"The sustainable advancement of telehealth is one that removes inequalities in healthcare"

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

' The latest HIMSS study confirms the technical readability to embrace telecare, but the actual digital maturity was verified in the first weeks of the pandemic. The Nordics are leading in terms of adoption and use of telecare.

COVID-19 and the future of care delivery

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Discussion on the definitions for telehealth, telecare, telemedicine and other terms under the digital health and care umbrella is always required, and will be discussed in greater detail during the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Shifting the perception of digital health and care.

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Riding the digital wave through COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Layla McCay As the first wave of infections arrived, we saw near-instant digital innovation that might otherwise have taken years: the rapid roll-out of remote working platforms, shared care record projects, electronic patient record configurations, and virtual clinics and consultations.

Portugal showcases national telehealth plan with patients at the center

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

“The strategy emphasises patient centrality as it focuses on telehealth as an important means for care integration. On the online Citizen Area (RSE Área do Cidadão), users can access their electronic health record (EHR), book an appointment with their primary care physician and check their vaccination card or vital testament. This interview was published in the latest issue of HIMSS Insights , which looks at connected care and interoperability.

Should NHS Doctors charge for patient appointments?

Lloyd Price

Chairman of the GP Committee at the British Medical Association, Chaand Nagpaul has said ‘The BMA policy still is that we do not support charging patients because it is against the NHS’s care being provided at the point of delivery. Wessex Local Medical Committee’s Chief Executive Dr Nigel Watson believes that primary care should be free at the point of access but states that there simply isn’t enough funding to ensure NHS care can meet the standards expected of it.

5 Trends from the American Telemedicine Association Conference 2019

Enzyme Health

Our own Griffin Mulcahey had the privilege of speaking on a panel discussing the Impact of Telecare on the Health Care Workforce alongside colleagues from SOC Telemed , InTouch Health , AmWell , and IHS Markit. As Tim Dall of IHS Markit highlighted, not only will the US face a primary care physician shortage, but also a shortage in many much-needed specialist physicians such as cardiology and neurology. Didn’t make it to the ATA conference this year?

How Mobile Medical Clinic can be the Best Option to Serve During COVID-19 Pandemic?

KB Dental Consulting

It is a challenging task then for the healthcare system to keep delivering the required medical care related to coronavirus and also control the morbidity arising from other health conditions such as chronic illnesses, emergencies, pregnancy, and so on. Mobile dental vans are performing dental screenings and delivering the required dental care.

150 top places to work in healthcare

Henry Kotula

Advocate Health Care (Downers Grove, Ill.). Advocate Health Care, one of Chicagoland’s largest employers, has more than 35,000 associates, including 11,000 nurses and nearly 6,300 affiliated physicians. Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, employs individuals at more than 900 care facilities across the Carolinas. In 2016, BayCare spent $346 million on community benefits, including pet insurance, personal training services and child care. [link].