Search Tag: Telehealth

Executive Health Management

Top Three Healthcare Trends for 2022

2022 05 Jan

Forbes recently published three healthcare trends expected to persist in 2022, which companies in the industry should consider to maintain a competitive advantage.   1.       Environment, Sustainability, and Governance Innovation The life science industry often turns to strategic initiatives to bring new therapies to market. To this... Read more

IT Management

Digital Health World Congress 2022

2022 17 Nov

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IMAGING Management

TeleRay and Radiobotics Partner to Provide Radiology AI on Telehealth Platform

2021 28 Dec

In the United States, 23% of all adults—over 54 million people—have arthritis and x-rays are often used to diagnose these patients. With this partnership Radiobotics will provide its FDA-cleared technology, RBknee™ for users of the TeleRay platform to automatically analyse knee x-rays for signs of osteoarthritis. Tim Kelley, TeleRay CEO believes... Read more

Executive Health Management

Looking for Lessons to Support ICS Digital Plans for Integrated Care

2021 26 Nov

Plans for digitally-enabled integrated care can look great on paper, but what needs to happen for them to succeed on the ground? As policy accelerates in the UK, Dr Meetali Kakad, chief medical officer at Dignio, takes a snapshot look at lessons from around the world. Key Points Emerging digital plans in integrated care... Read more

IT Management

TeleHealth Use After Leaving Hospitals Expands While Outpatient Visits Remain Unchanged

2021 15 Nov

University of Pennsylvania researchers saw telehealth use after hospital discharges increases while outpatient visit frequency remained unchanged.   The research team examined FAIR Health claims data from January 2019 to December 2020.  Of 70 million commercially insured and Medicare Advantage enrollees, they identified 1.6 million hospital discharges... Read more

Executive Health Management

CMS Finalises 2022 Payment Rules: Speciality Physicians See Pay Cuts

2021 07 Nov

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalised the following payment rules for the 2022 calendar year: Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) / Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System Home Health Prospective Payment System (PPS)   CMS increased hospital outpatient services... Read more

Executive Health Management

Postop Virtual Care Reduces Drug Errors and Pain

2021 18 Oct

Postoperative patients often require use of acute services like acute hospital care, brief acute hospital care, and emergency department visits. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has left a backlog of people waiting for non-elective surgeries. One way that hospitals cope with this demand and ensure hospital capacity is by reducing the demand for... Read more

IT Management

Telehealth Use is Growing, but Satisfaction is Declining

2021 11 Oct

Telehealth transformed the US healthcare landscape as many patients adopted this modality as a convenient way to access medical services over the last 20 months. The COVID-19 pandemic likely hastened adoption since its use surged to 36% in 2021 compared to 7% in 2019 and 9 % in 2020.  But according to the JD Power 2021 US Telehealth Satisfaction Study,... Read more

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