The challenges of care collaboration and access to information is especially difficult for clinicians providing virtual care to patients located at home or in other care settings. There must be a better way, and there is. It’s called a virtual health platform.
What clinicians need is a way to seamlessly access data through a single system—a virtual care platform—where clinical workflows are enhanced through greater efficiencies.
Instead of completely reverting back to in-person care, providers should look for ways to take full advantage of all that telemedicine has to offer going forward. Following are three key areas with the greatest potential for doing just that.
The answer to solving these rural healthcare disparities is telemedicine. With virtual video conferencing, providers can securely connect with patients regardless of their location, at any time of the day or night.
How can provider organizations protect their telehealth solutions from cyber criminals while still maintaining the benefit of telehealth? Following are guidelines for doing just that.
While not every area of healthcare can be conducted virtually, telehealth’s potential to aid mental health care is limitless. In fact, telemedicine services have already been used within the behavioral healthcare sphere.
RPM presents a clear opportunity to reach this underserved population. By removing the need for rural patients to drive long distances to urban areas to receive care, RPM can help ensure high-quality care is available when and where it’s most needed.
While speed to adoption was driven primarily by the pandemic, providers now see the long-term value of keeping healthcare video conferencing as part of their core offerings.
Telesitters enable continuous monitoring of high-risk patients through a bedside monitor. Clinicians benefit by being able to monitor multiple patients from a single screen at the same time.
A large health system serving more than six million residents in a major U.S. metropolitan area needed a way to better utilize its clinicians to help prevent falls. They chose to partner with VidyoHealth for its VirtualSitter solution.
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Finally, there is the benefit of savings. As so many other organizations have discovered, the ability to virtually monitor 16 at-risk patients at once versus using one-to-one sitters inevitably lowers costs.