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

Enhancing Postpartum Health With Dietitian Video Consultations

Posted by Lily Mercer on Feb 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Postpartum women require a considerable amount of healthcare in the months following childbirth. In addition to attending to basic medical needs, it is also important that postpartum women optimize their weight status. Returning to a healthy weight after pregnancy can positively influence lifelong weight status, chronic disease risk, and offspring health.

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Topics: telehealth, remote patient monitoring, communication, introducing telehealth, postpartum, video conferencing

Introducing Telehealth To Patients: An Interview With Katherine Berger, MS

Posted by Gigi Cordero on Feb 7, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Katherine Berger, MS is a Transition Care Manager/Admissions Liaison at Cornerstone VNA. Berger was trained as a counseling therapist and worked for 15 years in education. I had the pleasure of chatting with her about her role and her experiences introducing telehealth to patients before hospital discharge.

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Topics: telehealth, engaging patients, CHF, COPD, home health, introducing telehealth