By Luke Smith – Our world is changing more quickly than many older generations ever imagined. This is especially true in the healthcare industry where new technologies and healthcare revolutions seem just around the corner every single day.Read More
By G. Cameron Deemer – As COVID-19 spread across the nation, the healthcare industry quickly turned to technology to address pressing challenges, from how to make care accessible to caring for critically ill patients, all while protecting frontline workers from exposure to the virus.
American Telemedicine Association President, Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, testified before the full Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on telehealth, urging policymakers to “take specific actions before the end of the public health emergency to make access to telehealth services permanent.”
Check out HealthcareNOW Radio’s telehealth infographic. It highlights the top benefits, types of services, mechanisms for delivery, how payment works, and how COVID-19 has increased the demand for telehealth.
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 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.
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.