Top 3 Healthcare IT Trends of 2021

Optimum Healthcare IT

The improved adoption of technology, combined with the disruptive arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, has drastically shifted healthcare organizations' focus on utilizing technology to continue providing efficient care to their patients.

Health IT: Buy or Sell – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 59

Healthcare IT Today

For the 59th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re doing another edition of Buy or Sell.

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Why Isn’t RPM Exploding Like Telehealth Video Visits? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 55

Healthcare IT Today

For the 55th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re going asking the question “Why Isn’t RPM (Remote Patient Monitoring) exploding like telehealth video visits?

Healthcare IT Today Search Engine Q&A

Healthcare IT Today

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.

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? The question is, which of these changes to healthcare are going to be permanent?

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

Healthcare IT Today

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.

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.

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

Healthcare IT Today

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.

Top 10 Healthcare IT News stories of 2020

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

– 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.

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.

Enabling Tech for Telemedicine – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

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 […].

The Future of Telemedicine

Ortholive

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.

A look back on 2020: reshaping the healthcare IT landscape

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Mike Restuccia An unknown author commented that "if necessity is the mother of invention, desperation is its father." Many healthcare information services teams were quickly called to rise up to the occasion of supporting our caregivers and patients. It's the secret sauce.

Security Assurance in the Expanding Telemedicine Landscape

Healthcare IT Today

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.

The Future of Telemedicine

Ortholive

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.

Post Acute Telemedicine Can?t Wait for the Next Pandemic

Healthcare IT Today

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 […].

Telemedicine Humor – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

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 Humor

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.

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

Healthcare IT Today

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.

The Critical Features That Telemedicine Must Offer

Healthcare IT Today

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. Along with Byron Brooks, MD, he founded Teladoc, the leading company in that space. Gorton recently took the helm at MediOrbis.

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

Ortholive

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.

SOC Telemed Completes Acquisition of Access Physicians To Form Largest Acute Care Telemedicine Company in the US

Healthcare IT Today

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[Webinar] Increasing Your Work Comp Business with Telemedicine

Ortholive

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

Your Telemedicine Could Be Opening the Door to a Compliance Nightmare

Healthcare IT Today

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.

2019: Healthcare IT gains new ground

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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.

Preparing Your Practice for Telemedicine Services

Ortholive

Telemedicine visits are predicted to surge this year, surpassing one billion encounters, according to CNBC. For smaller practices, telemedicine services may still be a novelty that they haven’t attempted.

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

Ortholive

EST, find out how telemedicine can increase revenue and efficiency at your practice as part of the “new normal” following COVID-19. On Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 3:00 P.M.

A Hidden Advantage Of Telehealth: Patient Access To Specialized Programs

Healthcare IT Today

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.

Long-Term Telehealth Policies are Required to Continue Improving Healthcare Access, Affordability and Equity

Healthcare IT Today

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Telehealth Survey Results: Technology Concerns Stand Out As Key Issues Slowing Telehealth Adoption

Healthcare IT Today

New research conducted by Healthcare IT Today suggests that the top barriers to wider, more stable adoption of telehealth may be patient and doctor discomfort with the technology.

Diabetes Reversal Leader Virta Health Raises $133M Series E to Take Type 2 Diabetes Reversal Mainstream

Healthcare IT Today

The latest funding round will accelerate Virta’s efforts to drive widespread adoption of its telehealth-powered diabetes reversal treatment. Virta Health, the leader in type 2 diabetes reversal, today announced $133 million of equity financing led by Tiger Global.

Featured Health IT Job: Telehealth Systems Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

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.

What’s the Key to Effective RPM and Chronic Care Management?

Healthcare IT Today

It’s not hard to see how these technologies […]. If you’re not following what’s happening in the world of remote patient monitoring (RPM), you should be.

Athenahealth Makes Trove Of Telehealth Trend Data Available

Healthcare IT Today

Health IT vendor Athenahealth has launched a dashboard offering users a look at telehealth encounter data generated by its customers, and some of the trends it identified are quite interesting.

Is a Free Telehealth Solution Really Possible?

Healthcare IT Today

I still think back to my early days here at Healthcare IT Today when Practice Fusion came on stage offering a free EHR. It was a pretty astounding thing since most EHR were charging hundreds of thousands or even billions of dollars for their EHR.

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Digital Therapeutics – DTx – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

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Telehealth Modernization Act Reintroduced in Senate and Companion Bill in House

Healthcare IT Today

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HHS watchdog reiterates importance of preventing telemedicine fraud

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Grimm wrote in a statement on Friday that the quick pivot to telemedicine amidst the COVID-19 pandemic makes oversight, transparency, accountability and program integrity all the more important. WHY IT MATTERS. Kat Jercich is senior editor of Healthcare IT News. The U.S.

Virtual Care Changes That Won’t Unravel Post-COVID

Healthcare IT Today

Virtual care is the new reality in healthcare. Understanding the right strategy for virtual care is going to be every healthcare organization’s challenge going forward.

New OrthoLive Features: Browser-based Visits, Delete Users and New Support Phone Number

Ortholive

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