Tag: Telehealth

  • Remote Patient Monitoring Potential and Pitfalls

    Remote Patient Monitoring Potential and Pitfalls

    Who doesn’t love great advances in tech, especially when they improve patient outcomes? With the growing remote patient monitoring (RPM) potential through the use of telehealth, many patients are beginning to understand how health tech can improve their lives. An estimated 30 million U.S. patients will use RPM tools by 2024. Where there is such significant growth, […]

  • Healthcare IT Trends in 2022

    Healthcare IT Trends in 2022

    As you look at healthcare IT trends in 2022, the first thing that becomes clear is the fact that 80 percent of healthcare providers plan to increase their investments this year, according to the HIMSS Future of Healthcare Report. With the continued growth in the healthcare industry, paired with the advancements in technology, providers have little […]

  • 7 Lessons We’ve Learned From Remote Patient Monitoring

    7 Lessons We’ve Learned From Remote Patient Monitoring

    Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is expected to grow to more than $2 billion by 2027 globally, but what lessons have we learned over the last few years? More than 145 million people visit emergency rooms in the U.S. every year, so with what we know about the needs of your patients and industry demand, what can we learn about […]

  • 3 Trends That Will Drive Healthcare Revenue in the Future

    3 Trends That Will Drive Healthcare Revenue in the Future

    Over the last few years, healthcare spending has skyrocketed, driven by a combination of engaged healthcare companies, comprehensive care options, and emerging technologies. With spending forecasts projected to reach $83 trillion by 2040, experts are seeing a dramatic transformation in healthcare, driven by more personalized data, technological breakthroughs, and regulations designed to support the current direction of […]

  • Remote Patient Monitoring: A Comprehensive Guide

    Remote Patient Monitoring: A Comprehensive Guide

    Remote patient monitoring can help your practice and your patients track progress between visits. Devices like glucose monitors and heart monitors collect patient vital signs and metrics and securely transmit them to providers. With technological advances, monitoring patients remotely is becoming easier than ever. Patient and provider communication via personal devices can improve health outcomes and […]

  • Healthcare IT Trends in 2021

    Healthcare IT Trends in 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic sped up healthcare practices’ adoption and use of healthcare IT (HCIT). Healthcare IT trends in 2021 will continue to be central to health care innovation. During the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth visits exploded. In 2021, telehealth will continue to be a major part of the healthcare delivery system. Also, COVID-19 vaccination programs have begun, […]

  • CMS Guidance on Telehealth Encounters in eCQMs

    CMS Guidance on Telehealth Encounters in eCQMs

    In June 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released guidance on including telehealth encounters in electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) for the 2020 and 2021 quality reporting performance periods. Here is what you need to know about this new policy as an eligible professional or eligible clinician. COVID-19 Has Increased Telehealth Use […]

  • Automate Patient Communication in NextGen with Text Messaging

    Automate Patient Communication in NextGen with Text Messaging

    Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems have transformed healthcare by supporting seamless data exchange, coordinated care, patient safety, and proper diagnosis. However, many EHRs or Electronic Medical Records (EMR) lack the element of patient engagement, which is paramount in tracking patients with chronic conditions and contagious illnesses. By integrating tools like Well or Intrado with NextGen Enterprise […]

  • Patients with Chronic Conditions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Patients with Chronic Conditions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic has seen unprecedented change in health sectors across the world as clinicians and governments face a race against time to find a vaccine. One of the biggest challenges is protecting those who are most vulnerable to COVID-19 from catching it. People with chronic conditions have an increased risk of dying from coronavirus, […]

  • CARES Act Provider Relief Fund

    CARES Act Provider Relief Fund

    The COVID-19 pandemic forever changed all of our lives, and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides unprecedented economic relief for all Americans. It included $500 billion in direct payments to Americans, $208 billion in significant industry loans, and $300 billion in Small Business Administration (SBA) loans. Of course, the real question begging […]