Telehealth

Clockwise from top left: Google Cloud's Aashima Gupta, NewYork–Presbyterian CIO Daniel Barchi, Mayo Clinic Platform President Dr. John Halamka and Mayo Clinic CIO Cris Ross.

By Kat Jercich 04:09 pm June 24, 2020
Healthcare providers have ramped up tools to fight the pandemic at a breakneck speed, but CIOs say innovation must deploy technology with people in mind.
By Kat Jercich 09:32 am June 24, 2020
A number of pregnancy-related services, including lactation support, at-home monitoring and mental healthcare, can be provided virtually.
By Kat Jercich 12:38 pm June 23, 2020
By limiting medical jargon and concentrating on closed-ended questions, chatbots can reduce clinical workload and make patient care more efficient – and maintain empathy in the process.
Telepsychiatry helps small provider expand services, treat during pandemic

River Valley Health and Dental Center in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

By Bill Siwicki 11:46 am June 23, 2020
River Valley Health and Dental Center’s patients say they can discuss the same things with doctors whether in-person or at home, with clear audio and video at home.

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By Kat Jercich 09:56 am June 23, 2020
Video-based real-time services are just the beginning, said American Telemedicine Association President Dr. Joe Kvedar during his keynote for the virtual ATA2020 conference.
By Kat Jercich 04:23 pm June 22, 2020
Two potential areas to consider are supply chain management and telehealth tool selection.
By Kat Jercich 12:13 pm June 22, 2020
During the virtual opening-keynote of ATA2020, Ann Mond Johnson pointed to telehealth's essential role in furthering health equity.
By Dean Koh 02:59 am June 22, 2020
“We need the integration of traditional healthcare and digital healthcare … integrate public and private sectors together, so we can solve problems more effectively,” said Dr Surangkana Techapaitoon, deputy CEO of Samitivej and BNH Group of Hospitals.

(Lorie Shaull, Flickr)

By Kat Jercich 12:36 pm June 19, 2020
The senator told Healthcare IT News in an interview that any work to expand telehealth access must include the needs of underserved populations.

(Top row: left to right) Paolo Locatelli, Politecnico in Milan, Diego Conforti, Trento Province Health Department, Davide Brunelli, Fondazione Poliambulanza Istituo Ospedaliero, (2nd row: left to right) Nevio Bescariol, Trento Province health department, Roberto Poeta, GVM Care & Research, Valter Gomarasca, Fondazione Poliambulanza Istituo Ospedaliero, (3rd row: left to right: Sergio Pillon, CIRM, Saverio Iacopino, GVM Care & Research,  Angelo Meloni, Fondazione Poliambulanza Istituo Ospedaliero, and Giuseppe Vetrugno, Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore (no photo)

By Ruggiero Corcella 09:19 am June 19, 2020
The coronavirus emergency has improved digital health in the Italian healthcare system, but many fear a rude awakening unless major strides are made to advance digitisation, as discussed in a recent HIMSS Italian Community webinar.