08:22 am July 18, 2014
We have the nation's Most Wired Hospitals, and we also have America's Most Beautiful Hospitals. We also have national ranking system for hospitals based on their patient engagement efforts. It's time, I think, to look at the nation's hospitals and their wireless capabilities.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
08:54 am August 21, 2013
Increasingly, consumers and payers are looking at quality of care, making traditional enterprise-centric care delivery models incomplete.
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.
08:39 am February 27, 2013
As I watch healthcare providers in our integrated delivery system deal with the challenges of payment reform and accountable care, I am more optimistic than dismayed.