Hospital IT leaders talk lessons learned from a tough pandemic year

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It's required new ways of working, new methods of communication, new solutions to old problems and innovative solutions to new problems. Eric Jimenez, CIO at Artesia General Hospital in Artesia, New Mexico. " Eric Jimenez, Artesia General Hospital.

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center boosts telehealth with $600K from the FCC

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"First, while we had in place technology to enable telemedicine – in particular virtual visits – it had not been optimized for use nor integrated within our clinical workflows or our EHR," said CIO Thomas Furlani. MEETING THE CHALLENGE.

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Health systems, care delivery groups, Amazon launch hospital-at-home initiative

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

WHY IT MATTERS. They noted that the upsurge in virtual adoption over the past year has shown not only that Americans have an appetite for at-home care, but that the data has borne out its feasibility, safety and efficacy. It all gets moved into the home."

NYU Langone Health used its FCC grant to expand Epic-linked telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The organization has offered services such as virtual urgent care, telepsychiatry and virtual post-op appointments for several years to meet the needs of patients. There are many vendors of telemedicine technology and services on the health IT market today. MEETING THE CHALLENGE.

Nurses: The Force for Change

Mobile Health Matters

Additionally, hospital floors are a collaborative environment and mentors often not only train and inspire new colleagues, but also serve as advocates for their peers and participate in focus groups to initiate evidence-based nursing practice in their patient units. Nurses also play a big role in solving problems plaguing hospitals, as their firsthand experience offers a good sense of patient safety needs and areas for efficiency improvements.

Perficient Colleagues Spread Holiday Cheer at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital

Perficient

Louis colleagues captured the giving spirit by bringing song, light, and joy to the brave and inspiring patients at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. It’s such a heart-warming event, and we come almost every year. Luke’s Hospital. Luke's Hospital

Are you ready to become the hospital of the future?

American Well

Not surprisingly, the hospital of the future will require technology solutions like telehealth to meet growing patient demands for remote access to health information and providers. While technology will ultimately help provide better care, it will undoubtedly change the day-to-day roles and responsibilities of IT teams, executives, and clinicians. Hospital IT: Driving change. They will not only drive innovation, but help put it into practice. .

Are you ready to become the hospital of the future?

American Well

Not surprisingly, the hospital of the future will require technology solutions like telehealth to meet growing patient demands for remote access to health information and providers. While technology will ultimately help provide better care, it will undoubtedly change the day-to-day roles and responsibilities of IT teams, executives, and clinicians. Hospital IT: Driving change. They will not only drive innovation, but help put it into practice.

A Family’s Guide to the ICU, Part 3: Being An Advocate

Society for Participatory Medicine

If you are in the hospital with your loved one for any extended period of time you will pick up some of the terms and thought process of the doctors driving care decisions. Yet after their years of education and experience caring for patients, it’s highly unlikely you’ll stump them with some question you looked up on Google. Regardless of your approach, it is a smart idea to keep a running list of your questions so you are prepared when you meet with doctors on their daily rounds.

How Employer Health Plans Can Utilize Telehealth as a Value-Added Service

care innovations

It’s of little surprise, then, to learn that the benefits offered by remote care also extend to employee health plans. Most employers who can embrace these benefits are already doing so: Healthcare IT News ’ Bill Siwicki points to a survey finding that “virtually all employers (96 percent)” are offering some form of telehealth in 2018 if allowed to do so by state law. Keeping hospital admissions to a minimum.

Which Refurbished Medical Equipment is the Best for your Imaging Facility?

KB Dental Consulting

Hospitals usually prefer to buy second-hand goods in categories that have a long life, high cost, or low expected usage (if they are not used often, why buy a new one). In some cases, if the orthopaedic case load is expected to be low, the hospital will purchase a used C-arm.

Cost, In Any Other Language

Society for Participatory Medicine

I can’t explain it. If a grocery store, car dealer, hardware store, eBay, Amazon charges $100 for something, how much does it get paid? If a healthcare provider (doctor, physical therapist, clinic, hospital) charges $100, how much does it get paid? It depends.

Hip On HIPAA: How Do We Deliver Better Front-End Experiences

Perficient

Many hospitals commonly require physical signatures and ID before giving access to your patient portal. Technically, this meets all the demands of HIPAA and ensures your privacy. It ensures it’s you because you have key pieces of information known only to you.

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A Family’s Guide to the ICU, Part 1: Your Strategy for Navigating the Unexpected

Society for Participatory Medicine

Even the air in the waiting room of a hospital feels uncertain. It feels like you are walking in a foreign land without a guide. The hospital’s care team rightly centers on caring for the patient. After all, it’s their lives that will be most affected by the outcome of the decisions made in the hospital. It’s their emotional turmoil that is most palpable in those waiting rooms. Some know they are heading there, while for others, it is a surprise.

A guide to connected health device and remote patient monitoring vendors

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It is being updated regularly with more vendors. They also keep patients with less severe cases out of hospitals, so preserving precious bed space for patients with severe cases. Hospitals across the nation are using connected health and RPM to great effect during the pandemic.

Not Just for Juveniles: Understanding the Shift in Diagnosis Age for Type 1 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

It was an experience that opened my eyes to the changing world of a disease formerly known as “juvenile diabetes.” It is considered common for type 1 to be diagnosed anytime before the age of 40 nowadays. and “Isn’t it type 2 because your an adult?” In fact, for most meetings, I am the youngest one in attendance and only a few of the older attendees were diagnosed in their youth. diabetes, it does appear to be just a subgroup of type 1.

How the Latest Pandemic Relief Bill Effects Telehealth

Mend

And it eliminates geographic restrictions for the mental health treatment delivered via telehealth , while also allowing patients to be treated in their homes. Telehealth advocates aren’t impressed with the lack of support for connected health services in the latest pandemic relief package.

A hospital without patients

Henry Kotula

Louis, nestled among locust, elm and sweetgum trees, the Mercy Virtual Care Center has a lot in common with other hospitals. It has nurses and doctors and a cafeteria, and the staff spend their days looking after the very sick?checking Mercy Virtual is arguably the world’s most advanced example of something gaining momentum in the health care world: A virtual hospital, where specialists remotely care for patients at a distance. It’s a very strong future business model.”.

150 top places to work in healthcare

Henry Kotula

Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth. This list is not an endorsement of any hospital, health system or company mentioned. Hospitals, Health Systems and Medical Groups. Anna Jaques Hospital (Newburyport, Mass.). Regional Hospital.

Weekender 2/1/19

HIStalk Weekender

The VA ends its pilot of Epic scheduling and will instead implement Cerner at all facilities. The VA’s Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization opens positions for deputy chief medical officers to help oversee its Cerner implementation. The company lists just three employees on its website. It has completed one experiment in mice. One couple paid a hospital its indigent care rate in cash, then hit Beverly Hills for a shopping spree at Rolex and Louis Vuitton.

Avizia CEO Mike Baird on Numbers Narrative Podcast

American Well

And we aspire to provide that entire technology platform for hospitals primarily, to help them scale their physicians and specialists in a more effective way. It seems to be ubiquitous in 2015. What changed in the world or in the health care system or regulation to make telemedicine something that seems like everyone is starting to do it? So we’re obviously a long time past then and yet it’s been a fairly stagnant market until the last 3 or 4 years. Got it.

Avizia CEO Mike Baird on Numbers Narrative Podcast

American Well

And we aspire to provide that entire technology platform for hospitals primarily, to help them scale their physicians and specialists in a more effective way. It seems to be ubiquitous in 2015. What changed in the world or in the health care system or regulation to make telemedicine something that seems like everyone is starting to do it? So we’re obviously a long time past then and yet it’s been a fairly stagnant market until the last 3 or 4 years.