When six industry veterans reflected on their experiences in the provider, vendor, and consulting worlds, several common themes emerged, according to Sue Schade, who reveals what she learned through these interviews.
Reimbursement coding doesn’t quite have ‘buzzword’ status, but without it, adoption of remote monitoring will continue to lag, says Dr. Joseph Kvedar, who breaks down the latest developments.
Rather than having to eliminate staff positions when implementing an EHR, CIO Patrick Yount is redefining those positions to help the organization become “more efficient, more patient-facing, and more service-oriented.”
In today’s healthcare environment, the mindset can’t be ‘what have you done for me lately,’ but rather, ‘what are you doing for patients now, and in the future.’ And that was precisely the theme at last week’s NY miniHIMSS.
With the major pieces — legislation, technology, and consumer expectations — all starting to fall into place, the time to start thinking about telehealth is now, says Bill Russell.