Posts Tagged ‘virtual care’

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Amazon Just Did What?

IoT in healthcare just gained new wings. Yesterday, Amazon announced its new foray into the busy wearables sector. Dominated by the Apple Watch and Fitbit, the wearables market is estimated by Gartner to reach $52 billion this year – an impressive 27% increase from 2019. This growth coincides with slow-downs of in-person care delivery, brought […]

Resource Tips for Trying Times: Demystify Virtual Care [Healthcare Series]

Our primary hope in this series is to better equip and empower healthcare professionals for their important work— helping deliver health and peace of mind to the public.  TIP: Take steps to fully communicate virtual care options Even before COVID-19 upended healthcare systems, virtual care was growing. The telemedicine market was expected to grow at […]

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5 Things You Need to Launch Virtual Visits, COVID-19-Related or Otherwise (April 2)

This first week of April, if you are a hospital system, you are likely in the process of moving all available visits to virtual care; with in-person interactions limited due to the coronavirus crisis, virtual care is now the only way to get most patients the care they need. Moreover, it’s an important time to […]

Gartner Mentions Perficient in Three Healthcare Hype Cycles

Gartner just released three healthcare Hype Cycle reports in which Perficient is listed as a sample vendor for the development and implementation of patient portals. “Patient portals permit a protected digital patient-provider relationship and admission to clinical, financial and administrative functionality, educational information, and personal health maintenance tools. Patient portals are provided by a healthcare […]

4 Things Telehealth Has Going For It

4 Reasons Telehealth will Transform Healthcare

There has always been value in being able to reach healthcare consumers remotely, however, the fee-for-service model and health plans have not supported it. Rising expenses, increasing number of Accountable Care Organizations, elevated interest in consumer engagement, focus on population health management and a shortage of healthcare providers are all driving telehealth. Andrew Watson, MD […]