As telehealth crosses the threshold from ‘toy’ to tool, it’s imperative that healthcare organizations offer clinicians education and certification that is rigorous, research-based, and steeped in collective experiences, says Dr. Joseph Kvedar.
Although huge strides have been made in putting the consumer at the center of their care, we’re still miles away from a world in which consumers and patients are one and the same, says Dr. Joe Kvedar, who summarizes findings from a recent symposium.
While there were several topics that resonated with CIOs and other healthcare IT leaders in the past year, there was one that clearly dominated the field, says Kate Gamble.
As patients continue to demand it, physicians become more accepting of it, and the technology becomes more advanced, digital health is edging closer to an inflection point, says Dr. Joe Kvedar, recapping the recent Connected Health Conference.
With the demand for care outpacing the supply, it’s time to introduce more automation into the care delivery process, says Dr. Joe Kvedar. One way to do that? By using chatbot technology.