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Rise of digital health during pandemic energises commitment and expectations of younger doctors

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The healthcare industry has a golden opportunity to consolidate the advances achieved in digital health and virtual care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Future Health Index insights report captures feedback from 500 doctors under the age of 40 in five countries: the United States of America, China, Singapore, France and Germany.

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Making the Case for AI in Patient Experience and Education

HIT Consultant

An expanding array of use cases In my mind, there are three general use cases for how AI can be best used in health care. In administrative use cases, AI can help reduce the burden on staff by managing patient data, scheduling patients, billing, and similar tasks. billion in 2023 to a staggering $102.7

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Tele-psychiatry helps small provider expand services, treat during pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As is the case nationally, psychiatry is in limited supply in the area of River Valley Health and Dental Center in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. That said, as a large primary care office offering integrated behavioral health, it was important to expand mental health services to include specialty care for patients.

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When Will Self-Service Come to Health Care?

Health Populi

At least one in three people who have tried out virtual health care have done so because they use technology in all aspects of life and want to do the same with their healthcare. A common theme at health care meetings these days is how and when health care will meet its Amazon, Apple, or Uber moment? ” .

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U.S. Virgin Islands Launches Health Data Interoperability Pilot

HIT Consultant

signed a Letter of Intent with CRISP Shared Services to participate in a health data interoperability pilot program that will lay the foundation for OHIT’s Health Information Exchange in the Territory. Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Albert Bryan Jr. Why It Matters OHIT Director Michelle M.

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Florida woman to pay $20.3M after using telemedicine to shield alleged fraud

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Department of Justice announced earlier this month that an Indian Rocks Beach, Florida-based woman has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud and filing a false tax return. In reality, the DOJ alleges, the conspirators had bribed doctors to approve the claims. Kelly Wolfe and her company, Regency, Inc., WHY IT MATTERS.

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Psychiatric Care in Crisis

Bill of Health

By Zainab Ahmed Psychiatric care in the Emergency Department is all-or-nothing and never enough. The ED acts as a safety-net for a failing health system, one that places little value on mental health services, either preventative or follow-up. Upon discharge, our patients are, once again, on their own.