Digital Health & Telemedicine

Telehealth Becoming Widespread Across Healthcare

By Mark Kestner MD – While the use of telehealth to provide patients with health-related services is not new, the COVID-19 pandemic has expanded its use exponentially. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 30% of health center visits during the later half of 2020 occurred via telehealth.

Telemedicine 2021

We are seeking out the latest developments around Telemedicine. News from Zane Networks, American Telemedicine Association, Amwell, Cigna, MDLive, ISeeYouCare, Teladoc Health, Doctor on Demand, MobileSmith Health, GlobalMed, Reliq Health, Let’s Talk Interactive, DrFirst, and more.

How Should Healthcare be Delivered?

By Matt Fisher – How should patients be able to access healthcare services? The question is becoming more nuanced given the growth and expansion of telehealth. Prior to COVID-19 driving the implementation of telehealth, access to healthcare services had largely been the same for years. Access focused on patients going to a physician’s office, a hospital, or other facility.

Digital Transformation Starts with Data

By Peyman Zand – Healthcare systems are inundated with data coming from a variety of sources – legacy systems, new applications, third-party clinical applications bolted on from acquisitions and more. A solid strategy for data architecture and data analytics for clinical decision support and patient engagement can be a differentiator for health systems – and the key to true digital transformation.