Uber made its name shuttling people from bars and restaurants, but the company sees a future in connecting parts of the health care ecosystem.
One of the most frustrating parts of healthcare as a patient is when I want to see a doctor and have to re-explain and re-enter everything, every single time. Digital first strategies shaping healthcare.
Texting saved lives during Covid. What does that mean for health care’s future?
A digital therapeutic can help patients remotely manage hypertension. Evidence that devices can be used to control long-term lifestyle diseases at home.
Digital health can help connect every heart everywhere and thus bring us one step closer to achieving cardiovascular health for everyone.
Organizations need checks in place to ensure that a telehealth visit was truly delivered and a provider isn’t just billing for a visit that never occurred. The hybrid cloud makes data management easier.
Offering a full suite of tools to help modernize both the front-end patient experience and back-end administrative processes at small and medium-sized dentist and doctor offices.
The 5G network has solved problems like video lag and remote control delay experienced under the 4G network, ensuring a nearly real-time operation.
The dramatic rise in behavioral telehealth helped people continue to receive care while staying at home, an option that people needing other forms of medical care often didn’t have.
Older patients are less comfortable using virtual tools to interact with doctors, and those with lower incomes are less likely to have access to reliable internet service to make virtual visits possible.
A startup that creates personalized exercise programs and treatment for neck and back pain. The company helps patients avoid the need for prescription drugs, injections and surgeries.
Three main domains of public health action in which private technology companies and public health authorities have converged: contact-tracing, epidemic modelling and public health communication.
But there is good news. The most common treatment for sleep problems is cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (known as CBT-I).
Gastroenterology is one of the top specialties to adopt telemedicine, ranking third behind endocrinology and rheumatology.
Increase access for people living in remote communities, in low-income urban areas and even nursing homes. Telehealth was an overnight sensation. Hopefully it’s not a one-hit wonder.
Pandemic-accelerated trends in consumer behavior have the potential to transform various aspects of the health care system. How can organizations meet consumers’ changing needs and move toward the future of health?
Patients are the most underused resource in healthcare; they could be collecting individualized health and lifestyle data through wearables.
Interviews with more than 20 therapists reveal similarly positive experiences, even as they also acknowledged some downsides, and that they missed seeing patients in person.
The combination of patient information, advanced algorithms and remote interaction platforms for communication with physicians is turning into one of the great opportunities of the moment.
Teledentistry provides the means for a patient to receive services when the patient is in one physical location and the dentist or other oral health or general health care practitioner overseeing the delivery of those services is in another location.
Creating a block of virtual visits separated from face-to-face visits or assigning providers to virtual-only schedules may be the best option for an efficient clinic flow.
The multidisciplinary quarantine team was comprised of experts in medicine, rehabilitation, psychology, and nursing. Patients described their symptoms and conditions online using a quarantine observation form at least two times per day.
Whereas telehealth is a broad term that includes all health services provided using telecommunications technology, telemedicine refers specifically to clinical services.
Healthcare is changing. Helping shape ideas such as the future GP and why our children could live to be 150.
Patients are increasingly drawn to the concept of healthcare services that come to them, rather than vice versa. Virtual healthcare!
Patients should not require a separate mobile app for every potential ailment. Healthcare is an industry that needs the big players to catch on sooner rather than later to enable a more equitable, patient-friendly, common sense industry. The next wave: Covid-19 innovation!
Het is veel beter koplopers, de ziekenhuizen die al zinnige zorg hebben ingevoerd, te helpen in plaats van ze kopschuw te maken met dictaten van hoger hand.