Telehealth has come a long way since the Covid-induced boom, but a lot hinges on its continued success, according to Joseph Kvedar, MD. In this piece, he examines the impact it has had, the vision for what telehealth can be, and the steps organizations can take to get there.
Large language models and GPT may not be the apocalyptic nightmare some critics fear, but they certainly require due diligence by thought leaders, health care professionals, and the general public, wrote John Halamka, MD, and Paul Serrato. “We need a framework to manage them responsively.”
Despite the fact that CMS has extended the public health emergency that expanded telemedicine coverage, a number of states aren’t on board, according to Dr. John Halamka and Paul Cerrato. “Finding a way to extend the regulatory waivers,” they write, “is in our patients’ best interest.”
The digital models designed to provide accurate, unbiased care can’t succeed if there are still algorithmically underserved populations, according to Mayo Clinic researchers, who provide some practical solutions in this piece.
“We have a responsibility to help our organizations reduce carbon emissions,” according to Andy Draper, CIO at HCA Healthcare and founder of GreenCIO. In this post, he provides practical advice for healthcare IT leaders on how to get started.