Impact of Telemedicine [Infographic]

Telemedicine is one of the fastest growing sectors in healthcare. With increased pressure worldwide on improving the efficiency of care delivery and reducing costs, this growth is expected to be even more explosive in the next five years. Here’s a look at some the key numbers.

Health IT Jargons – Simplified

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) ACOs refer to a network of doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers who voluntarily come forward to provide quality care for Medicare patients. ACOs are accountable in all the aspects of quality, cost, and overall care. They are characterized by a payment and care delivery model…

Lack of meaningful healthcare apps costing millions to the hospitals, report finds

According to a recent report published by Accenture, only 2% of the patients are actively using the mobile health apps offered by largest US hospitals.  The report further estimates that these hospitals could lose more than $100 million in annual revenue if they fail to align healthcare mobile apps to…
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How HIE’s are becoming essential to clinicians

As there is a pressing need for interoperability, the HIE’s are coming to the aid of the clinicians to help in avoiding productivity-sapping phone calls and faxes while meeting the requirements of the ever talked about meaningful use requirements. What calls for the need of HIE’s? • When EHR integration…
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Post-Surgery Care in U.S. veterans – Telehealth ensures no vital signs go unnoticed

This is an era of transforming the healthcare industry the digital way. This is an era where Providers and Developers are looking at developing technologies that try to minimize the costs & improve the overall efficiency in delivering patient care. Telehealth is one such technology that can aid in better…
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4 Things to Keep in Mind about HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA was created about two decades back, when mobile applications had not even been envisioned. And today we have developers creating applications which fall within the purview of HIPAA compliance. However, this wide time-gap has make HIPAA a challenge for developers who try to apply the 20 years old law…
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