HIMSSCast: taking telehealth beyond video chat

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the gas pedal on the use of virtual care, especially synchronous video chats. But the potential of virtual care extends beyond one-to-one conversations – it can also leverage remote patient monitoring technology to remove services from the physical setting.

Join Health Informatics News Managing Editor Kat Jercich, who will talk about current and future telehealth capabilities, is Dr. Maulik Majmudar, Chief Medical Officer at Biofourmis.

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Talking points:

  • The transition of care to “virtual first”
  • The evolution of the definition of telemedicine
  • Use cases for telehealth beyond synchronous video calls
  • Using hospital acute care services as a source of inspiration
  • Examine different disease processes
  • Can technology boost equity?
  • Algorithms helping clinicians make decisions
  • Evidence of the longevity of telehealth
  • Ensure patients receive appropriate care
  • How virtual care can be a tool rather than a hindrance for clinicians
  • Consolidation and integration will drive adoption

Learn more about this episode:

The Post-COVID Challenge of Telehealth: Integrating In-Person Care

How healthcare systems need to prepare now for the future of the hospital at home

The Hospital at Home: How Healthcare Organizations Can Implement Programs for Success

Nursing unions slam Kaiser’s advanced home care strategy

Mayo Clinic, Kaiser invest $100 million in hospital home care

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