A guide to connected health device and remote patient monitoring vendors
By Bill Siwicki 12:38 pm May 06, 2020
Now more than ever, in the midst of a pandemic, healthcare IT leaders can use a comprehensive listing of companies that make technologies that help keep tabs on patients from afar.
NYC health system uses patient comm system to drop no-show rate by 6.1%

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island.

By Bill Siwicki 12:12 pm May 01, 2020
NYC Health + Hospitals has sent approximately 95,500 automated reminders, with 96.4% of them delivered in the patient’s preferred language.
By Nathan Eddy 01:31 pm April 29, 2020
A self-assessment tool helps users gauge symptoms to determine whether they might qualify for testing and offers guidance on when to seek medical care.
By Benjamin Harris 11:08 am April 29, 2020
Healthcare organizations shouldn't just pursue new projects for their own sake, say digital health leaders from Thomas Jefferson University. Success comes from keeping track of the good they do.

Albany, New York

By Mike Miliard 04:14 pm April 28, 2020
The collaborative, led by former ONC deputy Dr. Jacob Reider's Alliance for Better Health, is giving more than 7,000 Bluetooth-enabled devices to help community organizations and underserved individuals.
Mobile charge capture leads to $800K increase in hospitalist revenue

Peconic Bay Medical Center, Riverhead, New York.

By Bill Siwicki 12:44 pm April 28, 2020
What’s more, at Peconic Bay Medical Center, the point-of-care tech for physicians led to a 13.5% boost in charge codes captured and a whopping 490% jump in patient satisfaction.
Health system pieces together ‘virtual rounding’ to cope with pandemic

Nemours Children’s Health System's 'virtual rounding' in action.

By Bill Siwicki 12:47 pm April 23, 2020
Nemours Children’s Health System uses multiple technologies to social distance, reduce contact and save PPE.
By Dean Koh 12:07 am April 22, 2020
Key use cases for TeamViewer Pilot include real time knowledge transfer and fast remote support for hospitals and medical facilities.
By Mike Miliard 03:48 pm April 17, 2020
"We see an enormous opportunity to enhance disease tracking for improved population health during the COVID-19 pandemic," said Scripps Research Translational Institute's Dr. Eric Topol.
By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am April 17, 2020
The head of the pediatric practice describes the choice to implement telemedicine as a way to improve patient experience – a choice that turned out to be a valuable investment as coronavirus spread.