on January 19, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett
Maintaining your patient’s healthcare records online means that they must be kept secure from cybersecurity threats. However, protecting against data breaches and cyber attacks proves incredibly challenging for healthcare organizations, time and time again.
on January 12, 2021 | By Wendy Bartlett
From implementing a new electronic health record (EHR) system to trying your hand at patient engagement technology and beyond, there are countless examples of healthcare IT projects unfolding at any given time. However, with COVID-19 causing uncertainty for nearly all businesses, you may be thinking that pausing your healthcare IT projects is the safe bet—but that’s not necessarily the case.
on September 22, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
In recent years, we’ve seen the steady rise of healthcare consumerism, or the enabling of patients to become more involved in their care decisions. The emergence of new healthcare IT tools and ever-evolving care landscape have transformed the industry, empowering consumers to step up and take their health into their own hands.
on August 4, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
Patient engagement is a top priority for healthcare providers—and for very good reason. When patients are engaged, they’re more likely to have positive health outcomes and be actively involved in their care.
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.
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.
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.
on April 15, 2020 | By Wendy Bartlett
Aside from the impact of COVID19, patients are avoiding or missing care visits for a variety of reasons—from fear of high medical bills to low-income patients with limited transportation options to working professionals with busy schedules. Unfortunately, when people avoid the healthcare they need, the entire health system suffers. Healthcare providers can take steps to combat this problem through better patient engagement both in times of crisis and when it’s business as usual. This infographic will show you the signs to look for to spot a disengaged patient, how to better understand their unique needs, and what it takes to help them overcome their care obstacles.