Telehealth

By Jeff Rowe 08:13 am November 12, 2014
It will be a while before the dust settles on last week's elections, but it seems safe to say many healthcare stakeholders are a little uneasy, at best.
By W. Roy Smythe, MD 08:28 am October 13, 2014
Could the use of technologies that distance healthcare providers from the first-hand experience of the suffering of those they care for (such as telemedicine platforms and other forms of "virtual visits" or self-care tools) lead to a collective "stumbling over lines" with unfortunate consequences?
By Marc-Alexis Remond 11:57 am July 15, 2014
How can accountable organizations succeed both in delivering high-quality care and spending healthcare dollars more wisely, so that they can share in the savings they achieve for the Medicare program? Collaboration technology is the answer.
By Jeff Rowe 09:04 am May 13, 2014
It's widely assumed that telemedicine presents a great opportunity to provide healthcare services to rural regions of the U.S. But a new report suggests many rural regions might not have the bandwidth required to make optimal use of it.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 09:15 am April 11, 2014
Is it safe and effective care for providers to evaluate and prescribe for patients that they've never met face-to-face?
By Jeff Rowe 11:53 am March 24, 2014
In 2013, Kaiser Permanente conducted 10.5 million patient-doctor visits via e-mail, telephone or video tools, and in a new report the organization discusses some of the ways those visits took place.
By Karin Ratchinsky 12:36 pm January 16, 2014
Implementing, institutionalizing and fully leveraging the EMR is a massive undertaking, and with it comes a host of other implications, five of which will drive the following major trends in 2014.
By Keith W. Boone 08:33 am December 03, 2013
This question came up in one of my classes last week: What do you believe is/are the most likely and important applications of telemedicine/telehealth in the future? I liked my answer so much, I thought I'd share it.
By Bradley Waugh 08:54 am August 21, 2013
Increasingly, consumers and payers are looking at quality of care, making traditional enterprise-centric care delivery models incomplete.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 09:17 am April 25, 2013
In a world where most folks change jobs every couple of years, people are often amazed to hear that I started work in connected health 19 years ago. Implicit in their amazement is a question, “Why did you stick with it so long?” The quickest response is that the work we started back then is not yet finished.

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