Search Tag: Telehealth

Telehealth Follow-up Compares Well to In-Person Care For Chronic Conditions

2022 10 May

A Johns Hopkins University study compared in-person and telehealth ambulatory encounter outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic’s first year. They found that telehealth follow-ups compared equally well to in-person visits outcomes for chronic conditions.   Telehealth services in the U.S. have expanded since the beginning of the pandemic to provide... Read more

IT Management

2022 09 May

It’s 2022 and public health is undergoing an unprecedented digital transformation. It’s a road already taken before Covid-19, but during the first quarter of 2020 in the U.S. telehealth visits increased by 154% (CDC, 2020). If you are in a business in the healthcare industry , you probably feel the pressure to provide or use technology that works... Read more

Caregility Launching New Subscription-Based Enterprise Telehealth Solution & Endpoint at ATA2022

2022 27 Apr

Inpatient Virtual Engagement offers providers transformative telehealth program and device fleet management to support hybrid care delivery at every patient bedside. Caregility , an enterprise telehealth market leader dedicated to connecting care for patients and clinicians everywhere, will launch new offerings to enable system-wide telehealth... Read more

Patients Want Video Radiology Reports

2022 24 Apr

According a study recently published in the American Journal of Roentgenology , adding video into radiology reports improves patient engagement and help patients better understand their medical conditions.   Patient-centredness has become an increasingly important priority in healthcare, highlighting the significance of good patient communication. For... Read more

Survey Shows U.S. Telehealth Use Will Outlast COVID-19

2022 30 Mar

Pharmacy benefit manager and healthcare provider, Optum (Eden Prairie, MN, USA), recently released a report on U.S. healthcare providers’ telehealth use and experience. The research was conducted on behalf of Optum by survey company, Qualtrics (Seattle, WA, USA) and included insights gathered by 240 providers. Following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic,... Read more

AMA Survey Shows Widespread Enthusiasm for Telehealth

2022 23 Mar

An American Medical Association (AMA)  survey  shows physicians have enthusiastically embraced telehealth and expect to use it even more in the future. Nearly 85% of physician respondents indicated they are currently using telehealth to care for patients, and nearly 70% report their organization is motivated to continue using telehealth in their... Read more

Telehealth Platforms: The Foundation for Digital Transformation

2022 11 Mar

An overview of the role of digital transformation in the healthcare space, particularly the adoption of telehealth solutions during the pandemic and an outlook of the future of telehealth solutions and the momentum of digitalisation in healthcare. Key Points During the COVID-19 pandemic, digital transformation efforts in healthcare... Read more

LG Electronics and Amwell Partner on Digital Health Innovations

2022 10 Mar

Companies to Jointly Develop Digital Care Solutions to Enhance Patient Care Global innovator LG Electronics and telehealth leader Amwell® have joined forces to expand the boundaries of virtual care. By combining LG’s broad innovation portfolio with Amwell’s deep digital health care experience, the two companies plan to jointly develop new device-based... Read more