Stop selling me productivity. What I really want is tools that will make me more purposeful. I’m in healthcare. My email inbox is bombarded by software offers that promise a better (read: faster) office environment. This addresses a real problem. More patients plus lower reimbursement equals a greater need for efficiency. But I’m betting that […]
Often the terms telemedicine and telehealth are mistakenly used interchangeably. Today, we thought we would take some time to give an easy overview of the two to help clear up some confusion and allow you to more easily traverse these often confused terms. Telemedicine is traditionally used as a term for provider to patient opportunities […]
Telemedicine is now a tool, less a technology, Healthcare tends change slowly. Particularly when we think about spaces- clinics, hospitals and other places care is delivered need to be considered as an opportunity to rethink technology and how we interact with each other.
Reprinted with permission from Catholic Healthcare Assemblies, Sept/Oct 2018 Summary added by the author Telemedicine is now less a technology and more a clinical tool. Monopoly busting changes seen in teleradiology over the past 2 decades are coming to the rest of clinical medicine. Rather than best locally, hospitals should considering partnering with best nationally, […]
What’s possible is not always what’s allowed. As Stanford moves to newer models of care delivery, effort should be split between tech and education. Legislative efforts are equally important. Chris O’Dell, Stanford’s Director of Digital Strategy offers some of his insights.
Recent studies have expanded the window to treat strokes from 6 hours to 24 hours. With additional strain on local experts, telestroke is one possible option. Dr. Andrew Barbash, perhaps the busiest neurologist in the cloud discusses his practice. His conclusion, like the rest of medicine, telemedicine is all about building relationships.