Telehealth

Telehealth solves psychiatrist shortage for Impower, and much more
By Bill Siwicki 12:26 pm December 10, 2018
Telemedicine technology has reduced patient no-shows by 50 percent, limited new patient wait times to less than 48 hours, and saved $150,000 in overhead in six months.
By Diana Manos 08:52 am December 10, 2018
With a tele-ICU program, A/V tech and predictive analytics, the system reported 297,613 fewer ICU days and saved an estimated 15,000 lives.
telehealth UPMC Curavai
By Mike Miliard 03:30 pm December 04, 2018
The move comes as the AMA has published new data about how many physicians are actually using telemedicine technology.
Telemedicine consults have grown 73 percent annually over the last five years at the Kansas City children's hospital.
By Bill Siwicki 11:13 am December 04, 2018
Telemedicine consults have grown 73 percent annually over the last five years at the Kansas City children's hospital.
NHS app on smartphone.

Credit: NHS Digital

By Leontina Postelnicu 10:34 am November 20, 2018
Approximately 120 apps are currently being evaluated by NHS Digital and two external assessors against key standards to be added to an NHS resource of trusted digital health and care tools for patients, citizens, healthcare professionals, and commissioners.
cybersecurity interoperability
By Benjamin Harris 10:22 am November 20, 2018
Cybersecurity is still the big one. But interoperability and telehealth are not far behind for leading organizations' technology goals.

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 Rebecca McBeth 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.

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