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Virtual Care

Telehealth and Cybersecurity: Is Your Crisis Solution Putting You at Risk?

By Privacy and Security, Remote Care, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care One 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 Care 2 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 Care No 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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How Telehealth Expands Cancer Care Access

By Evidence-Based Telehealth, Remote Care, Specialty Care, Telemedicine Software, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care No Comments
Almost everyone knows someone who has been impacted by cancer, and each diagnosis has its own set of challenges. But a problem no cancer patient should have to deal with is whether they can see a doctor who can address their medical needs. Yet the American Society of Clinical Oncology...
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Telehealth: Removing Roadblocks to Care

By Corrections, Cost Savings, General Interest, Remote Care, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care No Comments
While many of us are accustomed to having readily available access to healthcare, that isn’t the reality for many in remote locations. At GlobalMed we know telemedicine can bring care to remote areas, but even with advancements in technology, people in rural and remote locations continue to face limitations in...
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How Telehealth is Reaching Patients Beyond Their Couch at Home

By Evidence-Based Telehealth, Mental Health, Patient Engagement, Remote Care, Tele-Emergency Care, Virtual Care No Comments
When you think of telemedicine, you might think of a patient at home using a telehealth app to connect by phone or video with a doctor-of-the-moment who can assess their symptoms and offer advice. What if we told you that virtual care delivery is reaching patients wherever they are from...
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COVID-19: A Catalyst of Change for Rural America

By General Interest, Health Information Technology, Public Policy, Telemedicine Technologies, Virtual Care No Comments
COVID-19 has arrived in rural America, threatening the livelihoods of its most vulnerable residents. Many rural communities have an older, poorer population, and limited hospitals and medical staff. A Kaiser Health News study found that overall, 18 million people live in  counties that have hospitals but no ICU, and about...
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