Technology can make a big impact when it’s brought to bear on the right problems and presented with worthwhile challenges. That makes technology a perfect ally in the fight for a more effective, efficient, inclusive, and cost-effective healthcare industry.
Data processing and other network activities must be moved closer to endpoints. By bringing edge computing into the mix, a hybrid storage-as-a-service approach can be created that can handle accessibility, scalability and regulatory obstacles, while still providing the benefits of the cloud.
The digital revolution in healthcare has officially begun, with a host of new technologies that make access to care easier for patients leading the way. As the effects of this revolution take foot, specialty care groups—especially orthopedists—are feeling pressure to become more consumer-centric, notably by making their services more accessible. Many orthopedists are hesitant to create that type of ‘open door policy,’ however, and for good reason.
As the wireless industry evolves toward 5G, indoor mobile communication is becoming more prominent in connecting people with one another and with information. Nowhere is that more important than in the healthcare industry. In a hospital, a reliable, high-speed indoor coverage network is essential—for EMS en route, surgeons in need of lab results, visiting doctors needing to communicate with their offices, and patients who want to stay in touch with their loved ones.
I think we all know that more and more people are meeting online. More than 40 percent of all dating relationships now start online. It is the number one way Americans meet partners. However, online relationships go beyond romance. The majority—57 percent—of teens (and many adults as well) report that they have made new platonic friends online. In addition, business/customer relationships also start online—and this includes the healthcare industry. In fact, one new study found that looking for healthcare information is the third most common online activity.
Battling with chronic life-limiting illness results in extreme pain, discomfort, and physical as well as mental stress. Even when there is no permanent cure available to treat the disease, palliative care can bring some respite to the patients. It can make a significant difference in enhancing end-of-life care quality by alleviating pain and managing uncomfortable symptoms.
On June 23-26, the premier financial event for U.S. healthcare executives, the HFMA Annual Conference took place and the topic on everyone’s mind was automation and its impact on the revenue cycle.
PointClickCare, the leading cloud-based software vendor for the long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) and senior living markets, announced today the results of its 2019 Patient Transition Study, conducted in partnership with Definitive Healthcare.
Cantata Health, a leading provider of Electronic Health Records (EHRs), billing and financial management, Revenue Cycle Management (RCM), and Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) solutions that improve the health of communities and the healthcare organizations that serve them announced native integration with WoundRounds®.