Many facilities are turning to continuous health monitoring using telemedicine to help patients have a complication-free recovery from their illnesses. The technology to monitor patients remotely is getting more advanced every day, and it’s becoming more accessible for hospitals as well.
It’s always a struggle for medical practices to find full-time, quality hires, and the challenge is exacerbated by a serious physician shortage expected to grow worse in the coming decade. This challenge is even harder when you’re trying to fill a temporary position. MaryAnn Stolgitis, VP of operations at a national recruiting and staffing firm, […] [MORE]
Telemedicine has been around for more than 40 years, originally serving as a way to connect doctors to rural patients. With rural hospitals continuing to close at an alarming rate, this is still a highly valid use. However, as technology has evolved over the decades, so has telemedicine. Today, it’s a safe, convenient, cost-effective way for essentially any patient to […] [MORE]
Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology has allowed hospitals, clinics and other healthcare providers to become more efficient, responsive and accessible. It’s also helped personalize medical care, which can do wonders to improve patient satisfaction and preventive medicine. In this guest post, Alex Brisbourne, CEO of a managed wireless network services provider of Internet of Things […] [MORE]
If there’s ever been a group of patients who could benefit from having telemedicine added to their care after they’re discharged from the hospital, it would be senior citizens. Physical limitations, as well as transportation issues can keep them from their follow-up appointments which can lead to readmissions.