Search Tag: Telehealth

Health Management

Developing Connected Healthcare Systems and Accelerating Digital Transformation

2021 09 Sep

With urban populations increasing worldwide and technology making smart cities a reality, there is a great potential of improving healthcare services by expanding them beyond the hospital walls. Both immediate health emergencies, such as COVID-19, and long-term strategies can be addressed with new, tech-driven solutions supported by enhanced community... Read more

IT Management

Telemedicine: Popularity, Demand and Satisfaction Hits All-Time High

2021 27 Jul

Telehealth usage in the last year has increased by around 6,000%. While the change was due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as healthcare providers and patients shifted to virtual from traditional office visits to reduce infection rates, patients quickly recognised other benefits to telemedicine. According to the latest research, the market for... Read more

IT Management

Can Mobile Health Apps Actually Make Us Healthier?

2021 20 May

There is no end to the number of applications available for smartphones, tablets and other digital devices.   In recent years, wearable devices have also come onto the market, and are increasingly popular. These devices track personal health data, with the generalised goal of improving consumer behaviours related to health and wellbeing.  Emerging... Read more

Executive Health Management

Has the Pandemic Given Telehealth a Boost?

2021 14 May

When COVID-19 came on the scene in early 2020, and in-person medical care, aside from emergencies was deemed verboten, health systems were forced to find other care options. Clinicians, who were used to diagnose and treat patients in a clinical setting, were compelled to provide care by phone and video. The overnight transition to Telehealth was riddled... Read more

IT Management

COVID-19 Remote Monitoring: How Safe Is It?

2021 03 Apr

A new study from the University of Toronto presents the results of implementing a multidisciplinary, family medicine-led remote monitoring programme for outpatients with COVID-19.   You might also like: A new report shows the growing adoption levels for certain categories of digital health tools and populations, and looks into the matters... Read more

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Focal Points of Mastering Telemedicine

2021 29 Mar

With telehealth seeing a boost due to the COVID-19 pandemic and expected to continue to grow in the future, what do healthcare professionals need to know to successfully work with this format?   You might also like: A new report shows the growing adoption levels for certain categories of digital health tools and populations, and... Read more

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COVID-19 and Telehealth

2021 27 Mar

A massive cohort study of over 36 million U.S. patients looks into how ambulatory care patterns changed considering the rise in virtual care in the first months since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.   You might also like: The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated growth in the use of telemedicine but there are differences... Read more

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Pandemic and Digital Health: Growth, Gaps and Challenges

2021 05 Mar

A new report shows the growing adoption levels for certain categories of digital health tools and populations, and looks into the matters of patient data sharing, including the COVID-19 data.   You might also like: The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated growth in the use of telemedicine, but not in all populations. Learn more... Read more

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ENISA Procurement Recommendations on Cybersecurity

2021 25 Feb

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has released cybersecurity guidelines for hospitals when procuring services, products and infrastructure, identifying relevant threats and risks and mapping good practices.   You might also like: ENISA director, Juhan Lepassaar, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic has... Read more

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Pandemic-Driven Uptake of Virtual Care in Canada

2021 11 Feb

A team of Canadian researchers analysed the shift from office to virtual care early on in the COVID-19 pandemic and identified the degree of change in various patient populations.   You might also like: Not Everyone Is Ready for Telehealth   The pandemic has caused significant changes in how care is delivered, and a turn to telemedicine... Read more