Telehealth

By Mike Miliard 12:15 pm November 12, 2019
While face-to-face visits are still preferred by many, 90% of healthcare organizations polled by HIMSS Media say they're using or piloting remote care services to boost care coordination, manage at-risk patients and broaden pop health efforts.
Telehealth helps Mayo Clinic neonatologists better treat newborns in emergencies

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

By Bill Siwicki 12:29 pm November 06, 2019
The new technology connects on the first attempt 96% of the time, compared with 73% for the previous telemedicine carts; with enhanced monitoring and support, tele-neonatology availability is 99%.
By Max Sullivan 11:12 am November 05, 2019
The companies say their approach to remote patient monitoring is uniquely modular and customizable, enabling provider organizations to implement pieces of an end-to-end system that best meet their particular needs.
Health systems upping investments in remote patient monitoring
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am November 04, 2019
Smartphones and tablets are among the mobile technologies in focus, which can be combined with telehealth video conferencing and healthcare wearables, as well as the deployment of electronic health record-based patient portals.
By Laura Lovett 09:53 am November 01, 2019
According to Google's blog post announcing the acquisition, we can expect to see more "Made by Google" wearables alongside Fitbit devices running Wear OS.

(L-R): John Halamka, Mike Baird, Lyle Berkowitz, John Korangy and Roy Schoenberg at the recent Connected Health Conference

By Mike Miliard 11:43 am October 25, 2019
Longtime telemedicine pioneers from the provider and vendor sides see a near-term future of more efficient care, and describe a longer-term view of "virtualist centers in what were formerly known as hospitals."
By Nathan Eddy 11:44 am October 22, 2019
More than half of those surveyed say online tools have helped improve their relationship with their primary care provider, with growing appetite for online chat and diagnosis tools.
Woman on scale
By Laura Lovett 04:11 pm October 16, 2019
At this year’s Connected Health conference in Boston, Sherry Pagoto, director of the UConn Center for mHealth and Social Media, discussed the social and skill set barriers to weight loss.
By Bill Siwicki 12:20 pm October 16, 2019
A blockchain expert explains for healthcare CIOs and CISOs how the distributed ledger technology can defend telehealth systems against hackers.

(Photo: TGH.org)

By Nathan Eddy 11:44 am October 16, 2019
OnMed's stations offer high definition video and audio capabilities, which allow for real-time consultations with a doctor or advanced practice provider.

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