Summer is officially here, and people around the country will be spending more time outside. We need sunshine in order to stay healthy, but too much of anything can become problematic.
New technologies come with new security challenges
If you saw the end of Super Bowl LVI, you know that defense matters. With less than a minute to play, Rams’ star defensive tackle Aaron Donald barreled past two Cincinnati Bengals and spun quarterback Joe Burrow to the turf, sealing his team’s 23-20 victory.
Stability, continuity of care, and outstanding service matter
National Patient Recognition Week occurs each year during the first week of February, coinciding with another popular event — Groundhog Day. This year, we imagine that winter’s duration is probably not the first thing on the minds of providers and patients. They’re more likely to be asking how much longer the COVID-19 crisis will last!
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Medical science, healthcare IT make the difference
Given the challenges of COVID-19, we are indeed living in turbulent times. From lockdowns and mask mandates to the impact on supply chains and economic growth, societies around the globe are dealing with the kind of crisis most of us have never known.
Neuro2Go: A tool to overcome limitations of referrals
Every medical ailment demands attention, but some ailments are more urgent than others. Where a patient might be able to wait a week to have a sore toe examined, almost any problem with the central nervous system demands prompt examination and diagnosis.
There are few things as satisfying as placing the last piece of a jigsaw puzzle in the correct spot.
January 29, 2021, is National Puzzle Day and even though finishing a jigsaw puzzle may be satisfying, solving unique problems specific to healthcare is another area worth celebrating.
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Telehealth’s new prominence hints at more change ahead
The thing about boundaries is that you never quite reach them. In healthcare, for example, new technology — or a novel application of old technology — always opens new possibilities.
With so much uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, safety is on everyone’s mind right now. Providers may wonder about the best ways to continue seeing patients while minimizing the risk of spreading coronavirus and easing the anxiety of patients and staff.
Today, digitizing your front office doesn’t have to be a struggle. Utilizing a comprehensive set of tools can help improve workflows and make for a seamless and efficient experience for both patients and staff.
Now is the time to reinvent your practice
With businesses reopening and clinical trials of potential vaccines under way, there’s hope that the end of the coronavirus pandemic may be within sight. But does bringing COVID-19 under control also mean the end of the telehealth revolution that has seen a surge in remote medical visits over the last three months?
Battling the unexpected — with the unexpected
British writer C.S. Lewis once said that “we must stop regarding unpleasant or unexpected things as interruptions of real life. The truth is that interruptions are real life.”
Telehealth allows doctors and patients to connect from anywhere there is an internet connection and continues to bring people closer together even though they are physically further apart.
The way we practice medicine continues to evolve. As patients become more tech-savvy and curious about their health, keeping their patients engaged will become increasingly important. Delivering a quality experience for patients starts by establishing an effective strategy with the tools at your disposal.
How telehealth is meeting diverse needs
Too often the psychological impact of crises are overlooked, discounted, or recognized only after the fact. However, the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on mental and behavioral health are impossible to ignore.
What might have been commonplace in the past often changes in the present. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, who would have imagined that specialty practices of all kinds would be using telehealth to regularly care for their patients? healow Telehealth Solutions from eClinicalWorks is built for the needs of any and every specialty practice. Here are a few stories from specialty providers who have been using this technology to expand their range of care.