Froedtert uses digital health therapeutics to improve patients’ mental health

Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Health Network.

By Bill Siwicki 12:29 pm July 21, 2020
The Wisconsin health network prescribes apps through its Epic EHR to help patients successfully combat depression and anxiety.
Person holding smartphone.
By Dave Muoio 02:41 pm July 20, 2020
A new study conducted among SilverCloud Health program users employed machine learning to identify relationships between app-use frequency and clinical outcomes.  
Consortium uses FCC COVID-19 funds to bring telehealth to the underserved
By Bill Siwicki 12:04 pm July 20, 2020
The MA FQHC Telehealth Consortium is ensuring patient access wherever it can, and generating revenue to sustain health center operations during the pandemic.
RTLS helps Texas hospital save big time – and money – on patient discharge

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital-Westover Hills in San Antonio, Texas.

By Bill Siwicki 01:18 pm July 15, 2020
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital-Westover Hills saved two hours and 40 minutes per patient discharge – and the increased capacity led to $351,000 in revenue gained in a year for the 150-bed community hospital.
By Kat Jercich 09:43 am July 13, 2020
A recent survey found that three-quarters of patients said they were very or completely satisfied with the virtual care they'd received, but many left the visit without understanding the next steps.

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By Kat Jercich 09:15 am July 09, 2020
Providers who e-prescribe birth control through apps and online pharmacies doubt the decision will significantly affect their practices, but they say the mandate is harmful for those who need contraception.
By Kat Jercich 03:45 pm June 16, 2020
More than 40% of survey respondents said they didn't trust any organization to keep their data safe.
By Mike Miliard 05:33 pm June 11, 2020
In a study from Mayo Clinic Proceedings, NYU Langone and Doctor on Demand show how patients are finding value in virtual care, with many citing a rewarding rapport with their provider.
Babylon Health app
By Tammy Lovell 05:25 pm June 10, 2020
The error allowed a patient to access video recordings of another patient’s consultation.  
Hartford Hospital entrance

Hartford Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 12:07 pm June 10, 2020
The machine learning-powered app has gained attention as a way to reshape pain therapy and enhance self-care for oncology, orthopedics, women’s health, migraine headaches and more.