Telehealth

Photo: Bay of Islands Hospital clinical team members and Broadway Health Kaikohe GP Justine Woodcock (left) liaising with intensive care specialists and a paediatrician at Whangarei Hospital via Zoom. Credit: eHealthNews.nz

By Dean Koh 10:24 pm November 13, 2018
The four Northern Region district health boards (DHBs) in New Zealand have started rolling out a cloud-based telehealth service. Northland, Waitemata, Auckland and Counties Manukau DHBs have developed the new service in close collaboration with their clinical teams.
Telehealth brings psychiatrists into Inspira’s emergency rooms

Inspira Medical Center in Vineland. (Credit: Inspira Health)

By Bill Siwicki 12:11 pm November 06, 2018
Patients receive needed interventions quicker, resulting in better outcomes and higher levels of satisfaction.
Telemedicine reduces hospitalizations from 154 per six months to 85
By Bill Siwicki 01:39 pm November 02, 2018
Central Island Healthcare now is able to regularly treat common ailments among residents such as hypertension, fever, chest pain and COPD in place, rather than sending patients to an emergency room.
Portable telemedicine tech keeps kids in school, and quadruples locations

(Credit: Tyto Care)

By Bill Siwicki 01:14 pm November 01, 2018
The Center for Rural Health Innovation switched from telehealth carts to portable tech and now treats 26 schools compared with six prior. The implementation offers lessons for rural hospitals and clinics.
Person filling out a health insurance claim.
By Susan Morse 02:59 pm October 29, 2018
Enrollment in MA is projected to increase by 11.5 percent, and the number of plans to increase by 600 next year.
By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm October 12, 2018
This case study shows how UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital accomplished that reduction by sending new mothers home with a free blood pressure cuff and access to a remote monitoring portal.
NYU Langone Health on East 17th Street in New York City

NYU Langone Health on East 17th Street in New York City. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 10:45 am September 25, 2018
Robert Wood Johnson and NYU Langone tweaked processes to use social determinants, proactive screening and remote patient monitoring to reach goals.
David Shulkin
By Jessica Davis 09:44 am September 12, 2018
Former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, MD will join Dakotas-based Sanford Health as chief innovation officer.
exterior view of Tift Regional Medical center
By Bill Siwicki 10:41 am September 07, 2018
Learn how Tift Regional Health System found a more effective way to connect primary care doctors and specialists.
Telehealth patient.
By Bill Siwicki 01:46 pm September 04, 2018
The Einstein Medical Center wanted to decrease readmissions for liver failure patients by 50 percent.

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