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Beyond Social Distancing: How to Protect Vulnerable Patients

on July 7, 2020 | By The InteliChart Team

Now well into the COVID-19 pandemic, life is very different than it once was. Social distancing guidelines are anticipated to remain in effect for quite some time. As stay-at-home orders are lifted, vulnerable patient populations may still be cautious about going out—even for essential services such as grocery shopping and doctor’s appointments.

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This Month in Healthcare IT News: Telehealth

on June 23, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett

These days, telehealth is all the rage. Before COVID-19, both patients and providers were hesitant to embrace virtual care services. Now that the global health crisis has accelerated telehealth’s growth, healthcare IT experts believe it’s here to stay. In fact, the telehealth market in the U.S. is expected to surpass $25 billion within the next five years.

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How to Analyze (and Simplify) Your Healthcare Technology Stack

on June 18, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett

As it turns out, there can be too much of a good thing. Technology has transformed the healthcare industry, allowing providers to reduce treatment costs, work more efficiently, and improve patient outcomes. However, the rapid acceleration of the healthcare tech industry has resulted in a number of different tools that providers need access to keep up in the modern age.

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6 Healthcare Tools to Simplify Physician Practice Workflows

on June 16, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett

Complex physician practice workflows are not only stressful for medical staff, but also have a negative impact on patient outcomes and satisfaction. Healthcare organizations need access to digital tools to simplify workflows and improve organizational efficiency—but some solutions are more effective than others, and choosing the right tools for your practice can be daunting.

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What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Telehealth

on June 4, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett

COVID-19 has caused a massive explosion in the adoption of telehealth across healthcare systems of all sizes and specialties. The U.S. telehealth market is expected to reach around $10 billion in 2020 with an 80 percent year-over-year growth due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What’s more, the telehealth market is predicted to exceed $175 billion in just six years by 2026.

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This Month in Healthcare IT: COVID-19’s Impact on Healthcare

on May 26, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett

The healthcare industry is evolving rapidly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, the healthcare information technology (IT) industry is experiencing significant changes. From the instant rise of telehealth to advancements in artificial intelligence, modern technology is transforming healthcare as we know it. Digital solutions are enabling providers to offer quality patient care from a distance and providing much-needed relief during this time.

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5 Healthcare Industry Trends to Expect This Year

on May 19, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett

The world as we’ve known it has changed dramatically over the last few months. COVID-19 has transformed the way we work, interact, shop, and even how we access healthcare. Though it’s difficult to predict anything with certainty, some trends are likely to continue throughout the rest of 2020 and beyond.

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