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Training Clinicians with Telehealth

Posted by Elizabeth Veringa on Jun 18, 2019 11:48:00 AM

As the applications of technology in healthcare continue to grow, training for telemedicine must take center stage in the education of future clinicians.

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Topics: telehealth, communication, clinician engagement, clinician education

A Telehealth Approach in the Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease

Posted by Elena Muller on Oct 11, 2018 5:03:28 PM

In the United States today, there are more than 5.5 million people living with Alzheimer's and other dementia, and the number is continually growing. As the baby boomer generation ages, the incidence of Alzheimer's disease (AD) will increase, not only affecting the lives of those living with the disease, but also the lives of caregivers and the healthcare system as a whole. Telehealth has great potential to improve the standard of care for patients living with Alzheimer's disease. 

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Topics: telehealth, telemedicine, clinician engagement, caregiver

How Centralized Telehealth Increases Telehealth Utilization

Posted by Lily Mercer on Apr 9, 2018 12:00:00 PM

While the benefits of telehealth are well documented, best practices for telehealth have yet to be formally established. Telehealth users are often searching for best practices that will allow them to use telehealth to its fullest potential.

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Topics: disease management, telehealth, communication, video conferencing, telehealth engagement, clinician engagement, telehealth model

Unique Telehealth Programs: Paramedic Home Visiting Program

Posted by Gigi Cordero on Apr 4, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Araelle Jenison is an EMT and the Manager and Telehealth Coordinator for the Mobile Health Care System Community Check Program for Adirondack Health. The program is designed to complement home health care. Patients placed on the program can benefit from the immediate intervention of paramedics. In her own words Jenison writes about the program and how it has been implemented in the Southern Washington County and Northern Rensselaer County.

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Topics: telehealth, remote patient monitoring, chronic disease, clinician engagement, EMT, unique telehealth programs

5 Ways to Boost Telehealth Engagement Among Clinicians

Posted by Gigi Cordero on Mar 21, 2018 7:04:00 AM

I chatted with Christina Lee, RN, Beyond Home Manager/Population Health at Well Care Health based in North Carolina, about the ways in which she inspires clinicians to become advocates for telehealth.  Well Care Health’s clinical professionals are consistently challenging themselves to promote and improve telehealth utilization.

 

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Topics: home health, telehealth engagement, clinician engagement

Improving Healthcare Efficiency With Telehealth

Posted by Lily Mercer on Mar 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM

As the prevalence of chronic diseases continues to rise, healthcare systems will experience added pressure to make efficient use of their resources and treat more patients without compromising quality of care. Telehealth offers a solution to the growing need for healthcare efficiency in primary care settings today.

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Topics: disease management, remote patient monitoring, chronic disease, primary care, introducing telehealth, telehealth engagement, clinician engagement