Alexandra Wilson Pecci is an editor for HealthLeaders Media.
American Telemedicine Association survey data shows that 98% of respondents believe telehealth services create a competitive advantage.
Including unpaid caregivers also leads to shorter rehospitalizations and lower costs of post-discharge care, researchers say.
A virtual glucose management service combines glucose readings and clinical notes into a diabetic patient's EHR/EMR, with recommendations for customizing ideal insulin levels.
The toolkit aims to prevent patient misidentification through the use of health information technology.
An OpenNotes study found that letting patients type pre-visit agendas into the electronic health records system before seeing the physician made appointments more efficient and improved communication.
Decision support systems integrated with EHR/EMRs have been shown to decrease venous thromboembolism events postoperatively compared with routine care.
The new domain name registration will be available to providers, pharmaceutical companies, health insurers, and other healthcare-related organizations.
Only 10% of payers and providers say they are actively executing digital transformation, but the number is expected to grow as the maturity curve accelerates.
Computerized prescriber order entry systems and pharmacy systems are the most commonly reported factors contributing to medication errors in Pennsylvania healthcare facilities, data shows.
Assessments of coma severity were similar when conducted remotely and in person, Mayo Clinic researchers found.