Healthcare News & Insights

Technology has opened up new opportunities for providers, including the ability to treat patients and track symptoms remotely using telehealth systems. Read about the latest telehealth trends and best practices.

Telemedicine and its flaws: Not perfect just yet – but getting there

  Telemedicine is becoming increasingly widespread in the US. As technology becomes an intrinsic part of our lives, and we spend more and more time engaged in our devices, it makes sense to have healthcare administered digitally when possible. In this guest post, Rishi Madhok, MD, and Bo Vargas, co-founders of a telehealth service that […] [MORE]

Remote patient monitoring: Impacting and improving post-hospital care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services project healthcare spending, on average, will rise 5.5% annually until 2026. Something needs to be done, and one possible aid is remote patient monitoring (RPM) technology. In this guest post, Jiang Li, founder and CEO of a provider of connected healthcare solutions for wellness, patient care and telemedicine, […] [MORE]

Beyond EHRs: The future of health IT

New technologies are always popping up in the healthcare industry to improve care and streamline processes. Health IT is a growing field that your hospital will want to pay attention to, beyond the basics like electronic health record systems (EHRs) and telehealth. 

Upgrade patient collections with telehealth technology

Getting patients to pay their bills in full is a never-ending challenge for most healthcare organizations. Patients can be hard to track down and don’t like shelling out money after they’ve already received the services they needed. 

New technology may decentralize your hospital’s care delivery

It seems like new technological advances are released every week, which makes keeping up a struggle. From basics like telehealth equipment and updated medical devices to major advancements like artificial intelligence, healthcare technology continues to change – and it’ll continue to impact your organization. 

How to overcome digital documentation challenges in health care

The mobile health industry is exploding, and it’s not just because more Americans than ever own smart devices. Providers and patients alike are realizing real value in mobile health technology as advancements ease the path to greater efficiency and lower costs. But as mobile health funding approaches $1.3 billion and the number of mobile health […] [MORE]

Why telemedicine is critical for hospitals

More providers and payors are increasing their reliance on telemedicine services as a way to save time and money, and make life easier for patients and providers. If your hospital isn’t moving toward telehealth, it may want to consider it.

Telehealth drives success of hospital’s ‘eICU’

When staffing levels aren’t optimal, patient care can suffer – particularly in departments such as the intensive care unit (ICU), where one wrong move could cause a patient severe harm. One health system, backed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), managed to reduce the impact of fewer staff in the ICU via […] [MORE]

Secure portal in health care

One of the most advanced technologies in health care is the development of the patient portal. In this guest post, Dean Wiech, managing director of a global provider of access management and governance solutions, reviews the history and function of patient portals, and steps hospitals can take to protect them. 

5 ways mobile tech is transforming health care

Thanks to changing healthcare regulations, shifting payment models, and a proliferation of mobile and web applications connecting caregivers and patients, health care has become a hotbed for innovation. In particular, the use of mobile apps in health care has skyrocketed. In this guest post, Kevin Yamazaki, founder and CEO of a digital product and venture studio that […] [MORE]

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