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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

Executive Health Management

Mind the Gap: Tackling Staff Shortages

2019 23 Jul

A shortage of health workers is not just a problem of the developed, wealthy countries which often have to stretch their healthcare resources to meet the demands of growing elderly populations. The problem is prevalent in most countries of the world. In India, for example, there is a shortage of over 3.9 million doctors and nurses.   In addition... Read more

IT Management

eTELEMED 2020 - The Twelfth International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine

2020 22 Mar

eTELEMED 2020 is colocated with the following events as part of  DigitalWorld 2020 . ICDS 2020 , The Fourteenth International Conference on Digital Society ACHI 2020 , The Thirteenth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions GEOProcessing 2020 , The Twelfth International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information... Read more

IT Management

Portugal eHealth Summit 2019

2019 19 Mar

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IT Management

Google exec on Cloud potential in 2019

2019 08 Jan

While the New Year is upon us, there are certain things that will continue to play an increasing role in healthcare such as artificial intelligence (AI), telemedicine, and cloud computing.       Healthcare is witnessing an explosion in the amount of data generated from patient records (EHRs), mHealth devices, and research studies, among... Read more

ICU Management

ICU telemedicine - why qualitative research matters

2018 27 Nov

ICU telemedicine traces its beginnings to the 1970s, when an intensivist at a university hospital connected to a single small ICU using audio-visual technology to remotely conduct daily patient rounds and weekly teaching rounds with the local staff. This technology-based strategy is intended to improve patient care and outcomes, by extending the reach... Read more

ICU Management

How effective are ICU telemedicine programmes?

2018 07 Nov

Critical care is both resource intensive and costly, consuming nearly 15 percent of all hospital costs in the United States. With the demand for critical care outpacing the supply of intensivists in the setting of the ageing U.S. population, ICU telemedicine has been proposed as an intervention that may help alleviate this workforce crisis.... Read more