By Jim Tate – The foundation of sustainable telehealth must provide for the protection of Personal Health Information. One of the primary issues that should be addressed is the need for Business Associate Agreements.Read More
By Jim Tate – COVID-19 disrupted the normal process of healthcare delivery in the US. At the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020 many elective procedures and surgeries were postponed. Patients did not want to go to their provider’s office, and providers did not want them to come in.
By Jim Tate – Due to the Covid-19 pandemic a widespread adoption of telehealth technologies took place in matter of weeks. Only now, during the transition to what is being called “Sustainable Telehealth”, are some fundamental questions being asked.
By Jim Tate – On August 3, 2020 President Trump issued an Executive Order entitled “Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access”. This Order contained statements that demonstrate a commitment to make permanent a significant number of the temporary measures that…
Listen NOW! Tune in for the latest on what’s new, what’s trending, or what’s next, 24/7 all talk all healthcare and health IT. We have 16 shows with 21 hosts leading you through each episode. This week’s Friday at Five introduces the hosts of each show on HealthcareNOW Radio. Check out the five infographics highlighting the shows and fun facts about each host.
By Jim Tate – The national Emergency Declaration due to the COVID-19 pandemic came suddenly and without warning. Healthcare providers found it necessary to acquire, implement, and begin using telehealth technology in a matter of weeks.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of June that we think deserve sharing again.
Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration. This week’s Friday at Five recaps our month long concentration on telehealth.
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.