Although there is excitement surrounding the potential benefits of telehealth, there are also concerns about the barriers that exist, including financial incentives and logistics, says Mark Allphin of KLAS.
The number of HIEs may be decreasing, but these organizations are going in strength, says Chuck Christian, who believes “we’re just starting to scratch the surface of what the capabilities may be.”
In the first of a two-part series, Glenn Mamary discusses what’s driving hospitals to integrate their information systems with post-acute care facilities, and how it can improve patient care.
With the advent of population health comes a fundamental shift in our way of thinking about healthcare – not just in who it affects, but how it is delivered, says CIO Brian Thomas.
When it comes to transitioning from face-to-face to video visits, clinicians still have trepidation, and the onus is on leaders to assuage those fears by addressing the reimbursement and integration questions, says Joe Kvedar.