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How Telehealth is Expanding OB/GYN Care in Rural Communities

By Evidence-Based Telehealth, Patient Engagement, Remote Care, Virtual CareNo Comments
It’s hard to think of a more universal “specialty” than women’s health. OB/GYN professionals are tasked with optimizing not only women’s well-being but the beginning of human life. A pregnant woman’s healthcare strongly influences her baby’s health, and excellent prenatal and postnatal care are the building blocks that can shape...
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6 Ways Telemedicine Can Help with Flu Season

By Capacity Management, Evidence-Based Telehealth, Future of Healthcare, Patient EngagementNo Comments
100 years ago, a third of the world’s population became sick. One of the most disastrous pandemics in human history, the outbreak spread rapidly from nation to nation, infecting people even on remote islands. Today some experts believe it killed more people than both World Wars combined. The name of this...
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Telehealth and Cybersecurity: Is Your Crisis Solution Putting You at Risk?

By Privacy and Security, Remote Care, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual CareOne Comment
Name two dominant influences on 21st-century healthcare and it’s a safe bet that telemedicine and cybersecurity would make the list. In the last 20 years, telemedicine has radically cut healthcare costs and brought life-saving care into rural and underserved areas; during the same period, cybercrime has boomed, with attackers repeatedly targeting...
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Understanding the Difference Between Telemedicine Integration and Interoperability

By Data Integration, Evidence-Based Telehealth, General Interest, Health Information Technology, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care2 Comments
If you’ve been around the telehealth world, you may have experienced a bait and switch when it comes to integration promises. Often vendors will assure you they can integrate with your EHR and workflows. It sounds so efficient; you envision clinical data and PHI flowing between different facilities and systems....
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12 Ways Telehealth is Saving Small Hospitals

By Health Information Technology, Resource Management, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual CareNo Comments

Today’s hospitals are under pressure. As community hubs of healthcare, they are tasked with delivering expert medical care across emergency departments, outpatient practices, surgical suites, labs, radiology departments, intensive care units and more. That in itself is a tall order. But consider that they’re also asked to: Provide an exceptional…

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Removing Obstacles to Surgery Care with Telehealth

By Capacity Management, Cost Savings, General Interest, Patient Engagement, Remote Care, Specialty CareOne Comment
In a given year, 48 million surgical inpatient procedures are performed. Because surgical care often requires specialized knowledge, many patients must travel beyond their local hospital or clinic to receive this needed care. But surgical care takes more than a single day at the hospital with a specialist, leaving many...
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