Search Tag: Telehealth

IT Management

Cybersecurity: Key Best Practices for Protecting Health Data

2019 19 Nov

With digital technology now widely used in healthcare, from doctor appointment scheduling apps to telehealth systems, risks of patient data being hacked have increased immensely. As such, the concept of "patient wellbeing" has evolved to include data privacy and protection.   This change is not surprising considering that, given recent high-profile cyberattacks –notably... Read more

Executive Health Management

2020: Another Year of Radical Change in Healthcare

2019 13 Nov

As we approach the New Year, it is time for forecasts and predictions. This is not easy, as the healthcare landscape today is changing faster than ever, driven by technological advancements and accompanying social, financial and regulatory shifts. The Editors-in-Chief for HealthManagement.org shared their views on what to look out for in 2020 to... Read more

IT Management

Blockchain Protecting Telemedicine

2019 29 Oct

Telemedicine offers an opportunity for medical institutions to optimise delivery of care, especially for patients living in areas where healthcare facilities and resources are inadequate. However, there is a downside to this technology-driven approach: risks of patient data being leaked due to insecure telehealth systems.   These privacy... Read more

IT Management

How to Evaluate Telehealth ROI

2019 17 Sep

Telehealth is one technological innovation that allows more access to healthcare for people in remote locations and underserved areas. For some provider organisations, telehealth is a means to further optimise delivery of care and improve patient satisfaction. But, as noted in a new study, telehealth entails upfront investments in technology, programme... Read more

IT Management

Cloud Based Solution Reduces Referrals

2019 10 Aug

Cloud-based technology has reduced referrals by about 50% in a trial held at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.   Developed in collaboration with software company Big Picture , the cloud solution aims to assess patient need for a hospital eye service referral remotely. During trials for the technology, around half of initial referrals were... Read more

Executive Health Management

Steve Harstad Joins Carenet Health as Chief Strategy Officer

2019 08 Jul

Carenet Health, a leading provider of healthcare engagement, clinical support, telehealth and advocacy solutions, is pleased to announce Steve Harstad has joined its leadership team as chief strategy officer (CSO).   As CSO, Harstad will provide the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure Carenet Health continues to grow and expand... Read more

Executive Health Management

Telehealth bringing Personalised Medicine closer

2019 22 May

What role is telehealth playing in improving the genomics playing field?   How one company is breaking down barriers to implementation of genomics to make Personalised Medicine a growing daily reality in healthcare provision.     What is Genome Medical’s mid to long-term objective in the field of genomics and Personalised Medicine... Read more

IT Management

The Australian Telehealth Conference

2019 03 Apr

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IMAGING Management

'One Stick Standard': vascular access using ultrasound

2019 13 Feb

Executive Summary The majority of critical care patients (80%) undergo central venous catheterisations (CVCs) for administration of fluids or blood products; haemodynamic monitoring; haemodialysis or transvenous pacing. In this upcoming article in HealthManagement the Journal, Dr. Nidhi Nikhani, Assistant Medical Director at Banner Telehealth... Read more