CIOs need to look beyond just EHRs and explore stand-alone platforms to enhance care delivery – keeping focused on reliable patient data and streamlined clinical workflows.
The COVID-19 crisis has demanded innovative agility, relentlessly applied – proving again that information technology teams are crucial strategic partners for future goals.
From vaccines to virtual care, enterprise imaging to precision medicine, these are the growth areas that will shape the direction of healthcare, this year and beyond.
At Geisinger in Pennsylvania, a pilot program to bring care to the homes of older patients with complex healthcare needs has shown a 35% reduction in visit
Mature health systems recognize the importance of context and design virtual care programs accordingly. Telehealth looks different for millennials and retirees, rural and urban patients and population groups with fundamentally different healthcare needs.
One of the more remarkable features of the NHS’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been its rapid uptake of technology in the UK says director of international relations at NHS Confederation, Dr Layla McCay.
More than ever, the system selected to provide telemedicine services must provide added controls to overcome factors that are outside the control of the provider.
In recent conversations with healthcare executives across the country, I hear the same story: The dramatic spikes in telehealth visits in March and April have dropped off, even as in-person visits have started climbing slowly.
The COVID-19 pandemic may be viewed as the single largest disruptor in the history of American healthcare. At Geisinger, the crisis has been a catalyst to accelerate digital transformation.
How contact tracing, contactless experiences and remote monitoring will redefine healthcare and public health.