The Persistent Rural/Urban Broadband Gap Is Bad for Health

Health Populi

Furthermore, net neutrality is also an important underpinning for fast health care connections that deliver access to telehealth and virtual health channels that can scale care to under-served people, patients, and caregivers. In the U.S.,

Going Digital for Health Is a New-Normal for Consumers

Health Populi

The title of the report, “Consumers are on board with virtual health options,” summarizes the bullish outlook for telehealth. ” For a decade or longer, we’ve noted the slow uptake of telehealth and digital health tools among healthcare providers.

Nudging Patients to Use EHRs: Moving Toward a Tipping Point for Consumer Health IT

Health Populi

patients were offered online access to their health records by providers or insurers, and one-half of them accessed the EHR at least once in the last year. So why don’t patients use online health records yet? Half of U.S.

Healthcare Just Got SMAC’ed – Accenture’s Post-Digital Era for Health

Health Populi

Adopting these applications can help health care reduce costs, drive labor efficiency and support people-centered design and experience. We live on-demand lives in daily life-flows and tasks, so people expect that experience and service level in health care.

What has Telemedicine done for You Lately?

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You’ve discussed it in strategy meetings, you’ve overheard your competitors talking about it at conferences, and maybe patients have even asked about it: telemedicine. For one, a Cisco global survey found that 74% of patients are interested in access to virtual healthcare services.

Mental Health Informatics

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Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Personal Health Records Social Media & mHealth The Patient ExperienceThe current issue of the Annals of Family Medicine includes two articles that deal with mental health and information technology. There are many assumptions about mental health in the age of digital health, so perhaps the findings of this research.

Highlighting Eight Technologies from the 2019 Market Overview

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Through the use of wearables and near real-time data and analytics, Reemo connects wearers and families, while helping caregivers and healthcare organizations improve patient experiences and outcomes. The new trend – tech/services for older adults, not just tech.

Workforce development: Your organization is only as strong as its people

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

How can you recruit the best people, retain talent you have and ensure a diverse workforce that reflects the patients you serve? AI-powered clinical documentation boosts patient satisfaction and physician well-being. Doctors rarely aware of online feedback from patients.

Survey: U.S. Health System Leaders Embracing Remote & Virtual Care

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The reasons given for implementing remote patient monitoring include: To improve quality and safety (75% of respondents). To meet patient demand (42%). Commonly even those health systems that do receive reimbursement for virtual care and/or telehealth report the rate is much lower than what they would receive for inpatient services or primary care visits ,” the report authors note. Telehealth] gives a better consumer experience.”.

Keynote Speakers at ATA 2013

Medicine and Technology

Mercy, a 31 hospital healthcare system serving hundreds of communities in the Midwest, is transforming the patient experience through comprehensive telemedicine and HIT services. Mercy gives patients online access to doctors and medical records, utilizing telemedicine for a wide array of clinical services, include pediatrics and rural healthcare. Oracle is helping to transform the economics of healthcare by enabling patient-centered technology for health engagement.

Report: Return on Investment Prospects Improving for Remote Patient Monitoring

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As it’s implemented in more and more facilities , new evidence is accumulating that reveals just what kind of return on investment (ROI) hospitals are experiencing from implementing remote patient monitoring (RPM) to help manage patients with chronic conditions.