When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, healthcare organizations were granted an opportunity to test the viability of telehealth on a large scale. And while so far it has been a success, what happens next is most important, says Liz Johnson.
As health systems are faced with a rapidly aging population, digital health can play a critical role in meeting the demand for care. But there’s a lot to consider beyond just technical capabilities, says Dr. John Halamka.
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.
With evidence mounting as to how the Internet of Things can improve care delivery and drive new business models, perhaps it’s time to stop thinking about it as a buzzword, and start thinking about it is an enabler, says David Chou.
Although remote monitoring has been shown to improve outcomes, it remains a tough sell to many providers, says John Halamka, who breaks down some recent findings on this complex issue.