Patient experience is evolving as providers embrace telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

More and more patients are able to take advantage of remote consults and other virtual care options as health systems have begun pursuing telehealth programs in earnest, new HIMSS Media research shows. WHY IT MATTERS. It all gets moved into the home."

'Telehealth titans' discuss cost-savings of virtual care, describe the hospital of the future

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In a panel this past week at the HIMSS Connected Health Conference in Boston, Dr. John Halamka, international healthcare innovation professor at Harvard Medical School, and four other telehealth experts tried to arrive at a definition of just what telehealth is. As Schoenberg sees it, healthcare is an industry that, "for many, many decades has been perceived as something that is brick and mortar based – you have to go to the healthcare when you need it."

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

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Much has been written about the benefits of telehealth services like remote care within the healthcare system. It’s of little surprise, then, to learn that the benefits offered by remote care also extend to employee health plans. Keeping hospital admissions to a minimum.

The IT Staffing Shortage Is a Problem Morphing Into a Crisis: What to Do

Phoenix Health Systems

Staffing shortages have plagued the healthcare industry for years, and this year hospital IT departments are feeling more pain than ever. The shortfall in physicians and nurses understandably gets the most press attention, but two phenomenons are pushing scarcity of specialized IT workers into the stratosphere: computer and IT jobs across all industries are projected to grow 12% from 2018 to 2028, and healthcare is projected to add 3.5


Oncology Patients experience a personalized journey with interventions and education for better care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Although some steps entail engaging with care staff at a hospital or clinic, most of the time patients are challenged with managing their disease on a daily basis away from the health system. This patient information can guide the care team to intervene, reducing hospitalizations and costs. Eighteen months ago, we introduced this telehealth type of application to our oncology patients. 19 hospitals”, concludes Dr. Managini.

The Healthcare IT Staffing Shortage Is Moving into High Gear…Here’s Why

Phoenix Health Systems

While it’s great news that healthcare jobs will be among the fastest growing through 2026, the plethora of jobs is a double-edged sword. The projected supply of qualified workers will not fill the demand, and as any hospital CIO can attest, the shortage of qualified workers in healthcare IT is nearly as worrisome as the growing paucity of clinical professionals. The most obvious is that we will need to replace millions of healthcare IT workers who retire.

How A Former iPod Chief Built The World’s Most Advanced First-Aid Kit


Its creator, Ram Fish, who once led the iPod group at Apple, was on vacation with his wife and three young daughters in a small town in Baja called Los Barriles. How do we diagnose it?” So we called Kaiser, and luckily there was somebody running it who spoke English,” Fish says.

Seeing Your Doctor from Your Couch

American Well

Medical Design Technology interviews Mike Baird, CEO of Avizia, a complete telehealth platform provider. In this interview with Mike Baird, CEO and founder of Avizia, he discusses many of these aspects of telemedicine, the advantages the technology offers, adoption of it, and where it’s headed. Finally, the third part of our solution is professional services that tie it all together. It’s an extremely flexible solution.

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 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. Regional Hospital.