Ultimately the growth and introduction of social media/the internet have fundamentally changed the way we communicate with a greater emphasis on engagement and information sharing amongst both professional colleagues and the patients themselves. By taking advantage of these communication channels, we can focus more on individual patients and their treatment regimes whilst reducing healthcare costs and improving patient outcomes.
Tag: telehealth services
American Well has released Online Care Suite 6.0 (Online Care 6.0), a comprehensive telehealth infrastructure.
Vodafone has announced it will be partnering with Boston Scientific to develop a remote patient monitoring system.
Geisinger Health Plan (GHP), using interactive voice response (IVR) and other innovative telemonitoring technology and solutions provided by AMC Health, has demonstrated a 44% reduction in 30-day readmissions compared to a control group, and increased case manager efficiency in monitoring patients transitioning from hospital to home.
Consult A Doctor, a company that operates a nationwide network of 300 licensed, board-certified doctors who are available 24 hours a day to consult and write basic prescriptions for patients via phone, e-mail or videoconference.
Expanded services in American Indian and Alaska Native communities could improve healthcare quality and reduce costs, says Indian Health Service official.
Telemedicine services in 6 Mid-Atlantic states and Washington D.C. received a boost recently, thanks to a $1 million grant given to the University of Virginia Center for Telehealth.