Being a rural CIO means being willing to put fires, and being able to wear many different hats – even the hat of security officer, says Jason Bray of McAlester Regional.
With more people requiring care and fewer professionals able to provide it, it’s time remote monitoring took center stage, says Dr. Joseph Kvedar, who talks about what adoption will mean for healthcare delivery, and how we got here.
What are the best solutions for providers that want to offer virtual video visits? It depends on the type of visits they hope to support, says KLAS’ Bret Sharp, who examines the telehealth market.
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 harsh truth is that telemedicine has fallen far short of expectations, says David Bensema. But if it’s marketed more effectively and key changes are implemented, it can still serve a key purpose.