Search Tag: Telehealth

IT Management

2017 02 Jan

Mei Wa Kwong is Policy Advisor and Project Director at the Center for Connected Health Policy in the U.S.. As healthcare grapples with how telehealth can be utilised for better patient outcomes, Kwong answers HealthManagement.org’s question: In What Ways Can Telehealth Enhance Value Based Care?   Value-based care has been the subject of much discussion... Read more

Executive Health Management

Advantech to Showcase Digital Healthcare Application-Ready Packages at MEDICA 2016

2016 10 Nov

Advantech, a leading medical computing platform service and solution provider plans to showcase its latest medical IT hardware solutions at MEDICA 2016 (Hall 15/Booth E30), which will be held in Düsseldorf, Germany, on November 14 – 17, 2016. Advantech will demonstrate its application-ready packages (ARPs) and product portfolios aimed at specific applications,... Read more

IT Management

Med-e-Tel 2017

2016 03 Nov

Med-e-Tel is an event of the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH), THE international federation of national associations who represent their country's Telemedicine and eHealth stakeholders.The ISfTeH exists to facilitate the international dissemination of knowledge and experience in Telemedicine and eHealth, to provide access to... Read more

Executive Health Management

Digital Healthcare? Consumers Not Really Interested

2016 27 Sep

Patients can now shop for care, use telehealth or communicate by email with clinicians. Sounds like a brave new world but all is not what it seems; CBS reported that according to a new PwC Research Institute study, SurvivingSeismic Change: Winning a Piece of the $5 trillion U.S. Health EcoSystem most consumers don’t engage with the opportunities to... Read more

IT Management

Fee Models Desperately Need Improvement for Telehealth Care

2016 20 Sep

Leading telehealth provider, the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) has said that as healthcare moves towards value-based care, the national reimbursement framework has to improve for telehealth in general and Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) in particular“Remote patient monitoring allows providers a way to educate, engage and empower patients... Read more

IT Management

Comparing Countries' Approach to HIT

2016 31 Aug

Researchers from Finland, U.S, France and beyond created a pilot of four clusters of indicators to compare Health IT across 38 countries.. Findings are published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.Each country has a different approach towards Health IT. However, in a paper from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development,... Read more

IT Management

$6 million to Improve Rural Healthcare Telehealth

2016 16 Aug

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $6 million to telehealth projects in rural communities to improve access to quality health care in rural communities. The telehealth funds which total $6,286,264 are part of a $16 million package aimed at expanding use of telehealth technology for veterans and other patients, assist... Read more

IT Management

Solution ER Overcrowding: Tele-triage

2016 01 Aug

With unpredictable rises in Emergency Department use, one Florida health system brainstormed to develop a strategy to deal with the unexpected volume. The solution was to control surges by combining triage with telemedicine.Aiming to offset overcrowding in the Emergency Department, Baptist Health South Florida in Coral Gables developed what it called... Read more