Person in white coat, frustrated in front of computer
By Kat Jercich 02:42 pm November 17, 2020
Although most providers say telehealth is positively influencing clinical outcomes, many say challenges remain – from workflow to reimbursement rates.
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By Kat Jercich 09:15 am November 17, 2020
But at the AMIA virtual symposium this week, health IT professionals said they still see the potential of app-based ecosystems.
UCHealth Virtual Health Center telehealth

The UCHealth Virtual Health Center

By Bill Siwicki 11:04 am November 16, 2020
With telehealth, the health system was able to reduce time to caregiver from 20 minutes to just five – and also significantly reduce length of stay.
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By Kat Jercich 11:19 am November 13, 2020
 As COVID-19 surges and supply lines become critical, health system leaders are working toward real-time visibility and predictive tools for inventory, pricing, lead times and demand trends.
Banner University Medical Center in Tucson

Banner University Medical Center Tucson

By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am November 12, 2020
The huge health system reduced medication clinical decision support alerts by 6.2 million over the course of a year.
COPE Community Services, Tucson, Arizona

COPE Community Services in Tucson, Arizona.

By Bill Siwicki 11:06 am November 11, 2020
As a result of a rapid response plan, COPE Community Services continued to deliver healthcare at a pre-pandemic rate, and patients were seen with little disruption.
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By Kat Jercich 09:05 am November 11, 2020
Healthcare organizations can use the new automation features to send flu shot reminders, reschedule appointments, prompt patients to set up medical transportation and more.
A person talks to another on a videochat. Both are in masks.
By Kat Jercich 02:39 pm November 10, 2020
Panelists at the HIMSS & Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Digital Series said honesty and transparency should be at the forefront of a patient-centered pandemic response.
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By Kat Jercich 12:45 pm November 10, 2020
Patient-intake-management tools have evolved to meet health systems' needs, pivoting in response to COVID-19.
Upstate Medical University Syracuse New York

Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York.

By Bill Siwicki 11:02 am November 10, 2020
Within two weeks of beginning virtual care at the beginning of the pandemic, the number of telemedicine visits grew from 10 to more than 6,000, a gigantic increase of 59,900%.