HEALTHIT PLUSHealthcare IT Blog covering latest news and updates on Health IT,
EHR, mHealth, Telemedicine, ICD-10, Meaningful Use and the overall Healthcare front - A KMG Initiative

Remote medicine concept.

HOW REMOTE MONITORING COULD IMPROVE HEALTHCARE

We are entering a new age for remote monitoring and telemedicine where we bring healthcare access to our patients in their own homes. Now more than ever, digital tools and remote monitoring technologies are becoming available to almost anyone, no matter where you live.

old-man-sitting-dentist-s-office_1157-19448

DOCTOR’S OFFICES OF THE FUTURE!

The way medical care is delivered is constantly evolving, yet the experience you have with your general practitioner really has not changed that much over the past 50 years.

docpatient

IT’S TIME TO TAKE A FRESH LOOK AT PATIENT ENGAGEMENT!

Patient engagement is an important aspect and one of the most promising trends in healthcare today. It’s no surprise that patients who take an active role in their healthcare are likely to have better medical outcomes and lower costs.

6520919425_614a6e561c_b

SMART PATIENT ROOMS: HOW CONNECTED HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY HELPS DOCTORS AND PATIENTS THRIVE

The patient experience in healthcare is going digital — and so are hospital rooms. From using digital signage and smart TVs to better engage and educate patients, to retrieving lab results via the (EHR), hospitals are using technology to create a connected healthcare system in what we call “smart patient rooms.”

pexels-photo-356040

TAPPING PATIENT ENGAGEMENT TO REDUCE DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS

Drawing information from patients can help boost understanding of why diagnostic errors happen and reduce the risk of future errors, research published this week says.

bmh-care-anywhere-small

REDUCE HOSPITAL READMISSIONS WITH AI-ENABLED VIRTUAL CARE

Unplanned emergency visits and hospital readmissions are one of the costliest services in healthcare. Organizations are shelling out billions each year on these easily avoidable visits.

drug rehab Tampa