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Digital Health & Telemedicine
We are seeking out the latest developments around Telemedcine. How is telemedicine used to benefit patients and care givers? News from American Telemedicine Association, Zipnosis, Doctor.com, MediVisum, Amwell, FAIR Health, ROKiT, Vidyo, Inc., Cloudbreak Health, LLC, MDLIVE Inc., Rhinogram Telehealth and more.
By Dr. Lisa Ide – Recently, Jon Pearce talked about how health systems can, and must, see virtual care as a part of their long term success. Virtual care isn’t a temporary fix—it’s a longstanding solution.
By Bruce Kennedy – Elective surgeries comprise 60% of hospital revenues, so that’s why hospitals and ASCs are looking to restart elective services—stat. A rebound in COVID-19 cases as cities, regions and states open back up remains a possibility, which is why hospitals and ASCs should proceed slowly.
By Jon Pearce – Over the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about what the rest of 2020 will look like for healthcare. Right now, health systems have the opportunity to make virtual care a part of their success story, instead of just using it as a COVID-19 band-aid.
By Joel Barthelemy – COVID-19 has arrived in rural America, threatening the livelihoods of its most vulnerable residents. Many rural communities have an older, poorer population, and limited hospitals and medical staff.
By Drew Ivan – The use of telehealth has grown exponentially since the spread of Covid-19. With the surge of virtual visits, it’s crucial that health IT vendors creating telehealth solutions — as well as providers who are adding telehealth platforms to their practices — ensure their IT infrastructure is set up to handle new data flows.
Jim Tate – In the early days of EHR adoption providers found it almost impossible to decide which system to purchase. There were no standards regarding the functionality that should be included. It was the Wild West and without a consensus definition of what made up a “Complete EHR” providers were in a sea of confusion and disappointment.
By Jeff Fallon – Social media is filled with stories about how millennials are “ruining” everything from napkins to marriage. But you can’t accuse them of killing healthcare, nor the technologies that support it. Surprisingly, “boomers” aren’t killing it either.