Telemedicine

Telehealth Plays a Key Role in Improving Urban Pediatric, Neonatal Care

While rural populations have already benefitted greatly from telehealth, urban populations could stand to gain equally as much from the technology.Videoconferencing technology has made waves in less populous areas by bringing providers and experts to patients, which also decreases healthcare and travel costs. But urban populations stand to gain from the technology as well. Virtual

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What Patients And Providers Want A Comprehensive Telehealth Experience

A successful telehealth program elevates care, improves coordination, and demonstrates real value to organizations.The growth of system-wide telehealth is one of the more promising trends of 2017, as hospitals and health systems seek new ways to improve care for patients through a variety of programs.Today, organizations often focus on high-acuity programs like telestroke, which successfully

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How to Build a Foundation for Telehealth Success

Digital health, and telehealth in particular, is a complex yet rapidly evolving landscape. Provider adoption of telehealth, for instance, continues to grow at a steady pace, from 54 percent in 2014 to 71 percent today, according to HIMSS Analytics.Organizations looking to start their own telemedicine program must approach the effort thoughtfully. Leading organizations are constantly

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FCCs Ajit Pai says net neutrality reform will help telehealth, but experts worry a tiered system complicates connectivity

The FCC’s Ajit Pai argues that rolling back net neutrality regulations would help prioritize medical services like telehealth, but industry experts worry that paid prioritization will have a detrimental impact on rural health providers and small physician practices that can’t afford the cost of high-speed internet.

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