In the behavioral health space, where the no-show rate for visitors has long been a challenge, telemedicine offers a level of convenience that could be a game-changer, says CIO Kevin Wiese. “Time will tell as we look at the data.”
Hospitals are short-staffed and families want answers — so what can leaders do? Assign liaison roles to nurses on leave, enabling them to share the burden of patient care with bedside nurses, while minimizing the risk of exposure, says CT Lin, MD.
As projects are completed in warp speed and providers are pushed out of their comfort zones, it’s becoming critical for health system leaders and vendors to make sure they have tools needed to do the job, according to our panelists.
Providing quality care during a telemedicine encounter is about much more than just the technical aspects, says CT Lin, MD, who offers advice on how to more effectively communicate and build relationships with patients virtually.
Telehealth and patient monitoring have become so important within healthcare, and yet, growth has been surprisingly slow, says Adam Cherrington, who shares insights from KLAS’ latest report.