Anyone reading Healthcare IT Today is probably aware that during the first six months of the year, we saw a telemedicine boom unlike any before. The post Case Study: One Medical Practice’s Experience Transitioning to Telemedicine first appeared on Healthcare IT Today.

Enabling Tech for Telemedicine – #HITsm Chat Topic

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This week’s chat will be hosted by Irma Rastegayeva (@IrmaRaste) and Evan Kirstel (@evankirstel) on the topic of “Enabling Tech for Telemedicine“ With the Coronavirus Pandemic intensifying around the world, Telemedicine is experiencing a […]. We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 5/1 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Security Assurance in the Expanding Telemedicine Landscape

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The following is a guest article by Sonia Arista, Healthcare CISO at Fortinet. As with other industries, healthcare continues to thrive thanks to new technologies, including telemedicine. By offering this service, medical professionals can monitor the wellbeing of their patients remotely, something that has proven to be a critical service in today’s health landscape. For […].

Post Acute Telemedicine Can?t Wait for the Next Pandemic

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Many consumers are starting to accept telehealth as a standard of healthcare delivery in their everyday lives, whether through direct to consumer wearables like FitBit or Oura or professional telemedicine consults offered by their healthcare providers, employers, or insurance […]. The following is a guest article by Rebecca E. Gwilt, Esq., Partner at Nixon Law Group.

Your Telemedicine Could Be Opening the Door to a Compliance Nightmare

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in March, telemedicine quickly became the go-to-approach for most medical visits as it offered a solution that allowed effective care without risk to patients or providers. The following is a guest article by Dr. Waseem Ghannam, co-founder of TeleHealth Solution.

[Webinar] Increasing Your Work Comp Business with Telemedicine

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Find out how telemedicine can increase your work comp business without increasing overhead or costs in this free webinar.

The Future of Telemedicine

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Telemedicine, which uses the Internet to connect patients and providers, is growing. Though the terms e-health, m-health , and telehealth are often interchanged for telemedicine, the deliverable is always the connection and interaction between patient and caregiver in a digital medium. While telemedicine is an established service, the popularity of the tool is still growing.

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

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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. Who would have known when we recorded this on March 2, 2020 that this topic would become so important thanks to COVID-19. Please take that into account when listening to this episode though.

The Critical Features That Telemedicine Must Offer

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If you want to know what’s happening in telemedicine and where it’s headed, one of the best people to ask is Michael Gorton. AI/Machine Learning Analytics/Big Data Clinical Health IT Company Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring COVID-19 COVID-19 Telehealth MediOrbis Michael Gorton Teladoc Telehealth Telehealth AI Telehealth Workflow Telmedicine

Telemedicine Humor – Fun Friday

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It’s the Friday before the holidays really crank into full gear. Only one thing is not going to quite make it for our Christmas. Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Fun Friday Nathaniel Lacktman telehealth telemedicine Telemedicine HumorHave you finished all your shopping? I’m happy to say that my wife and I cranked out the majority of our shopping in about 2 hours on Amazon.

A Hidden Advantage Of Telehealth: Patient Access To Specialized Programs

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As it happens, the medical support I need is in short supply in my area, so I thought it would take a while to access the right package of services. Not long ago, I found out that I needed access to a specialized program to address a long-standing medical condition.

[Webinar] Lessons Learned from 500,000+ Telemedicine Appointments

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Find out what some of the top patient experience and customer service themes and solutions are from 500,000+ telemedicine appointments straight from the experts handling patient and provider support questions. About Telemedicine "telehealth" "telemedicine" healthcare innovation ehealth doctor-patient relationship digital health 2020 healthcare IT 2020 technology coronavirus pandemic COVID-19 news telehealth app telemedicine app telemedicine application webinar Post-covid

Is Amazon Readying A Massive Telehealth Play? Almost Certainly, Yes

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Anyone who’s watched Amazon operate over the past two decades knows that there if there’s one key principle baked into its culture, it’s this: “Have no fear.”

Featured Health IT Job: Telehealth Systems Analyst

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We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Telehealth Systems Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central.

Top Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Companies

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When COVID-19 really hammered us in April, it was amazing to see how quickly healthcare organizations had to turn on telehealth visits at their organization.

Preparing Your Practice for Telemedicine Services

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Telemedicine visits are predicted to surge this year, surpassing one billion encounters, according to CNBC. The coronavirus was the tipping point for many practices to finally embrace telemedicine services as a tool to provide care while protecting patients and providers with social distancing. For smaller practices, telemedicine services may still be a novelty that they haven’t attempted.

Many Patients Aren’t Paying Full Attention During Telehealth Visits

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What Makes Specialty Acute Care Telehealth Different?

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While it’s true that live video telehealth visits have seen hockey stick style growth because of COVID-19, there are actually a wide variety of telehealth options. I’m always slightly bothered when people say that telehealth has seen a massive explosion thanks to COVID-19.

Top Security & Compliance Risks in Telehealth

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The following is a guest article by Donna Thiel, Chief Compliance Officer at ProviderTrust. Although there may be numerous benefits to using telehealth services, patients and providers should also consider the substantial telehealth risks involved.

Free Webinar - Using Telemedicine to Increase Revenue In a Post-Covid Environment

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EST, find out how telemedicine can increase revenue and efficiency at your practice as part of the “new normal” following COVID-19. About Telemedicine "telehealth" "telemedicine" healthcare innovation ehealth doctor-patient relationship digital health 2020 healthcare IT 2020 technology coronavirus pandemic COVID-19 news telehealth app telemedicine app telemedicine application webinar Post-covidOn Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 3:00 P.M.

The Feasibility of Mobile Telehealth Solutions

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COVID-19 thrust telemedicine into the national spotlight. The following is a guest article by Donna Gudmestad, Clinical Program Manager, Caregility.

Pandemic Has Increased Demands On Healthcare Networks

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Driven by major changes in IT demands, providers are seeing a greater need for network resilience and security, a new study concludes. The survey, which was conducted by IDG and co-sponsored by Masergy and Fortinet, surveyed IT leaders working […].

2019: Healthcare IT gains new ground

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2019: Year in Review It's been an eventful year for health IT. Of course, that's been the case every year over the past decade since the first meaningful use checks were mailed out, kickstarting the digital healthcare age as we know it. As we look back on 2019, it's worth remembering how far the industry has traveled to get here. -- Mike Miliard, Editor. by Healthcare IT News November 22, 2019. Health IT implementation best practices.

UCLA Launching Telemedicine-Based Second Opinion Program

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At UCLA Health, they’re rolling out a program in which its doctors will offer second opinion consults to patients around the world. To launch the program, UCLA is partnering with MORE Health, a technology vendor which offers what it calls a “physician collaboration platform.” The idea here seems to be to help physicians work together effectively […].

[Webinar] Everything You Need to Know About Your Next OSHA Audit

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Modernizing Medicine EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

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As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Patric Edmondson, Chief Technology Officer and Dr. Andrew Rosenthal, Medical Director of Plastic Surgery at Modernizing Medicine.

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To Integrate Next-Gen Telehealth, We Need Health System Redesign

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It also makes some recommendations on how to think about telehealth in the […]. Administration Ambulatory Clinical Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Aledade Inc.

Virtual Waiting Rooms and Telehealth Workflow – Telehealth Features Series

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Allscripts and FollowMyHealth’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

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Why Telehealth Should Be the Standard Protocol in Long-Term Care Facilities

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ePrescribing and Patient Education – Telehealth Features Series

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