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Telemedicine Software

Why the World Needs Tele-ID More Than Ever

By General Interest, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care No Comments
Anyone in the healthcare field knows that the demand for providers is outpacing the supply. Current estimates say the U.S. will be short 122,000 doctors by 2032. While that’s an unnerving number, what’s really worrying is the shortage of infectious and parasitic disease (ID) specialists. ID specialists seem to be...
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The 8 Elements of Good Telemedicine Training

By Patient Engagement, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies No Comments
There’s no denying it: new technologies can force people out of their comfort zone. That’s especially true with telemedicine, where fear can be a major impediment to successful implementation. Providers may worry about reimbursement barriers or clinically shortchanging their patients; healthcare leaders may worry they’ll waste their investment. That’s one...
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Telehealth’s Missing Link: Training and Support

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Recently we’ve talked about criteria when evaluating telemedicine platforms – how the right solution will be provider agnostic, compliant, and evidence-driven. These are the priorities we hear every day, whether we’re having a conversation with hospital CEOS, school district superintendents, or correctional healthcare officers. If your goal as a provider...
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Leading the Charge to Smarter Telemedicine: Meet Patrick LaVoie, Chief Growth Officer

By People, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care No Comments
Where is the telemedicine industry going? The telehealth landscape is full of Direct-To-Consumer telehealth vendors who promise virtual care but deliver “care” either by telephone or simplistic video calls. But today’s patients and providers are looking for the path to intelligent telemedicine – and E. Patrick LaVoie, GlobalMed’s Chief Growth...
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Making Telemedicine Affordable for Every Budget

By General Interest, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care No Comments

If telehealth has one superpower it’s famous for, it’s bringing quality care to the underserved.  Virtual visits can level the playing field between patients who enjoy multiple options for speciality care and advanced treatment and those who go without basic care. But to fill the care gap, two conditions must…

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Telemedicine and the Consumerization of Healthcare

By General Interest, Health Information Technology, Patient Engagement, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care No Comments
If there’s one dialogue that’s been growing louder across the healthcare landscape, it’s the consumerization of healthcare. Market trends are undeniably steering the healthcare experience into a new paradigm where patients are seizing control. Yet this new direction is not always beneficial for patients or providers. Just as consumer-driven industries...
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The Top 3 Mistakes Hospitals Make with Provider Capacity Management

By General Interest, Health Information Technology, Patient Engagement, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care No Comments
Capacity management is a high-stakes game. Done well, it balances patient needs and provider workloads. Done poorly, it risks patient outcomes, revenue and the hospital’s reputation. This isn’t news to hospitals, but here’s what is: some capacity management solutions are putting them at risk. Consider your local health network, which...
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What Will Healthcare Look Like in 2050?

By General Interest, Health Information Technology, Patient Engagement, Telemedicine Research, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care No Comments
In any dialogue about telemedicine, you’ll hear a lot of talk about access to care. But there’s another conversation that needs more attention: what kind of care does telemedicine offer? See, while GlobalMed can already connect patients to EKGs, ultrasounds and advanced teledentistry, we’re also opening the door to even...
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Transforming Disaster Recovery with Telemedicine

By Health Information Technology, International Health, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies No Comments

Recently GlobalMed’s Chief Clinical Officer Gigi Sorenson and Chief Medical Information Officer Dr. Dean Smith presented talks about disaster recovery and telemedicine at the International Conference on Disaster Medicine and Hurricane Resiliency. Hosted by Society for Disaster Medicine, the St. Maartens conference focused on public health challenges after hurricanes. Any…

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The Death of Old-School Telehealth

By Health Information Technology, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care No Comments

Let’s just say it: Telemedicine is booming in today’s healthcare landscape. 74 percent of employers offer telemedicine benefits; 72 percent of hospital providers and 52 percent of physician groups have telemedicine programs. What was once seen as a special option for rural communities is now available to everyone, thanks to…

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